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Old April 12, 2013, 10:07 AM   #18
James K
Join Date: March 17, 1999
Posts: 24,159
I am not knocking Martinis (though I don't care for the liquid kind). The action is derived from the Peabody, but vastly improved. I like the guns and have owned a couple; I consider it the best of the single shot military rifles, much faster to fire and easier to maintain than the various bolt actions and a lot better than the American "trap door" Springfield.

A GOOD Martini action would be well worth converting into a neat sporting rifle, and those .310's by Greener were hard to beat. But I still am not sure a Martini clone from an unknown source is a good basis for an investment.

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