Swiss K-31

Discussion in 'General Military Arms & History Forum' started by trenchdog1914, Jan 14, 2009.

  1. trenchdog1914

    trenchdog1914 Member

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    Feb 12, 2008
    I've got a chance to buy a Swiss K-31 carbine. Looking for opinions on this weapon.
     
  2. Nighthawk

    Nighthawk New Member

    Aug 22, 2006
    South Central Texas
    Very fine rifles and accurate. At least mine makes me look like I'm a marksman.:rolleyes:
    All joking aside this is a rifle I am glad I bought.
     
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  3. Dakota Red 1

    Dakota Red 1 New Member

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    Nov 26, 2007
    Kansas
    What Nighthawk said... And with the readilly available surplus ammo (GP 11), you are ready for military match. These things shoot good. I love mine.
     
  4. I own two of them, Trench, and a more accurate military rifle has never been built. They function like a, well, Swiss watch. :D;)
     
  5. artabr

    artabr New Member

    If you find a good one, jump on it. The nice one are gone. I'm booting myself for not getting one. Pistol is dead on in this case.



    Art
     
  6. djohns6

    djohns6 New Member

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    Oct 6, 2002
    Louisiana
  7. JLA

    JLA Well-Known Member

    Feb 26, 2007
    Heart Of Texas
    very fine shooters. the 7.5X55 cartridge is a fine deer killer and the rifle is very accurate and easy to use...
     
  8. Dirtypacman

    Dirtypacman New Member

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    Mar 3, 2008
    Merrimac Valley, MA
    Depending on price and condition I would suggest go for it. They are great.
     
  9. txcorruptor

    txcorruptor New Member

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    Mar 8, 2009
    I just purchased a swiss K 31, beretta coranco 6.5mm and, Itallian 6.5mm. I need some magazines for all three. I had to buy all three to get the K31. The Beretta and Italian are stamped 1943 there are no markings on the K31 except a serial number.
     
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  10. islenos

    islenos New Member

    Mar 16, 2004
    West Texas
    Off the rack accuracy the M96 Swede is the best, Swiss K31 a very very close second:)IMHO
     
  11. cline89

    cline89 New Member

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    May 9, 2009
    i recently got this rifle and i know its swiss but i am not sure what model or make well what it is in general does anyone know what this rifle is could someone email me with info on it at airbornarmyranger@yahoo.com
     

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  12. trenchdog1914

    trenchdog1914 Member

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    Feb 12, 2008
    Looks to me like a "Sporterized" Swiss 1911. Should be a good shooter, and check under the buttplate; sometimes the original soldier's name is still there. Not much collector's value since it was cut down.
     
  13. cline89

    cline89 New Member

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    May 9, 2009
    thanks is it still the same caliber as a k31 and does it take the same mags
     
  14. trenchdog1914

    trenchdog1914 Member

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    Feb 12, 2008
    It's most likely in the same caliber. Some of the k-31's were rebarrelled, or rechambered to .308, I never heard of a 1911 being recalibered. K-31. mags may fit. The original mag should be serialed to the gun. Do you have a source of K-31 mags?
     
  15. cline89

    cline89 New Member

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    May 9, 2009
    no i do not have a surce for mags
     
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