Author Topic: 16 Bore Blanch  (Read 721 times)

Offline Daryl

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16 Bore Blanch
« on: June 03, 2019, 06:47:17 PM »
A friend on another forum, just picked up this SxS shotgun in Alaska at an auction. He noted, for $130.00 he just
couldn't turn it down. These are the only 3 pictures he posted. Nice wood. He noted the bores were very nice.






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Offline rich pierce

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Re: 16 Bore Blanch
« Reply #1 on: June 03, 2019, 08:37:30 PM »
My dad used to say, “You’re lucky when you win!”

Looks like a solid shooter.
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Offline dogbest

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Re: 16 Bore Blanch
« Reply #2 on: June 04, 2019, 04:28:27 AM »
Very nice and what a bargain!

Offline Daryl

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Re: 16 Bore Blanch
« Reply #3 on: June 04, 2019, 08:47:27 PM »
Yes - imagine THAT jackpot.
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Offline smokinbuck

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Re: 16 Bore Blanch
« Reply #4 on: June 06, 2019, 04:13:38 PM »
Looks like one of those times it just has to go home with you. Very nice looking piece at less than a bargain price.
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Offline Buffaload

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Re: 16 Bore Blanch
« Reply #5 on: June 06, 2019, 06:56:15 PM »
Looks nice.
Hard to tell but the top rib may need some attention.
Ed

Offline JTR

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Re: 16 Bore Blanch
« Reply #6 on: June 06, 2019, 07:13:56 PM »
Glad I wasn't the seller!!!
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Offline Mike Brooks

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Re: 16 Bore Blanch
« Reply #7 on: June 09, 2019, 03:22:02 PM »
I have owned 3 Blanch guns over the years that I remember, they were all good shooters and well constructed.
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Re: 16 Bore Blanch
« Reply #8 on: June 09, 2019, 04:42:25 PM »
Looks nice.
Hard to tell but the top rib may need some attention.
Ed

Yes correct buying a gun  with a loose top rib can have unseen dangers under,  it is a built up of rust that push the top rib off , would not say how  many in that condition I have relayed , be careful
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