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Check out This Mystery Spencer Rifle That Was Converted to a Shotgun

Have you ever seen a Spencer rifle that’s been converted to a shotgun?

Well this mystery weapon from the old West has an unknown history.

Ian from Forgotten Weapons tells us all about this smooth bore Spencer rifle.

This Spencer rifle was converted at some point to a smoothbore shotgun. The barrel is around a 20 gauge size.

What makes this mystery Spencer rifle now a smoothbore shotgun an oddity? Well there is not much known history on such conversions and who actually accomplished it. What was this Spencer rifle’s purpose after converted to a smoothbore shotgun? The history on this weapon may have been lost to the past permanently.

Ian from Forgotten Weapons shows us this interesting relic from the old west and tells us a great deal on what he knows about the Spencer rifles.

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Check out This Mystery Spencer Rifle That Was Converted to a Shotgun