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    This was weird....

    Ok..gonna try to explain this as best I can, as I didnt have my phonecam with me. Stopped in a pawn shop today, and there was a pretty nice 1916 M91 carbine. But the mag/trigger guard group was gone, and what was in its place was a thin strip of blued metal. Matched the patina of the rest of the rifle. So from the side, it looked like a Carcano carbine with no mag. Puled the bolt back, nothing in there to feed even a single round. Everthing else functioned as should..bolt, trigger, etc. Looked like a helluva lot of precision work for no end. WTH?


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    You should have bought it, might be one of a kind.

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    Here's an illustration....don't know if I described it well enough. Weird.
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    It would be easy to restore, those magazines are easily available. If the price is right. You could point out that it is incomplete.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Anzac15 View Post
    Ok..gonna try to explain this as best I can, as I didnt have my phonecam with me. Stopped in a pawn shop today, and there was a pretty nice 1916 M91 carbine. But the mag/trigger guard group was gone, and what was in its place was a thin strip of blued metal. Matched the patina of the rest of the rifle. So from the side, it looked like a Carcano carbine with no mag. Puled the bolt back, nothing in there to feed even a single round. Everthing else functioned as should..bolt, trigger, etc. Looked like a helluva lot of precision work for no end. WTH?

    Could it be a conversion to 8x57? Or maybe some other caliber that won't feed in the action?

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