I haven't tried any "groups" with it yet. But I am glad you asked. That is something I will try and do with it one of the next times I go out!
October 22, 2008, 07:39 PM
The Yugo M24/47 is classified as a "medium length" action, meaning the magazine housing, receiver, and bolt are a few millimeters shorter than a Mauser K98.
If you plan on shooting 8mm Mauser out of the rifle, it's not a problem. However, if you plan on re-chambering this rifle to a 30-'06 or similar variant (.270 Win, .25-'06, etc) the magazine is too short to hold the cartridges.
Besides, why not own a piece of history, made by a country that doesn't exist anymore? ;)
My 24/47 is the smoothest Mauser action I own, with about 1.5 MOA with Bulgarian (I think) surplus. :D
October 22, 2008, 07:40 PM
I wouldn't have any interest in re-chambering it, I do reload however and would like to be able to exploit the caliber for all its worth which is why I asked about the strength.
October 22, 2008, 07:48 PM
Same strength, same ruggedness...
Then by all means, Go for it!! :D:D:D:D:D:D:D
October 22, 2008, 08:45 PM
Great rifles for the price,I have 2 but only shot this one so far.I have a saved target SR-1 target that the group was dead on bullseye nice and tight at 100yds but I don't have a photo.
Here is a paper plate I did for the shoot,decent but I shoot better with the SR-1 targets.
I recommend getting one,I doubt you'll be disappointed.
They have a nice stout kick shooting from a bench too. :-)
October 22, 2008, 10:44 PM
I wish i had one of these, then i would have an excuse to go out and buy more ammo. I haven't seen very many at gunshows and the ones i do are either 1. Beat up or 2. Outpriced, or both. If you see one that is priced right go for it.
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