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 Post subject: New to me Al 48
PostPosted: Fri Aug 25, 2017 7:03 pm 
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New to the forum and to this al 48 I just picked up at a pawn shop for 170! I can't wait to go try it out, it's a 1960, 20 gauge and is in great condition for a field gun.

Glad to be here!


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 Post subject: Re: New to me Al 48
PostPosted: Sat Aug 26, 2017 9:53 pm 
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are you familiar with the recoil system? They are a fine field gun, but it's easy to damage the works if not properly used.

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 Post subject: Re: New to me Al 48
PostPosted: Sun Aug 27, 2017 3:09 pm 
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Tal/IL wrote:
are you familiar with the recoil system? They are a fine field gun, but it's easy to damage the works if not properly used.



Yeah I'm pretty familiar with it, I apprenticed as a gunsmith under dad for 20 years, and I'm only 31 now. Thanks for your reply, and looking out for possible newbs lol


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 Post subject: Re: New to me Al 48
PostPosted: Tue Sep 12, 2017 7:29 pm 
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congratulations, great find. you will enjoy it.


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 Post subject: Re: New to me Al 48
PostPosted: Fri Sep 29, 2017 6:51 pm 
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great find congrats


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 Post subject: Re: New to me Al 48
PostPosted: Sun Oct 08, 2017 9:18 pm 
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Congrats! I'd have bought all he had for that price :D You can carry that gun all day and not get tired.



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