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Re: french connection [Re: lancaster]
      #323993 - 29/01/19 08:52 PM

8x60S, SN 1410
https://www.naturabuy.fr/FUSIL-BERETTA-A...em-5326755.html




















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Re: french connection [Re: lancaster]
      #327268 - 14/04/19 08:05 PM




https://www.pressreader.com/

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Re: french connection [Re: lancaster]
      #330359 - 21/07/19 04:49 AM

10,75x68, SN 1303
https://www.naturabuy.fr/Carabine-MAS-10-75x68-chasse-cartouches-item-5657060.html















7x54, SN JF 589

https://www.naturabuy.fr/carabine-chasse-MAS-FOURNIER-7X54-item-5727278.html


















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Re: french connection [Re: lancaster]
      #330446 - 23/07/19 11:38 AM

They certainly are an unusual rifle we never see here.



That looks quite cool.

And sort of like a semi-auto bolt action look. For us deprived plebs not permitted to own evil guns such as a BAR.

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Edited by NitroX (23/07/19 11:40 AM)


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Re: french connection [Re: lancaster]
      #330447 - 23/07/19 11:43 AM

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10,75x68, SN 1303
https://www.naturabuy.fr/Carabine-MAS-10-75x68-chasse-cartouches-item-5657060.html







What was the magazine capacity in 10.75x68?

Or in 7x54?

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Re: french connection [Re: NitroX]
      #330451 - 23/07/19 01:39 PM

allways five

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Re: french connection [Re: lancaster]
      #330466 - 23/07/19 08:18 PM

The deux chevaux of bolt action rifles.

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Re: french connection [Re: xausa]
      #330519 - 25/07/19 01:30 AM

the 10,75x68 version is far and away from being an ugly duck
its a very handy and praktical rifle and looks actually very good in every detail. I can say this because being a great admirer of the model 98.

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Re: french connection [Re: lancaster]
      #330543 - 25/07/19 02:14 PM

Quote:

the 10,75x68 version is far and away from being an ugly duck
its a very handy and praktical rifle and looks actually very good in every detail. I can say this because being a great admirer of the model 98.




I actually agree.

I am not a great fan of the 10.75x68 as it is neither here nor there is the big bore power stakes.

But I like the thought of it in one of these ghastly French rifles. Differently looking anyway.

I know our member larcher had one for a while, getting stuck with it, as on being requested to buy it for another person, and then freight it to Australia, the other guy decided he didn't want it after all .... I believe larcher sold it off to try and recover most of the purchase price, but if he still had it, he could carry it out to Aust for me one day, when he eventually comes again. Soon I hope.

A 10.75x68 with decent 350 gr SPs or FMJs and a five shot magazine would make an adequate water buffalo rifle. Plus more than adequate for scrub bull, camel, horses, donkeys, and certainly wild pigs.

What do these rifles generally weigh? Look like they aren't necessarily light in weight.

How does the magazine work? I haven't gone through all posts for a photo. 7 pages of them! Well done to lancaster and others. Is the magazine internal, I am guessing, but the catch at the bottom opens a floorplate? Or is it a removable magazine?

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Edited by NitroX (25/07/19 02:18 PM)


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Re: french connection [Re: lancaster]
      #330565 - 25/07/19 08:28 PM

Quote:

the 10,75x68 version is far and away from being an ugly duck
its a very handy and praktical rifle and looks actually very good in every detail. I can say this because being a great admirer of the model 98.




À chacun son goût.


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Re: french connection [Re: xausa]
      #330603 - 26/07/19 10:07 PM

Nitrox, you mentioned Larcher in your post; we have now seen him online for ages and we are missing his posts, have you been in contact with him recently and is he well?
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Re: french connection [Re: Louis]
      #330606 - 26/07/19 11:37 PM

larcher is currently being tortured by having to endure a month on holiday on the Riviera at the moment.

I am in touch with him every week most weeks.

I do wish larcher and our other good friends would visit NE forums again or more.

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Re: french connection [Re: NitroX]
      #330609 - 26/07/19 11:45 PM

Quote:

larcher is currently being tortured by having to endure a month on holiday on the Riviera at the moment.

I am in touch with him every week most weeks.

I do wish larcher and our other good friends would visit NE forums again or more.




Nitro;

If you post the address of this prison you speak of, I'm sure an ad hoc group of irregular Special Forces would be eagerly and immediately assembled to spring him.

It might take some time once the Forces arrive to accomplish this act of charity, but then, one should never jeopardize an operation by too hasty a withdrawl.



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Re: french connection [Re: 9.3x57]
      #330612 - 27/07/19 01:59 AM

Thank you Nitrox, happy to know Larcher is going well; I am, and I am sure I should not be alone, missing his posts in the Humour category!
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Re: french connection [Re: Louis]
      #330620 - 27/07/19 05:40 AM

to anser all questions: the rifle is 111 cm long and weighs 3650 gramm unloaded
magazine and receiver are made in one piece, the catch at the bottom opens the floorplate. it works as a double row mauser style magazine and hold five 10,75x68 cartridges without any modifications.

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Re: french connection [Re: lancaster]
      #332075 - 09/09/19 12:35 AM

7x54, SN JF 802
https://www.naturabuy.fr/Vends-carabine-...em-5869922.html













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Re: french connection [Re: lancaster]
      #332794 - 29/09/19 02:52 AM

7x54,SN JF 366
https://www.naturabuy.fr/fusil-MAS-FOURNIER-CALIBRE-7X54-MAS-36-item-5940044.html

















sometimes the exotics meet each other
https://www.naturabuy.fr/carabine-MAS-MATCH-36-Calibre-7-62x51-308-win--item-5924255.html
a 308 win 300meter target rifle with a Mas 36 action and a danish Schultz&Larsen barrel










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Re: french connection [Re: lancaster]
      #332798 - 29/09/19 07:49 AM

I reckon that 300m rifle would be a tack driver - S&L were very good barrels indeed!

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Re: french connection [Re: 93x64mm]
      #332802 - 29/09/19 02:34 PM

and they are still one of the best because S&L made the barrels in the old fashion no matter what other barrel maker telling you about their space age technology

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