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On This Day

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by jbett98, Nov 26, 2013.

  1. jbett98

    jbett98 NW Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    While working at the bench on a self-loading pistol design for Fabrique Nationale de Herstal (FN) in
    Liège Belgium, John Moses Browning died of heart failure while in his son Val's office at the FN factory.
    It was the last day on earth for this ingenious person who invented more firearms than any other gun maker in the history of the world.
     
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  2. Blitzkrieg

    Blitzkrieg WA Well-Known Member

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    Carried and had to draw that pistol design several times.. Thanks Mr Browning
     
  3. Dunerunner

    Dunerunner You'll Never Know Well-Known Member

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    Respect!!
     
  4. gunfreak

    gunfreak Boise Well-Known Member

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    He designed my favorite, the Browning 1919
     
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  5. sheepdip

    sheepdip Redland Well-Known Member

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    Where would the gun world be without John Browning,? SALUTE:flag:
     
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  6. Fast Eddie

    Fast Eddie Vancouver Well-Known Member

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    You were a great American Mr Browning. I am proud to own the fine firearms I do that bear your name and your genius.
     
  7. slingshot1943

    slingshot1943 salem or Well-Known Member

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    I bought a Remington model 24 at auction and kind of wondered why I spent money on it when I favor Winchesters. I understood after I found out JMB invented it.
     
  8. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    RIP Mr. Browning. Your inventive genius will shine for many, many years!