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Old 06-16-2011, 09:26 PM
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Was over at a friends this evening and he brought out a .50 cal Hawkins one of his customers gave to him. double trigger,brown barrel not blued and the stock had a monte carlo cheek pad built in the wood. anyone know if this is a special model? it was in very good shape also.will get pictures of it as soon as i can..Ray
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Old 06-17-2011, 04:07 AM
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Sounds like one of the kit guns.
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Old 06-17-2011, 05:12 AM
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Yes, that is a kit gun. Check the barrel and see if the serial number starts with a K.
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Old 06-17-2011, 05:25 AM
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Kit, or someone browned the factor barrel. Everything else is standard.
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Old 06-17-2011, 09:47 AM
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Also remove the barrel or the lock and you will see a "K" stamped into the wood also identifying it as a kit gun. But IMO there is no difference in value between a kit and production gun if the bluing was done by a smith (professional job) and the stock was finished correctly. I personally like the individuality of the kit guns. No 2 are alike - especially when it comes to stock finishes.
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Old 06-17-2011, 09:50 AM
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Originally Posted by Muley Hunter View Post
Kit, or someone browned the factor barrel. Everything else is standard.
Standard? never seen a hawkins with a monte carlo cheek piece on it lol.i looked at the serial No#. but don't recall seeing a K. will double check though, it's a very nice rifle indeed. 1:48 correct?Ray
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Old 06-17-2011, 09:53 AM
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Yes the standard twist rate for the 50 cal Hawken is 1:48.
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Old 06-17-2011, 09:58 AM
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Originally Posted by Muley Hunter View Post
Kit, or someone browned the factor barrel. Everything else is standard.
I was thinking renegade,which doesn't have. you right the Hawkins do.it's a nice rifle.i really like the brown VS blue. Ray
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Old 06-17-2011, 11:41 AM
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That's why I went with a Renegade instead of the Hawken. I didn't need to find a LH model.

I like brown better than bluing too. Just like the original Hawken.
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