GUN Need help identifying an old old rifle that was found in my uncles basement.

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  1. thomor25

    thomor25 I make money online....

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    This rifle was found with another rifle in my uncles basement when we were cleaning it out. The other rifle it was found with was a Portuguese M.1886 Kropatschek made by steyr. this one has markings that I can't even describe or read so I coul.dn't search for it on google or anythig.

    Can any of you tell me anything about it the steyr was 8 x 60mm caliber so i possibly assume this is as well but I might be wrong.

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  3. skeletor25rs

    skeletor25rs Yetis & Deer

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    So, were gun companies pumping out so many weapons during WWI and II that they couldn't take the time to stamp their names on them?
     
  4. Thunderbear

    Thunderbear Yggdrasil's Forester.

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    Your pics leave a bit to be desired, but it looks like this:

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    REME Weapon 101 - Rifle 6.5 mm Mannlicher-Schoenauer M03/14 REME Weapon 101 Detail - Rifle 6.5 mm Mannlicher-Schoenauer M03/14

    The Greeks adopted the 6.5 Mannlicher-Schoenauer rifle in 1903. This modified version of the 1903 model known as Model 03/14 was adopted in 1914. The differences between the two models are relatively minor and are principally in the graduations on the rear sight, the shape of the gripping grooves on the stock, the length and the ease of removal of the handguards. This rifle utilises the Mannlicher two-piece rotating bolt with the rotating spool type magazine which was developed by Otto Schoenauer.

    And considering it was found with another Steyr, seems logical. Need pics with bolt open to confirm spool magazine though.
     
  5. thomor25

    thomor25 I make money online....

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    nope no spool magazine its a plate with a z shaped spring underneath it.


    Also nope it doesn't have that disk on the stock either for the sweed rifle.

    The weapon is stamped its just in a language I can't read or identify or even try to identify. The onl thing I can say is it looks arabian
     
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    I'd need better pictures to be able to tell. They're kinda unfocused.

    The writing is very interesting on it though..
     
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    definetily some kind of mauser, not a VZ-24 thats all i can tell you
     
  9. Clusive

    Clusive Happiness is a belt-fed weapon.

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    I wish that I could ramdomly find rifles in basements of relatives.
     
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    mauser 8mm perhaps?
     
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  12. thomor25

    thomor25 I make money online....

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    wow nice job, they don't make the ammo for this anymore I take it. Now whats the situation on needing a lisc for it? DO I need to get one or is it too old?
     
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    7 First comes smiles, then lies. Last is gunfire.

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    a license for a rifle? Not hardly.
     
  14. thomor25

    thomor25 I make money online....

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    I dunno, never owned a gun before, I was looking to get a glock 26/27 for cc, and yes I know the sackriders here and stuff and other people wil mention to get a kimber and whatever but you know. It was either the 26/27 or the 19.
     
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    26 or 19.. try them both out & see what you like better.

    And you can still get ammo for that rifle.
     
  16. TL1000RSquid

    TL1000RSquid ΜΟΛΩΝ ΛΑΒΕ

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    plenty of mil surp around for that rifle, I believe all the ammo is corrosive though has to be cleaned good, run some windex through it after shooting then clean when you get home.
     
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