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    1889 Schmidt Rubin

    First off I am new so please don't rough me up because my firearm is not in stock form. I had a 1889 schmit rubin given to me and unfortunately it is one that is a sporterized version and barrel in front of sight was shortened. I am still researching and reading info on it as I can find. It has broken magazine cutoff lever, does anyone where one of these could found, any help would be appreciated. Thank You for letting me join the forum.

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    So your going to want to check the caliber. Many of the sporterized ones were converted to .30-30. Otherwise I don't have much of a clue for parts.

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    Its not marked any where on it that I can see that the caliber has been changed. Thanks for the reply.

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    Here's an entry for a rare version of this rifle in our Milsurps Knowledge Libraryicon.

    1891 Model 1889 Schmidt Rubin Infantry Rifle
    (Serial # 192 - Manufactured in 1891)


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    Don't use modern ammunition in it. This rifle was not made for it.

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    Sure not going to jump on you for something someone else did and was common with all rifles of that era as well.

    Pictures and SN?


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