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#1 colt21a

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Posted 28 February 2004 - 06:40 PM

one of my favorites,so i just had to order a blue 1918 ohio ord model.............to get ready for the 40th.anniversary in 2006...........


PLEASE "BAR" GUYS DON'T CHIME IN ANY NEGATIVE'S..

i have owned colt,marlin rockwell,winchester,royal mcbee typewritter,and ohio ord model's...........

it's all about the movie.............and the great gun.........and the historic river rat's............ron
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Posted 28 February 2004 - 07:28 PM

My partner today asked about the OOC BAR. I told him I could order one in if he wanted...to ..try mine first biggrin.gif I said the slow rate is about like the Semi laugh.gif I really like the new blue 1818 ones, but ouch on the nut they want for it.

BTW, one of my faves as well, except for the crappy ending.
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Posted 28 February 2004 - 07:38 PM

QUOTE (Bob @ Feb 28 2004, 07:28 PM)
My partner today asked about the OOC BAR. I told him I could order one in if he wanted...to ..try mine first biggrin.gif I said the slow rate is about like the Semi laugh.gif I really like the new blue 1818 ones, but ouch on the nut they want for it.

BTW, one of my faves as well, except for the crappy ending.

bob if you go to the sand pebbles web-site also in the book...steve never wanted to have that ending he said holman was much wiser and could have figured a way out.....w/o having to do the last hold action..........

still a great classic anyhow.........ron

p.s.and on the price,its better then spending about $18,000 for the real full auto..........the last price a guy wanted for a colt 1919.........{and to think i sold mine to birmingham pistol parlor back in the 90's for around 7,000}


and in the movie they used a 1918 marlin-rockwell.......with a2 hider ala/blank adaptor..... adaptor........


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Posted 28 February 2004 - 07:44 PM

BOB i could not pass this one up.................at least tell people for $4,000.00 plus >they are getting something they can shoot and defend with,better then spending $4,000 on a couple colt drum's..wink!!
at least with the 1918 bar, you do get a gun.........

and not another colt acc.

you know with the price of "madness" nowadays"

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Posted 28 February 2004 - 08:10 PM

I thought the ending where Steve yells, "I was home....What the Hell happned...What the Hell happened!" Bang! Was cool. McQueen didn't want to die in films after he became a star in "The Great Escape." He died beautifully in "Hell is For Hereos." Hey, Sinatra bought it at the end of "Von Ryan's Express" and that made the movie.

1919 Colt BAR's seem to be going for $30K today.

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Posted 28 February 2004 - 08:57 PM

QUOTE (colt21a @ Feb 28 2004, 07:44 PM)
,better then spending $4,000 on a couple colt drum's..wink!!
at least with the 1918 bar, you do get a gun.........

and not another colt acc.

you know with the price of "madness" nowadays"

ron

Psssst... I know someone who is going to break open a couple of cases at $350 a pop so save your money on those spensive drums.....
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Posted 28 February 2004 - 10:25 PM

I wonder if spent hulls from a Colt are worth more than spent hulls out of a Savage? The money has to be going somewhere? Any thoughts?

LMAO Randall laugh.gif

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Posted 29 February 2004 - 12:09 AM

QUOTE (hardrede @ Feb 28 2004, 10:22 PM)
Hey, I have a demilled peice of a receiver that probably was made by Colt. I am asking $393 an ounce if you are interested. It retains most of its elemental iron as well as some impurities and carbon, molybdenum, and chromium.  It is VERY VERY VERY RARE and never to be seen again. Ill even add gold inlay to this piece of (s)crap if you are interested for an additional $2K!!! I call it the Midas GRAB Thompson part!!!! laugh.gif  laugh.gif  laugh.gif

aw com'n boy's "Thompson Greed"

however a thompson and a bar look good together..... and everybody know's the thompson guy needed back-up when he had to load those drum's....wink!!!


it is so sad we really cannot enjoy all these goodies because of price............

we all should have a safe full of bar's and thompson's........ron
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Posted 29 February 2004 - 12:22 AM

Ron,
Most of the cops I know are tighter than the bark on a tree biggrin.gif

"Four grand for a gun...the wife won't allow" (as she sports 10K worth of rings and a 8k boob job).

Once the BAR starts barking it makes the Thompson look pretty toy like laugh.gif but they each have style of their own.
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Posted 29 February 2004 - 10:00 AM

I was going to purchase one of OOC's SLR's a few weeks ago. They informed me that they only had a few left for sale for spring delivery. (April) The next orders being taken for rifles will be in July...looks like that's when I'll have to buy mine. I don't know the status of the 1918 model though. I was given a price of $2700.00 without the carrying handle or bi pod.

A friend of mine bought his full auto BAR in 1987 for $2400.00 tax stamp included at Prarie Creek Gun Shop in Muncie Indiana..he was recently offered $19,000.00 for the weapon...now that's an investment. (BTW...he refused the offer.)

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Posted 29 February 2004 - 11:22 AM

QUOTE (Deputy 89C6 @ Feb 29 2004, 10:00 AM)
I was going to purchase one of OOC's SLR's a few weeks ago. They informed me that they only had a few left for sale for spring delivery. (April) The next orders being taken for rifles will be in July...looks like that's when I'll have to buy mine. I don't know the status of the 1918 model though. I was given a price of $2700.00 without the carrying handle or bi pod.

A friend of mine bought his full auto BAR in 1987 for $2400.00 tax stamp included at Prarie Creek Gun Shop in Muncie Indiana..he was recently offered $19,000.00 for the weapon...now that's an investment. (BTW...he refused the offer.)

C6

all of bob's parked model's are sold,the blued 1918 model's will be ready in or about aug 2004,
well not too long of a wait........{for something nice}

when i originally bought a bunch in 1996......the wait was not as long..........

everybody that i have sold these to are 100% happy.....and a few guys bought the blued model after i sold them the parked 1918a2 model.......or a3 as some call it........

and some day...these to will be big buck's.......once parts are gone.out of production........and all that........

and of course it is more affordable..............for a old retired class three dealer. wink!!!.........


who just wants to watch "sand pebble's"on dvd and relax and dream!!

yep thats what it's all about................RON
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Posted 29 February 2004 - 08:19 PM

Ron,Bob,..et al..
It`s too bad all of you don`t live closer...had the 21, BARs barkin` for all they`re worth...got some great video..if only I could figure out how to load the PC to show here..easier to fix a jammed 16...got some great belt feds on film too..someday this computer will get smart enough...out. wink.gif
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Posted 29 February 2004 - 08:55 PM

I used to think it was a waste to pay that much for a semi but now am second guessing as it sure is a beautiful peice and have recently been pondering a purchase.

My dilemma right now would be to decide to purchase an AR-50 or a semi-Bar. But it does not stop there because if I hold the $2700, I could try to save a few grand more and buy another full auto of some kind.

Damn, being poor sucks!!! cool.gif

What would you do?
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Posted 01 March 2004 - 12:50 AM

QUOTE (JimFromFL @ Feb 29 2004, 08:55 PM)
I used to think it was a waste to pay that much for a semi but now am second guessing as it sure is a beautiful peice and have recently been pondering a purchase.

My dilemma right now would be to decide to purchase an AR-50 or a semi-Bar. But it does not stop there because if I hold the $2700, I could try to save a few grand more and buy another full auto of some kind.

Damn, being poor sucks!!! cool.gif

What would you do?

buy the bar............to think i have had over 30 of them,and now i am bar/less...............thats never a way to go...................watching steve shoot the chinese rebel's, national's, whatever.............and kirby on combat.....

and buddy ebsen and robert wagner with broderick crawford in that hell ww2 movie..........with a heck of alot of bar's...........

never again i say,never again.............wink!! ron

and when i ordered it bob said:"ron' you are beyond help"

anyhow thats just me.............and i always think once gone ..................pay more later................

and they are a work of gunsmith art..............RON
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Posted 01 March 2004 - 09:43 AM

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Psssst...  I know someone who is going to break open a couple of cases at $350 a pop so save your money on those spensive drums.....



...care to elaborate?...or is this an early April Fool's Day joke?

Edited by SamG, 01 March 2004 - 09:44 AM.

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 09:51 AM

Phil,... sounds like them Ohio deer are gettin` agressive..might have to fix bayonets...down here many a mean buck or hog or armadillo has felt the rath of my bayo... when they turn and snarl you know they`re gonna charge!... aahhhh, can`t wait for hunting season to start...KEEPEM`SMOKIN`,out. wink.gif
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Posted 01 March 2004 - 11:32 AM

'The Sand Pebbles' is one of my all time favorites. I liked it so much, when I was a kid I made a 1918 BAR with removable magazines out of wood to have one just like the one in the movie. It also gave me the desire to get a 03 Springfield. The BAR that Ohio Ord is offering is beautiful. I would love to get one, but I will just have to look for now. Man-o-man, I could put a big dent in my mortgage with the price of that rifle.

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 11:50 AM

If you like the sound of the BAR, you gotta watch this movie. Just about everyone is carrying a 1928 (with a hollow compensator) but they are using the sound effects of a BAR on the slow rate. You also need to check out the wood 1919's that turn into maxims when fired. Great film even with it's errors. biggrin.gif

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 11:57 AM

QUOTE (M1tommygun @ Mar 1 2004, 11:32 AM)
'The Sand Pebbles' is one of my all time favorites. I liked it so much, when I was a kid I made a 1918 BAR with removable magazines out of wood to have one just like the one in the movie. It also gave me the desire to get a 03 Springfield. The BAR that Ohio Ord is offering is beautiful. I would love to get one, but I will just have to look for now. Man-o-man, I could put a big dent in my mortgage with the price of that rifle.

Scott

scott saw that one on the big screen in 1966.......and of course have the vhs and dvd.did not get the real deal till around 1972 much later..........was playin in south china sea's........with the real deal........man! the memories of the camp lejeune armory,m-60's a few bar's.........and greasegun"s and the normal assortment of m-16's and m-14's............i am sure after 1969 they dumped alot of the older stuff........

as i was issued a m-14.............

but that was a long time ago...........

yes i was a gun guy even in the corp........
{it made the addiction worst}
its a history thing you know!!!

you still have the wood mock-up model???

thanks for everybody that chimed in,i am sure we all have a few good memories of something...... and yes that 03 springfield,gotta get one of those next.sold my last one in 1993..................{never should have done that}

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Posted 01 March 2004 - 12:00 PM

QUOTE (Bob @ Mar 1 2004, 11:50 AM)
If you like the sound of the BAR, you gotta watch this movie. Just about everyone is carrying a 1928 (with a hollow compensator) but they are using the sound effects of a BAR on the slow rate. You also need to check out the wood 1919's that turn into maxims when fired. Great film even with it's errors. biggrin.gif

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bob now you are really taking me back.i think i first saw that one around 1957...............and when it came on t.v.later,i taped it in beta{ wow!!!}
now of course have that copy in v.h.s.

ain't life grand??

thanks for that memory,and yes the special effects crew did that with the sounds on a few movies..........ron
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