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Old August 10, 2013, 06:42 PM   #1
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50+ Year Wait To Get This One!

My dad, at 92, finally handed down to me his Daisy Model 40 Defender BB gun. I think he got it in 1932.

Sling and bayonet are long gone, but it still shoots hard!



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Old August 10, 2013, 11:01 PM   #2
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Wow what a beauty and a classic! That's probably one of the earlier BB guns ever made. That thing predates the red ryder
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Old August 11, 2013, 09:11 AM   #3
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Made them from 1916 to 1942.
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Old August 11, 2013, 10:55 AM   #4
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I can't fault Dad for hanging onto that gem for as long as he could !



Very nice............



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Old August 11, 2013, 11:10 AM   #5
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Old August 21, 2013, 10:31 PM   #6
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found a sling and a bayonet
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Old August 22, 2013, 06:28 PM   #7
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Awesome Doc. Post a picture when you get the sling and bayonet.
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Old August 23, 2013, 09:31 AM   #8
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You'll put your eye out.
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Old August 25, 2013, 09:20 PM   #9
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Awesome man. That is a cool piece of American history to have and sounds like a piece of family history for you AD well. Congrats!
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Old August 25, 2013, 09:26 PM   #10
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haha, a bayonet on a bb gun? That is friggin' AWESOME!
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Old August 30, 2013, 06:30 PM   #11
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Found a repro sling, but the repro bayonets are out of my budget for now.

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Old August 31, 2013, 05:51 PM   #12
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Wow, that's the coolest thing I've seen on here in a long time!
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Old August 31, 2013, 06:58 PM   #13
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