Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0
glockman26

Ithaca SKB Model 800

3 posts in this topic

A co-worker of mine wants to sell me his Ithaca SKB Model 800 O/U 12 gauge shotgun. From what I know, these guns were manufactured in Japan for Ithaca from the mid 60's to the mid 70's. I shot it at the range and smashed the clays nicely, A very nice looking firearm - seems to be in great shape with only a deep scratch on the stock. Not much info on the web on this O/U. I think I can get it for $500 which I think is a good deal.

Anyone know anything about this Ithaca SKB ?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

SKB is the gunsmith firm Shigyo Sakaba in Japan. They have been around since 1855. SKB history

 

The 800 is a high grade skeet or trap gun that SKB made for Ithaca. (They also made O/U's for Weatherby for a number of years. The Orion model name should come to mind for some.) SKB's are excellent shotguns. There is a forum on ShotgunWorld dedicated for just SKB shotguns if you have more questions or want to research your model more.

 

For $500, this is a very good price for this used gun. It has an extremely strong lockup and is as good in quality as any 68X Beretta or Citori O/U and I'd pick it over the Ruger O/U any day.

 

The Brits take their shotguns seriously, and the SKB models sold across the pond would be considered exquisite in quality. SKB - UK

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!


Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.


Sign In Now
Sign in to follow this  
Followers 0



  • Latest Topics

  • Posts

    • "Call Louis." (Evan's brother.)
    • Sorry, there is a problem The page you requested does not exist Error code: 1S160/2   Also, fuck AIM Surplus.  I bought from them in the past as well, but their excuses on stuff like that is bullshit.
    •   nah fuck that. I did that shit like 6 times on my way home from the in-laws recently.  traffic all backed up like a motherfucker, so I jumped into every exit/entry/merge area that was clear and used it to sail on by hundreds of cars and trucks. open lanes? i'm taking it.  easily lopped 30 minutes off the delays, at least according to waze.
    • The HK Web Shop advised this morning there's a 3-for-2 magazine sale with free shipping on orders over $50 until Monday. Since almost every H&K mag lists at $50, this amounts to three magazines at a 33% discount with free shipping. Note that the discount and free shipping did not appear in my shopping cart, but should be reflected in the final order, as noted on their home page. Update: The correct discounted charge was made. Only sales tax added.
    • The next match is Sunday May 28th.   This match and all matches at Quinton sportsmans club are open to the public.    5 big bad ass stages.   Website  http://www.quinton3gun.com/index.php   Remember, if come out early, help with setup and stay after to help break down Santa will bring you a new gun.   Setup starts at 7am. Registration closes at 8:30 and I will have a new shooters briefing at 8:30. Match announcements at 9 with the match starting after that.   $20 for members and $25 for non members.    I think this is the Facebook link https://m.facebook.com/login.php?next=https%3A%2F%2Fm.facebook.com%2Fprofile.php%3Fid%3D480685162262667%26tsid%3D0.8144195090284061%26source%3Dtypeahead&refsrc=https%3A%2F%2Fm.facebook.com%2Fprofile.php&_rdr   New shooters are welcome to shoot. All of the keyboard operators here should come out and try to.
  • Recently Browsing

    No registered users viewing this page.