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Argentine 1891 Long Rifle

#1 Post by vandle » Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:15 am

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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#6 Post by vandle » Sun Jul 15, 2018 6:35 am

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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#13 Post by steamer » Sun Jul 15, 2018 8:04 am

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?

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#14 Post by steamer » 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.
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#15 Post by indy1919a4 » Sun Jul 15, 2018 10:24 am

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...???

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