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#7113143 - 03/16/18 08:13 AM What can you do with a pawn shop rescue?
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Picked this up in a local pawn shop a couple of years ago for $300.



Sent it off to Pac-nor for a new barrel and cerakote $750 (6.5x55 Swede - midnight blue)
Found a Super Grade stock to fit it $100
And got this:



And with a bit of IMR 4350 it does this:



and this:



Any other pawn shop rescues out there? Post 'em up!
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#7113155 - 03/16/18 08:17 AM Re: What can you do with a pawn shop rescue? [Re: Bbear]
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#7113161 - 03/16/18 08:19 AM Re: What can you do with a pawn shop rescue? [Re: Bbear]
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Purdy! up
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#7113207 - 03/16/18 08:45 AM Re: What can you do with a pawn shop rescue? [Re: Bbear]
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Nice!
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#7113238 - 03/16/18 09:12 AM Re: What can you do with a pawn shop rescue? [Re: Bbear]
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Very nice. Did it come with the old kahles or Swarovski on it as in the original pic?

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#7113258 - 03/16/18 09:36 AM Re: What can you do with a pawn shop rescue? [Re: Bbear]
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No, that Swarovski was my Dad's.

Replaced it with a Minox ZA 5


Edited by Bbear (03/16/18 09:37 AM)
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#7113275 - 03/16/18 09:49 AM Re: What can you do with a pawn shop rescue? [Re: Bbear]
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#7113284 - 03/16/18 09:54 AM Re: What can you do with a pawn shop rescue? [Re: Bbear]
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#7113304 - 03/16/18 10:16 AM Re: What can you do with a pawn shop rescue? [Re: Bbear]
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Damn where did you find that stock for $100.......Rifle looks great BTW...........

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#7113559 - 03/16/18 03:09 PM Re: What can you do with a pawn shop rescue? [Re: Bbear]
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Got it in a swap.
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#7113572 - 03/16/18 03:17 PM Re: What can you do with a pawn shop rescue? [Re: Bbear]
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#7113945 - 03/16/18 08:58 PM Re: What can you do with a pawn shop rescue? [Re: Bbear]
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That is a great rig! I like bucking the trend, too, going with 6.5x55.
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#7114097 - 03/17/18 06:14 AM Re: What can you do with a pawn shop rescue? [Re: Bbear]
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#7116421 - 03/19/18 02:52 PM Re: What can you do with a pawn shop rescue? [Re: Bbear]
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Not a pawn shop rescue but an estate sale rescue. In 1985 or 1986. Winchester Model 1890 gallery model (.22 shorts only), octagon barrel. Marked $30.00, it was outside on the back patio with the 'junk'. I knew what it was and didn't even try to talk them down any. Serial number traced it to 1907. Ran a cleaning rod through it to remove an inch thick wad of dirt and dust. Took me the better part of a day to find a store that had .22 shorts and then it was off to the range. Tack driver.

Tens of thousands of rounds later it's still just about my favorite gun to shoot.

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#7140127 - 04/13/18 11:48 AM Re: What can you do with a pawn shop rescue? [Re: Bbear]
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Looks great!

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