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Old August 30, 2019, 19:22   #62
justashooter
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1871 mauser single shot turnbolt sporting rifle in 11.4X47R in 200 meter offhand austrian 1880's configuration. at this time it was illegal in germany for civilians to own guns in the martial caliber of the state, so this gun was made to fit a cartridge nearly identical to the italian 1870 Vetterli round.

https://forums.gunboards.com/showthr...highlight=1888


more rare, a commission carbine in 7X57 that i sold a few years ago

https://forums.gunboards.com/showthr...-Kar88-example
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If the concept of heading on down to the local Home Depot and transforming $100 worth of random pipe bits into a killing machine doesn’t appeal to you, you’re a frikkin' pansy. Also, you’re probably sane and will live significantly longer than I will.

Nonetheless you disgust me, and I take comfort in the knowledge that your obituary will be nowhere near as humorous as mine.


The next time I hear "THE RANGE IS NOW HOT", it just wont be the same.

Max tried another question. "What sort of people live about here?"
"In THAT direction," the Jin said, waving its right paw round, "lives a Han: And in THAT direction," waving the other paw, "lives a Ming Hare. Visit either you like: they're both mad."
"But I don't want to go among mad people," Max remarked.
"Oh, you can't help that," said the Jin: "we're all mad here. I'm mad. You're mad."
"How do you know I'm mad?" said Max.
"You must be," said the Jin, "or you wouldn't have come here."

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