Well, the board is either fixed, or it's going to run terribly. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. I'm at my technical limit right now.

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by vandle
Tue Jul 17, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: French Rifles
Topic: Another Mas 36
Replies: 19
Views: 593
Australia

Re: Another Mas 36

The reason why prices are so high as there are not many in OZ and not many being imported.

Come to think of it, prices are high for all collectible firearms
by vandle
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:07 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle
Replies: 20
Views: 187
Australia

Re: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle

Cattus Borealis wrote:
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:41 pm
Vandle,

Your new rifle inspired me to shoot my old Mauser Argentino. My old rifle seems to like .313 diameter cast bullets.FB_IMG_1531791317925.jpg
Glad I was able to help :D

I have alot of FMJs to shoot off first.

I may try some cast bullets down the track
by vandle
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle
Replies: 20
Views: 187
Australia

Re: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle

To add to that ammo question, do you guys get much surplus ammo or is it new manufactured ammo... ??? And does PPU brand sell down there...??? There is limited surplus ammo but the majority is factory. PPU is the most common for the military calibres for factory loads. For the military calibres, re...
by vandle
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle
Replies: 20
Views: 187
Australia

Re: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle

steamer wrote:
Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:15 am
Now you need to find one of these - snagged this a couple of years ago to go with mine. Happy hunting.
You can't have the rifle without the bayonet.

I snagged one a while back but its in storage at the moment so no pics as yet.

They are quite stunning bayonets
by vandle
Sun Jul 15, 2018 5:57 pm
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle
Replies: 20
Views: 187
Australia

Re: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle

Great find - classic Mauser long rifles are works of art. The ammo here is about $0.75 / round (USD) - how is the availability / affordability in your area? Factory ammo is normally PPU around $1.05 USD can be a little more. Availability is hot and cold, I managed to buy 6 boxes which gives me enou...
by vandle
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:51 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle
Replies: 20
Views: 187
Australia

Re: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle

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by vandle
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle
Replies: 20
Views: 187
Australia

Re: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle

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by vandle
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:48 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle
Replies: 20
Views: 187
Australia

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by vandle
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:46 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle
Replies: 20
Views: 187
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by vandle
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:43 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle
Replies: 20
Views: 187
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by vandle
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:41 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle
Replies: 20
Views: 187
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by vandle
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:35 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle
Replies: 20
Views: 187
Australia

Re: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle

The bore is shiny and rifling very sharp.

Had no problem hitting the gong at 500yds with factory loads.
The crest has been ground off on this example
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by vandle
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:29 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle
Replies: 20
Views: 187
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by vandle
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:27 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle
Replies: 20
Views: 187
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by vandle
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:26 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle
Replies: 20
Views: 187
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