A new Range toy, BYF44 HT sniper

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A new Range toy, BYF44 HT sniper

Post by Miller Tyme » Tue Apr 28, 2020 7:45 pm

After years of sitting on the sidelines when it came to German snipers and realizing my best bet was to go reproduction I decided last year to pic up a reproduction SSR, and a LSR to shout and enjoy. But I always wanted a High Turret sniper but never seemed to realize the dream, until now. Last August a very high quality set of reproduction HT mounts and scope came available from a very respected collector and I jumped on them. Then I began my search for the correct rifle for the build, and after some searching I picked one up from a buddy of mine last December that I had seen earlier in the year for sale. New Years Eve I shipped it all out to a respected Gunsmith in NY and after he did his magic, he shipped it back to me and it showed up today at my front door.


Its a BYF44, L block K98k in a white glue laminated stock. The mounts are a set of Robert Spielaur High Turret and the scope is a wartime Ajack 4x90. The builder bedded the stock , tuned the action, and even did a wartime "sloppy" solder job on the Mounts, just like the late war HT's are known for.

All that is left is getting a little range time this weekend to try it out.
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Re: A new Range toy, BYF44 HT sniper

Post by Niner » Tue Apr 28, 2020 8:47 pm

Nice looking setup. You do have one heck of a lot of really nice toys. Congrats on adding another. :mrgreen:
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Re: A new Range toy, BYF44 HT sniper

Post by DuncaninFrance » Wed Apr 29, 2020 2:55 am

Very nice Walt. A range report in due course I hope!
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Re: A new Range toy, BYF44 HT sniper

Post by Aughnanure » Wed Apr 29, 2020 3:14 am

Well done, Walt!
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Re: A new Range toy, BYF44 HT sniper

Post by Miller Tyme » Wed Apr 29, 2020 5:32 pm

Thanks Gentlemen, hoping to pick up some ammo tomorrow for a Saturday range visit. I will.post up the results afterwards.
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Re: A new Range toy, BYF44 HT sniper

Post by Niner Delta » Wed Apr 29, 2020 9:29 pm

Great looking rifle, you do have some very cool toys..... :D

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