Originally Posted by Mike
One word of caution...
The MAS 36 has NO safety!
If there is a round in the chamber, the gun is ready to go.
That had me going for an evening. I'm looking at the end of the bolt
I finally figured it just didn't have a safety. Confirmed that with more research. I read that troops would chamber a round and leave the bolt unlocked as a makeshift safety.
I'm pleased with the quality of the MAS, much nicer than I anticipated.