Ian M's Gun Guessing Game

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Len Backus, Dec 11, 2007.

  1. Len Backus

    Len Backus Administrator Staff Member

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    Ian asked me to post this picture. What kind of a gun is/was this?

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  2. Buffalobob

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    Thats a Badtoholz Sparkenfluggenmetalgespittzen Model 1369.
     

  3. MagMan

    MagMan Well-Known Member

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    New Savage gone bad.
     
  4. bwaites

    bwaites Well-Known Member

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    Since Mythbusters pretty much debunked the splitting barrel stories, (at least for the barrel end) this is going to be intriguing.

    I was going to say an airgun, not a regular gun, since I see no powder residue as I would expect around a burst barrel if it was a powder gun.

    However, it is a Savage Model something.

    Bill
     
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  5. James H

    James H Well-Known Member

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    Savage
     
  6. Dave King

    Dave King Well-Known Member

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    Is that a sight screw hole that initiated/divided (?) the split

    Lot ot tooling marks visible in that Savage barrel, I'm somewhat surprised to see that... (They are however nice and evenly spaced.)
     
  7. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

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    You guys are good...

    How do you know it is a Savage? By the way, the rifle is in a holder, that is what the outer black sides are.

    Now, what type of rifle is it:
    Centerfire rifle or in-Line Muzzleloader

    Get it right and Len might show another image of the complete rifle.
     
  8. FMI

    FMI Active Member

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    I'd have to guess muzzleloader...
     
  9. AJ Peacock

    AJ Peacock Well-Known Member

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    I'd guess Model 10ML SS

    Split under the rear site.

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  10. royinidaho

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    Don't know the model but the glass must be that expensive stuff;)

    Note that cool concave bottom on the objective.:rolleyes:

    I'm guessing a muzzle loader.
     
  11. Ian M

    Ian M Well-Known Member

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    You guys are correct. Someone apparently loaned his Savage in-line to a friend who loaded it but did not fire a shot. Gave it back to the owner and he also loaded it, and fired it. Load was the standard charge of smokeless suggested by Savage, 250 grain sabotted bullet. Amazingly he is OK.
    Perhaps Len can put up the other image I sent now, since you guys got it so quick. Good work. Buffalo, go to the back of the class...

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  12. devildoc

    devildoc Well-Known Member

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    I'm guessing muzzle loader, if it was a rifle I'd expect to be able to make out the twist on the rifling, since I can't I'm guessing it's a real slow twist, thus a smokepole.

    oops too late.
     
  13. Fiftydriver

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    It may just be me, but I believe it actually says SAVAGE on the side of the barrel just ahead of the scope. Am I reading that incorrectly?

    Looks like a hole drilled to deep.

    Kirby Allen(50)