The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The North Corral > Curios and Relics

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old December 24, 2010, 09:59 AM   #26
Moderator Emeritus
Join Date: March 11, 2000
Location: Indianapolis, IN
Posts: 15,979
Originally Posted by gew 98
I come across them in that price range .. but I won't touch them as I don't collect mismatch and or import marked rifles
An import mark isn't necessarily a deal-killer for me, depending on how & where it's done, but I prefer unmarked guns.

I haven't seen a $300 SMLE in years at a show that wasn't a beat-to-death Ishapore or a wire-wrapped grenade rifle, but I stopped looking very hard once I got my BSA.

I still need an unmolested G98; mine is a postwar Weimar refit with the flat tangent sight and is a rare "No Numbers Matching" postwar re-arsenal. (Seriously, I have had the thing completely apart and I don't think any two parts on that gun started out on the same rifle, let alone the 1916 Spandau receiver to which they're currently screwed.)

My 98AZ will have to serve as "substitute standard" until I can get one of those sexy, sexy "lange vizier" rifles you seem to be hoarding. You should sell me one.
2% Unobtainium, 98% Hypetanium.
The Arms Room: An Online Museum.
Tamara is offline  

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:37 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2015, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2015 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent:
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.04667 seconds with 10 queries