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Trez 04-05-2013 07:54 PM

Got Me Another US Rifle
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I traded for this M1917... Its a Remingtion with a barrel date of 3-18. looks to be in awesome condition! :D

(The '17 is on top, my '03 on the bottom)

30-06_mike 04-06-2013 02:37 AM

Looks like a great rifle Trez.

HockaLouis 04-06-2013 02:39 AM

The actual rifle of the US in WWI -- enjoy.

towboater 04-06-2013 02:42 AM

Great looking rifle. Congrats.

rocshaman 04-06-2013 03:08 AM

Very nice. The classic rifles are sooooo much fun to shoot.

hiwall 04-06-2013 03:38 AM

Great find! Original rifles are hard to find.

nitestalker 04-06-2013 04:20 AM

The Pattern 17 Rifle saw use in WWI and WWII. The Pattern 14 Rifles are seldom seen these days.:)

marc29th 04-06-2013 11:15 AM

Really nice rifle! My LGS has an Eddystone for sale that I've been thinking about adding to my collection.

jpattersonnh 04-06-2013 12:15 PM

Great rifle!!! My buddy has a 1917 manufacture. They kind of screwed up when it was manufactured. The barrel is .303 for the P14 and the chamber is .30-06 spec. He handloads for it. It is the only .303-06 I've ever seen. My old FFL sold it to a guy and he proply returned it claiming it was shot out. The rifling was very strong so I took a cast of the chamber and slugged the barrel. Sure enough, A 1917 w/ a 1914 barrel.

303tom 04-06-2013 03:06 PM

You did good, let us know how she shoots.................

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