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Old 02-14-2011, 04:41 AM   #11
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Great groups there. I'd be happy with them. Just be careful using the term "old" in that regard. I believe C3Shooter might have owned a M96 before they were offered as surplus.

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Old 02-14-2011, 05:01 AM   #12
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Great groups there. I'd be happy with them. Just be careful using the term "old" in that regard. I believe C3Shooter might have owned a M96 before they were offered as surplus.
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These are fine little rifles. The 6.5x55 is a great round. Many of these had the Micro-Meter rear sights. These sights were incredible. They had ajustments like a scope very fine.

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These are fine little rifles. The 6.5x55 is a great round. Many of these had the Micro-Meter rear sights. These sights were incredible. They had ajustments like a scope very fine.
The receiver sights were used on civilian marksmanship rifles, never military.
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So wrong. These rifle were shortened and the Micro-Meters were added to issue rifles. There is a nice one for sale here with sight for $350.00.

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Wrong!!! The M41b had a SM m/55 rear sight, it is neither Micrometer, or receiver. Please post the link to the thread. The M38 had an updated rear sight, still forward of the receiver. Wanna see my Swede's???

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I have two of those Swede M96 rifles and they can be remarkable shooters.

I always thought that the Swiss K31 was about the most accurate, unmodified military rifle I had until I used the M96. One I have is the marksman civilian model with the peep sights and even these 64 year old eyes can shoot remarkable groups off sand bags. Wonderful rifles!

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Sorry to revive an old thread but I absolutely love my Swedish Mauser. I have found that the accuracy of the rifle greatly improved when I fired hand loaded ammo through it!

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Nothing like the Fit & Finish of a Swede...........Thats a nice one TXnorton.

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Nice find! The way I figure it, the Swedish Mauser was the most effective weapon of World War 1 and World War 2. It seemed to deter all the other combatants. Enjoy shooting it!

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