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Old January 16, 2018, 05:52 PM   #26
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A Marlin's Goose Gun is one of my dream guns. Very cool!
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Old January 16, 2018, 08:29 PM   #27
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My brother has a old JC Higgins bolt action .16 .ga, with Polly choke on it. I works great and a lot of small game has been taken with it . hdbiker
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Old January 16, 2018, 10:18 PM   #28
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An interesting thing I noticed on the Marlin 55 I bought was that the rear of the receiver had mounting holes for some sort of sight. A little research turned up that Lyman did make one. Long discontinued, hard to find, and expensive though.
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Old January 17, 2018, 06:02 PM   #29
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lyman and Williams. both can be found on fleabay or old gun shops.
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Old January 18, 2018, 11:48 AM   #30
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I have an Kessler Westchester “Buffalo Bill Cody” model bolt action 12 gauge/full choke 30” barrel. Traded a POS Sears & Roebuck guitar for it back in the 70’s. It’s taught me to make the first shot count ‘cause it takes a bit to get the next shots off but it’s dropped a lot of waterfowl & pheasants over the years.
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Old January 18, 2018, 12:01 PM   #31
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Last week I came across a good looking gun my Grandfather owned. It is a Mossberg 183KE .410 C-lecta Choke. I am so stoked about the condition of the gun, and stock. I should put a pic up, but I am a little hesitate to post pictures of my firearms......

Anyways........ What a find at the Grandma's house. I can't wait to get it to the range. This will turn out to be my truck gun for yotes and upland birds.

This shotgun has made me interested in more bolt action shotguns.
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Old January 18, 2018, 01:31 PM   #32
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Bolt shotgun

My only shotgun right now is a Mossberg 190 in 16 gauge I bought several years ago for something like $200.I fell under it's spell just because you don't see that many 16's any more.
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Old January 18, 2018, 05:06 PM   #33
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the 183 is a great gun. watch the 'safe fire' colored inserts. they tend to fly out. don't overtighten the trigger guard. its plastic. enjoy!
keep in mind, the 183 colors are backwards to the rest of the world. green means - go bang. red means - stop, its locked.
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Old January 18, 2018, 09:02 PM   #34
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the 183 is a great gun. watch the 'safe fire' colored inserts. they tend to fly out. don't overtighten the trigger guard. its plastic. enjoy!
keep in mind, the 183 colors are backwards to the rest of the world. green means - go bang. red means - stop, its locked.
beware.
Thanks.

Slugs for the yotes.

I have heard not to shoot steel shot through these older shot guns, and i understand why. So I guess I will be limited to hunting grouse with it. But I do have another newer H&R single.shot .410 that I can shoot steel shot from.

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Old January 18, 2018, 10:06 PM   #35
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yeah...old guns eat lead ammo. be nice to it.
and c-lect chokes don't last long when slugs go thru them a lot.
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