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by kraggman
Sat Jul 15, 2017 2:55 pm
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: Cavalry Carbine Issue
Replies: 22
Views: 17715

Cavalry Carbine Issue

Interesting results from the PPU so called Carcano 6.5 factory rounds. Pulled down 20 rounds. PPU has crappy QC. Bullet diameters were .2625, way small. Plus the weights were all over the place. Lowest was 139.7 and highest was 141.1 !! Bad. They are sold as 139. Just for extra info, the average pow...
by kraggman
Sat Jul 15, 2017 12:01 am
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: Cavalry Carbine Issue
Replies: 22
Views: 17715

Re: Cavalry Carbine Issue

All good comments. Gonna disassemble the PPU rounds and replace the bullets. Then give it another whirl.


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by kraggman
Fri Jul 14, 2017 9:43 am
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: Cavalry Carbine Issue
Replies: 22
Views: 17715

Re: Cavalry Carbine Issue

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by kraggman
Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:16 am
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: Cavalry Carbine Issue
Replies: 22
Views: 17715

Cavalry Carbine Issue

Picked up a Carcano Cavalry Carbine. Disassembled, cleaned and function tested. Took it to the range and shot from 50 yds. Nothing on paper. 25yds, one of six on paper. Keyholed. 10 yds, three of six on paper. Two keyholed. Used the PPU ammo. Mic'd the bullets beforehand and measured .264. Looks lik...

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