If I can shoot it like my Persians I will be a happy camper. Obviously not for the condition. Anyway, why fix something that ain't broke? Modelo Argentino 1909 Mauser Sword Bayonet Modelo Argentino 1909 Mauser Sword Bayonet attached to M1909 Rifle. The Argentine-made scabbard has a somewhat more flattened and slightly rectangular, cross-section, compared with the oval cross-section of the German M1909 scabbards. Unlock additional features, and fewer ads while browsing. Also I vaguely remember some Latin nation issuing 7mm rifles to their naval sharpshooters when their ground forces used a different caliber, don't remember which.
Results Per Page « 1; 2; 3; 4; 5; 6 » Image. I can see that you have bought your rifle is in very good condition. But that is what those old receivers are made from, materials so low grade but so cheap that it is used as rebar. Rifle appears to be un issued with all matching serial numbers and clear. If the bore is in good condition very likely , a. I try to find out something about the ammo refills Good luck, I am sure that rifle work well. Any other cool calibers come to mind? These were for use in the Spanish Civil War.
When the first 3,000 rifles and bayonets arrived, a logistical problem became evident. It would be many years before I realized just what a great rifle I had purchased that fateful day. People confuse the beautiful machining with quality metallurgy. I took the rifle out to the range today and shot it with the loads I use in my Chileno 1895 7mm. I emailed him the pictures posted here, and quite a few more that I had taken. While the low muzzle ring provided a stronger mounting, it meant that the new bayonet would not mount to the earlier M1891 rifle nor would the M1891 bayonet mount to the M1909 rifle. Then it is sent in to be re-carborized as described and then finished up.
Outstanding Argentine Contract Mauser Model 1909. The unusual trapezoidal muzzle ring is unique to this bayonet. You appear to have a 1909 Cavalry Carbine and there were four common variations of 1909 carbines. Quote: Twice in one day, Hand me the flack jacket! I wonder if I'll be able to use the. To allow interchange of bayonets between the M1891 and M1909 rifles, the bayonet design was revised to incorporate the higher M1891 muzzle ring on the remaining bayonet production all but the first 3,000 and the was developed for installation on M1909 rifles and carbines. The Gendarmerie Nacional were among the Argentine forces to engage the British during the Falklands War of 1982. One sent a 211-grain bullet out of the barrel at a nominal 2,132 fps while the later loading shot a 185-grain bullet at 2,467 fps.
I would like to get an idea if it has any value read more. Fortunately, the purchase also included a bag of corrosive military ammo. I pounded a 7mm cast bullet into the muzzle for these measurements made with a dial caliper. Tyranny, like hell, is not easily conquered; yet we have this consolation with us, that the harder the conflict, the more glorious the triumph. Im not sure of the caliber, the history or value of the pistol. Grafs has an extensive line of Prvi products, including the 7.
The grip scales are secured by aluminum rivets that have been ground flush. If you say the bore is for 7mm I don't know what to think. By no means unheard of, but not everybody has one. Unlike other Mausers of the time, the bolt release continues over the top of the receiver bridge. This was because it was not only extremely strong but also dimensionally correct and consistent. I remember back in the late '90s when Samco was distributing these some very nice condition, a gun dealer who I bought stuff from, had gotten sn 0009, don't remember the prefix, but he could not wait to sporterize it into some wildcat.
Quote: Slamfire you are correct about the metalurgy of the 1909 action but it can be still used for a custom build. With that in mind I was thinking mild recoil. You also have to remove the cleaning rod. Is better to leave in this condition some cleaning job of course and shoot it to plinking and some deer hunting or forget all and make an nice rifle in modern cartridge? Try to use it so, in its original condition and original caliber You retain the value of your collection That you enjoy a lot of your gun good Luck I never make permanent chages to any of my collectable surplus rifles. The alpha-character A represents the first ten-thousand, so all serial numbers beginning with A are from the first 10,000 of a production order. It is best not to make permanent changes, You will not have much trouble to shoot, sure. This image illustrates the totality of these modifications.
D'Arcy Echols said this about working with Mauser actions under the link I posted in my first comment. What's his name, something 'eyes' has books on the Mauser military rifles. They went ahead with the brass grip scales, initially, so as not to further delay production. It will not chamber new Privi Partizan brass marked 7. I have been looking for an Argentine Mauser to sporterize. And his is a lot prettier than mine! It is also presumed that serial number A0001 would indicate bayonet number 0001; serial number A0000 would indicate bayonet number 10,000.