Carothers and Guns

Discussion in 'Carothers Performance Knives' started by .357gus, Mar 1, 2018.

  1. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Gold Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    Thanks Darrel :)

    Alas for now, only file and stock photos but they certainly are beautiful as most Italian guns are. I feel slightly better that American gunsmiths have put their spin on an Italian chassis but only time would tell. It may take a good 2-3 weeks till the rifle is released to me but for now:

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    ^ those chaps may belong to Nathan, no sure though :D Shoot, I may even have to move out to NM for realz now!
     
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  2. fonedork

    fonedork Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jul 7, 2011
     
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  3. bluemax_1

    bluemax_1 Gold Member Gold Member

    Jan 17, 2014
    Congrats on the new addition, Matty! If you get it in your hands before Halloween (and can obtain some of the hot Underwood .357 loads), a nice pumpkin shoot may be in order :D.
     
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  4. JustinFournier

    JustinFournier Gold Member Gold Member

    May 7, 2012
    None of Paul’s findings will translate to your uses, unless you get a similar vintage hunting jacket.
     
  5. Big DJ

    Big DJ Gold Member Gold Member

    Oct 29, 2013
    That is a beauty!
     
  6. gunslinger387

    gunslinger387 Gold Member Gold Member

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    Aug 31, 2010
    Congrats, I have a Rossi 92 in 357 I probably 20 years ago. Still one of my favorite guns.
     
  7. fonedork

    fonedork Platinum Member Platinum Member

    Jul 7, 2011
  8. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Gold Member

    Mar 20, 2016
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  9. JJ_Colt45

    JJ_Colt45 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 11, 2014
    Every American should own a good lever gun IMHO ... The 1873 might be the most visually appealing of them all for me. Congrats.
     
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  10. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Gold Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    Thank you. I have never had any rifles with buckhorn iron sights so the concept is a bit storage to me but I am learning about various aim points and techniques with distance. Right off the bat, I'm just used to aligning the front sight post with the notch in the rear sight and holding a 6 o'clock on the target as my sight picture. This is what I am used to applying to short distance targets, say 25-50 yards. It will be a while before I can try 100 yards but I intend to keep this one as an original as possible for a cowboy lever-action "fun gun".
     
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  11. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Gold Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    Needs a decent buttstock cuff with shell loops and some kinda leather wrap for the lever (which are dime a dozen on Amazon and elsewhere). I've looked at some ready to go stuff by makers I don't know but was wondering if any of you guys have anyone else in mind? The only person / outlet I recognize doing such stuff who also does stuff on here on BF.com is RLO. I am not going to ship out a rifle for custom fitting so it will have to be off the shelf stuff. Anything, anyone?

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  12. JJ_Colt45

    JJ_Colt45 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 11, 2014

    Check out Diamond D leather ... they make some nice lever wraps and butt stock wraps.
     
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  13. Casinostocks

    Casinostocks Factotum Gold Member

    Mar 20, 2016
    Thise are the exact ones which I currently have n my cart :)

    Their 3rd party vendor on Amazon offers free shipping but does offer the one which I need. They have them in .357 on their site with shipping. So far, they are the best ready to go ones which are also available Thank you JJ :)
     
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  14. JJ_Colt45

    JJ_Colt45 Gold Member Gold Member

    Sep 11, 2014

    They are pretty nice. I have a few of the handle wraps and a butt stock piece for a 357 and one for a 44. Short of a custom stock wrap these are the nicest I have had.
     
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