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    The carbines have been used mostly during public...

    The carbines have been used mostly during public order operations, as a form of display.
    I don’t think they have ever been used (shot) much, but they were certainly in common use.
    My first memories...
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    It is rare because I guess it has only been made...

    It is rare because I guess it has only been made in Italy. Very nice toy that one too. I need to make some works at home, but business is going great. Maybe I’ll be able to sin again...soon.;)
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    Nice thing she is! The only thing not ok is the...

    Nice thing she is!
    The only thing not ok is the trigger, very gritty.
    All the rest works fine
    I needed a few rounds to get on target at 50 metres. With a big 16 target.
    The first shot I could...
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    Hello, the Mauser is a controlled-feed gun. You...

    Hello, the Mauser is a controlled-feed gun.
    You need to put the ammo in the magazine or, if you want to single-load without pressing them in the mag, you have to get the extractor over the rim of...
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    This reminds me of an animated cartoon of the...

    This reminds me of an animated cartoon of the eighties, with robots fighting the evil aliens. One of the main characters was a female hero/robot who shot her breasts as missiles.
    :lol::lol::lol:
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    I'll take her to the range Saturday. Currently I...

    I'll take her to the range Saturday.
    Currently I have some Winchester, but I'll go buy also Geko and another brand I can't recall, all very cheap but good ammo, at least with my handguns.
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    I was in The Netherlands and in Germany last...

    I was in The Netherlands and in Germany last week.
    The trip, by plane and car, was really the weirdest thing that happened to me in the last 15 months.
    Amsterdam was just a stop over, at Schipol,...
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    Got her home! Very nice piece. Hopefully,...

    Got her home!
    Very nice piece.
    Hopefully, tomorrow I’ll have some time to take a few pictures.
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    Tomorrow I’ll go pick up my Smelly Trainer......

    Tomorrow I’ll go pick up my Smelly Trainer... finally.
    :dancingbanana:
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    It is a pleasure to be helpful. My knowledge is...

    It is a pleasure to be helpful. My knowledge is very limited, since I’m more of a shooter than a collector, but like a broken clock, every day I’m right twice:lol:
  11. Thread: Hey Ovidio

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    That video is impressive. There's zillion hogs...

    That video is impressive. There's zillion hogs there!
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    Great!!!

    Great!!!
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    Bob, please stop... Now that I’m in the vaccine...

    Bob, please stop...
    Now that I’m in the vaccine round, I’ll be able to come over sooner or later.
    I’ll really check when we have the next exhibition in the US, but I think it’ll be in 2022.
    US is...
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    I got some info. He confirmed that the...

    I got some info.
    He confirmed that the marksmen/sniper program started in late ‘94, which makes sense also with my memories, because in October we had terrible floods in Piedmont and all training...
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    Don’t worry. You got me curious too now. I hope...

    Don’t worry. You got me curious too now.
    I hope my range buddy, LTCol. in the Bersaglieri, will be able to tell me.
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    Unfortunately not. I’ll look for info, but I...

    Unfortunately not.
    I’ll look for info, but I guess that we never really used those rifles.
    When I was in the army, we had quite a few of those rifles in the armory, but we didn’t have any marksmen...
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    Wow, what a day today! It started at 8:00 am as...

    Wow, what a day today!
    It started at 8:00 am as RO at the firing range. I had fun and shot a bit.
    After that I went home, prepared the lawn mower and my son took over the chore!!!
    Got lunch and...
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    It seems that in May 2019, the Italian Army sold...

    It seems that in May 2019, the Italian Army sold about 400 Garand T2 TS. They wentto Austria and then half of them to the US. Some were missing some accessories, some also the optic.
    Some have BM59...
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    Stop it, I'm suffering... But...maybe, from...

    Stop it, I'm suffering...
    But...maybe, from Monday on, I'll be able to cross the border to Veneto and go pick up mine.
    I've been waiting for months now...
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    So, I got some answers and pictures, but...

    So, I got some answers and pictures, but downloading from the site is a tad problematic. I must see how to get through.
    The content of the crate is written on the labels inside the lid, and, if I'm...
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    This is how the target looks like.
    Im really enjoying it at the moment.
    116775
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    New Toy - Works Well!

    Since I like shooting a lot, and I don't want to always be limited by Covid, by holidays, by other impedimenta, I decided to give a dry-fire system a try.
    Yesterday I received "the bullet" and set...
  23. Thread: Disgraceful.

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    We’re dominated by the cancel culture type of...

    We’re dominated by the cancel culture type of turds nowadays...
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    Glad to read that you got your money back. Don't...

    Glad to read that you got your money back.
    Don't give up on Carcano's, they are really nice rifles.
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    Here, today we had the communion, at last, of my...

    Here, today we had the communion, at last, of my little daughter. It was scheduled one year ago, but we got it done just now. In two weeks, the next group, one year younger, will get it.
    Church was...
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