Anyone see GP11 Swiss 7.5x55 around locally?

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Four Seasons *used to* carry it in stock.

I haven't checked in a couple of years to see if they still have it since I stocked up pretty well [smile]

If you really can't find any let me know - I could probably be persuaded to part with a little just so you can try out the rifle.
 

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as andrew said, online is best. if you have an 03 that you got the k31 through try that vendor. If not I'm In western MA and was thinking about getting a case of it. something like 480 rounds if I remember correct. don't remember price. but would split one if you're interested. I realize we're opposite sides of the state…
 
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IIRC B&K sales in Natick had some.
It's not something you find "locally" to often.
Especially the surplus ammo. PPU makes it also.
Last I seen PPU it was 17$\20 rounds. Good brass on the PPU.
 
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Also will add... if you want to shoot GP11 buy as much as you can and think you need for a long while.
The guns took a huge jump in price I expect the ammo to do the same.
 
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i was finding PPU at cabelas in Berlin of all places. like mac said...it's expensive...but get yourself a neck sizing die and you should be able to stretch the life of the brass pretty good if you're only shooting it out of 1 rifle. I just bought 200 brass from an online vendor...mostly to reload for my 1889 eventually. i haven't started reloading for the k31 yet either...but i'm trying to keep some GP11 in my armageddon box...you know, just in case I need to declare my property as a 'neutral territory'.

i just looked at all the online retailers I've gotten GP11 from in the past, and they're all bone dry. if i come across something i'll let you know.
 

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as andrew said, online is best. if you have an 03 that you got the k31 through try that vendor. If not I'm In western MA and was thinking about getting a case of it. something like 480 rounds if I remember correct. don't remember price. but would split one if you're interested. I realize we're opposite sides of the state…
Yeah there are 2 C&R vendors with it in stock.

If you have free state connections, luckygunner and bulkammo.com have plenty.

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i was finding PPU at cabelas in Berlin of all places. like mac said...it's expensive...but get yourself a neck sizing die and you should be able to stretch the life of the brass pretty good if you're only shooting it out of 1 rifle. I just bought 200 brass from an online vendor...mostly to reload for my 1889 eventually. i haven't started reloading for the k31 yet either...but i'm trying to keep some GP11 in my armageddon box...you know, just in case I need to declare my property as a 'neutral territory'.

i just looked at all the online retailers I've gotten GP11 from in the past, and they're all bone dry. if i come across something i'll let you know.
I'm using the K31 Redding dies and its been working well so far. Basically no resistance when resizing and no stretching so far.
 
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I'm using the K31 Redding dies and its been working well so far. Basically no resistance when resizing and no stretching so far.
Just picked up an unused (but previously purchased) set on ebay last week for $107 shipped (N&FL Sizers)...just sucks I think I have to buy a different set to reload for the 1889 and the K11 Karabiner due to the larger chamber cut.
 
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Old Glory in Mason, NH had a BUNCH there a while back, but I haven't looked in a while so I can't say if it's still there or not. Might be worth a call. It's a drive, but it's a nice drive at least.
 

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Glenn's in N Reading posted on his FB page earlier that he just got some 7.5x55 ammo, including the GP11 surplus. He did not list a price however....
 

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I've shot GP11 and it was good stuff and accurate but not quite as accurate as my reloads. Do you reload? I have the model 1911 which was replaced by the K31. It has the best trigger and is the most accurate military rifle I own. It even beat the 6.5x55 Swedish Mauser. Now I know what "built like a Swiss watch" means.
 

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I've shot GP11 and it was good stuff and accurate but not quite as accurate as my reloads. Do you reload? I have the model 1911 which was replaced by the K31. It has the best trigger and is the most accurate military rifle I own. It even beat the 6.5x55 Swedish Mauser. Now I know what "built like a Swiss watch" means.
My reloads and GP11 were about the same. I got ~1/2" groups at 100 yards with my scoped K31.
 

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Shooting via only irons, but I haven't yet beaten GP11 with reloads. I have some ELD 175's to try- maybe that will do it. Anyway, I've had excellent results with GP11 in my K31 at CMP matches. Got a silver at the New England Games and came close to gold. I've cleaned slow prone a few times with GP11.
 
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whats the saying
German General to Swiss General
German: what would you have down if I sent my 500,000 troops in against your 250,000? Swiss Gen : My men would have to shoot twice.
 
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I've shot GP11 and it was good stuff and accurate but not quite as accurate as my reloads. Do you reload? I have the model 1911 which was replaced by the K31. It has the best trigger and is the most accurate military rifle I own. It even beat the 6.5x55 Swedish Mauser. Now I know what "built like a Swiss watch" means.
Put a stock more apt to target shooting on that sweed and look out. Both have great bullet designs
 
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whats the saying
German General to Swiss General
German: what would you have down if I sent my 500,000 troops in against your 250,000? Swiss Gen : My men would have to shoot twice.
I heard it as German General (or Kaiser) to Swiss private and “shoot twice before going to lunch.” Wish it was true :cool:

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I scored a case at 4S a few years back. Don’t think I’ll ever see that again.

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