That's in great shape for a Mauser made 1940 gun. It's worth at least a grand, matching magazine would tip the original e but I agree, Simpson...
I have hogue cocobolo grips on my magnum carry(see profile pic). My favorite wood for grips.
I shoot 300gr prvi soft points in my original Vaquero all the time.
Quite a bit stouter than "cowboy" loads.
Ice seen a bunch of ww2 era ammo that was steel cased, none of the issue stuff I've seen was lead.
Semi auto reising SMG issued to plant guards was my guess. But the boxes look pristine for ww2 issue.
Not like I have just one that can be used for deer but 30-06 with a 165 grain Sierra game king is my go to for any north American game.
What price range if I may ask?
I'll keep an eye out on mine. Been carrying it a lot.
mM MIGHT be an Italian Navy Marking (sourced from another site) left side looks like a Gardone shield that has been polished or poorly stamped....
Can you post a couple overall pics?
What's the approximate serial number?
Wish this 336 Texan was mine but it's my brother's
Sweet little carbine
My favorite levergun
JM Marlin 1894 Cowboy Limited 44 Magnum
As said above, bullets could be engaging the rifling as you close the bolt.
Is there a max OAL for that firearm?
For run and gun up close shooting like most 2 gun is, a red dot is better for your rifle than a low power variable optic.
My rifles set up 100 to...
My marlin 985 will shoot a lot better than my cmmg upper maybe I got a lemon but not impressed with accuracy
OK they DO say use blanks
Yeah the SAFE way to celebrate the 4th, fire guns in the air! How times have changed.
I suspect a marketing ploy to distinguish the smaller framed pistol. Though I have not seen any advertising from the time.
The American was debuted in 1883 in 32 SW Long, 32 SW and 32 Colt New Police (6 shots) and in 38 S&W (5 shot); the Young America was introduced...
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