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Unread 09-18-2019, 08:55 AM   #11
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My question is whats big money? Thats a nice gun with outstanding wood. In todays 410 market the Skeeter is a bargain.
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I agree Rich and I think mine should have hammered considerably higher. I learned a lot from that transaction.





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Unread 09-18-2019, 12:24 PM   #13
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Dean you certainly got a raw deal on that from the auction house and subsequently so did I as I was going to buy it from you. Live and learn I guess.
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$6500 is enough in today's market. Maybe not so much a good price few years ago.
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If memory serves Deans gun was the only two barrel set Iver Johnson made in a Skeeter model 410. I think it would be worth more than $6500 in today's market.
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Please, please, please.
For any of you gentlemen who have actually used this gun on game or clays, How would you rate it as a shooter?
Dynamic or fence post? A pleasure or a snoozer? Worthwhile or worthless?
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A great shooting gun, a 1/4 price alternative to a Parker .410.
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I shot doves with my Iver Johnson Hercules 410 this week. Very similar to the Skeeter, but not as fancy of wood. It handles very well.
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if you want a 410 you won't go wrong with this one and as Bill said it's far less expensive than a Parker or a Fox.
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I have had a 20 and a 28 skeeter, they both handled very nicely. They were configured generally as target guns, and not crazy light like some smallbore hunting guns. The 20 I had was special ordered for a cruise ship, and all of the metal parts were factory nickel plated. Turns out IJ did a few of these in all gauges. I sold the 20 to a buddy that was a big tournament Marlin fisherman. They used it to shoot at flying fish when they were bored!
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