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308 MAS 49/56 can you pronounce it Le Mas like LeMans?

Les Fusils Semi-Automatiques Militaires Français, Mle.1917,MAS 44, 49, 49/56 et FAMAS
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308 MAS 49/56 can you pronounce it Le Mas like LeMans?

#1 Post by Bounce19712 » Fri Mar 08, 2019 11:46 am

If I were to imitate an annoying frenchman...can I shout "Le Mas"! like you pronounce the 24 hours of "Le Mans"? I would like to. (annoying french laugh)



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Re: 308 MAS 49/56 can you pronounce it Le Mas like LeMans?

#2 Post by kelt » Sat Mar 09, 2019 12:54 pm

The proper name is "24 heures du Mans" and by the way what is "annoying" in a Frenchman ?

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Re: 308 MAS 49/56 can you pronounce it Le Mas like LeMans?

#3 Post by Bounce19712 » Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:29 pm

thanks! I will announce my Mas 49/56 with emphasis.……………………………………….



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Re: 308 MAS 49/56 can you pronounce it Le Mas like LeMans?

#4 Post by kelt » Wed Mar 13, 2019 8:26 am

Bounce19712 wrote:
Tue Mar 12, 2019 7:29 pm
thanks! I will announce my Mas 49/56 with emphasis.
just shoot it proudly since it's a very well made French rifle but keep in mind it's been modified to fire .308 Nato by cropping the barrel, mainspring and forearm, its original accuracy may have been reduced by a poor barrel thread re-machining (no more shoulder at the barrel to receiver joint).
so it's best just to behave yourself (like a Frenchman would do) and shoot it as efficiently as you can.

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