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Unread 02-19-2013, 07:18 AM   #11
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Bill Murphy said: "What a video to show at a PGCA annual meeting." This is just the kind of video that would be great to show at various sporting show events where the PGCA has a booth. And videos depicting the restoration of this Parker or any Parker fo that mater would underscore the very reason for PGCA's existence and would help to communicate the message to the visitors at these events that these old double guns are a national treasure and worth the saving. Just my 2 cents
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Unread 02-19-2013, 09:28 AM   #12
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mike i would like to have this info if you still have it... i also bid on this gun too 500...dont remember the final bid but i remember it did not reach the untold reserve...wonder how the PGA got it....lots of questions on this old gun it sure has seen a lot more hard action than any old clunker ive ever had... charlie
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I have a video of the gun in its "before" state that I would be happy to contribute. It is not too pretty and makes it all that more amazing that Charlie has it working.
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Do you believe in miracles? This restoration will be one. Best of luck to you Charlie, it will be a real project!
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Charlie, you crack me up. I had a pint of syrup boxed up for you, but changed my mind and am sending you a quart. I swear, you are the new Popcorn Sutton.
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Okay...I give up. Who is Popcorn Sutton?
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He was I believe a now deceased Moonshiner!
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thanks edgar a quart is alkways better than a pint.... fellows i m not restoring this old gun all ive done is get it back on face and tighen it up with shims...first i dont have the money to restore this old gun...the old gun was in a sad state but it is in shooting shape now...bout any of you with a welder and a file could have fixed this old gun to the point i have it..charlie
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Charlie, that's exactly what I had in mind. We would like to see a video of the test fire with "before" pictures in the introduction.
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What Charlie is doing is exactly what this old gun needs - a restoration to shooting condition, but otherwise leaving the character it has acquired in its hard life.

PS: Nothing beats some good 'shine either
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