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Old 12-22-2011, 05:58 PM
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I think this is junk?

Bought a beater Mauser for almost nothing for something to learn on, but I think after I looked at it better someone has done this one in.
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Old 12-22-2011, 07:05 PM
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Re: I think this is junk?

Looks like it to me. I don't think I would use that action. First things first, take that barrel off there before someone thinks they can shoot it.
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Old 12-22-2011, 08:42 PM
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Re: I think this is junk?

Turns out its a Turk, so it's not as damaged as I thought, barrel comes off and then I'm going to square it back to standard large ring length(removing approx. 3/16 from front of ring) and square it. These actions take the small shank .980/12tpi barrels. I'm gonna try it, after checking the rockwell of course, and see If I can fix her.
Daniel
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Old 12-23-2011, 03:02 PM
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Re: I think this is junk?

If it's a turk and you square it up like you said, you might be in good shape. That entire shoulder might square up and might even disappear. That barrel is scary though.
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Old 12-23-2011, 10:02 PM
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Re: I think this is junk?

Yeah barrel is a tomato stake for sure. Action is the "K. KALE 1942" Turk, Large ring small shank. I will post pics once I get the mandrel in to square it up.
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