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by S.B.
Fri Jan 31, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: I picked up what I thought was a Carcano today
Replies: 20
Views: 7288

Re: I picked up what I thought was a Carcano today

LEP. I mangaed to find a correct trigger guard for mine.
Steve
by S.B.
Sun Jan 26, 2020 12:45 pm
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: I picked up what I thought was a Carcano today
Replies: 20
Views: 7288

Re: I picked up what I thought was a Carcano today

Thank you, butcharoot, I managed to pickup a couple of the parts I needed for this rifle through the link you provided me. The Type 38 magazine assembly may fit, I have not verified this. One of the action screws on the Type I is shorter but the same thread as a Carcano. The rear action screw is lon...
by S.B.
Mon Jan 20, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: I picked up what I thought was a Carcano today
Replies: 20
Views: 7288

Re: I picked up what I thought was a Carcano today

Update: I've managed to find some of the parts I need for this rifle but, still looking to find a handguard, rear sling swivel with screws both bands and rear band spring?
Steve
by S.B.
Wed Jan 01, 2020 10:50 am
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: Type "I" Carcano 6.5 Jap rifle question
Replies: 22
Views: 10418

Re: Type "I" Carcano 6.5 Jap rifle question

No but, I'm learning. See the thread in my link, please?
http://www.surplusrifleforum.com/viewto ... =14&t=3799
Steve
by S.B.
Wed Jan 01, 2020 9:58 am
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: I picked up what I thought was a Carcano today
Replies: 20
Views: 7288

Re: I picked up what I thought was a Carcano today

It is New Years day and prefer to go slowly and presicely with this. Thanks everyone, I have some chamber casting material coming from Brownells to verify chambering? I really apprecxiate the knowledge on these and the interchangablities between rifle parts. I originally bought this with the intent ...
by S.B.
Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:41 pm
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: I picked up what I thought was a Carcano today
Replies: 20
Views: 7288

Re: I picked up what I thought was a Carcano today

I'm of the opinion that butcharoot is spot on on this one? After some investigation. In 1937 the axis powers all sign an agreement to help each other in their arms procurement. The Japanese Navy was short of small arms and contacated the Itatlian arms makers for help. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
by S.B.
Tue Dec 31, 2019 7:57 am
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: I picked up what I thought was a Carcano today
Replies: 20
Views: 7288

Re: I picked up what I thought was a Carcano today

butcharoot, If you''re right I suppose I'll have to cast the chamber to see if it's 6.5x52 Carcano or 6.5x50 Arisaka and of course find a proper stock for it?
Steve
by S.B.
Mon Dec 30, 2019 5:35 pm
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: I picked up what I thought was a Carcano today
Replies: 20
Views: 7288

I picked up what I thought was a Carcano today

Cheap but, upon closer examination the stock is somewhat like an Arisaka(two pieced) and where the bottom metal sits looks like an old Mauser with a floorplate cutout? I'll post some pictures when I get time. Barrel measures 30" from the receiver ring to the crown. Rear sight is nothing like any Car...
by S.B.
Sun Dec 29, 2019 2:27 pm
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: Carcano M91/24 attic find
Replies: 9
Views: 6710

Re: Carcano M91/24 attic find

I wish I could find a 91/24 like that, maybe some day?
Steve
by S.B.
Mon Dec 16, 2019 7:55 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth Pistols
Topic: RAF MARKED ENFIELD NO2 revolver
Replies: 29
Views: 14405

Re: RAF MARKED ENFIELD NO2 revolver

If so, I stand corrected?
Steve
by S.B.
Mon Dec 16, 2019 5:09 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth Pistols
Topic: RAF MARKED ENFIELD NO2 revolver
Replies: 29
Views: 14405

Re: RAF MARKED ENFIELD NO2 revolver

728shooter, I was under the impression the ones you call as bobbed hammer were specifiacally made that way for certain British military units? Not post war modified?
Steve
by S.B.
Sat Dec 14, 2019 12:35 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth Pistols
Topic: RAF MARKED ENFIELD NO2 revolver
Replies: 29
Views: 14405

Re: RAF MARKED ENFIELD NO2 revolver

I can remember these at giveaway prices on SOGs website back in the late 1980-90s.
Steve
by S.B.
Sun Nov 24, 2019 8:37 pm
Forum: Italian Pistols
Topic: Has anyone tried the Sarco surplus mags for their
Replies: 0
Views: 9353

Has anyone tried the Sarco surplus mags for their

Beretta 92S yet? They have the locking slot in the right spot. I've bought a couple but, not tried them yet.
Steve
by S.B.
Sun Nov 10, 2019 7:50 am
Forum: FN FAL/L1A1/STG58
Topic: Got my Chilean kit together
Replies: 9
Views: 8235

Re: Got my Chilean kit together

I agree but, no triangle on the lower frames.
Steve
by S.B.
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: FN FAL/L1A1/STG58
Topic: Burners fault (now I want a new FAL)
Replies: 7
Views: 7149

Re: Burners fault (now I want a new FAL)

Yours top pictures appear to be a heavy barrel Israeli so, would be heavier than the light barreled version of the FAL? Is the second set of pictures(plastic stock, STG flash hider) one your thinking of buying?
Steve

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