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Firearms Forum: Ammunition & Reloading 10-27-2010, 12:06 PM
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Posted By Sampleman
Turk Ammo in Hakim

I have just picked up a Hakim:) to add to my 8mm stable. I have 1000+ rounds of Turkish 8mm, but have been warned not to shoot it in the Hakim :eek: due to its higher pressures.

What I'm...
Firearms Forum: General Rifle Discussion 10-19-2010, 07:32 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 7,723
Posted By Sampleman
Yea Ney

First, the bullet does make noise. There is a sonic wave on any supersonic bullet which creates the crack. This is why weapons truly intended to be silent are down loaded to subsonic bullets. On a...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 05-03-2010, 12:05 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,968
Posted By Sampleman
Neither appear on the rifle, I'll try to get...

Neither appear on the rifle, I'll try to get photos up this week.
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 05-03-2010, 12:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,968
Posted By Sampleman
The rifle is not a Savage marked "United States...

The rifle is not a Savage marked "United States Property" for British Lend Lease. I was unaware that the rifles had been provided to Denmark (I presume post-war). The serial number on the stock was a...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-13-2010, 06:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,968
Posted By Sampleman
Well, that is all I can think of, but it is...

Well, that is all I can think of, but it is extremely well done and the bluing matches, making me think it was done by the arsenal.

It is odd that someone would cut the receiver to take a longer...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-13-2010, 06:35 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,968
Posted By Sampleman
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/d/d...

http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/thumb/d/de/Mauser_M59_front_bridge.jpg/320px-
It looks like this Mauser receiver, except the notch isn't as wide.
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-13-2010, 06:33 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,968
Posted By Sampleman
Yes, precisely. It is exactly at the 12 o'clock...

Yes, precisely. It is exactly at the 12 o'clock position, as if cut to allow longer cartridges. However, this doesn't make sense to me, as the magazine isn't long enough to take longer cartridges....
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-13-2010, 06:19 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,968
Posted By Sampleman
Forward top of receiver

Thanks, but its not the clip guide. This notch is at the front-top of the receiver. Its identical to the type of notches cut in older Mausers and Commission 88s, when they went to the longer "S"...
Firearms Forum: Curio & Relic Discussion 04-13-2010, 03:04 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 4,968
Posted By Sampleman
M1917 Receiver Notch

I have just acquired an M1917.:) It is in great condition in original bluing. It does not have any signs of sporterizing. However, it has a top notch in the receiver, which I can't explain. I am NOT...
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