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Gambit88
August 2, 2009, 12:51 PM
Sorry if this is the wrong place for this, but does anyone know if there is a blank fireing replica of this gun? Id love to have one to go with some of my civil war stuff but all I can find are non fireing wallhangers.

thanks

Gambit

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GEM
August 2, 2009, 03:04 PM
Somebody ran an ad for a Volcanic clone in 22 LR, IIRC. I saw it in SGN or Gun Digest years ago. Sorry, that's all I remember.

Nicodemus38
August 2, 2009, 10:45 PM
there was a company selling copies about 10 years ago chambered in 22lr. almost a complete copy, except in caliber. They didnt stay in production very long. I heard once they can fetch the 1-2000 dollar range depending on condition.

Ive seens online auction companies show original volcanics in good to fair condition in the 9-1200 range. saw a cased one with 90 rounds of period ammo for about 3000.

batjka
August 3, 2009, 12:09 PM
There's an amazing gunsmith that had recreated the Volcanic using modern materials. He also designed the ammo for it by shortening the .40 S&W case to .550 so that they function in a firearm with such a short bolt throw.

I am so impressed with this build, I can't even find enough words.

The gun is not for sale and if it were I would think it'd cost at least $15,000 as the guy built his own tools and spent countless hours working on it.

Here are the videos (Fixed them for you):

http://www.homegunsmith.com/cgi-bin/ib3/ikonboard.cgi?;act=Attach;ID=19368;f=30;t=23729;p=217435

http://www.homegunsmith.com/cgi-bin/ib3/ikonboard.cgi?;act=Attach;ID=19369;f=30;t=23729;p=217436

GEM
August 3, 2009, 12:16 PM
The link didn't work. :o

I'd like to see it.

batjka
August 3, 2009, 12:23 PM
Just fixed the links. Sorry.

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