Steve Jackson Games - Site Navigation
Home General Info Follow Us Search Illuminator Store Forums What's New Other Games Ogre GURPS Munchkin Our Games: Home

Go Back   Steve Jackson Games Forums > Roleplaying > GURPS

 
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 06-05-2021, 03:02 PM   #20
acrosome
 
acrosome's Avatar
 
Join Date: Aug 2010
Location: The Land of Enchantment
Default Re: Custom Bolt-Action in the 1990s

Quote:
Originally Posted by Icelander View Post
That's true, the Mauser actions would be suitably anonymous. The ammo for them is rarer than .308 Win, .30-06 and even .300 Win Mag today and I suspect even then, so it would probably be advantageous to chamber them in a caliber more off-the-shell ammo is sold for, as well as having a wider selection of bullets for handloading.
This is the 1990s, not the 1960s, right? Earlier, yes, it was very common to re-chamber old Mausers, but the surplus market was really firing up in the 1990s.
It really was not very hard to get your hands on pallets of cheap 7.92mm ammo in the late 1990s, at least. Yugoslav Mausers were very popular imports. There was (is?) a company called Mitchell's Mausers that imported tons of them. I bought one. And the ammo for it, no problem.

At least I think that was the 1990s...?
acrosome is offline   Reply With Quote
 

Tags
guns, high-tech, monster hunters, tactical shooting

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Fnords are Off
[IMG] code is Off
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump


All times are GMT -6. The time now is 05:23 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.9
Copyright ©2000 - 2024, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.