Dealer Showroom

I was able to obtain a number of books for my reference library from John. I think the hardest item that he let go was some of his books.

IMG_3514 IMG_3515 IMG_3516 IMG_3517 IMG_3518 IMG_3519 IMG_3520 IMG_3495 IMG_3496 IMG_3497 IMG_3498 IMG_3499 IMG_3500 IMG_3501 IMG_3502 IMG_3503 IMG_3504 IMG_3505 IMG_3506 IMG_3507 IMG_3508 IMG_3509 IMG_3510 IMG_3511 IMG_3512 IMG_3513Some of the books are English, some are not. There are hard back books, magazines, soft back books and technical manuals. There are even a couple for a young friend just starting the collector road. It was a good book trip. Contact John for your book needs.

Another Webley pistol

On the way back from Oregon my wife and I stopped at a friends house in Nevada. In his very nice collect was a New Zealand marked Mk 6 revolver.




IMG_3443sThe pistol has been shaved to allow the use of the 45 auto rim or the 45acp with the 1/2 moon clip.

Dealer Showroom deals

Here are a few of the interesting items that I found at Dealer Showroom.

The first and really exciting item is a brand new AR-10 Sudanese hand guard.


There are still 2 of them left.

I am working on a couple of Enfield projects and was able to pick up a few items toward completing them.





I also found a missing piece to my Mk7 Enfield.


IMG_3490sThe missing magazine.

I also came across some 15 rd Hotchkiss feed strips.

IMG_3484sAnd a 22lr Enfield barrel.



IMG_3488csThis as well as some very interesting books and rifles. That will be in later posts.

A visit to Dealer Showroom

We arrived at Medford Or. on Saturday and with a rental car drove to Klamath Falls where John Bush and Dealer Showroom is at. John has decided to retire and is cutting back his inventory drastically. With that in mind my wife and I spent all day Sunday and part of Saturday evening looking for and picking up a few items.

John helped me go through drawers, boxes and binds of stuff.

IMG_2090sEvery drawer was a new adventure. You could find stripped Enfield receivers.

IMG_3173sThere were drawers of magazines

IMG_3174sRacks of Madsen parts as well as boxes of misc Madsen items

IMG_3171sShelves of parts

IMG_3170sEvery nook and cranny was filled with parts

IMG_3167sEven found a box of M-1 Garand receivers

IMG_3168sJohn has even decided to reluctantly sell off some of his reference library.

IMG_3165sMy lovely wife spent the better part of 9 hours going through boxes of gun books.

IMG_3172sAnd no I did not buy everything. I did find a few treasures though.

Some of the major stuff that John has are L1A1 parts, Madsen LMG parts, IMI .357 pump rifle, but there is so much give John a call at.

916-205-1533 or 541-363-2695


A quick update on the vacation

This has been a awesome vacation. I will have a complete update when I get back home, but so far I have found some great gun stuff, had a fun time everywhere. Just today I went crabbing.

Fresh from the ocean

IMG_3382sAfter cooking

IMG_3384sWhat a meal

Taking a little time off

After the grueling work schedule I have had for the last couple of months I have decided to take a little time off. A friend of mine and gun lab has offered my wife and I a room at his motel in Oregon for a few days. So I excepted and I am taking a much needed brake. Hopefully it will allow me some time to complete all the videos and write ups I have setting on my computer for posts to gun lab.

The internet access is non existing at the motel and the cell phones will not even work there so I am hoping for some much needed quite time to finish a number of projects.

I am also dropping by dealers warehouse to see an old friend and spend some time there. I will post about the visit there with pictures. We are also stopping by a friends house in Nevada. It should be a fun trip and I hope to have some interesting pictures to share.

Part 2 of the Samurai collection

This part deals with the Calvary. Once again the detail to there armor is amazing. IMG_2893s

IMG_2895sA nice close up.




IMG_2899sWhat detail.


Sunday Answer 7-9-17

The drum that I showed on Saturday.





Belongs to the McClean machine gun. This is the weapon that the Lewis light machine gun is based upon.

This is the machine gun it went to.

scan0003=csThe drum next to the weapon

scan-csHere is a picture of the drum from “The Belgian Rattlesnake”

scan0002-csFor more information on this weapon and the Lewis machine gun you should get a copy of this book from Collector Grade Publications


A new Category “Arizona day”

During my normal work week I generally drive 1000 miles and go and see some really interesting stuff. Sometimes it a place or an object or just what is going on in this great state. So I have decided to do a once a week or maybe once every two week post about this state.

IMG_3015sThis is the thermometer reading in my fab shop at 6am. In the shade with the evap. coolers going. It is going to be a scorcher today.

What is it Saturday

This might be a little on the hard side. I came across this interesting item and thought you would enjoy seeing it.IMG_2609s