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Old 03-23-2012, 08:28 PM
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hey fellows(and gals) i have an old (60s i think) 22 cal break down short rifle, all cast iron black,just a skeleton iron gun it swings open into 2 pieces, the barrel and rib and reciever, no markings other than caliber on the barrel section, course single shot has a little extractor on the side of the chamber, dont know who made it, its factory made it appears, but it dont weigh no more than a couple(maybe if that lbs) and is accurate as hell. all i can read is 22 s l lr on the side of the barrel section it slides off of the receiver and locks with a thumb cam, love this little gun if all else fails with the ar's and sk's i know i could jump in the brush with it on my bag my little 22 buckmark and a couple 1k rounds in my pockets and be just fine, wish i knew who made it so im aski'n you, dont want to get in the whole best survival rifle debate, but the case is clear (can you survive) is a great book, and thats my opinion thanks yall god bless ya, take care, peace jbird
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sorry mad critter cant get my phone to up load, but its a great little back packing gun. just dont know who made it
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Sounds like the USAF M-6 Survival Rifle/Marble's Game-Getter:



http://www.milesfortis.com/church/akc13.htm


Be advised, if has the .410 shotgun barrel it may fall under NFA and require a $200 transfer + tax fee, or go to jail for free and learn the rock-breaking trade at Leavenworth University
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man you bout nailed it , except the butt stock is more narrowed out and is 22 only, thanks, looks just like it though man this thing breaks open right in the middle and slides apart wish i could put up a pic, its real short and small i inherited it from a family friend who died of cancer in the 90s
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Sounds like the USAF M-6 Survival Rifle/Marble's Game-Getter:



http://www.milesfortis.com/church/akc13.htm


Be advised, if has the .410 shotgun barrel it may fall under NFA and require a $200 transfer + tax fee, or go to jail for free and learn the rock-breaking trade at Leavenworth University
did they make the 22 cal version only?. if so is that why i cant find any makers marks?
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thanks for the link
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did they make the 22 cal version only?. if so is that why i cant find any makers marks?
Sorry JB, without a photo i cannot offer anymore help.. Try to locate some more stampings or markings
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thanks for the link
i think its a reproduction off that design, it has a pin over the barrel with a matching cam lock on the rec,, swing(design) tanks just wish i knew more bout it, jbird
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might be one of the older marble's 'small game getter'. it had a wire stock and folded or took down - made in the 30's up to around '55
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didnt garcia or someone offer a all metal 22 back in the late seventies. it had a skeloton stock and it seemed like 2 triggers, one opened the action?
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didnt garcia or someone offer a all metal 22 back in the late seventies. it had a skeloton stock and it seemed like 2 triggers, one opened the action?
I remember those being for sell at a local store.
http://www.gunandgame.com/forums/22-...r-owned-4.html

If this isn't it Quakenbush rifles were built with the skeleton stock but are way older.
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Garcia Bronco .22

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I agree with Whirlibird a bronco, made in the 70s. JT
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