For $700, you could have shot it. New Winchesters are close to twice that.
But then, I never saw a gun that I could not shoot. I do have a few that do not see use in rough weather. I have several that do not ride my old Kawasaki Mule. That roll cage has lots of opportunities to put bumps in stuff.
"Do not blame Caesar, blame the people...who have...rejoiced in their loss of freedom....Blame the people who hail him when he speaks of the 'new, wonderful, good, society'...to mean ,..living fatly at the expense of the industrious." Cicero