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#1 lamin8

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Posted 03 February 2012 - 11:43 AM

Hi

had a look in the book by Hiller but no info.

So, does anyone know how many BSA made & what the split between 177 & 22 was?

thanks

#2 shinny

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 12:36 PM

In "The Golden Century" John Knibbs tells us that Buccaneers were launched on 21st Sept. 1977 and made until 1983 with serial numbers A,AA,D,DA but gives no indication of total numbers made or of calibre split.

This doesn't answer the OP but may be of interest to someone.

#3 lamin8

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Posted 05 February 2012 - 04:44 PM

Hi

thanks for having a look & taking the time to say what you had found

cheers

#4 oneshot

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Posted 13 February 2012 - 10:15 PM

I'll be acquiring a Buccaneer at the weekend, can't wait thumb.gif

I think it's a 22 cal (but can't remember!)..


Cheers, John smile.gif

#5 Gambo

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Posted 24 February 2012 - 09:23 PM

Did you get the Buccaneer, oneshot?

How does it shoot?


I've got a minter, but firing it loosens your fillings, so I tend not to bother. sad.gif

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Posted 25 February 2012 - 09:20 PM

QUOTE(Gambo @ Fri Feb 24 2012, 21:23) <{POST_SNAPBACK}>
Did you get the Buccaneer, oneshot?

How does it shoot?
I've got a minter, but firing it loosens your fillings, so I tend not to bother. sad.gif



Hi Gambo

Yes, I bought the Buccaneer, it fired once then broke sad.gif according to Chambers exploded view of the Bucc/ Scorpion, it was the hammer that snapped ohmy.gif , Chambers have the part but it's twenty two and a hald quid plus postage ohmy.gif

I'll have a go at making one as we have ground carbon steel at work usually and it's only a small part..




Cheers, John smile.gif

#7 Gambo

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Posted 01 March 2012 - 02:15 PM

Ohh dear!!!

Please let us know how it shoots, when You've got it sorted John.

atb, Gareth.




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