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Maspenock Trap Museum, Milford, Mass.

Discussion in 'Shooting Related Threads' started by Porcupine, Feb 17, 2010.

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  1. Porcupine

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    At Maspenock Rod and Gun Club in Milford, Massachusetts, we find the history of trap shooting (OK, clays shooting) fascinating enough to display old and interesting traps, other odd throwers and related items like old shell boxes, old shells, old trap ads, etc. in our Trap Building.

    This first one is a old Blue Rock trap.
     
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    Next is a more recent but still old Blue Rock, Embossed BLUE ROCK/REMINGTON ARMS.
     
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    This one is a DuPont hand-held thrower. These are tough to use off-hand. I wonder if they were ever used with a tripod or other device to keep it steady.
     
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    This one is a Chamberlin-Remington trap (circa 1935) which was used in our low-house for many years.
     
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    This is a Mitchell hand-held thrower. More common than the DuPont, I think. Notice the old Blue Rock clay.
     
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    In this picture is another Blue Rock trap in the foreground, and on the wall, left to right, is an Allison-Faulkner Corp. double-thrower, made in Auburn, Indiana; a couple of more recent single throwers, and on the right is another double thrower made by a company whose name begins with MEL???? Wood Products. (Some letters are not readable) Made in USA. Any info would be appreciated.

    All of these traps and throwers are fully functional.

    LA in MA
     
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    First and last TTT
     
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    The one trap was made by Mitchell but its name is the JC handtrap. It is harder to find than the DuPont trap.
     
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