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Posted: 9/11/2010 4:05:46 PM EST
A 1954 Fabrique National Israeli 98k
Have been looking for one for sometime now, this one kind of fell in my lap....
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 4:26:29 PM EST
Very nice, usually when I see a thread title like yours I don't open it because I almost always see a Mosin Nagant.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 4:43:51 PM EST
Very true, I own two and they are great rifles. As far as collecting the MN is probably one of the best starter rifles out there.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 4:48:46 PM EST
Looks to be much better than most of the Israeli Mausers I've seen. Nice score!
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 4:58:17 PM EST
very nice....
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 5:37:53 PM EST
The stock is kinda beat up, but that is to be expected. The bore is a bit dark but not real bad. Hopefully I can get out in the near future and put some rounds through it to see how it shoots at a distance. I picked this one over a War dated German 98, I hope I made the right decision.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 6:53:42 PM EST
Nice. Congrats.
Link Posted: 9/11/2010 7:10:17 PM EST

That first C&R purchase is always a special one. Mine was one of the Enfield No5Mk1's that SOG was selling for $169 several years ago. Yours looks good, post more pics.
Link Posted: 9/12/2010 12:00:19 PM EST
Here are a couple more

Link Posted: 9/12/2010 12:11:41 PM EST

Ah, if that rifle could talk. Looks good.
Link Posted: 9/12/2010 12:18:28 PM EST
I'd love to get one for the history and irony behind them...but all the ones I have found look like shit and have sewer pipes for barrels
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