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Old April 9, 2018, 07:29 AM   #22
Ricklin
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Originally Posted by 41 Magnum View Post
My Dad & a close friend who was a competition shooter & gunsmith, ordered several of the 03-A3's in the 1950's. I am proud to own two of them. One is still in very good original condition, the other took an awful lot of time & hand work, and years to complete my sporter version below. The stock started life as a French Walnut 2½" X 8" plank The Bbl. is 18½", Timney trigger etc.






I just love that Mannlicher stock. Something about a full stocked rifle.
Been considering the same treatment for my .270 FN Mauser.
Should the right stock come along it will be wearing one.

I also have a 10/22 carbine with the full stock, it's the cutest little thing.
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