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4V50 Gary
December 31, 2010, 01:54 PM
A "musket" was used in a robbery in Newfoundland. Looking at it, I'm suspicious if it was even real. I'd like other member's opinion.

Musket (http://www.cbc.ca/canada/newfoundland-labrador/story/2010/12/22/musket-robbery-122.html)

Hardcase
December 31, 2010, 02:30 PM
It sorta seems to be missing some parts.

Newfoundland is kind of like the red-headed stepchild of Canada, eh?

Fingers McGee
December 31, 2010, 02:33 PM
from the grainy video, it appears to be a non firing replica/toy musket. The barrel bands are too big and bright. Of course, it could just be that my glasses are dirty and I don't know what I'm talking about.

FM

Hawg Haggen
December 31, 2010, 02:55 PM
Not real.

Pahoo
December 31, 2010, 03:11 PM
Don't want to say that I wished I could have been there so for now, have to say that it or most of it, looks unreal. Probably a poor replica. .... :barf:


Be Safe !!!

noelf2
December 31, 2010, 06:49 PM
doesn't look like there's a lock on it

Hellgate
December 31, 2010, 08:55 PM
Maybe it's one of those British Martini rifles from the Zulu wars. Otherwise I'm with fingers (need new glasses and probably don't know nuthin' anyhows).

4V50 Gary
December 31, 2010, 10:38 PM
It's confirmed it's a fake. Link (http://news.gather.com/viewArticle.action?articleId=281474978858875)