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    When I lived in El Paso my favorite gun store had an original 1863 Sharps carbine conversion (in very good shape) for $2500, that was over a year ago. On a whim I called to see if they still have it, not only do they still have it they offered to sell it to me for $1500...... Funds are still a little tight but I could probably do it, maybe........

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    Decisions, decisions.......
     
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    Not to mention that this one has old Japanese Imperial markings on it. Was probably part of a surplus arms sale to Japan back in the late 1800s.
     
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    talk them down to 1000, then grab it
     
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    Yes. If you don't, you'll wish you had. Be kind to yourself. Own it.
     
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    That would be nice...... That's my intent.
    :thup:
     
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    They've already dropped it a grand, and it hasn't sold.

    they should be open for offers.
     
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    They had it for a couple of years at least.
     
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    No, it's very old. How ya gonna shoot that?
     
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    I have a Springfield 45/70 Model 1884 that I fired as recently as July 4. My father bought it in 1928 for 50 cents. I also have a Hughes 20 Gauge muzzle loading shotgun made made in England around 1895 and given to my Grandfather when he was 12 in 1896. I would be afraid to fire it because the barrels are Damascus twist.
     
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    Very carefully........ Besides I'm a collector and that's one I've always wanted.
     
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