I have an Armisport Sharps rifle. Fine gun and I've had a lot of fun with it over the years. It is a bear to clean, but all Sharps are. I've replaced the mainspring and the breechblock spring, so if you get a chance, you might as well buy and extra and keep them on hand. They're inexpensive. I also bored out the nipple to better facilitate firing blanks. Fitted it with a bayonet, which only took about 15 minutes with a Dremel tool.
Pine River Boys, Co I, 7th Wisconsin
"We're... Christians, what read the Bible and foller what it says about lovin' your enemies and carin' for them what despitefully use you -- that is, after you've downed 'em good and hard."
-Si Klegg and His Pard Shorty