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    Griffin and Howe heavy barrel M1903 target rifle

    I recently glommed this rifle at an auction and have been scouring the internet for any information about it with almost almost no luck.

    The auction pics and description...





    "Custom U.S. Springfield, Model 1903, Bolt Action Rifle, with 28" custom heavy barrel by Griffin & Howe, .30-06 caliber, SN 1269532, custom heavy walnut checkered stock, very nice condition."



    It arrived a few days ago and I got a chance to snap a few pictures before it went into my FFL's safe for a 10-day "cooling-off" period.

    Anyone have any information on G&H heavy barrel target rifles?

    The bore is very good...shiny, sharp and the muzzle measures "0" on the CMPicon muzzle gauge. The bluing is excellent.

    The barrel is marked "Griffin and Howe Inc New York"



    And "30.06 Gov"



    Bolt had striker modified and the bolt handle is marked "J5"





    Stock has interesting grain




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    Isn't that nice...I'd love to give that stock a bit of oil and watch the figure pop out...nice catch.
    Regards, Jim

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    For some reason, I can't see any of the pictures that I posted. In fact, I can't see any pictures that anyone else posted.

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    Can't help you there, sometimes it's the device you're on. Maybe you're looking on a phone or Ipad or tablet and things are different...I ALWAYS use the same laptop in a desktop role and usually don't have issues...once in a while...
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    Quote Originally Posted by browningautorifleicon View Post
    Can't help you there, sometimes it's the device you're on. Maybe you're looking on a phone or Ipad or tablet and things are different...I ALWAYS use the same laptop in a desktop role and usually don't have issues...once in a while...
    I tried using Google Chrome instead of Firefox and can now see the pictures...thanks!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Calfed View Post
    Firefox
    I've avoided the other like that one deliberately. Bing too...no thanks.

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