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Questionable attributes on a Norwegian K98

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Ken W
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Re: Questionable attributes on a Norwegian K98

#16 Post by Ken W » Thu Jul 25, 2019 7:46 pm

roverboy wrote:
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you know a stupid thought, could someone have replaced the barrel ?????
I had wondered about that too. If the barrel is original, it may be rechambered to 8mm-06 cartridge.
I've never heard of that cartridge before. I'm going to have to read up on that. I wonder how often that was done?

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Re: Questionable attributes on a Norwegian K98

#17 Post by roverboy » Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:40 pm

I heard that after the war there wasn't a lot of 8mm Mauser ammo available and some rifles got rechambered.

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Re: Questionable attributes on a Norwegian K98

#18 Post by Ken W » Wed Jul 31, 2019 2:55 pm

roverboy wrote:
Tue Jul 30, 2019 11:40 pm
I heard that after the war there wasn't a lot of 8mm Mauser ammo available and some rifles got rechambered.
It'd be a damn shame if it was one of the few that escaped being converted in Norway only to get over here and have someone do it anyway. Yes, 8mm Mauser ammo wasn't the easiest to acquire for quite a stretch a few decades ago.

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Re: Questionable attributes on a Norwegian K98

#19 Post by roverboy » Wed Jul 31, 2019 8:24 pm

Well, I hate to see these old rifles get messed with like that today but, after the war they were cheap and very plentiful.

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Re: Questionable attributes on a Norwegian K98

#20 Post by BigBlueDaddyO » Tue Oct 08, 2019 8:44 am

Ken
Do you still have the Lyman sight from the Norwegian Capture? I’m searching for that very diopter and your thread came up.

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Re: Questionable attributes on a Norwegian K98

#21 Post by capt14k » Tue Oct 08, 2019 9:12 am

HAER were converted the ones not converted were Coastal Artillery which are marked K.ART.


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