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Old 03-17-2010, 01:45 PM   #1
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can anybody give me any info on what kind of rifle this is.....bought it at a yardsale and the guy could'nt give much info on it...just said he bought it several yrs ago and never shot it....it has the numbers 287 on the barrel with a star and some kind of symbol inside the star....the butt plate says white line pachmaur gun works.....the stock also has a black diamond shape inlay on it


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Old 03-17-2010, 01:48 PM   #2
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If you rub a little corn starch in the stamps it would make them visible.


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still not much better huh?
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Anyway we can get better pictures?

The back of the bolt looks like a Jap type 38 or type 99. But I have never seen a lefty of either one.

pachmaur gun works is the maker of the recoil pad or butt plate.
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Are you taking the pics in a mirror? It does look to be a Jap action, but can't say 100%
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nah,took em with a webcam....wife will be home afterwhile and i'll take some with her camera and post them
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nah,took em with a webcam....wife will be home afterwhile and i'll take some with her camera and post them
Depending on how a webcan is set up it will reverse pictures. It is a sporterized Japanese Arisaka.
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The "knob" end of the bolt in the very fuzzy photo looks like an Arisaka Type 99, Japanese WW2 battle rifle. The "knob" is also the safety selector.
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You a lefty?
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Looks like one of the type 38 Jap rifles that a lot of folks were rechambering back in the day.. I agree with tango. Need better pictures to be certain. Intersting the bolt handle is a lefty..


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