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Picked up a New "Tool" Today

Old 01-18-2020, 02:05 PM
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Default Picked up a New "Tool" Today

I have been looking for one of these for a couple years. I it is an DISC Original 50. But more importantly it is what I call a big bore 50. I have titled it a DISC Carbine. It only has a 22" barrel and will work perfect for me during Idaho's late ML season since we hunt in the timber that time of the year.

I made several changes to the carbine. First the ODISC stock had to go so I put a DISC Extreme thumbhole on it. It also came ready to shoot Orange plastic jackets, pulled that out and installed a Knight Western breech plug and a Lehigh #11 nipple. Installed a western style Lehigh/Knight bolt and a newer non C tool hammer assembly. The trigger is an original 3 screw Timney,

Then I put a Williams FP Peep sight on:

And the last thing was to install was a Williams #1690 Streamlined ramp with a 0.343 Williams Fire Sight and Williams Fire Sight Hood. And for me the green fiber optic is much more visible so I swapped the red one out for a green .060 rod.

Now to be able to get to the farm and get it sighted in... The snow is the big hinderance there...

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Old 01-18-2020, 08:23 PM
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looks nice congrats on it, hope it shoots even better than it looks for you!
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Old 01-19-2020, 01:52 AM
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Nice looking new toy, keep us informed on the progress. I got a couple of new project MLers, the one I just posted a bit back is a Dixie Gun Works Tennessee Mountain Rifle, a little work but she turned out pretty good. I still could use some advice on it, if you get a chance check it out.
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