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    Junk or not.

    My accountant rang and after the usual regarding my tax. He says " I've got two old guns here for you one is the sort you load with a stick the other has a lever with an ammo belt and really big bullets. The lever won't move there a bit rusty the guy who owned them died 30yrs ago and they have benn lying under his house since then." Junk or not I'll find out on friday when I collect them. The muzzle loader could be anything I'm hopeful the lever may be a Martini-Henry 577-450.
    Velocity is thrilling,but diameter does the real killing.

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    Even it if they're rooted as a firearm they could still be restored cosmetically for wall hangers

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    Christmas has come early��

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    Fuk......thats way more than i get from my Tax accountant....sounds like a 'keeper'......
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    Ok what ya all reckon.
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    Velocity is thrilling,but diameter does the real killing.

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    What a bummer they're like that! I'll give you $5 for the ammo
    Boom, cough,cough,cough

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    Sweet hand-chopper-off-er

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    So far I have only cleaned.
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    Velocity is thrilling,but diameter does the real killing.

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    The Martini Henry is a Khyber pass gun but the decoration is solid silver.
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    Velocity is thrilling,but diameter does the real killing.

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    What a shame they were just thrown under the house!

    Great score all the same tho
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    That is AWESOME, you lucky bugger

    No chance either is fireable?

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    If the action on the martini is ok you could re barrel the actions are fairly robust
    Boom, cough,cough,cough

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    Or clean them up, apply varnish and make wall hangers
    Boom, cough,cough,cough

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    With a bit more work both will go bang but I would be pulling the trigger with a long string. At this stage they will be wall hangers .
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    So the inside of the barrels are ok? Load the 577/450 with a SPANZ cartridge 60 grains over 85 got some brass if you wAnt
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    Boom, cough,cough,cough

 

 

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