Carcano rifle?

Discussion in 'Gunsmithing Forum' started by 300magman, Oct 4, 2009.

  1. 300magman

    300magman New Member

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    I have inherited a semi sporterized Italian Carcano rifle. Rifle was probably modified sometime in the early 1950's. Caliber is 7.3_ I believe? I have done some checking and this gun is worth very little from what i can determine. That being said it was my fathers and selling is not an option.

    My question is; Is the action suitable for a caliber change. And can this be easily performed on this rifle. A caliber a little more common with off the shelf ammo. Thanks in advance.
     
  2. stalkingbear

    stalkingbear Well-Known Member

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    If I was you I'd leave it as is. That action ain't as strong as some others anyway. Either keep it as a wall hanger or find the ammo & shoot with it. One solution would be to reload your own ammo.