I cruise a forum or two looking for cool/fun guns for reasonable prices and I came across this little piece:
I know next to nothing about the model, company or individual piece so I thought that I would get some opinions from my fellow High Roaders.
Any information I can get would be appreciated!
So, What say you? ... and thanks for reading!
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March 11, 2013, 12:27 PM
Step away from the computer!!
They are Junque!!
Buffalo Scouts were imported by F.I.E. (Firearms Import Export) in Miami, FL. prior to the 1968 Gun Control Act.
Further import was stopped by the GCA due to lack of import points.
I worked part time for a gun shop then, and one of the things I did was go through every shipment of New Buffalo Scouts.
And function test and try to get them working well enough to sell them for $19.95 or something like that.
There were generally several in every shipment of new guns that didn 't work right out of the box.
March 11, 2013, 01:00 PM
I was afraid of that but had to check...
Thanks RC for the advice. I will certainly be taking that to heart.
one last question:
The owner has offered to let me shoot it. Is it worth shooting it to see if its decent, or are they pretty much all junk?
Thanks again to you, RC. I appreciate your response and wisdom.
March 11, 2013, 02:14 PM
For just a little more, you can get a new Hertage SA.
At least if it breaks, you can still get parts & service from them.