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BSA .308 Win Sporting Rifle w/ BSA Scope

Discussion in 'Rifle Classifieds' started by hm1ing, Oct 29, 2009.

  1. hm1ing

    hm1ing 97051 Member

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    WTS/WTT (Trade item's of interest are a Pocket Pistol, Alum. Boat & Trailer)

    BSA .308 Win (7.62 NATO) bolt action sporting rifle, made in England, marked BSA Guns Ltd., importer was Eagle Arms, NY, 22 inch barrel, open sights, good condition, bore clean and shiny. Mounted with a BSA 3-9 Scope w/ Weaver Mounts. There is some ( Normal ) wear on this rifle at the barrel tip; this rifle was manufactured circa 1965- 1972 & comes with a gun hard case. I’m giving up hunting due to disability; asking $600

    From Gunner3456's Link [Monarch, 7.62mm NATO, 4.04 kg, 4 Internal, $1428]

    http://www.pmulcahy.com/bolt-action_sporting_rifles/british_ba_spr_a-b.htm
     
  2. Gunner3456

    Gunner3456 Salem Well-Known Member

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    Nice gun.

    Where are you in Oregon.? Is that zip St. Helens?
     
  3. hm1ing

    hm1ing 97051 Member

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    yes I'm in St. Helens, It is a nice shooting Rifle. Just won't have a need for it anymore.
     
  4. AndyTheCornbread

    AndyTheCornbread Goldendale, WA New Member

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    PM sent.
     
  5. hm1ing

    hm1ing 97051 Member

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    Pm replied... Thanks
     
  6. Gunner3456

    Gunner3456 Salem Well-Known Member

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    Well, I'm no expert but that looks like a BSA Monarch to me and the BSA is a good scope too.

    I'd say that's the buy of the day for sure.
     
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    AndyTheCornbread Goldendale, WA New Member

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    Gunner3456 Salem Well-Known Member

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    Hm1ing, have you shown that gun to a couple of gun experts lately to get a rough appraisal on it?

    The only reason I'm not saying "I'll take it" is because I think it might worth more than a grand, especially with that scope. Maybe a lot more.

    Why don't you lock this thread and get some more info on it? (Click on thread tools and close the thread if you want to.)

    Cliff
     
  9. hm1ing

    hm1ing 97051 Member

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    hey guys...I've re-evaluated the price by popular demand. It is WELL under what it is worth. At this point it will make a collector a good buy or a hunter a great weapon. I will be content if you are... Thanks for the help, Keep the vets in mind!
     
  10. Gunner3456

    Gunner3456 Salem Well-Known Member

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    You're welcome. Glad to see you raised the price. If it doesn't go here, put it on www.gunbroker.com. That's a really nice gun and those BSA scopes aren't cheap either. It's nice to have them match.
     
  11. Gunner3456

    Gunner3456 Salem Well-Known Member

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    Hm1ing, I can't see the small pics real well.

    Is the safety a lever, kinda toward the back of the bolt area and somewhat on the right side of the gun? If not, what is it like?
     
  12. soberups

    soberups Newberg Well-Known Member

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    Kind of nice to see someone who is honest enough to tell a seller that their item is drastically underpriced, rather than taking advanage of them. Kudos to you.
     
  13. Gunner3456

    Gunner3456 Salem Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, he started with a $300 price. I just couldn't do it. The scope's worth 1/2 that to me.

    We sure screwed ourselves over, didn't we. :D
     
  14. hm1ing

    hm1ing 97051 Member

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    The safety is on the right side of the bolt, on top. it is a slide forward for fire, back for safe. Easy to slide with your thumb as your on target!
     
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  16. Gunner3456

    Gunner3456 Salem Well-Known Member

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    Probably a Monarch which was the first model with that safety, and the gun is too old to be a CF-2. It was probably made in the mid 60's rather than 1960, unless I made a bad calculation.

    Good luck with the sale. Someone's going to get lucky. :thumbup:
     
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    Gunner3456 Salem Well-Known Member

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    Gunner3456 Salem Well-Known Member

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    hm1ing 97051 Member

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    Gunner3456 I have included a new pic for your eyes, on the safety LOl
     
  20. Gunner3456

    Gunner3456 Salem Well-Known Member

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    That's the one. :thumbup:
     
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