New Firearm Purchase (Kinda rare)

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New Firearm Purchase (Kinda rare)

Post by The Twizzler » Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:28 am

I just bought an M95 Steryer Carbine in 8x56 Hungarian rimmed (pics aren't mine but representative). It is in pristine condition with a great barrel.Mine was made in Ausrtria sometime between 1896-1918 that's as close as I can date it. It's a lightweight carbine with a straight pull bolt action with a Manlicher clip feed, meaning after the fifth shot the clip falls out the bottom(it can't be topped off). Weighs 9 lbs and feels really light and slim in hand. The bolt works great but if you take it out of the rifle you have to manually reset it, meaning you had better have some pretty good hand strength.
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Ammo isn't cheap at 2.00 a round for just surplus and it's a definite thumper. It also came in Nazi marked cardboard boxes.
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You can see the Nazi eagle on the bottom of the rim.
I did take the bolt apart ( I won't do it again , man it sucks to put back) but havent shot it yet I got 60 rounds for it so will shoot maybe 10-15 rounds and save the rest. They are kinda collectible. I hear the recoil is quite fierce.
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Re: New Firearm Purchase (Kinda rare)

Post by The Twizzler » Tue Nov 13, 2018 12:34 am

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Re: New Firearm Purchase (Kinda rare)

Post by yossarian » Tue Nov 13, 2018 1:14 am

Hmmm.
https://www.surviveoutdoors.net/series- ... gLdjfD_BwE


https://www.grafs.com/catalog/product/productId/12658

I'm too lazy to look for bullets too.

Fake edit: Graf's has bullets and cheaper dies from Lee
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Re: New Firearm Purchase (Kinda rare)

Post by NT2C » Tue Nov 13, 2018 2:25 am

SGAmmo.com sometimes carries it when they can get it from Privi Partizan. Maybe request to be notified next time it comes in. They got $1.00 a round last time they sold it.
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Re: New Firearm Purchase (Kinda rare)

Post by Stercutus » Tue Nov 13, 2018 6:50 am

I like the old wood rifles, very pretty. Big 5 used to sell these I think they were $79 (This was about two decades+ ago, they have only gone up since). You should let us know how it shoots.
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