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  1. Guns that survived a house fire...?

    Do It Yourself Gunsmithing
    I have a chance to buy or trade for a T/C Encore that 'survived' a house fire. The action locks up pretty tight. The springs seem normal for the locking mechanism, the hammer spring seems a trifle weak. It is blued and has some serious corrosion, and this coming from someone who lives in a...
  2. Fire at the Ranch Last Night - Thank you goes out to all Firemen & Woman

    General Gun Related Off Topic Stuff
    Last night the wife and I were in the house watching a movie when frantic knocking and yelling startled us from the front porch. A nice neighbor was yelling that there was a large fire behind our house. By the time I ran outside (while wife was calling 911) the fire was 50-60 foot high, probably...