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Post by mcraig13824 on Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:21 pm

There is an Ed Masaki Dragon Gun up for auction at GunAuction. The seller is Jackthedog. If anyone is interested.

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Post by dronning on Mon Jun 22, 2020 3:48 pm

https://www.gunauction.com/buy/17087128
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Post by flyer898 on Mon Jun 22, 2020 7:29 pm

It is up to $905. Does anyone here have one?

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Post by STEVE SAMELAK on Mon Jun 22, 2020 9:24 pm

Don't own one, but Mr Masaki let me shoot one back in 2009.   sunny
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Post by zanemoseley on Mon Jun 22, 2020 10:33 pm

So many cool guns yet so little cash lol.

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Post by javaduke on Tue Jun 23, 2020 5:14 am

Well, I'm going to give it a shot (literally and figuratively)...

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Post by bruce martindale on Tue Jun 23, 2020 11:31 am

My son shot one at Perry one year but I didn't know how many or few, were out there

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Post by dronning on Tue Jun 23, 2020 12:08 pm

$1,806, I'd bet it goes close to $3K
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Post by Mtnbkrjeff on Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:21 pm

I have one. I live about a half mile from Ed and became friends with him at the range over the years. Got to watch him develop and test the dragon, put my name in for one and ended up with I think #10. Only shot it a handful of times and put it away. 
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Post by zanemoseley on Tue Jun 23, 2020 3:30 pm

So how much does it really lower the recoil? I saw the Youtube video and appears it might be a bit less but hard to tell how objective the test was. Also anyone know the cost when new? Is Ed still alive?

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Post by Mtnbkrjeff on Thu Jun 25, 2020 7:28 pm

zanemoseley wrote:So how much does it really lower the recoil? I saw the Youtube video and appears it might be a bit less but hard to tell how objective the test was. Also anyone know the cost when new? Is Ed still alive?


Recoil is less but it all depends on the load. If I remember correctly you would have to go 4.2-4.4 on powder to get accuracy at 50 yards. New they we’re around $3500. Haven’t been shooting so not sure if Ed is still with us. I’ll ask some friend that still go out to the range.

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Post by bpettet on Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:02 pm

Well, I was the high bidder for the last few days.  I stopped north of $3k today and it has 9 days left. Maybe someone here gets it.

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Post by DonBrummer on Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:29 pm

$4117 and climbing.  My limit was $3200
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Post by bpettet on Fri Jun 26, 2020 5:35 pm

Well Don, you and I bid it up for someone else to have a go.  I know it's rare but it's not worth that to me.

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Post by radjag on Fri Jun 26, 2020 6:27 pm

Certainly a rare beast. But I have heard that due to the very small number produced, over quite a number of years, Mr. Masaki was not able to source really top quality match barrels.

That point will certainly not deter the collectors, but it kinda knocks the shine off for the serious Bullseye shooter. IMHO.

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Post by Mtnbkrjeff on Fri Jun 26, 2020 7:20 pm

Mtnbkrjeff wrote:
zanemoseley wrote:So how much does it really lower the recoil? I saw the Youtube video and appears it might be a bit less but hard to tell how objective the test was. Also anyone know the cost when new? Is Ed still alive?


Recoil is less but it all depends on the load. If I remember correctly you would have to go 4.2-4.4 on powder to get accuracy at 50 yards. New they we’re around $3500. Haven’t been shooting so not sure if Ed is still with us. I’ll ask some friend that still go out to the range.

My friend said Ed is still around, he comes into his brothers feed store.

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Post by mpolans on Fri Jun 26, 2020 8:39 pm

He's not still building guns, is he?

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Post by SmokinNJokin on Sat Jun 27, 2020 10:26 am

I bet that thing would shoot better with atlanta arms or zero 185 jhp. Both are on the hot side. Would run a lot cleaner in gas gun than lead.

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Post by mikemyers on Sat Jun 27, 2020 11:31 am

Gee, if I had an unlimited budget, and could shoot like __ .



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Post by dronning on Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:01 pm

DonBrummer wrote:$4117 and climbing.  My limit was $3200
I was way off I thought close to $3K too.
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Post by flyer898 on Sun Jun 28, 2020 7:17 pm

I was watching this auction, and I planned on a $3500 bid. There are more than a few who want this gun more than I do.
However, it is a Unicorn, and they never come cheap.
Does anyone know how many exist?

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Post by Mtnbkrjeff on Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:43 pm

mpolans wrote:He's not still building guns, is he?
Just spoke with Ed and he not building.

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Post by Mtnbkrjeff on Tue Jun 30, 2020 7:46 pm

flyer898 wrote:I was watching this auction, and I planned on a $3500 bid. There are more than a few who want this gun more than I do.
However, it is a Unicorn, and they never come cheap.
Does anyone know how many exist?

Spoke with Ed he said he couldn’t remember how many he built, not many maybe 15 or so.

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Post by Allen Barnett on Tue Jun 30, 2020 9:26 pm

Current bid is little over $4300.00!!

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Post by JIMPGOV on Sun Jul 05, 2020 7:31 pm

15K SO FAR

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