In good condition they can be shooters if one is willing to do their due diligence & homework. Reloading obsolete black powder cartridges is a hobby unto itself.
Outside forum links are verboten here. However, suffice it to say that there is a range report with one of these on a cast bullet specific forum only a Google search away.
As to whether it's worth buying, only you can be the judge.
Personally, if it's not something you can actually fire safely with period spec ammo, I wouldn't bother, the world is full of wall hangers. Opinions vary of course.
MSgt, USAF, Retired
NRA Life Member
The hardest thing to explain is the glaringly evident which everybody had decided not to see. - Ayn Rand
Last edited by Overkill0084; 06-08-2014 at 04:05 PM.