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Old 04-27-2013, 2:10 PM
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Originally Posted by scobun View Post
Here is a fun one.

Model 1883 Hotchkiss, SN 80693

If you can get that one, you are my hero. These are impossible to date for the mere mortal.
Made early in 1895, with 6,198 made that year. I am now your hero, you mere mortal. A Hotchkiss? I'm green with envy! I wanna rummage through your gunsafe and see what else you've been hiding.
Have you shot the Colt yet? Mine is ready for a test fire. Ordered a Uberti screw set for it after I was told it would work,... it didn't, metric threads.
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