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Cold Weather Shootin

Les Fusils Semi-Automatiques Militaires Français, Mle.1917,MAS 44, 49, 49/56 et FAMAS
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Cold Weather Shootin

#1 Post by Vandervecken » Sat Feb 29, 2020 4:03 pm

I bundled up warmly and hit the range +12 degrees , with my 49/56. Low wind and not bad... I fired off 2 mags of my handloads and it scored as well as it does in "warmer" weather. It does 2/12-3 inches at 100 yds. AND then another guy came onto the range and he had a M1a. When he looked over at my rifle he said " what the hell is that". I told him its a French M14....Hoot! I guess ya had to be there cuz his reaction WAS funny.

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Re: Cold Weather Shootin

#2 Post by Cattus Borealis » Sun Mar 01, 2020 12:59 pm

I had a similar experience with my Hakim rifle. She does rather well below freezing. Must be the Swedish design and direct gas impingment action!

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