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Falstaff
12-07-2010, 6:58 PM
This is a photo of my first gun. I found it laying around in our shop back in the late 70's. (My father was a gunsmith and owned a couple shops over the years with his partner). I took many a rabbit, squirrel, rat, cat, pigeon, crow and gopher with this simple little .22 but I never knew what to call it. There is no manufacturer or model # on it. It has a sweet trigger and is surpisingly accurate. I used to snag a few .22 shells outta a box at a time thinking he wouldnt notice before we took off on an adventure, I think it made me a pretty good shot. Anyway, can anyone ID this old rifle? It's a single shot break barrel action, the front trigger cocks the plunger, the back trigger fires it.
http://i55.tinypic.com/2q0k8r4.jpg

swifty
12-07-2010, 8:26 PM
It's a Bronco 22/410, I believe Garcia was the importer. A search for "Garcia Bronco 22" should give you info.

AAShooter
12-07-2010, 8:38 PM
That was quick

Falstaff
12-07-2010, 9:59 PM
wow thanks, I searched for Bronco on gun broker and guys are askin' $275 for these, glad I never threw it out!

swifty
12-07-2010, 10:22 PM
Your welcome.

black_hawk06
12-10-2010, 5:21 PM
scrap iron

swifty
12-10-2010, 8:50 PM
scrap iron

The pic shows the complete rifle, that is how they were manufactured.

pullnshoot25
12-10-2010, 9:01 PM
Swifty is rather... swift.

Black_hawk06, stop with the hate.

MrPlink
12-10-2010, 10:54 PM
That's pretty neat looking, imo. Kinda road warrior-ish.

CmpsdNoMore
12-11-2010, 6:11 AM
That's a neat little rifle. Is it pretty light since it doesn't have much of a stock?

GuyW
12-11-2010, 4:42 PM
These survival-oriented guns always attract me - and this is a cool little gun.