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Thread: Anyone know about firearms co rifles?

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    Anyone know about firearms co rifles?

    There was one on trademe. Looked like a post war Mauser sporter.

    Is this true or is it something obscure and unusual?

    Cheers

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    Ive got a firearms co "alpine model" it is a mauser actioned sporter as youve guessed.
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    bit of dr google read that they were initially made from military actions, then later on FN mausers (apparently very much preferred) then santa barbera actions like PH.
    Some info also suggests that PH actually made them.
    some other comments from the same website below
    https://www.thehighroad.org/index.ph...ngland.677601/
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    I saw that one too and it seemed to be a good rifle
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    I couldn't find anything else about them other than what has been listed and it seems a weird one - not a lot out there about them. I even checked the Business register in England however no sign of that name. I'd love to know more too - even if just for the detective in us all
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    Cheers guys. Seems like good actions to fiddle with.

    I figured it is worth a nudge at 100 bucks.

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    They were well made , around the time Parker-Hale ceased to make rifles , so they filled that gap for a while. The few I have seen have all been well made and quite well finished
    Cats have nine lives-which makes them ideal for experimentation...

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    definitely.
    If it is a stocked rifle in a good strong mauser action a hundy is a no brainer.
    If its a later model with the SB action or the FN even better. Especially if it shoots ok

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    Quote Originally Posted by muzza View Post
    They were well made , around the time Parker-Hale ceased to make rifles , so they filled that gap for a while. The few I have seen have all been well made and quite well finished
    Yeah that's what I have found out online.

    I had an Israeli Mauser in 308 for my first rifle. Was a great shooter just heavy as.

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    definitely.
    If it is a stocked rifle in a good strong mauser action a hundy is a no brainer.
    If its a later model with the SB action or the FN even better. Especially if it shoots ok
    Nah its just a barreled action. I'll have to have a look at it when I get it.

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    mauser stocks are everywhere.
    Even an old PH stock would be fine
    So that's why you were asking about stocks t'other day.

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    Quote Originally Posted by csmiffy View Post
    mauser stocks are everywhere.
    Even an old PH stock would be fine
    So that's why you were asking about stocks t'other day.
    Yeah I have weaver bases too lying around. So some weaver quad locks for 40 bucks and I'm away.

    Yup. One will pop up eventually

 

 

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