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  1. Rudolph31 replied to the thread 1909 a5 16 gauge.

    I think it should work just fine, but it is possible it requires fitting. They quit putting serial numbers on barrels in 1953 because they...

    Mar 19, 2019 at 11:33 AM
  2. Rudolph31 liked robert guilliams's post in the thread 1909 a5 16 gauge.

    Yes sir will do so. Gonna take me a couple of days. Moving this weekend

    Mar 19, 2019 at 11:23 AM
  3. Rudolph31 replied to the thread 1909 a5 16 gauge.

    Robert, Would you mind taking some pictures of all the markings on the barrel and receiver? I’m not likely to see a 1909 16 anytime soon....

    Mar 17, 2019 at 7:28 PM
  4. Rudolph31 replied to the thread Browning Front Sight.

    Open a free Imgur account and upload your photos. Then select a picture and copy the link. Come here, select the picture icon above, and...

    Mar 16, 2019 at 6:26 AM
  5. Rudolph31 replied to the thread Browning Front Sight.

    Good luck, let us know how it works out.

    Mar 15, 2019 at 4:21 PM
  6. Rudolph31 liked robert guilliams's post in the thread 1909 a5 16 gauge.

    Good advice. I believe that this is a rare shotgun, got some really good news from art, so I will wait until the correct shells arrive

    Mar 15, 2019 at 4:18 PM
  7. Rudolph31 replied to the thread 1909 a5 16 gauge.

    I should have mentioned that some think it’s not safe, as the crimp unfolds into the forcing cone creating a barrel obstruction....

    Mar 15, 2019 at 12:58 PM
  8. Rudolph31 replied to the thread 1909 a5 16 gauge.

    If you look at the bottom of the barrel, there should be two diameters there. The bottom is the bore, the top is the choke. In this...

    Mar 15, 2019 at 12:18 PM
  9. Rudolph31 replied to the thread 1909 a5 16 gauge.

    $110/case is a good price. The Polywad ammo is closer to $160. Plus shipping. If you want to shoot the gun today, you might have fewer...

    Mar 15, 2019 at 12:09 PM
  10. Rudolph31 replied to the thread 1909 a5 16 gauge.

    The one on the left is 2 3/4”, the one on the right is 2 9/16”. The point is that 2 9/16” is the fired length. A Hartin or roll crimped...

    Mar 15, 2019 at 11:52 AM
  11. Rudolph31 replied to the thread 1909 a5 16 gauge.

    That’s what I did initially. But as the collection grew I realized I needed a cheaper alternative. Also, most of my older guns are too...

    Mar 15, 2019 at 11:29 AM
  12. Rudolph31 replied to the thread 1909 a5 16 gauge.

    I used to use BPI’s hull trimmer, a painfully slow process. Now I use this: [MEDIA]

    Mar 15, 2019 at 11:13 AM
  13. Rudolph31 replied to the thread 1909 a5 16 gauge.

    Pre-WWII 16’s used 65mm ammunition, after the war 70mm (2 3/4”) became the standard. It takes a lot of work to convert a short chambered...

    Mar 15, 2019 at 11:08 AM
  14. Rudolph31 replied to the thread 1909 a5 16 gauge.

    Here’s the rest of Robert’s pictures: [IMG] [IMG] [IMG]

    Mar 15, 2019 at 10:25 AM
  15. Rudolph31 replied to the thread 1909 a5 16 gauge.

    I’ll post your pictures, but you can do it by pasting the link into the picture icon above. [IMG] This a good shot of both the visible...

    Mar 14, 2019 at 10:13 AM