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Now I see why SG keeps buying guns. He is trying to fill up that big safe/closet.
 

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Savage, that looks more like an alter or a shrine than a gun room. If I went in there I would expect to see blinding lights and hear angels singing...;)
 

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Gun Porn! I like Porn! I'll add my new Mini 14 wood/SS. A Xmas 2019 present to myself
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I like BIG GUNS and I can not Lie ! I have the 9mm version also both are extremely accurate with 20 shots in 9mm & 14 shots in .45 ACP. These are some of the best Combat Competition & Duty Pistols on the market at a fair price.
 

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CZ Bren 805 PS1, SBR:

CZ Bren 805 PS1 prior to SBR'ing, with Zastava PAP M92 pistol:

BRN-180S pistol:

BM-50 & BM 59 rifles:

Robinson Armament M96 Recon Carbine:

SAFN49 rifles in 30-06, 8mm, and 7mm:

Norinco NDM-86 and Romanian PSL-54c rifles:

Norinco 86S:

SGW/Olympic XM 15A1:

Armalite (HOWA) AR180 shown with rifle above ^^^:

Shrike belt fed upper on Seekins Precision lower (since changed):

A number of Steyr M-series pistols:

A pair of stainless steel Norinco model 213 9mm pistols:

A few H&K's:

Two CZ52's:

Detonics Combat Master Mark VI:

Nicely engraved Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless (family heirloom):

WM W. Marston three barrel .22, w/blade:

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Nicely engraved Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless (family heirloom):


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MY FAVORITE OF ALL IS THIS OLD COLT ! The 1903 is .32 ACP ? The 1908 is .380 they look a like , The General Officers Mdl is the 1908 .380 caliber was worn by General George Patton .Also TOJO tried to take his life with the 1903 but was stopped by MacArthur's military TOJO was then tried & convicted of war crimes and Hanged .
 

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Tell me more about the SAFN49's.
Here is my Columbian contract FN49
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Your Columbian contract SAFN49 rifle is a pretty rare variant, with reports of only 1,000 or so being imported into the US!

The rifle at the top of the image I posted is a Venezuelan contract rifle chambered in 7x57mm; it's in pristine unfired condition. The rifle below it is a Luxembourg contract rifle chambered in 30-06. Notice the flat pistol grip of its stock; it was repaired sometime in the past. And the bottom rifle is an Egyptian contract rifle, most often recognized by the circular brass medallion on the right side of the stock, chambered in 7.92x57 (8mm). The Egyptian rifles are known for their missing medallions, furniture that resembled driftwood, and heavily pitted and dark bores due to the corrosive nature of the 8mm cartridge; they were poorly cared for by those who used them, though this one has its medallion, pretty nice furniture, and a nice shiny bore with no pitting and only scant dark spots.

A number of years back Century Arms got in a bunch of Egyptian contract guns that had received some type of refurbishment (notice I didn't use the phrase "arsenal refinish") prior to importation where the metal was simply painted black and the furniture was replaced with what appeared to be dark stained birch. I got to handle a few, and they were all well worn examples; the thick application of black paint was hiding significant pitting and wear on the metal parts, and the wood furniture was uncharacteristically smooth, soft, nearly grain free, and easily dented...which looked waaaaay out of place on this battle rifle. The asking price for these rifles was $600+ at the time, which I thought was ludicrous and apparently so did everyone else, as they sat on gunshop racks for extra long periods of time before being sold or traded off.

The SAFN49 rifles were great at the time, though they were an overly complicated and time consuming firearm to produce, which eventually led to the developement of the FNFAL rifle.
 

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Your Columbian contract SAFN49 rifle The bottom rifle is an Egyptian contract rifle, most often recognized by the circular brass medallion on the right side of the stock, chambered in 7.92x57 (8mm). The Egyptian rifles are known for their missing medallions, furniture that resembled driftwood, and heavily pitted and dark bores due to the corrosive nature of the 8mm cartridge; they were poorly cared for by those who used them, though this one has its medallion, pretty nice furniture, and a nice shiny bore with no pitting and only scant dark spots.
During the WAR I engaged an insurgent Sniper armed with an old well used 8mm Egyptian Rifle with my M24 Sniper Rifle and silenced his rifle forever . After the Infantry Platoon I was over watching for cleared the building they said I hit the sniper in the center of his Torso they brought out the old Egyptian 8mm Rifle he was using along with some Enemy POW'S and about 10 AK 47'S & an RPG Launcher This old Egyptian had a Long thin scope on it and a funky looking scope mount. Later that after noon they piled those captured weapons in front of a M888 Tank recovery vehicle and crushed them destroying the pile of weapons by driving over them and backing up back and fourth until all the weapons were destroyed. We were not allowed to take any weapon as a war trophy .
 

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CZ Bren 805 PS1, SBR:

CZ Bren 805 PS1 prior to SBR'ing, with Zastava PAP M92 pistol:

BRN-180S pistol:

BM-50 & BM 59 rifles:

Robinson Armament M96 Recon Carbine:

SAFN49 rifles in 30-06, 8mm, and 7mm:

Norinco NDM-86 and Romanian PSL-54c rifles:

Norinco 86S:

SGW/Olympic XM 15A1:

Armalite (HOWA) AR180 shown with rifle above ^^^:

Shrike belt fed upper on Seekins Precision lower (since changed):

A number of Steyr M-series pistols:

A pair of stainless steel Norinco model 213 9mm pistols:

A few H&K's:

Two CZ52's:

Detonics Combat Master Mark VI:

Nicely engraved Colt 1903 Pocket Hammerless (family heirloom):

WM W. Marston three barrel .22, w/blade:

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Very nice collection
 

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Very nice collection
Thanks for the kind comment :)

The images above are just the tip of the iceberg; I own many others, but I don't consider what I own a collection nor do I consider myself a "gun collector" - moreso a "firearm enthusiast". Why? because with very few exceptions I shoot what I own, and by exceptions I'm referring to firearms that are unfired or where firing them would decrease their inherent value. I've also in recent years sold off the majority of blowback milsurp pistols that I owned because they're just too painful for me to shoot.

My Father, an FFL holder prior to my birth, was a collector...a collector of percussion revolvers, particularly Colt 1860 Army, 1861 Navy, the 1873 Single Action Army models, etc., along with Sharps rifles and early Winchester repeating rifles, preferring these types of antique firearms over those that utilized modern metallic cartridges. He was a member and officer of a local antique firearms association and would often show his collection twice a year along with other like minded individuals. I distinctly remember the unique smell of old leather, Civil War uniforms, and other period correct items that permiated your nostrils upon entering the show...

I think I was around 5 years old when my Father introduced me to the smell of Hoppe's No. 9, which was when my interest in firearms began:


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