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Old September 5, 2012, 03:12 PM   #4
James K
Join Date: March 17, 1999
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The gun pictured by tater134 is the carbine version with the flattened (so-called "butterknife") bolt handle. The rifle (Gewehr or Gew.) had a longer barrel and straight bolt handle with a round knob.

As Scorch says, those ex-military rifles were often converted to hunting rifles, sometimes with enough alterations that their origin is barely recognizable.

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