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Old 11-03-2012, 08:15 PM   #1
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Default What was the standard issue Swiss rifle in the 70's?

Curious if anybody would know what would've been the standard issue rifle the Swiss Army would've had in the mid to late 1970's.

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Old 11-03-2012, 08:48 PM   #2
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Can't remember the model. STG xx. 7.5 Swiss. It was a big heavy and expensive rifle.

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JTJ thanks. Now, is there a civvy version available in the US?

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Closest to a civvy version is the SIG 510. In semi auto, and in caliber 7.62 NATO instead of 7.5 Swiss. Neither it or the 57 is a pretty rifle- but works.

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Wasn't the civilian version the SIG AMT???

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You people really suck!!! Now theres another ugly and probably expensive mil-surp I want.... Thanks, just what I needed....

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They are not expensive. They are exorbitant.
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The AMT (American Match Target) was one variety of the 510. Some info and pics-

http://www.biggerhammer.net/sigamt/sar/

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