Has anyone here had a model 1 before?
I found one online apparently in decent nick, with working extractor and firing pin for $50 and I’m more than tempted to get it. Definitely going to inspect it in person first though.
I tried to find reviews online, but I couldn’t really find much on it, other than it used to be sold as Slazenger.
…and so it begins. Welcome.
@bentaz didn’t you have one?
February 26, 2020, 7:55pm
I do mate, it was one of my dad’s rifles.
I don’t think I’ve ever shot it to be honest but the mod 12 I got it a ripper of a gun, so if the no.1 is half as good I’d be happy.
February 26, 2020, 10:03pm
If you want a very basic, single shot .22 that shoots okay as a plinker, for $50, I’d say buy it.
The model 12’s are a huge improvement and if the bore is still good they shoot very well. Triggers are a bit iffy, but can be improved easily.
I think I’ll get it if it has an adjustable rear sight. Messing around with open sights on my Ruger was not fun.
February 27, 2020, 4:31am
I doubt the sights are adjustable for windage
Yeah. It was elevation only. Got some brass punches at home, so no biggie for windage.
Had a look at it today. Not very much rust of the barrel, and I liked the way it looked, so I bought it. Waiting for the PTA now.
February 27, 2020, 9:48am