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Posted: 12/25/2001 12:59:48 PM EST
Anyone ever own one of these peculiar-looking rifles? The 7.5MM round sounds like it's expensive and not widely available.
Link Posted: 12/25/2001 1:14:17 PM EST
they can also be had converted to .308 A friend of mine has one. The Bolt is a little odd but it does work..

Mind you....they are FRENCH!!!
Link Posted: 12/25/2001 1:52:07 PM EST
A little off topic

Viet Cong Handmade Copies of MAS 36 Rifles (Pic)


Seen it on Gunboards.com

Link Posted: 12/25/2001 2:33:43 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/25/2001 3:08:57 PM EST
Link Posted: 12/26/2001 12:59:37 AM EST
I have one in 308.Paid $89.from fac a year ago.Great shooter,does look funny.
Link Posted: 12/28/2001 3:54:27 AM EST
Bought one with the grenade lanuncher on it from SOG last year. Forget how much it was, but it wasn't that much. Rifle is either arsenal rebuilt or new since it looks great. Haven't shot it yet since 7.5mm is hard to find at a reasonable price.

Link Posted: 12/30/2001 5:21:27 AM EST
I just got back from a local shop that has two in stock for $99 each. Both look either new or reconditioned.

Link Posted: 12/30/2001 7:13:35 PM EST
Theres no safety, if I remember correctly. Definitely NOT a hunting weapon.
Link Posted: 12/31/2001 4:07:08 PM EST
Actually there a very handy rifle and very safe if you use common sense. Not many Frog guns had safeties since it was procedure to carry them with empty chamber, If you use one for hunting with a round in the chamber just lift bolt handle up half way so it can't fire...
Link Posted: 12/31/2001 7:03:51 PM EST
Never fired, and only dropped once!
Link Posted: 12/31/2001 10:59:47 PM EST

Originally Posted By Zapata:
Never fired, and only dropped once!

Actually, that's the Italians.

I guess the French could qualify, but when you have the Brits ditch you with your dick in the wind and all your troops are holed up in holes in the ground completely surrounded by bad guys and you have a couple of traitors on high sell you out to save their own asses, you might be more inclined to give up.
Link Posted: 1/1/2002 5:15:07 AM EST
Link Posted: 1/1/2002 9:39:39 AM EST
Cole Distributing has 7.5 MAS boxer primed non-corrosive new production ammo. www.coledistributing.com $12.95 a box.
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