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    Sportco Model 40 .22

    For sale or swap for another interesting project.

    This Sportco Model 40 single shot .22 had been at the back of my gun cabinet for years.
    I fished it out this winter as a practice piece while learning to do cold rust bluing.
    So it's now maybe has the nicest metalwork of any Model 40 in NZ and maybe even the world.

    @Tentman and @T.T have both seen it ( and others I have done ) and liked the finish.

    The woodwork is still all original despite the metal work being almost perfect.
    These are a basic single shot that some young boy might love for Christmas and have some good cheap fun ( with a bit of parental supervision ).

    Happy for it to go to someone handy for only $100 if in Christchurch or close at hand.
    Or as above always looking for interesting gunsmithing and re finishing projects.

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    Tempted to get this for my lad who always begs me to take him hunting for possums! Hmm, let me think about it...

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    Free bump for a neat wee rifle, as mentioned I've seen the restoration job completed by David and its very nicely done

 

 

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