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Old April 5, 2018, 01:35 PM   #1
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Greener Shotgun action

Back in about 1974 I acquired a Greener shotgun action which were being sold at that time by I believe Navy Arms. A number of guys attending CST back then were getting them for various builds. My intention was to build a trap gun with it. My question is does anyone know if there is still a market for these? I gave some thought to also using it for a 45/70, but neither that or the trap gun look to be on my "to-do" list in the future. I picked up a new Marlin goose gun bbl. and got it threaded for the action and that's as far as I got.
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Old April 5, 2018, 02:07 PM   #2
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You mean the Greener Martini shotgun action?

I haven't seen one in a long time, and back then only a couple.
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Old April 5, 2018, 10:23 PM   #3
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Not sure exactly what they were "officially" called. They were being sold new - actions only. I believe they were roll marked just "Greener", but I'm not at home to ck. for sure. Case hardened receivers and set up for 12 Ga. - extractor-wise, that is.
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Old April 6, 2018, 07:48 AM   #4
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Any chance of a pic? I might be interested. GW
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Old April 7, 2018, 02:33 PM   #5
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We'll be back home about the 1st of May, I can get a photo if that's OK?
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Old April 14, 2018, 12:20 PM   #6
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Years ago I seen a good number of people (try) building a Trap Gun with Greener actions . I really never seen a good one and most that did build one sold it in short order .
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Old April 23, 2018, 10:20 PM   #7
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That's what some guys in school (CST) were doing. The ones I saw turned out pretty nice and seemed to work well. That's back in the day when Herters was doing custom ribs for cheap and they were nicely done. I hate to think what a custom rib would run nowadays.
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