help identifying inherited rifle

Discussion in 'Curio & Relics Forum' started by krig51, Jan 2, 2012.

  1. jack404

    jack404 Former Guest

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    and welcome to the Forum to you jarmann

    G'day from Australia
  2. jarmann

    jarmann New Member

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    my werder is model 69 in 11,5x50 R
    found it in very good condition just needed a general cleanup and omaga spring adjustment ,I think it was stored more than a hundred years with closed bold , hammer gave a to light blow on the primers ,ejection spring was broken but a new one was made cases are airborn now ,cases made from .43 spanish and 45/70 ,will fireform with vitha N110 and .446 mauser bullet ,use 2/3 gn of dacron as keeper
    greetings from over the pond
    jarmann
  3. Jim K

    Jim K New Member

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    I don't know about "blitz" (lightning), but they are pretty fast. Just push the front "trigger", drop a round in the breech, cock the hammer and fire. A shade faster than the Martini action and a lot faster than the American "trapdoor", but a lot more complex than either.

    Jim
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