"Wallhanger" Or Not?

Discussion in 'Muzzle Loading' started by alfakilo, Sep 20, 2020.

  1. alfakilo

    alfakilo G&G Regular

    A visit to a local pawn shop uncovered a percussion side by side shotgun that was described as a wallhanger. I didn't look over the gun.

    But I'm new to this and am curious. What should I look for if I choose to see it? I doubt that just looking down the barrels will accomplish much.
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  2. Huh? What?

    Huh? What? G&G Evangelist

    Central AZ
    Pictures would help. However, if it has Damascus barrels (google that), then it is likely a wall hanger.
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  3. Dutch

    Dutch G&G Evangelist

    Could be any number of things. The seller should be able to tell you why it's labeled as such.
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  4. big shrek

    big shrek G&G Evangelist

    Always wondered if one could fit a new/used set of good steel barrels
    to replace damascene ones...might be a PITA tho...
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  5. chesterwin

    chesterwin G&G Evangelist

    Go back and get some pictures if you can. You never know.

    I bought a G grade Parker double out of shotgun news from a dealer in Texas that had it advertised as a "Trojan". The "hint" on that one was the engraved receiver.
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  6. blaster

    blaster G&G Evangelist

    I have heard of sleeving Damascus barrels with fluid steel liners.
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  7. alfakilo

    alfakilo G&G Regular

    Took a closer look today. The gun is a Parkhurst of undetermined vintage, well worn, needing mechanical work on the hammers. No Damascus barrels. Passed on the deal.
  8. mauser9

    mauser9 G&G Evangelist

    Good choice! I'd pass too.
  9. big shrek

    big shrek G&G Evangelist

    Found this...
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