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Old 07-24-2013, 09:33 PM   #1
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The Atlanta Cutlery Company has Martini-Henry rifles for sale. Anybody have any experience with these? Are they shootable?


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Of course they can be shot! Might require re-barreling or installing a liner. Many Martini-Henry rifles have no safety. Which is fine, just don't load them until you are ready to shoot. They are black powder actions. So cartridge selection would be like 50-70 or 45-70(with light or black powder loads) or other black powder cartridges. Most are found in old, odd European calibers(so re-barrel).


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The ones in good condition are pretty sweet.
These are the ones I would look for.
http://www.ima-usa.com/nation/british-militaria/british-antique-guns/martini-henry.html
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The ones in good condition are pretty sweet.
These are the ones I would look for.
http://www.ima-usa.com/nation/british-militaria/british-antique-guns/martini-henry.html
Yeah, I agree. I watched some of IraqVeteran8888's YouTube videos about them. He's got a series about them. Seems like pretty decent rifles with one hellacious round.


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