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#5961735 - 10/05/15 09:36 AM Custom Tanyard Spring 220 Swift??
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Registered: 02/07/11
Posts: 2507
Loc: Athens, Alabama
I bought a rifle from an online auction Saturday and thought somebody on here might know who the maker is/was or maybe some history on it. It is a custom 220 Swift built on a Sako L579 action, the barrel is stamped Bill Blackmon and Tanyard Spring. Its a really nice looking gun and I was happy to get it.


Edited by CB/Mares Leg (10/05/15 09:43 AM)

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#5961932 - 10/05/15 11:52 AM Re: Custom Tanyard Spring 220 Swift?? [Re: CB/Mares Leg]
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Registered: 04/09/09
Posts: 4334
Loc: Central Texas
That is a beauty and I've always been a .220 Swift fan. All I could find was an apparently defunct gun shop in Honey Grove, Texas, by the name of Tanyard Springs, and an also apparently defunct game ranch. You might try contacting Arnold Goby at arnold@koyote.com , it looks like he used to work for Tanyard Springs gun shop. He may/may not have some information. I have no idea if the e-mail address still works. None of the phone numbers do.
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#5962156 - 10/05/15 01:54 PM Re: Custom Tanyard Spring 220 Swift?? [Re: CB/Mares Leg]
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decoy

Registered: 04/19/07
Posts: 42270
Loc: Metroplex
Wow. Now that's pretty. I wouldn't be able to hunt with it. I'm not allowed to have nice wood things!! Lol

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