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chipgibbs
(@chipgibbs)
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2019-04-28 14:47:00  
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This is a Daystate Huntsman .177 with the once famous Airstream mod.  Refinished the original stock and added a couple Ebony bits to sharpen it up.

Pardon the wacky scope knob.

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Charlie Sierra
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2019-04-28 15:51:16  

Is that one of those Ray Appelles knobs?


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chipgibbs
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2019-04-28 16:03:37  

Nope, It's Delrin I  cut  on a wood lathe. Just an ugly blue color. 


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Hotair
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2019-04-28 17:09:52  

VERY NICE GUN! I bet it is extremely pellet friendly too (those old school LW barrels).

That looks like a Swift or Bushnell (Korea) scope. Does it track well repeatably with that

custom FT elevation knob?

HA


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chipgibbs
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2019-04-28 20:11:10  

Bushnell Korea, clear picture, not so great tracking or ranging. When I bought the gun, mid 90's, It was allot of money. The scope was the budget piece. 

 


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willy1
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2019-04-28 20:30:48  

god' does life get any better that that??? Keeeeper""""


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Charlie Sierra
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2019-04-28 22:30:07  

Sweet gun


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Airguntunes
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2019-04-29 09:30:13  

Nice work chipgibbs. I love the old huntsman's. I had one, and the newer versions also. Daystate rules!!

I too like adding decorative grip and forearm caps to some of my stocks.

Just refinished, and added rosewood caps to my Kalibrgun mini carbine. I didn't like the mud colored stain the factory used. I gave it a lighter walnut stain with just a hint of reddish tint.

I'll post some pics when it's complete, with custom checkering added.

Thanks for sharing

Scott


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