Mine is an excellent shooter with handloads. Just check the bore- it should be almost new looking. The trigger might be hit or miss, the one on mine is fairly stiff.
February 11, 2008, 02:16 PM
Any marking on the receiver ring? Other places? These are the things that may improve its value if and when you decide to sell it later, but of course have nothing to do with "shootability."
February 11, 2008, 03:06 PM
anyone care to take a guess at what the muzzle loader is and how much it's worth? I'm guessing Thompson Center Encore maybe?
That is the carbine version of the Traditions Buckhunter Pro pistol. I forget what it's proper model name is. I have held them at the Traditions factory store, and they hold VERY nicely, and are comfortable (this comeing from somebody who doesn't like inlines). I forget the price, but they weren't exactly cheap. They are Spanish made, and are decent quality. However, they are not designed for heavy loadings IIRC.
The carbines have been discontinued, but here's info on the pistol.
February 11, 2008, 03:09 PM
Also, the Czech Mauser *appears* to have a winter trigger guard on it (to allow easier shooting with gloved hands). When FAC was selling them, the winter trigger guard models were priced a few bucks (maybe $10 over) the price of the standard trigger guard models.
February 11, 2008, 03:51 PM
Probably Israeli contract, but still not a bad rifle to buy.
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