Originally Posted by MightyMacbeth
Not being in the UK, I don't know much about your firearms outlets. In the US, black powder firearms aren't considered firearms and aren't controlled so you can order kits form online and finish them yourself. I buy Milsurp weapons in gun stores because they're usually cheaper than pawn shops and I don't trust some of the dealers at gun shows. All gunshops have a small area set aside for old military guns that aren't collector's items. They run from $80 to $130 for rifles.