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Winchester 73

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Project by jlb posted 12-07-2017 06:26 AM 1447 views 0 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Rubber band gun built for neighbor boy. Fire s 4 rubber bands one at a time by cocking with lever. Gun is made using 1/4” ply in layers. Can be disassembled to replace internal rubber bands if they wear out Finish is mylands sanding sealer.

-- Jim, Ca, [email protected]





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#1 posted 12-07-2017 12:09 PM

Very nice

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#2 posted 12-07-2017 02:51 PM

wow!! this is impressive!

-- Frank, Washington State, https://www.youtube.com/user/franktha4th

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#3 posted 12-07-2017 03:14 PM

Great detail and work.

-- jack -- ...measure once, curse twice!

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#4 posted 12-07-2017 03:41 PM

That’s awesome!

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#5 posted 12-07-2017 04:00 PM

This is a very nice rubber band rifle and box and I’m sure that it was a well received. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 12-07-2017 04:13 PM

must be a 4 caliber if it fires 4 rubber bands GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#7 posted 12-07-2017 05:22 PM

Pretty darn neat!! Only problem with it is just to nice to take out and play with, it needs to be displayed, not played with! :). Great job.

-- “We all die. The goal isn't to live forever; the goal is to create something that will.” - Chuck Palahniuk

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#8 posted 12-07-2017 05:41 PM

I love it, Jim

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#9 posted 12-07-2017 06:58 PM

Most excellent!

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#10 posted 12-07-2017 09:05 PM

That’s definitely gonna be a winner.

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#11 posted 12-07-2017 11:01 PM

Love it! Nice work, just like the one made :)

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#12 posted 12-07-2017 11:46 PM

To steal a line from the ”A Christmas Story”, ”you’ll shoot out your eye”!
That is a very highly detailed Winchester 73, not to mention the box which is perfect for this!
Does it shoot 4 at one or 4 in a row?

-- "I never met a board I didn't like!"

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#13 posted 12-08-2017 12:02 AM

Very good. Love the detail. Looks like a fun build. Bet someone was very happy.
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-- I,ve had amnesia for as long as I can remember. Vernon

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#14 posted 12-08-2017 11:39 AM

Looks great. Thatll make the kids really happy and few parents probably made after they get shot a few times LOL
I also like that in the case you have a spot for his “ammo”

oldnovice – I love the Red Ryder BB guns. I still remember getting mine one Christmas morning when I was a kid. I still keep a few around for me to play with. Its amazing how accurate they actually are. I still keep a few around for when I want to shoot but don’t wanna make a bunch of noise

-- Whatsoever thy hand findeth to do, do it with all thy might

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