GUN took the Arisaka to the range yesterday! *pics*

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  1. Hypnos_VI

    Hypnos_VI JENGA!

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    after dealing with UPS for way too long i recieved my Norma 7.7x58mm rounds and my powder scale!

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    this rifle is :bowdown: i was only able to take it out to 75 yrd, but impact what right where i wanted it for the 5 shots i did. gonna take it out to the sand pits on the next nice day we have so i can try 200yr+

    also i got some new goodies :x:

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    surfire E2D defender LED, and the dies for 7.7 japanese
     
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    nost New Member

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    wtf is that? (rifle)
     
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    Hypnos_VI JENGA!

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    approx 1943 Japanese Arisaka Type99 7.7x58mm bolt action WWII service rifle.
     
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    Painkiller Sometimes remembering is better than forgetting

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    norma....ammo of ballers
     
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    Huh, I have a bayonet for that rifle. :p
     
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    Hypnos_VI JENGA!

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    me too :mamoru:

    japanese didnt fuck around with their bayonets :o
     
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    Dang powerful and accurate piece of history you got there. Hunted with one as a kid. While the short stock is ideal for a youngster the .30-06-like round is punishing on a yute (please note the nice soft STEEL butt plate).:wavey:
     
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    I kind of want one :o

    How much do they go for anyways these days? I know ammo is expensive as fuck, but how much do the rifles usually go for? I know the ones with the intact imperial seal go for $$$$$$$$$, but what about beaters?
     
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    Hypnos_VI JENGA!

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    after i shot that one i went to the local gun shop and they had 3 of them, in pretty shitty condition for $230-450. i got mine for $200, but it was a steal. i wish my seal didnt have scar marks thru it, still looks nice tho. could be worse, could be ground off!

    i really enjoyed shooting it, packs a punch tho, i have a video of the test shot i did, i placed it on the bench and braced it against my leg [just in case the chamber didnt hold up for some reason] and even tho it was firm it still kicked back quite a bit!

    i was thinking of getting into hunting and getting a .308...but i think this will do just fine. hunting with a 66 year old rifle with irons :mamoru:
     
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    It depends "last ditch rifles" go for less than an early war rifle. Depending on condition and with a ground mum around $200-$250

    Early war rifle with ground mum $250-$350 depending on if it's "numbers matching"

    Early war rifle with intact mum $350-$500
     
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    Hypnos_VI JENGA!

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    keep in mind also, that if you do try to get one, any markings on the mum are concidered defaced.

    this is what mine looks like

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    even tho its not ground its not perfect, so dont let anyone try and swindle you.

    try not to get a last ditch one either, its worth paying the little more.
     
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    Man, for that much I'll probably put it off and get a K-11 from AIM instead, since I atleast can find ammo for that local :hsd:
     
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    Hypnos_VI JENGA!

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    yea, these certainly arent cheap...hence the reloading dies i got after i went shooting :x: those norma's cost me $40 for 20.
     
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    As mentioned above only the "early" war ones with chrome lined bbl are considered good shooters. and make sure you get the 7.7 not the 6.5.
     
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    the 6.5 is known to be good quality still.

    luckly my type 99 has the chrome barrel :naughty:
     
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    The round is actually pretty much a straight-up copy of .303 Brit. lower pressure than .30-06
     
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    pretty much, you use .303 british bullets to reload the cartridge. i read somewhere that you can cut down 30-06 cases and use them as well. not sure i want to do that, but it would be cool with the amount of 30-06 brass i have laying around :mamoru:
     

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