Wyoming Swede.....did you find a stock ??

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    velvetnsteel
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    (4/13/02 7:36:44 pm)
    Reply | Edit | Del All Wyoming Swede.....did you find a stock ??
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    Sometime ago you were looking for a Mannlicher style stock for your 6.5 X 55 Swedish Mauser. Did you ever find one? Are you pleased with it? Can we see some pics?

    Thanks bunches
    Long live the Swedish Mauser!!

    WyomingSwede
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    (4/14/02 10:57:27 am)
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    Yes I found a couple sources, as follows

    Royal arms gunstocks Great Falls MT
    royalarms@imt.net great price- starts at $90


    Graet American Gunstock Co Yuba City CA
    gunstox@oro.net start around $100


    Richards Microfit gunstocks Sun Valley CA
    sales@rifle-stocks.com Start around $109
    (these are Laminates)

    I ended up picking up a chinese mauser in 30-06 with a mannlicher stock. I go pick it up tomorrow. Will post picks later this week.
    Still haven't found anyone that can do a mannlicher forearm for my 99 savage...but I am still looking.

    Thats where I am at. swede
    Wyoming Swede

    velvetnsteel
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    (4/18/02 7:22:43 pm)
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    Thanks. Please keep us informed. Would like to see pics on the Chinese Mauser if possible. I was under the understanding the metal on those was not strong enough for stuff like the .06.........was I misled?

    WyomingSwede
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    (4/18/02 10:49:28 pm)
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    I got the pics...they are at work...will try to post tomorrow.
    This is a regular mauser action made in Germany for export. It is a real 98, not some hand filed, cast wannabe. I am kind of proud of it. Bore is really nice, barrel was replaced back in the 50's I have been told. My gunsmith checked it out...headspace OK..told me should be good to shoot anything I want through it.
    Funny thing about the stock. It is a military stock reworked into a mannlicher. But it is a beautiful job. I will try to post the pics tomorrow.

    swede
    Wyoming Swede
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