Warning

 

Close

Confirm Action

Are you sure you wish to do this?

Confirm Cancel
BCM
Durkin Tactical Franklin Armory
User Panel

Posted: 6/17/2002 9:38:47 PM EDT
I shot it and it didn't blow up. I have the one with a low serial number under 800,000. Checked the shells and receiver after every shot and all was well.(Gee, I love living dangerously!) Put both military surplus and commercial loaded ammo through it. That 30.06 sure has a lot of punch! (Bruised my shoulder slightly.) It shot very well and was very accurate at the 100 yard target and was a pleasure to shoot it. I definitely will be shooting it again.
Link Posted: 6/17/2002 9:49:53 PM EDT
[#1]
Right on. My dad had one during WWII and he said he was glad to get rid of it when they were issued the M1 Carbine. He said it beat the hell out of his shoulder.

But that's a pain one can come to love. Well, at least tolerate!
Link Posted: 6/18/2002 2:14:36 AM EDT
[#2]
You are a true rebel, live on the edge and learn.
Link Posted: 6/18/2002 6:26:21 AM EDT
[#3]
Hey, countless thousands of those 'low serial number' guns fired countless thousands of rounds for years.  Just because a few of the thousands have had trouble, it wouldn't stop me from using it if I had one.  
Link Posted: 6/18/2002 6:38:29 AM EDT
[#4]
Well, hopefully it wont pop on you..Wear safety glasses..

Meplat-
Close Join Our Mail List to Stay Up To Date! Win a FREE Membership!

Sign up for the ARFCOM weekly newsletter and be entered to win a free ARFCOM membership. One new winner* is announced every week!

You will receive an email every Friday morning featuring the latest chatter from the hottest topics, breaking news surrounding legislation, as well as exclusive deals only available to ARFCOM email subscribers.


By signing up you agree to our User Agreement. *Must have a registered ARFCOM account to win.
Top Top