I like the rifle. I've begun to work on the barrel and found that the rusting only extends for the first inch or so from the muzzle. Plus, the brass fittings are a little more ornate than the 1861's, etc. I'm going to buy it. I'll pay $200.00, as from what I've read here, it's a good deal.
I'm going to begin to restore the rifle somewhat. I'll post another thread later today with some questions and requests for opinions. Thanks...