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3 years 21 weeks ago, 6:19 PM

fixxer72

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how old

Any idea what year this add is from? How times have changed.

3 years 21 weeks ago, 6:26 PM

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mid 30's to mid 40's. I just got a model 85 today from a guy I work with........found the ad while doing research on the rifle!

"Two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I feel. One is the colors that fly high and proud the red the white the blue.The other ones got a rattlesnake with a simple statement made, Don’t Tread On Me is what it says"
3 years 21 weeks ago, 6:33 PM

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LOVE IT!!!

Seems in a way I own a bit of Stevens history! My stevens 67 E-Series is NOT a .22 but it is a STEVENS! And I love the Ad for the Model 85 and 87!

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3 years 21 weeks ago, 6:42 PM

Shakleford

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is a Ward's Western Field that was produced by Stevens for Montgomery Wards through the 30's and 40's. Friend I work with wife doesn't like guns and wanted him to get rid of it, so he told me I could have it!

"Two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I feel. One is the colors that fly high and proud the red the white the blue.The other ones got a rattlesnake with a simple statement made, Don’t Tread On Me is what it says"
3 years 21 weeks ago, 6:47 PM

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Time for a new wife.

Time for a new wife.

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3 years 21 weeks ago, 6:52 PM

Shakleford

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it put a new gun in my safe for free!

"Two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I feel. One is the colors that fly high and proud the red the white the blue.The other ones got a rattlesnake with a simple statement made, Don’t Tread On Me is what it says"
3 years 21 weeks ago, 6:55 PM

Vaquero

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Sounds like a nice aquisition.

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3 years 21 weeks ago, 6:59 PM

Snake

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I did have a Wards Hercules Model 10 but I gave it away to a friend. It was a junker so my buddy has it as a project. Will he fix it now I couldnt swear to it.

As for giving you the .22 I say thats as awesome as one day can get!

Democracy is worth dying for, because it's the most deeply honorable form of government ever devised by man.-Ronald Reagan
3 years 21 weeks ago, 7:01 PM

Shakleford

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might sand it down and refinish it, not sure though. How are things going Vaq?

"Two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I feel. One is the colors that fly high and proud the red the white the blue.The other ones got a rattlesnake with a simple statement made, Don’t Tread On Me is what it says"
3 years 21 weeks ago, 7:04 PM

Vaquero

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Work and more work

That's ok, glad to have it. I spent most of midday cussing the front that blew through. Not bad outside now though.
How's the beer business?
GOD Bless Texas!!!

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3 years 21 weeks ago, 7:09 PM

Shakleford

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Work!

Beer: Slow till Spring from what I hear, but had a busy weekend.......the Race maybe!?!

"Two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I feel. One is the colors that fly high and proud the red the white the blue.The other ones got a rattlesnake with a simple statement made, Don’t Tread On Me is what it says"
3 years 21 weeks ago, 7:13 PM

Vaquero

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TMS

Yep, you'll be running till ya drop that week!

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3 years 21 weeks ago, 7:06 PM

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Shak

I am thinking on getting a custom Furniture made for my Marlin. Something in the sniper looks. I nicked named my marlin the squirrel Sniper rifle so I think furniture with a pistol grip and stock setup would make it look very nice.

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3 years 21 weeks ago, 7:15 PM

Shakleford

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Check Ya Later!

"Two flags fly above my land that really sum up how I feel. One is the colors that fly high and proud the red the white the blue.The other ones got a rattlesnake with a simple statement made, Don’t Tread On Me is what it says"
3 years 21 weeks ago, 7:23 PM

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Shak

Enjoy ya supper!

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