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  1. Rifle Forum
    I just picked up my first Mauser that was advertised as a Argentine 7mm Mauser Carbine in 7x57. I knew from only a couple quick searches that that was going to be wrong. First off it seems the Argentine Mauser was 7.62x53. Still at the price with almost 200 rounds of factory ammo, I picked it...
  2. Rifle Forum
    Alright, found these surplus Spanish Mausers in .308 for $169.95 for sale at Samco Global Arsenal and I have question. Are these rifles safe to shoot ? I heard that these rifles were chambered in 7x57 Mauser and they converted them to .308 Winchester(7.62x51 NATO). Also I heard that .308 are...
  3. Rifle Forum
    I have a birthday coming up and I need some advice. I'm thinking of either: A. Getting a Mosin Nagant and a lot of Ammo, I've seen spam cans at .19cts a round, and rifles around 100$. B. Getting a lot of ammo for a rifle I have: a VZ.24. It's 8mm and has similar ballistics to the 762X54R I...
  4. Rifle Forum
    So recently I bought a sporter arisaka, because i needed i thought i needed to for class (gunsmithing college) and I took it shooting, I was surpirsed at its accuract and how much fun it was to shoot. Unfortunately the 7.7 Jap round is rare and expensive especially if you don't reload. So i went...
  5. Rifle Forum
    Howdy guys I began the 10 day waiting period today on 6 guns today and have a few questions (I know I should have asked the questions before but I needed them for Gunsmithing school ( I had to leave sadly). Feel free to only answer one or two. A sears "long range winner" 12 gauge break action...
  6. Firearms General Discussion
    Rate the firearm above you. This is how it goes, rate the firearm posted above you, 1~10, 10 being the highest rating. Don't forget to post another firearm for the next user to rate on...
  7. Military Weapons Forum
    I want to remove the front sight on my mauser and replace with a new sight blank from Brownells. According to the directions I just tap the old one out. Does this original sight (it's a dovetail type) easily tap out? Thanks
  8. Military Weapons Forum
    So I just bought a Czech vz.24 today, it is in quite good condition. However, I'm wondering if anyone knows how to date these rifles to when they were produced. I know that they stopped being made in 1942, but that's all I know. Also, this rifle does have a very large trigger guard, which I know...
  9. Military Weapons Forum
    I've been thinking about picking up a "vintage" bolt action for relatively cheap. The ones available and within my price range (no more than $400.00) are Mauser's (various countries I believe) Enfield's (the British 303 version and the Pakistani? .308 version) and Mosin Nagant's(they have the...
  10. Disaster Preparedness General Discussion
    I have been debating between the SKS, Mosin Nagant, Enfield, and Mauser. I have made my choice. I'm getting the SKS. My decision came down to several factors, but the primary one is the availability of ammunition. I like the 7.62x39 because it is used in the SKS and the AK-47 (which not too...
  11. Firearms General Discussion
    I put the question under rifle forum but got one response. I am picking up another Turkish Mauser from a friend. This one is a Mdl 1938. The price is $150. Condition is good or maybe better. Looks like it went to the arsenal and didn't get used much after that. What do you guys think of...
  12. Rifle Forum
    I am getting another Turkish Mauser from a friend. This one is a Mdl. 1938. My other one is a 1903. Price is $150. What do you guys think? Decent price? Condition is pretty good. Looks like it went back to the arsenal and didn't have much use after.
  13. Rifle Forum
    I traded a Tanfoglio TZ 75 9mm pistol for a new Zastava LK M70 .308 today at a local FFL. It's the deluxe model with the double set trigger, adjustable rear sights, and walnut stock. Pics will follow this weekend.
  14. Rifle Forum
    what do you guys think about it as a survival rifle
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