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Old 12-04-2022, 06:58 PM   #1
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Picked up both guns today. The S&W is a model 10-5 Nickel new in box from 1974. The rifle is a Savage 6A made between 1938-1945. It is in great shape. Does anyone have a 6A?


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Old 12-04-2022, 07:12 PM   #2
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What caliber is it 22?
Cool guns

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Old 12-04-2022, 07:21 PM   #3
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Ive got a 6a. My 15 year old still shoots it all the time. They arr absolute tack drivers. That gun is dead nuts as far out as you can shoot it.
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Old 12-04-2022, 07:23 PM   #4
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Very nice
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Old 12-04-2022, 07:25 PM   #5
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Picked up both guns today. The S&W is a model 10-5 Nickel new in box from 1974. The rifle is a Savage 6A made between 1938-1945. It is in great shape. Does anyone have a 6A?


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I had a 6a years ago. I actually gave it away due to jamming problem I could never fix.
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Old 12-04-2022, 07:26 PM   #6
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Beautiful Smith and a gill gun what a day
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Old 12-04-2022, 08:04 PM   #7
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The 6A shoots short and long
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Old 12-04-2022, 11:14 PM   #8
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That Smith is a Beaut!
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Old 12-04-2022, 11:43 PM   #9
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Nice finds
Both look like smooth operators
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Old 12-05-2022, 07:19 AM   #10
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Congrats on the pick ups. One can never have enough guns
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Old 12-05-2022, 08:55 AM   #11
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Looks like a couple of cherries you found.
Any interest in flipping the gill 22?
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Old 12-05-2022, 09:06 AM   #12
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My Dad had the Steven's version of that 22. Very accurate guns, wish he would have kept it
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Old 12-05-2022, 09:41 AM   #13
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That Savage is like the first .22 I ever shot. I couldn’t even hold it up by myself. My cousin owned it and we ate many squirrel and dumplings courtesy of the Savage.
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Old 12-05-2022, 10:33 AM   #14
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I had one of those rifles, I think the one I had was a Stevens, but I may be wrong. It looked identical to the gun you have. Yours is in much nicer condition. The one I had, was in good condition, but definitely not as nice as the one you have. I think I cleaned the gun up, shot it once, put a magazine of 22s through it and never shot it again. I put it up for sale shortly afterwards, and sold it.

Then last week, someone else posted up a 6A, and went into detail of it's features. I did not realize it could be used as a single shot. After learning about them, they are actually interesting 22s. Now I wished I had not sold the one I inherited.
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Old 12-05-2022, 12:09 PM   #15
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That smith wouldn’t be NIB if I bought it! That thing is slick!
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Old 12-05-2022, 12:20 PM   #16
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The 6A is known as 'The Clacker' due to it's distinctive action noise.
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Old 12-05-2022, 10:33 PM   #17
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Very nice revolver and rifle, congrats.
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Old 12-05-2022, 10:36 PM   #18
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I have a gun that looks identical to the Savage, but it is JC Higgins. Savage ( or Stevens) apparently made them for Sears at one time.
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Old 12-06-2022, 08:06 PM   #19
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I have a 6a . Grew up shooting one. Shot many a armadillo with it. Click- clack.
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Old 12-06-2022, 09:48 PM   #20
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That smith wouldn’t be NIB if I bought it! That thing is slick!
I just like petting LOL!!!
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Old 12-06-2022, 09:48 PM   #21
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Looks like a couple of cherries you found.
Any interest in flipping the gill 22?
Not yet. I can't wait to shoot it.
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Old 12-07-2022, 08:33 AM   #22
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Not yet. I can't wait to shoot it.
Careful! The ATF doesn't like those gill guns. That's one reason they quit making them.
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