The Firing Line Forums

Go Back   The Firing Line Forums > The Hide > The Art of the Rifle: Bolt, Lever, and Pump Action

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old October 2, 2012, 08:01 PM   #1
celtgun
Senior Member
 
Join Date: August 17, 2008
Location: SE North Carolina
Posts: 197
30 carbine weapons question

What weapons are/where available in 30 carbine besides the M1 Carbine and Ruger Blackhawk?

Shoot and pray daily.
Lee Jones (Celtgun)
celtgun is offline  
Old October 2, 2012, 09:26 PM   #2
pgpipefitter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: October 2, 2012
Posts: 11
other .30 carbine guns

The Dominican Republic manufactured the caliber .30 Cristobal Model 2 Automatic Carbine with technical assistance from Pietro Beretta it resembles the Beretta Model 38 submachine gun. Page 417 Small Arms of The World.
pgpipefitter is offline  
Old October 2, 2012, 10:50 PM   #3
bamaranger
Senior Member
 
Join Date: October 9, 2009
Location: North Alabama
Posts: 4,088
two I know

Marlin made a lever rifle called the Levermatic in .30 carbine, long discontinued.

There was an auto pistol, the Kimball, that did not last long either.
bamaranger is offline  
Old October 3, 2012, 12:43 AM   #4
Scorch
Senior Member
 
Join Date: February 13, 2006
Location: Washington state
Posts: 11,338
The famous/infamous AMT AutoMag III was made in 30 Carbine.

30 Carbine is kind of a cult cartridge. Everyone has an idea of its capabilities and limitations, but some folks are just in love with it.
__________________
Never try to educate someone who resists knowledge at all costs.
But what do I know?
Summit Arms Services
Taylor Machine
Scorch is offline  
Old October 3, 2012, 01:35 AM   #5
Cheapshooter
Senior Member
 
Join Date: December 2, 2007
Location: Missouri
Posts: 4,130
There are T/C Contender barrels available in 30 Carbine.
__________________
Cheapshooter's rules of gun ownership #1: NEVER SELL OR TRADE ANYTHING!
Cheapshooter is offline  
Old October 3, 2012, 06:10 AM   #6
Magnum Wheel Man
Senior Member
 
Join Date: July 26, 2006
Location: Southern Minnesota
Posts: 7,757
I have the common ones...

30 Carbine - Carbine
Blackhawk
AMT Automag -3
Contender barrel

the Automag 3 is actually even more fun than the revolver, even though I'm pretty much a revolver guy
__________________
In life you either make dust or eat dust...
Magnum Wheel Man is offline  
Old October 3, 2012, 02:42 PM   #7
gak
Senior Member
 
Join Date: February 28, 2005
Location: Aridzona
Posts: 2,761
Three or four years ago, US Firearms (USFA) made a limited run of their Single Action line commemorating the .30 Carbine.
gak is offline  
Old October 6, 2012, 03:06 PM   #8
pgpipefitter
Junior Member
 
Join Date: October 2, 2012
Posts: 11
Marlin model 62 lever action in .30 carbine . Armslist Birmingham Ala. has one listed today.
pgpipefitter is offline  
Old November 4, 2012, 10:57 PM   #9
Sevens
Senior Member
 
Join Date: July 28, 2007
Location: Central Ohio
Posts: 8,288
There was a semi-automatic .30 Carbine chambered pistol called the Kimball. It was produced in small numbers in the late 1950's, looked somewhat like a High Standard pistol, and it was, by all accounts, not a pistol that is safe for shooting.

Aww heck, I see bamaranger mentioned it first. Interesting pistol, but not for shooting.

Taurus made a double action revolver called the Raging Thirty -- but I've not yet actually seen one of these and I've often wondered if it was actually produced or just advertised. I think it would be fun.

I've got a Ruger Blackhawk.
__________________
Attention Brass rats and other reloaders: I really need .327 Federal Magnum brass, no lot size too small. Tell me what caliber you need and I'll see what I have to swap. PM me and we'll discuss.
Sevens is offline  
Old November 5, 2012, 12:46 AM   #10
Big Shrek
Senior Member
 
Join Date: August 6, 2009
Location: NorthWest Florida
Posts: 464
I'm looking for a Marlin 62 after I get a few more things...

also an Iver-Johnson Enforcer in .30 and the MAGAL or a HEZI (Israeli) in .30 carbine

Hey, and don't forget the Excel X-30!!
While they lack decent mag capacity (10 rounds was the last I saw), its got hope...with a bigger mag
__________________
Marlin Specialist
Calico Specialist
A gun should be a tool in the hands of a deadly weapon, not a deadly weapon in the hands of a tool.
Big Shrek is offline  
Reply

Thread Tools

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 11:26 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2014, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
This site and contents, including all posts, Copyright © 1998-2013 S.W.A.T. Magazine
Copyright Complaints: Please direct DMCA Takedown Notices to the registered agent: thefiringline.com
Contact Us
Page generated in 0.08691 seconds with 9 queries