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Old 07-22-2016, 04:55 PM   #1
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Mil Surp Run & Gun Series



Depending on the milsurp you own you can find some interesting videos in this you tube channel.
 
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Old 07-22-2016, 05:08 PM   #2
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I've always considered the MAS36 an interesting rifle.... along with some post WW2 efforts.
 
Old 07-22-2016, 05:43 PM   #3
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must be nice to have time and money to waste on obsolete stuff. Why not spend same on getting more skilled with the best gear?
 
 
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It'd be nice to lay hands on a good example and several cases of 7.5x54 mm of good quality.... sadly,Im not even certain if Wolf or PPU has brass or loaded ammo.
 
Old 07-22-2016, 06:25 PM   #5
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Seems to me the 45acp is a old cartridge. Lots of them still in use.
 
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9mm is not young, seems a new gun comes out every week chambered for it.
 
Old 07-22-2016, 07:23 PM   #7
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...Why not spend same on getting more skilled with the best gear?
Strictly for personal enjoyment. Same reason for owning more than one pair of shoes or going out to eat some place you haven't been before. It's okay to have fun in life, and for sentient, growing beings that usually includes having new experiences.
 
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must be nice to have time and money to waste on obsolete stuff. Why not spend same on getting more skilled with the best gear?

Because it is fun, because it gets you out to the range, cause it gets you to experiment with something new to you, cause you can meet people that share your interest and socialize with them. Mainly because we can, sorry that you can't but that is what you pay for by screwing up your own life. What's your problem with money, I thought wifey had it all arranged?
 
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if it aint about combat guns, why not just play tiddlywinks instead? Save all that time, effort, money, noise, lead pollution?

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Have to save those kind of guns, the war has not started yet.
Besides like Garand said, Because it is fun, because it gets you out to the range, cause it gets you to experiment with something new to you, cause you can meet people that share your interest and socialize with them. Mainly because we can,
 
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Plus, they are not overly expensive!
 
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must be nice to have time and money to waste on obsolete stuff. Why not spend same on getting more skilled with the best gear?
I agree, it's very nice to have money to waste...
 
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It'd be nice to lay hands on a good example and several cases of 7.5x54 mm of good quality.... sadly,Im not even certain if Wolf or PPU has brass or loaded ammo.
One C&R rifle I've never handled, let alone shot. With the aluminum folding paratrooper stock I would vote it one of the ugliest rifles made.
 
Old 07-23-2016, 11:18 AM   #14
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It'd be nice to lay hands on a good example and several cases of 7.5x54 mm of good quality.... sadly,Im not even certain if Wolf or PPU has brass or loaded ammo.

http://www.grafs.com/retail/catalog/...roductId/12648

http://ammoseek.com/ammo/7.5x54mm-french

http://ccs.dogpile.com/ClickHandler....cop=main-title
 
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It'd be nice to lay hands on a good example and several cases of 7.5x54 mm of good quality.... sadly,Im not even certain if Wolf or PPU has brass or loaded ammo.
Can't attest to the quality because I haven't shot any of it, but I did find PPU 7.62x54 softpoint a few months ago for one of my brothers.
 
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I've decided that I've finally kicked the piss out of load development with my Winchester M94 in .32-40 and it is time to move on as I don't think I'm going to improve upon 3rd 2 3/4" groups at 100 yds. Next rifle for load development is the U.S. Rifle, Model of 1917 in .30-06.
 
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The 1917 Enfield is one rifle I'm familiar with. A friend bought one back in the early '80s for $90.00. He's knocked down I don't know how many Deer with it. Still hunt's with it. Strictly G.I. That rifle can shoot. Refuses to sell it (I tried), buy's over the counter .30/06, and brings home the Venison every year. His best was a 12 pointer shot on my land, the scoundrel. Paced off at 280 plus yards. Little known fact: Sergeant York, performed his incredible battlefield shooting with a 1917 Enfield, not a Springfield '03.
 
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That's the way I feel about my Finn M39...now,I gotta try for a M27/28 and/or an M91/59��
 
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Have to save those kind of guns, the war has not started yet.
Besides like Garand said, Because it is fun, because it gets you out to the range, cause it gets you to experiment with something new to you, cause you can meet people that share your interest and socialize with them. Mainly because we can,

again, why not instead get better with a real gun? cause you have no intention of ever using it, that's why. so why not just play with firecrackers and tiddlywinks
 
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Are you telling me that if someone has you dialed in with a 7.62x54R 182 grain M30 load out of a Mosin Nagant or a 30.06 out of a P17/M1903/M1 Grand or (insert old school turn bolt/straight pull/autoloader or your choice here) that you'll shake it off because it's not a "real gun"( or its not a 10 inch AR(and again -I like some SBR's!)??? If it's " obsolete" but it hits you(and from beyond the range envelope associated with commonly encountered" modern arms") I'd say you're still done for.
And yet again:I like BOTH" modern" and milsurps. Some times you take your opportunities where and when you can.
 
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