Military rifle identification/help

Discussion in 'General Rifle Discussion' started by xtrymefire, Feb 25, 2012.

  1. xtrymefire

    xtrymefire New Member

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    My dad was at his friends house the other day and his friend showed him an old military rifle. I have no idea what it looks like or what it is called alls i know is that it "looks like my mosin nagant and has a magazine that comes out of the botton and has a blond wooden stock". Now all this came from my dad who was probly slightly drunk. He said his friend had paid $300. I would like some ideas as to what it could be. Thanks in advance, Luke
     
  2. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member

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    The possibilities are endless.

    Say, my son was telling me about a car. It was blue, and it had tailfins on the back. Any idea what is was? He said the owner had paid $3,000 for it.

    Your description covers a multitude of firearms. A LARGE number of possible candidates.
     

  3. robocop10mm

    robocop10mm Lifetime Supporting Member Lifetime Supporter

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    Bad C3. Time out for you
     
  4. BillM

    BillM Active Member Supporter

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    Pictures! Or at least some measurements, a list of markings and the bore size.


    C3 is right. Based on your description it could be one of many.

    SO---"looks like a Mosin Nagant", "magazine out the bottom"
    "blond stock"

    I'll start the list.

    Carcano
    Steyr 95
    Dutch "Hembrug" 1895 Mannlicher
     
  5. canebrake

    canebrake New Member

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    A '57 Chevy 210? :p
     
  6. xtrymefire

    xtrymefire New Member

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    Thanks Bill, i am open to any other ideas also
     
  7. ScottA

    ScottA FAA licensed bugsmasher Lifetime Supporter

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    No. That would be if it was red. I'm pretty sure it was a 58 Chrysler.
     
  8. c3shooter

    c3shooter Administrator Staff Member

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    Luke- sincere apologies- sometime I pul someone's leg, and it comes off.

    I probably have a dozen different rifles in the safes that would match the description you gave- there is just no way to match that up to a single rifle- we could only offer up the "list of usual suspects". A Swiss K-31 and a British SMLE can both have blond stocks and a bottom mag- but so does an SKS.