Very well said, makes me want to remove my name. But I just don’t wish to hide my passions for outdoor activities including conservation, planting for wildlife and habitat restoration. That said I also haven’t had more than a one on one discussion about our pursuits. Respect to all choices...
Thanks rookhawk and ray b. Hope 16ga folks have some vintage shotgun needs. I was told value of duck box was around $60 - $75 if full, 40-50 empty box.
16 ga shells was told $1 each, $16 ga boxes $10-20. If full boxes are as low as you state rookhawk, may just donate to local chapter of...
Was going to put that for sale after I emptied it.... box of wards 12ga in there also (all paper hulled shells, just must have been where shells were dumped at the end of a hunting day. Old friend who has since passed) that wards box is missing cover.
Thanks for info on 16ga. Knew there had to...
Been reading here quite a bit over the years just don’t have the knowledge levels to inject much wisdom.
It’s hunting season is why these reappeared
Thanks to all of you who posted here and many other random threads I have read with great interest.
Sorry about location confusion. Moved back to Chicago after kid changed college choice.Gotta fix that, still got family there
These are roll crimp?
Thought collectors more than shooting, boxes are “vintage” old. Far from perfect.
How can I list some items here and being the first time I’ve raised the courage to do so gain some trust that I have what I say I do? Are there trusted members in Chicagoland area that could verify what I intend to list?
I read about listings that “Appeared” real and then???
How about I start...
Why I need a good gunsmith. Doing my part to protect The rifles from”inexperienced” hands, and have a good chamber cast along with provenance from London for the next caretakers of these fine rifles.
This is from 1914.
Been to gat guns, bought 3 handguns and 1 rifle there. Great place. Never asked about there gunsmiths.
Will look both of those gunsmiths up. Thanks.
My Rifles are older so trying to be careful as to who I let work on them.
Thanks for the leads.
Need chamber castings done on 2 rifles I have.
Buddy has handgun that needs to have work done.
Seems there’s a lack of quality ‘smiths around Chi-town. Any members here still in Illinois? I’m trying to escape from “crook” county very soon.
Thanks for any help in advance