Home made savage model 24??

Discussion in 'Firearms' started by Witch Doctor 01, Jan 21, 2019.


  1. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    I've been wondering about making a truck gun similar to the savage model 24. (the only ones I see at a gun show are .410/.22) My thought would be to use a Mossberg Maverick Thunder Ranch HS12 Over/Under Shotgun and find a insert in a second caliber that I like.... such as 30-30 , .223, or a 45-70 if I needed big game power.

    what are your thoughts?
     
    Last edited: Jan 21, 2019
  2. AxesAreBetter

    AxesAreBetter Monkey+++

    Have you checked out the Chiappa m6? Carried one for a while.

    Like the idea of rifle inserts.
     
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  3. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    I have but they are .22 over .410 and don't have the options that a 30-30 over 12 has for getting game...
     
  4. Ura-Ki

    Ura-Ki Grudge Monkey

    Remington was importing Baikal IZH 94 Russian O/O combos for a while, many caliber combos were available!

    [​IMG]
     
  5. tacmotusn

    tacmotusn Mosquito Sailor Site Supporter+

    You might want to search Gun Broker for Over/Under Rifle/Shotgun combos. UK was right! Awhile back there was quite a selection available.
     
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  6. hot diggity

    hot diggity Monkey+++ Site Supporter+++

    Why settle for just one rifle caliber.
    Stack them in a waterproof case and pick the insert you want to shoot that day. :)
     
  7. hot diggity

    hot diggity Monkey+++ Site Supporter+++

    You can probably find an offset bore .22 to fit too.

    I like the idea.
     
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  8. Ura-Ki

    Ura-Ki Grudge Monkey

    Seems to me there were many makers doing combos, and O/O inserts even! I know there was at least one very decent setup out of Turkey, dont remember the brand name, but they were some of the very best made! Like wise, those Russians are very good, and inexpensive, though might be hard to come by these days!
     
  9. techsar

    techsar Monkey+++

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  10. arleigh

    arleigh Goophy monkey

    If its a truck gun , that implies to me that it is a spur of the moment your taking advantage of ,,correct ?
    How much time do you want to spend swapping barrels and grabbing the right group of ammo ?
    And we are talking singe shot none the less.
    IMO , if I'm preparing for a impromptu event I'm lazy I don't want to be fumbling around for stuff.
    I want each weapon complete ready to go with all it's own ammo and no foolin around ,
     
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  11. Mountainman

    Mountainman Großes Mitglied Site Supporter+++

    There are a few problems with inserts. The ones I can find now are pistol calibers and only 22mag and 17HMR for rifle. The length would cut down the velocity of a real rifle round drastically. There was a guy in Alaska making long inserts in real rifle calibers but his web site does not work now. Accuracy would probably be limited to 100 yards. I have an 8" 357 insert I used in a model 24 with a scope and 75 yards is the max I would shoot.
     
  12. AxesAreBetter

    AxesAreBetter Monkey+++

    My m6 Chiappa was a 12ga .22mag...
     
  13. Witch Doctor 01

    Witch Doctor 01 Mojo Maker

    I think it was MCA that had long rifle tubes... 10 to 18 inches...
     
  14. Mountainman

    Mountainman Großes Mitglied Site Supporter+++

    Your right, was http://www.mcace.com/. Sucks that he is gone since he had some great inserts.
     
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  15. 3cyl

    3cyl Monkey+

    Last edited: Jan 23, 2019
  16. Mountainman

    Mountainman Großes Mitglied Site Supporter+++

    Thank you for finding it. [chopper] Now that is going to cost me some money.
     
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