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I own a delightful lefever double in 410 mfg in the 1930s. It has 3 factory chambers as stamped on the underlugs.

I bet it could be made into a delightful SxS 22mag I believe. But would probably cost more than it would ever be worth. Still it would be a unique and useful rifle.

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Have you tried the Short Lane adapters for your gun? I believe they have .22 mag sleeves that fit in the chambers slightly off set for rim fire. It is a cheap way to convert. Don't know what kind of accuracy you would get, but it might be worth a try.
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There is a fellow on eBay that sells rifled inserts in 18 and 20 inch I bought one for my 12 gage 45 long colt cal only it is well made but really have not had a chance to ring it out 111.oo shipped I also had a friend that bought one of the Remington Sparton double rifles in 30-06 and had one barrel bored out to shoot 3 inch 410 said it was great to shoot
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I own a delightful lefever double in 410 mfg in the 1930s. It has 3 factory chambers as stamped on the underlugs.

I bet it could be made into a delightful SxS 22mag I believe. But would probably cost more than it would ever be worth. Still it would be a unique and useful rifle.
I actually thought of doing just that, but buying a bunch of slugs is a LOT cheaper! lol

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I own a delightful lefever double in 410 mfg in the 1930s. It has 3 factory chambers as stamped on the underlugs.

I bet it could be made into a delightful SxS 22mag I believe. But would probably cost more than it would ever be worth. Still it would be a unique and useful rifle.
Useful? You lost me there! Useful for what?
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Shooting varmits and critters and such. 🙀

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I own a delightful lefever double in 410 mfg in the 1930s. It has 3” factory chambers as stamped on the underlugs.

I bet it could be made into a delightful SxS 22mag I believe. But would probably cost more than it would ever be worth. Still it would be a unique and useful rifle.
Useful? You lost me there! Useful for what?
For gods sake man its a 22 Magnum!! What could be more useful a caliber!! 🙂

(If ya dont remember me Im a 22 magnum NUT and as such LOVE ALL THINGS 22 Mag!)

Man you got my wheels turnin here! I have a sxs410 I had to have and have t had out of the safe is years...

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