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Old February 10, 2001, 12:18 PM   #1
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Which of the shotgun designs on the market are John Browning designs? What about rifles? (yeah, LOTS of answers there...perhaps aiming me to a website is better than typing them all in?)

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Old February 10, 2001, 01:01 PM   #2
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Wel, for starters, the Winchester Model 1894 rifle and its cartridge. More than 100 years old and still in production!
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Old February 10, 2001, 02:53 PM   #3
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97 Winchester, and the Model 12, to some extent. The Ithaca Model 37, the Remington pump that shared patents with the 870,the Auto 5 and the O/Us made by Browning, the GM 45 ACP,
the High Power, the various 22 autos, including the High Standard, the Woodsman,and....

Ma Deuce, the best heavy machine gun ever made....

JMB was to gun design as Michaelangelo was to chapel ceilings....
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Old February 10, 2001, 04:48 PM   #4
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Browning Superposed. Winchester 1887.
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Old February 10, 2001, 10:31 PM   #5
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Thanks...

How much of browning's (the company's) current line-up are actual JMBrowning designs, or close descendants thereof? And how close is the Rem 870?

Thanks again,
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"True pacifism is the finest form of manliness. But if a man comes up to you and cuts your hand off, you don't just offer him the other one. Not if you want to go on playing the piano, you don't." -Sam Peckinpah

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Old February 12, 2001, 01:18 AM   #6
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BTTT

870? Can it be considered a JMB design? I've heard ppl say yes and no.

How much of the current Browning company's lineup are true JMB designs? (Yeah, the HP is. I know that )

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"A human being should be able to change a diaper, plan an invasion, butcher a hog, conn a ship, design a building, write a sonnet, balance accounts, build a wall, set a bone, comfort the dying, take orders, give orders, cooperate, act alone, solve equations, analyze a new problem, pitch manure, program a computer, cook a tasty meal, fight efficiently, die gallantly. Specialization is for insects." -Robert Heinlein
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Old February 12, 2001, 05:02 AM   #7
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As I understand it, The Remington model 10 and the 870 have the same patents, first held by JMB.

One key factor in all of JMB's designs is overbuilding. Look at the carrier in an A-5. That's classic JMB. All machined, all dependent on tight tolerances, all super strong and long lived.
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Old February 12, 2001, 08:18 AM   #8
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Transfering to Harley Nolen's forum.

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