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Old August 19, 2016, 11:59 AM   #1
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manufrance

those of you who like side by sides might like my manufrance ideal 12 bore of 1927 vintage here is a link to my video
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JUun89XIwj4
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Old August 19, 2016, 06:19 PM   #2
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Very cool gun! That sling in the stock that retracts is a neat idea.
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Old August 20, 2016, 11:07 AM   #3
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Is that the original sling and if it leather how did it last?
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Old August 20, 2016, 12:44 PM   #4
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its original, correctly treated leather.
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Old August 21, 2016, 07:32 PM   #5
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You need to obtain a copy of Shooting Sportsman, January/February 2012.

On page 34 is a article by Steven Dodd Hughes about the Manufrance Simplex and the Ideal.

A great write up about the gun, unless he is writing about your gun.
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Old August 21, 2016, 09:44 PM   #6
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Love the Manufrance, great gun.
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Old August 21, 2016, 10:41 PM   #7
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That sling is interesting. I will have to find one I can handle. Thanks for sharing.
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Old August 22, 2016, 11:10 AM   #8
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thanks for the replies.where could l get a copy of the magazine ? I live in Ireland .you can see the gun in action in another video i made. My Breda semi auto cracked its forend so i used the manufrance. I was also using up a bag of old mixed cartridges I had.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Iaab4hucAUk
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Old August 22, 2016, 12:40 PM   #9
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Try Amazon.com, I found one issue for $2.12, problem is shipping will be much more than the cost of the magazine.

Please note you will not find any of the less expensive gun makers reviewed or in the ad's.

On the cover of this issue is a pair of William & Son self openers. If you like fine guns then this magazine is for you.
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Old August 22, 2016, 04:15 PM   #10
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I like Irish people. I have Irish ancestory and they have good food/beer.
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Old August 22, 2016, 05:55 PM   #11
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I subscribe to Shooting Sportsman; it is the only magazine I get that isn't part of some membership package. I know one of the writers who does the gun reviews and get to shoot a lot of those guns when he brings them out to the local club
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Old August 22, 2016, 07:05 PM   #12
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Outstanding!!!

You get to shoot guns that I can only read and dream about.
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Old August 22, 2016, 07:40 PM   #13
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It IS fun......no need to dream about them you can read about them in that mag. Bruce is a good writer and if you know how to read between his lines, you can tell when he really doesn't like a particular gun.............
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