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Thirty Caliber Thursday!

bullsi1911bullsi1911 ModeratorPosts: 11,073 Senior Member
Let’s post up some thirty caliber gun porn!

 
To make something simple is a thousand times more difficult than to make something complex.
-Mikhail Kalashnikov
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  • AntonioAntonio Senior Member Posts: 2,672 Senior Member


    I'm in!

    Post-war refurbished 1944 Inland; have shot some 200-meters prone unrested matches with it and it's a tack driver!
  • earlyagainearlyagain Posts: 6,748 Senior Member
    edited June 18 #3
    My grandpa ordered this rifle from Winchester in 1952'. Almost all the images I recall of elk hunting with my dad, he had it cradled in his hand.


    I hope to give my son some trigger time with it in a few days.
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Posts: 16,865 Senior Member
    .308 on the bottom
    .300 Win. Mag on top


    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"
  • rberglofrberglof Senior Member Posts: 2,643 Senior Member
    300 mag
    Two 30-30s and one 32sp

  • Elk creekElk creek Senior Member Posts: 6,444 Senior Member

    Aim higher, or get a bigger gun.
  • AlleyCatAlleyCat Posts: 360 Member
    edited June 20 #11


    Krag em and bag em






    Did you ever get yourself a replenishing package for your Krag?

    (not the Parkhurst).









    And have you seen this?










  • earlyagainearlyagain Posts: 6,748 Senior Member
    Hey AlleyCat did soldiers usw those charging clips???
    I know those rifles weren't used long, but unless Im wrong weren't used against the Spanish???
  • AlleyCatAlleyCat Posts: 360 Member
    edited June 20 #13
    Hey AlleyCat did soldiers usw those charging clips???
    I know those rifles weren't used long, but unless Im wrong weren't used against the Spanish???

    Bit of an overlap with Spanish/ American war but no clip pouch in sight here.


    Also  slow-to-load magazine was one of the reasons cited for the upgrade to the M1903, so can't see it.








  • earlyagainearlyagain Posts: 6,748 Senior Member
    edited June 20 #14
    Thanks!
    I have a movie here somwhere in the stacks about Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders. There's a scene where the CO is examining the Spanish Mauser commenting on how good it is........
  • JayhawkerJayhawker Moderator Posts: 16,865 Senior Member
    Thanks!
    I have a movie here somwhere in the stacks about Teddy Roosevelt's Rough Riders. There's a scene where the CO is examining the Spanish Mauser commenting on how good it is........
    That was Rough Riders...the guy handling the rifle was Dale Dye (USMC Ret.) He called it a Spanish Hornet and the wrapped up in the sling and blew a Spanish soldier out of a tree

    Great Movie...
    Sharps Model 1874 - "The rifle that made the west safe for Winchester"
  • VarmintmistVarmintmist Senior Member Posts: 7,326 Senior Member
    Nope, I am plenty fast without one. I can load almost as fast. A rapid string is 10 shots in 70 seconds prone from standing. I was one of the first guys who shot a Krag at Perry. I had a audience.  Load 5 standing, have a pile of 3 and a pile of 2. Targets go up, drop to prone, fire five, open the gate, fling 3 in, drop one, drop one, slam the gate, fire 5.

    There were chargers made for the Krag, but they were bulky like the first one you show, and clipped over the rear of the port. Just not a real good design. They were used against the Spanish, the Philippines, and a few went along to WW1.

    Fun fact, Sgt Schultz in Hogans Hero's is armed with a Krag, and that is period correct. The Nazis took Norwegian Krags and gave them to their prison guards. However they were shortened for the use of the Germans https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=9&v=HPpNMfLabaw&feature=emb_logo

    It's boring, and your lack of creativity knows no bounds.
  • earlyagainearlyagain Posts: 6,748 Senior Member
    Nice rifle MHS. Had to check my refrence as I was thinking its rare. My material is vague, but I think maybe its the Super Grade in H&H I was thinking of......
  • ZeeZee Senior Member Posts: 23,736 Senior Member
    The Prodigal Son returns. 😁
    "To Hell with efficiency, it's performance we want!" - Elmer Keith
  • MileHighShooterMileHighShooter Senior Member Posts: 4,801 Senior Member
    Zee said:
    The Prodigal Son returns. 😁
    Blame Sakodude
    Wambli Ska wrote: »
    Once again, please refrain from cutting short any baseless totally emotional arguments with facts. It leads to boring, completely objective conversations well beyond the comprehension ability of many.
  • MileHighShooterMileHighShooter Senior Member Posts: 4,801 Senior Member
    Nice rifle MHS. Had to check my refrence as I was thinking its rare. My material is vague, but I think maybe its the Super Grade in H&H I was thinking of......
    They're not very common,  less so unaltered,  many were reamed into 300 Wby's. The 300/375 H&H M70's were factory altered to accept the longer cartridges. It was post-64 that Winchester went to a generic long action with various magazines blocks to adjust for COAL
    Wambli Ska wrote: »
    Once again, please refrain from cutting short any baseless totally emotional arguments with facts. It leads to boring, completely objective conversations well beyond the comprehension ability of many.
  • CHIRO1989CHIRO1989 Senior Member Posts: 12,482 Senior Member
    Zee said:
    The Prodigal Son returns. 😁
    Blame Sakodude
    Ha, pay him back with some serious enabling from your day job. Good to see you posting hey.
    I take no pleasure in the death of the wicked, but rather that they turn away from their ways and live. Eze 33:11
  • bullsi1911bullsi1911 Moderator Posts: 11,073 Senior Member
    It’s Thursday again!


    7.62x25 is a thirty caliber.
    To make something simple is a thousand times more difficult than to make something complex.
    -Mikhail Kalashnikov
  • JKPJKP Senior Member Posts: 2,239 Senior Member


    .307 Win and 30-30
  • JKPJKP Senior Member Posts: 2,239 Senior Member
  • Gene LGene L Senior Member Posts: 11,668 Senior Member
    My 30-06. Probably a cigarette gun, but one for more than two cartons. Nothing shows on the action to indicate 98, checkering is very fine, bluing is deep and still strong.  Scope is a 4x Zeiss Conquest, their less-expensive brand.  I wanted to keep it in the spirit of it's building, so I stayed with the 4x. Minimum engraving.


    Concealed carry is for protection, open carry is for attention.
  • ZeeZee Senior Member Posts: 23,736 Senior Member
    C-308

    "To Hell with efficiency, it's performance we want!" - Elmer Keith
  • GunNutGunNut Posts: 5,515 Senior Member
    Gene L said:
    My 30-06. Probably a cigarette gun, but one for more than two cartons. Nothing shows on the action to indicate 98, checkering is very fine, bluing is deep and still strong.  Scope is a 4x Zeiss Conquest, their less-expensive brand.  I wanted to keep it in the spirit of it's building, so I stayed with the 4x. Minimum engraving.


    Did I mention to you thatI LOVE that rifle? ❤️
    Old West Saying: God created men, but Col. Sam Colt made them equal.

    General George Patton:  “Watch what people are cynical about, and one can often discover what they lack.”

  • zorbazorba Senior Member Posts: 23,522 Senior Member
    For those who may have missed the rifle in the above picture...

    And, might as well post this one up too...

    -Zorba, "The Veiled Male"

    "If you get it and didn't work for it, someone else worked for it and didn't get it..."
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