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#606941 11/24/2021 9:14 PM
by arrieta2
arrieta2
Where is George Lander. A friend and I were speaking recently and remember him posting here from time to time about guns he was selling. He was also in the real estate business .

Just wondering


John Boyd
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#606976 Nov 25th a 12:04 PM
by Stanton Hillis
Stanton Hillis
I was under the impression that because he had not sold very many he listed them at Charlton Hall, an auction house in Columbia, SC.

I met George at a Fall Classic S X S shoot at Rick Hemingway's. Quite a gentleman. The most significant thing I recall about George is that, it was he that broke the news to the world via internet that Bo Whoop had been found, and the broken buttstock had been replaced, the re-stocking having been done by Jim Kelly of Darlington. Poor George was "crucified" over that announcement. Turns out there were far more people who had a greater interest in the story of it's loss, and the aura surrounding that, than in it's being found. Two years later I spent an afternoon with the gun in Savannah before it was sent to Julia's Auction. The rest is history.
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#607127 Nov 27th a 01:12 PM
by Mills
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The Bo Whoop rediscovery took on a life of its own. Lots of people thought it was a fake or a hoax. The big question is how much did the owners know.

How is George doing. He used to have good information and posts
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#607132 Nov 27th a 03:41 PM
by Stanton Hillis
Stanton Hillis
Some of the diehards may not be convinced yet. I took it apart, measured bores and chokes, and compared everything to data. Patina looked perfect. I was convinced, but my opinion meant/means nothing. But, when Austin Hogan gave it the thumbs up it convinced a lot of people.
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