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Yugoslavia Model 24, get the tissues ready

Discussion in 'Mil Surp Collectors' started by PatMcD, Mar 12, 2017.

  1. PatMcD

    PatMcD NES Member

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    Stumbled across this one yesterday. At a distance, it looked like a really nice, classic custom Mauser sporter. Beautiful piece of walnut. Lyman sight. Still in 8x57.
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    I can accept a standard d&t.
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    Then we get a little closer. Who is the paint chip eating retard who would make a mess like this?
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    How about a cheek piece padded out with layers of leather?
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    And what in the hell is this small hole near the muzzle for?
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    I still gave the guy $150 for it.
     
  2. mac1911

    mac1911 NES Member

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    well the rear sight is worth a bit and you could sell the bolt for 100$ maybe ?
    I have seen the leather and mole skin add ons to cutom fit on the cheap.

    the screws on the side look like a old accumount set up or maybe a attempt to make a sniper out of the M24 I don't know enough about the yugos to know what the snipers where set up like.
    I have seen some mausers with side rails for scope mounting like the mosins
     
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    Of all the words in the English language, "sporterized" is among the most abhorrent to me.
     
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    And what in the hell is this small hole near the muzzle for?

    Primitive muzzle brake?

    t
     
  5. PatMcD

    PatMcD NES Member

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    Naw,........that doesn't bother me at all. Kind of a shame they did it to a 24 instead of a 48, but I appreciate the re-use of what was available.

    I'm stumped. Doesn't go all the way through.
     
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    Maybe some attempt to mount a front target globe sight?
     
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    A left hand muzzle brake?

    [rofl]t
     
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    Well, upon further investigation, I think this barrel is an original Mauser barrel that's been cut, shortened, re-chambered, and blued. That tiny hole near the muzzle is actually where TDC would have been when it was originally barreled. I took it out of the stock and found a timing mark and an indent for the original rear sight.
     

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