Looking for some info????

Discussion in 'General Rifle Discussion' started by rlowe357, Aug 22, 2008.

  1. rlowe357

    rlowe357 New Member

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    Does anyone have any information on an Austrian made Tyrol Mod 5061 rifle in a 9mm cal. I bought one at a sheriffs auction thinking it would shoot a 9mm luger round but after getting it home and checking it out better that is not the round that it shoots. I would appreciate any help that I can get. Thanks, Rlowe357:confused:
     
  2. THE_REPUBLICAN

    THE_REPUBLICAN New Member

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    I have no experience or knowledge at all about that weapon, but there are only a few different 9mm rifle rounds that I can think of- 9x57mm Mauser, and 9x39mm. And there is the 9.3x62mm that I didnt know existed until I searched around a little.
     

  3. BillM

    BillM Active Member Supporter

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    Do or have done a chamber cast. That's the only way you will know for sure.

    A guess----does it look like a chamber for a pistol round? Could be 9mm Flobert.
    "Parlor shooting" using low powered ammunition was popular in Europe, and the Flobert
    round was common.
     
  4. Dillinger

    Dillinger New Member

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    If you have some sort of chamber gauge, you might be able to spec out the dimensions and work backward into the cartridge - but a chamber cast like BillM mentioned really would be your best option.

    If you are really lucky, you might be able to find a local pistol 'smith who can tell you from experience, but that would really be a shot in the dark to be honest. You would have to find someone that had been in business a LONG time working on European type weapons.

    I am afraid that is a whole realm that I don't know a hell of a lot about, so I won't be of much help on this one I am afraid.

    Good luck!

    JD
     
  5. rlowe357

    rlowe357 New Member

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    Hey, thanks for the replys. After i tried to place the 9mm luger round in it and found that it wouldn,t fit I started looking thru some books and found that there are several 9mm rounds that I had never heard of. I have asked several people that i know and so far the gun is a mystery to them also. I have a freind that does a lot of reloading and I'll ask him if he can do a chamber cast on it for me. Thanks again for the help, my dad always said "you'll never know if you don't ask":) R.Lowe357