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#6615677 - 01/04/17 07:38 AM Any gunsmiths in Fort Worth that work with older double guns
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Need a gun looked at before I hunt with it
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#6615687 - 01/04/17 07:43 AM Re: Any gunsmiths in Fort Worth that work with older double guns [Re: johnboy91]
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TDK would have been a good candidate for a checkup, but he's moved out of the metromess and out to someplace fit for human habitation. You missed him by a couple of months or so.
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#6615702 - 01/04/17 07:51 AM Re: Any gunsmiths in Fort Worth that work with older double guns [Re: johnboy91]
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Euless Guns on Hwy 10 in Euless has a couple of great gunsmiths.
You can trust them to check it out.


Edited by huntwest (01/04/17 08:02 AM)

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#6615862 - 01/04/17 09:30 AM Re: Any gunsmiths in Fort Worth that work with older double guns [Re: johnboy91]
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ADM in southlake. What are your concerns or questions?
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#6615871 - 01/04/17 09:35 AM Re: Any gunsmiths in Fort Worth that work with older double guns [Re: johnboy91]
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I just picked up a Remington 1894 FE double barrel want to make sure it's ok to shoot steel shot threw it
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#6615872 - 01/04/17 09:36 AM Re: Any gunsmiths in Fort Worth that work with older double guns [Re: johnboy91]
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The barrels are not Damascus and it's chambered for 2 3/4
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#6616015 - 01/04/17 11:14 AM Re: Any gunsmiths in Fort Worth that work with older double guns [Re: johnboy91]
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Absolutely not! You'll need to use another non-tox shot like bismuth, hevi-shot classic doubles, or RST non-tox loads.

The unfortunate thing about vintage doubles is the limitations on what you can shoot. That said I thoroughly enjoy shooting my vintage English doubles. The 1894's are a gem in the American gun lineup!


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#6619352 - 01/06/17 10:35 AM Re: Any gunsmiths in Fort Worth that work with older double guns [Re: TDK]
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Originally Posted By: TDK
Absolutely not! You'll need to use another non-tox shot like bismuth, hevi-shot classic doubles, or RST non-tox loads.

The unfortunate thing about vintage doubles is the limitations on what you can shoot. That said I thoroughly enjoy shooting my vintage English doubles. The 1894's are a gem in the American gun lineup!


Good to know, thanks for posting.
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#6619771 - 01/06/17 02:31 PM Re: Any gunsmiths in Fort Worth that work with older double guns [Re: johnboy91]
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