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Garnett

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Custom .410 Model 220
« on: January 13, 2020, 01:11:35 PM »
This gun was sold on GB today.  It is highly modified.  See picture #4.  This barrel shroud us nicely done.  I like the looks of it, but it must have been difficult to install.  I would have bid, but am out of money.  It sold for less than $400.  What is your opinion of this shotgun?




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Woods Wanderer

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Re: Custom .410 Model 220
« Reply #1 on: January 17, 2020, 06:11:34 AM »
Nice looking shotgun. Is that trigger guard screw original or a replacement? The finish seems different than the other pictured screws. I would have bid on it but I don't know if I would have gone to $400.

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Re: Custom .410 Model 220
« Reply #2 on: January 17, 2020, 11:12:21 AM »
Hi all I am the very happy winner of said shotgun.  I will answer any questions and here are some photos. The checkering is well done and the trigger is done over nicely. $366 .






Garnett

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Re: Custom .410 Model 220
« Reply #3 on: January 17, 2020, 02:22:54 PM »
Thanks for sharing the pictures with us!  Does the shroud over the barrel appear to be cosmetic only?  Will you also show a close up picture of the grip cap and front site.  The original sale pictures appeared to have a ramp with a bead for the front sight. 

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Re: Custom .410 Model 220
« Reply #4 on: January 18, 2020, 07:54:21 AM »
Here you go, enjoy. The shroud is an add on, not milled from the barrel. There's two sights on the barrel I have included a picture of both.








Garnett

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Re: Custom .410 Model 220
« Reply #5 on: January 18, 2020, 09:50:33 AM »
You have a really nice custom shotgun!  Thanks for the additional pictures.  A lot of work went into this project.

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Re: Custom .410 Model 220
« Reply #6 on: February 14, 2020, 11:56:09 AM »
That is just plain nifty.  I bet most of us would like to have one like that--I know I would.  Don't know who did the work but his nickname wasn't Bubba! 

Now all it needs to complete the trifecta is a .22 Hornet or .25-20 or .32-20 barrel with scope mount grooves or a neat aftermarket scope mount on the barrel!

I mostly don't drool over custom work.  But please excuse me while I find a paper napkin....

Garnett

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Re: Custom .410 Model 220
« Reply #7 on: February 14, 2020, 01:14:26 PM »
Mike, in addition to all the other work, did you notice the trigger guard is NOT a standard First Model Utica guard?  Also, look closely at the trigger.  This is the most fancy trigger I have seen on one of these guns.

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Re: Custom .410 Model 220
« Reply #8 on: February 14, 2020, 10:10:26 PM »
Garnett, there used to be trigger guards like that available for gunsmiths doing custom double shotguns.  They were made in Europe and sold as rough forgings to be filed to the dimensions and shape that the maker wanted.  This looks like one of those, or a reshaped factory TG from an American double.  It is elegant.