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
Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:15 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Argentine 1891 Long Rifle
Replies: 20
Views: 1133
Australia

Argentine 1891 Long Rifle

This one turned up and I have been after one for a while so I took the plunge.
I haven't seen too many up for sale lately so why not

This one was manufactured by Ludwig Lowe in 1895.

This one is matching right down to the cleaning rod.
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by vandle
Tue Jul 10, 2018 10:13 pm
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Brazilian Mausers
Replies: 9
Views: 1062
Australia

Re: Brazilian Mausers

Im so jealous

That is very nice
by vandle
Thu Jul 05, 2018 5:51 pm
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Spanish rifles
Replies: 10
Views: 1932
Australia

Re: Spanish rifles

Nice work, cleaned up ok
by vandle
Wed Jul 04, 2018 5:08 pm
Forum: Military Bolt Action Rifle General Topics
Topic: Gun Shows: When Did Our World Go Nuts?
Replies: 32
Views: 4537
Australia

Re: Gun Shows: When Did Our World Go Nuts?

Pricing of firearms/parts at gun shows have risen in Oz as well.

You can still get the odd bargain, especially in parts.
A lot of the vendors do not have shop fronts, so their prices are
a little lower than vendors from the big shops.

In the past gun shows meant lower prices but no longer
by vandle
Wed Jul 04, 2018 5:47 am
Forum: Antique Cartridge and Black Powder Rifles
Topic: Gewehr 1871/84
Replies: 5
Views: 4820
Australia

Re: Gewehr 1871/84

apachedawg wrote:
Mon Aug 21, 2017 9:01 am
That has beautiful stock. Love that tiger striping.
x2
by vandle
Tue Jul 03, 2018 10:04 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: New Member
Replies: 3
Views: 688
Australia

Re: New Member

Welcome to the forum
by vandle
Tue Jul 03, 2018 7:10 am
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: Matching GEW 98 photo heavy
Replies: 15
Views: 1085
Australia

Re: Matching GEW 98 photo heavy

Not exactly sure but I think Ludwig Muller Darmstat.
There is still a manufacturing plant of the same name that manufactures synthetics/plastics.

Maybe a coincidence
by vandle
Tue Jul 03, 2018 6:53 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Any one know of Units marking their rifles SPANISH CIVIL WAR
Replies: 4
Views: 394
Australia

Re: Any one know of Units marking their rifles SPANISH CIVIL WAR

My Polish Kar 98AZ also has a scrubbed receiver and the only Spanish markings it has is the Spanish acceptance mark on the butt stock

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by vandle
Mon Jul 02, 2018 5:08 am
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: Matching GEW 98 photo heavy
Replies: 15
Views: 1085
Australia

Re: Matching GEW 98 photo heavy

That is a very nice example of a Gew 98

Love the patina on the receiver

One of those are high on my list.

Maybe one day :pray:
by vandle
Sun Jul 01, 2018 3:53 am
Forum: French Rifles
Topic: Another Mas 36
Replies: 20
Views: 1961
Australia

Re: Another Mas 36

Hi TazzieAzz

I paid $750.00 AUD about 3 years ago when these were thin on the ground.
by vandle
Thu Jun 28, 2018 6:37 pm
Forum: French Rifles
Topic: Another Mas 36
Replies: 20
Views: 1961
Australia

Re: Another Mas 36

capt14k wrote:
Thu Jun 28, 2018 8:08 am
Very nice rifle. I too have taken a liking to the French MAS. I'm still looking for an all matching wartime MAS-36.

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I like to find one as well
by vandle
Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:50 am
Forum: French Rifles
Topic: Another Mas 36
Replies: 20
Views: 1961
Australia

Re: Another Mas 36

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by vandle
Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:49 am
Forum: French Rifles
Topic: Another Mas 36
Replies: 20
Views: 1961
Australia

Re: Another Mas 36

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This particular example was imported into the States and then to Australia
by vandle
Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: French Rifles
Topic: Another Mas 36
Replies: 20
Views: 1961
Australia

Re: Another Mas 36

More pics

Post war front hooded sight
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by vandle
Thu Jun 28, 2018 7:46 am
Forum: French Rifles
Topic: Another Mas 36
Replies: 20
Views: 1961
Australia

Re: Another Mas 36

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It has the milled floor plate and trigger guard.

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