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by vandle
Thu Jun 29, 2017 1:21 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: That was close
Replies: 8
Views: 4937

Re: That was close

Just shows how desensitized people have become with the conflict around them
by vandle
Thu Jun 29, 2017 12:40 am
Forum: Bayonets, Knives and Swords
Topic: Show us your favorite bayonet(s)
Replies: 20
Views: 12446

Re: Show us your favorite bayonet(s)

My favorite is the M38 Folding bayonet as well.

Just a little bit different.
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by vandle
Wed Jun 28, 2017 9:21 pm
Forum: Turkish Rifles
Topic: Gewehr 88
Replies: 6
Views: 8040

Re: Gewehr 88

I have one at the moment and they shoot pretty well. There has been discussions on if they are suitable for shooting some of the "hot" surplus ammo doing the rounds (pun was intended) due to the age of the receivers (pre 1900s) but i shoot mine with reduced loads anyway. Don't let this sway your min...
by vandle
Tue Jun 27, 2017 6:06 pm
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: Gewehr 98 steal
Replies: 12
Views: 9306

Re: Gewehr 98 steal

50 Euro aaaahhhhh

you stole that. Nice looking rifle
No collection is complete without a Gew 98.
I'm still looking for one in which I don't have to mortgage the house.
by vandle
Mon Jun 26, 2017 2:40 am
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: Kokura T-38 Carbine and Bayonet
Replies: 1
Views: 3646

Re: Kokura T-38 Carbine and Bayonet

Very nice example,
by vandle
Mon Jun 26, 2017 12:47 am
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: Gew98 local find
Replies: 8
Views: 7354

Re: Gew98 local find

I would be very happy with that one. :dance:

you did very well i think
by vandle
Wed Jun 21, 2017 2:31 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: 1935 Brazilian Short Rifle All Matching
Replies: 9
Views: 7755

Re: 1935 Brazilian Short Rifle All Matching

Did you save a leprechaun life or something???

Bit of the midas touch happening here.
Another beautiful rifle, you must have a very special collection happening
by vandle
Wed Jun 21, 2017 12:41 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: vz24 Guatemalan All Matching
Replies: 8
Views: 7128

Re: vz24 Guatemalan All Matching

Wow, That is one beautiful rifle, that is a very nice find.
by vandle
Tue Jun 20, 2017 1:54 am
Forum: Russian and Finnish Rifles
Topic: 1925 Izhevsk Ex-Dragoon
Replies: 5
Views: 3840

Re: 1925 Izhevsk Ex-Dragoon

This is what makes collecting these old war horses so enjoyable. There are so many variations of the same design around that you can collect them all your life and never complete it.
And the stories they tell..........
by vandle
Mon Jun 19, 2017 7:30 pm
Forum: Military Bolt Action Rifle General Topics
Topic: Turkish Forestry Carbine
Replies: 15
Views: 12122

Re: Turkish Forestry Carbine

How's the recoil on that shortened Berthier? Great looking piece, and very different. The recoil is ok, not overly excessive, not much different to any other 8mm carbine Its fun to shoot and accuracy is ok. And they are a little different. Good thing about it is that the 3 round clip reproductions ...
by vandle
Wed Jun 14, 2017 4:18 am
Forum: Turkish Rifles
Topic: Turk 1893 not reworked sold info
Replies: 12
Views: 9423

Re: Turk 1893 not reworked sold info

not surprised though
its a cracker of a rifle and few and far between
by vandle
Tue Jun 13, 2017 9:32 pm
Forum: Turkish Rifles
Topic: Turk 1893 not reworked sold info
Replies: 12
Views: 9423

Re: Turk 1893 not reworked sold info

Wow

what a turk, i bet that will go for a pretty price
by vandle
Tue Jun 13, 2017 1:56 am
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: Carcano Cavalry Carbine
Replies: 25
Views: 17453

Re: Carcano Cavlary Carbine

Hey 2flasargent

We both are going to the range this weekend to see how it goes. The bore looks good so hopefully it should hit paper.
Never shot one of these carbines before so it will be an experience. I heard they bark a bit louder than the long rifles.
by vandle
Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:20 am
Forum: Russian Pistols
Topic: 1944 M1895 Nagant Acquisition
Replies: 10
Views: 9434

Re: 1944 M1895 Nagant Acquisition

Nice Revolver. These are often overlooked but they are fun to shoot.
Trigger pull is a little rough.
by vandle
Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:11 am
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: 1891TS Carbine
Replies: 2
Views: 4453

Re: 1891TS Carbine

I think you did well, its something that I have been keeping an eye out for.

Nice example

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