32-20? It's no surprise...
Page 2 of 4 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 LastLast
Results 11 to 20 of 39
Like Tree192Likes

Thread: 32-20? It's no surprise...

  1. #11
    Senior Member

    Member #
    26259
    Join Date
    Sep 2014
    Location
    Virginia
    Posts
    355
    Liked
    416 times
    I like my .32. It feels gentlemanly.


  2. #12
    Senior Member

    Member #
    23754
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    4,647
    Liked
    12632 times
    Quote Originally Posted by chawk
    I like my .32. It feels gentlemanly.
    Quote Originally Posted by LEO918
    Here's my .32-20 shipped in 1919...

    WOW! Really nice guns guys!
    Last edited by Yahoody; 05-14-2019 at 08:40 PM.

  3. #13
    Supporting Member
    Supporting Member

    Member #
    14798
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Location
    KY
    Posts
    283
    Liked
    273 times
    Great pics of quality guns. Nice targets too!
    Vic
    Yahoody likes this.
    Preparedness + Opportunity = Luck
    NRA Benefactor Member
    KY & WV State Rifle & Pistol Association Life Member

  4. Remove Advertisements
    ColtForum.com
    Advertisements
     

  5. #14
    Senior Member

    Member #
    933
    Join Date
    Sep 2004
    Location
    Occupied California
    Posts
    1,342
    Liked
    1883 times
    I used to own a .32-20 with a 4.75" barrel that shipped in 1900 to Hibbard, Spencer & Bartlett. It had a about zero remaining finish but the mechanics were good. Unfortunately the bore was pretty severely pitted. It did however shoot well in spite of that, and with the heavy weight of the gun was very pleasant to plink with.
    I do have an S&W M&P .32-20 with a 5" barrel from 1922 and it is a fairly light revolver. It has a good sharp crack when firing, very different from firing a similar gun in .38 Special.
    LEO918, Yahoody and lounick like this.

  6. #15
    Supporting Member
    Supporting Member

    Member #
    64717
    Join Date
    Aug 2018
    Location
    Fort Worth
    Posts
    1,519
    Liked
    1529 times
    if someone wants a good shooter for cheap.... https://www.gunsinternational.com/gu...n_id=101227376
    Yahoody likes this.




    "Go ahead, skin it! Skin that smokewagon and see what happens".
    NRA Life Member
    TGCA Member
    WACA Member





  7. #16
    Supporting Member
    Supporting Member

    Member #
    2451
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Indiana, USA
    Posts
    5,380
    Liked
    1341 times
    Don’t own a SAA or Bisley in 32 WCF......yet. But the cartridge sure appears to find a right place in both my police positive special and army special 5” revolvers.
    Yahoody and lounick like this.

  8. #17
    Member

    Member #
    65393
    Join Date
    Oct 2018
    Location
    KS
    Posts
    114
    Liked
    80 times
    My stable currently consists of a 1922 Army Special 5.5", a pair of Police Positive Special First Issue 6", a Colt SAA 1914 at 4-5/8, Navy Arms Deluxe 1873 Colt 5.5", and a Marlin rifle manufactured 1890. I love the round. I have read that around the turn of the century it was second only to the .22LR in whitetail harvested. I would love to go on a whitetail hunt with the 32-20, but I'm no spring chicken and would need to mar a rifle with mounts for a scope. My rifle could be a candidate, since it has been reblued. But I want a better gun first!
    Yahoody and lounick like this.

  9. #18
    Senior Member

    Member #
    23754
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    4,647
    Liked
    12632 times
    Before this '53 got all fancied up I used it as a short mag tube gun on small coastal black tail and a couple of little white tails. Heads shots for the most part at close range with 115 gas checked soft points and one lung shot (went clean through) with a 115 lead RNFP. Used a early 1900's Marlin '94 previous to the '53. Bit of practice and I'd bet you'd be find iron sights and a hot 32-20 effective on small deer at any reasonable range for the caliber/round. I always figured that was way under 50 yards.



    Still like the Browning '53s as a blued gun.

    Last edited by Yahoody; 05-15-2019 at 02:39 PM.

  10. #19
    Supporting Member
    Supporting Member

    Member #
    64717
    Join Date
    Aug 2018
    Location
    Fort Worth
    Posts
    1,519
    Liked
    1529 times
    My favorite rifle that I own is a 1892 Winchester SRC 32-20. So much fun to shoot.
    Yahoody, bmcgilvray and lounick like this.




    "Go ahead, skin it! Skin that smokewagon and see what happens".
    NRA Life Member
    TGCA Member
    WACA Member





  11. #20
    Senior Member

    Member #
    23754
    Join Date
    Jan 2014
    Posts
    4,647
    Liked
    12632 times
    I've got a full mag tube on my 53 now but loved doing walk abouts with this guy as a lwt button mag gun during deer season. I've shot it some in SASS and my wife shoots her's all the time in SASS. I have a '92 SRC in 44 Mag that I shoot 44 Special from as well. The rifle I'll more typically use for SASS is a tricked out 1873 short rifle in 32-20. A gun that makes it easy to justify a Dillon reloader just for it The thing eats ammo in huge gulps It is uncontrollable! But I don't think any of them are as much fun to shoot and pack around as these little Browning '53s. I don't own a lever gun that I shoot any better than the 53. Bugs me as I shoot Tracy's 53 a little better than I shoot my own. But aint complaining because at least I have my own

    Last edited by Yahoody; 05-15-2019 at 10:22 PM.


 
Page 2 of 4 FirstFirst 1 2 3 4 LastLast

Home | Forum | Active Topics | What's New

Sponsored Links

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  

Similar Threads

  1. A side by side comparison and a very pleasant surprise!
    By pawncop in forum Colt Revolvers
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-25-2011, 09:36 AM
  2. Firing pin stop surprise - GC Trophy
    By H T in forum Colt Semiauto Pistols
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 06-03-2011, 01:10 AM
  3. Glock 27 First Shoot Surprise
    By doc540 in forum The Lounge
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 07-03-2010, 01:41 PM
  4. Gun Show Surprise
    By A1A in forum Colt Revolvers
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 05-02-2008, 06:57 AM
  5. 1903 Army gun shop surprise
    By robba in forum Colt Revolvers
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 09-19-2007, 06:02 PM
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2019 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
We are not associated with Colt's Manufacturing LLC. We are an enthusiast site comprised of Colt Fans.
Powered by vBulletin® Version 4.2.3
Copyright © 2019 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.
SEO by vBSEO ©2011, Crawlability, Inc.