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by MD
Tue Feb 13, 2007 12:40 pm
Forum: Milsurp After Hours
Topic: Antique French arms?
Replies: 2
Views: 1032

Antique French arms?

I stumbled into an antique arms shop in France a couple years ago and they had some well preserved examples of French flintlock and percussion muskets, Napoleonic era stuff I assume. Knowing nothing at all about these firearms, where would be a good place to start getting educated, particularly on v...
by MD
Mon Feb 12, 2007 6:39 pm
Forum: Swiss, French, Belgian & Dutch Weapons
Topic: Learning about French muskets?
Replies: 2
Views: 1628

Learning about French muskets?

I stumbled into an antique arms shop in France a couple years ago and they had some well preserved examples of French flintlock and percussion muskets, Napoleonic era stuff I assume. Knowing nothing at all about these firearms, where would be a good place to start getting educated, particularly on v...
by MD
Fri Feb 09, 2007 7:03 pm
Forum: The Best of Milsurp After Hours
Topic: .22 Mausers (photo post)
Replies: 11
Views: 7101

My MAS 45

I was given a MAS 45 barreled action crudely fitted into a cut down Mauser 98 stock by a friend. It took me several years here in Canada to locate a correct stock, but I finally did and now I have nearly the complete rifle. I am still looking for a butt plate for the stock. The rifle shoots well, th...
by MD
Fri Feb 09, 2007 6:37 pm
Forum: Swiss, French, Belgian & Dutch Weapons
Topic: Mas M 45
Replies: 7
Views: 2534

MAS 45

I was given a MAS 45 barreled action crudely fitted into a cut down Mauser 98 stock by a friend. It took me several years here in Canada to locate a correct stock, but I finally did and now I have nearly the complete rifle. I am still looking for a but plate for the stock. The rifle shoots well, tho...

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