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#212169 - 01/07/11 11:02 AM Verney-Carron
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Thought some might be interested in seeing Verney-Carron making new guns. Interesting combination of CNC, milling and hand work.



This is from 2007. All the hand work involved in making a double rifle.


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#212400 - 01/08/11 10:59 PM Re: Verney-Carron [Re: PeteM]
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Having been there it is more impressive in person than the video. Nothing is off the table when ordering a custom gun. When I have asked if they can do something not in the catalog the usual response after a moment of thought is WHY NOT!!
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#212488 - 01/09/11 04:52 PM Re: Verney-Carron [Re: PeteM]
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Mark,

Did not know you had been there. It must have been a great experience. How long ago was it?

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#212517 - 01/09/11 09:11 PM Re: Verney-Carron [Re: PeteM]
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Pete, I did some training there last March. I am doing service work for them as well as selling there double guns. They have assembled a great group of craftsmen and put out a 1st rate product. They made me feel very welcome there.
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#213163 - 01/14/11 01:13 AM Re: Verney-Carron [Re: PeteM]
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I just spoke with them at the DSC show & they had a lovely 20 bore O/U, recently compleated, that was quite tempting; also a to scale 28 SxS that was more conservative, but exquisite in its own right at roughly half the price of the 20. Either would make a wonderful and lively companion, IMHO. The 20 would have required a bit of bending, for me, but was close as built. Should any be in Reno, see them for yourself. Twenty people in the firm at present; dates back to what(?)1650 or thereabouts. Very nice products, excellent execution and good people.

I know I'm on the double rifle side; no matter, they do not get much discussion on the shotgun side; go by and introduce yourselves. The DR's they are displaying will speak by themselves also;-) I think you will find their willingness to discuss their guns and your desires quite refreshing. I did. That 20 is REALLY tempting!

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#213178 - 01/14/11 09:08 AM Re: Verney-Carron [Re: tw]
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The top video is of the production shop. The bottom is an old one of the custom shop.

The 2nd one down on this site is a current one of the custom shop:

http://www.verney-carron.com/spot_tv/video-verney-carron.htm
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#213342 - 01/15/11 03:43 PM Re: Verney-Carron [Re: mark]
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Condradulations Mark on the new feather.

A "SL Eloge" over and under on VC's website:






Edited by Birdog (01/15/11 05:25 PM)
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#213707 - 01/17/11 11:28 PM Re: Verney-Carron [Re: PeteM]
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Wow! Something a bit different and very nice.

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#213724 - 01/18/11 07:42 AM Re: Verney-Carron [Re: Birdog]
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Notice the Boss style foream metal. I will have another gun with a similar forarm in the Verney-Carron booth at the SCI show next week in Reno. Booth # 2623. If you make the show, stop by and say hello

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#213985 - 01/19/11 09:57 PM Re: Verney-Carron [Re: PeteM]
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I am getting a Purdey that they have replaced the barrels. I assume the custom shop.Hope they did a good job.
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