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Offline Drydock

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1889 Swiss
« on: June 25, 2013, 05:58:37 pm »
Civilize them with a Krag . . .

Offline Niederlander

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Re: 1889 Swiss
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2013, 09:30:57 pm »
I don't know whether it's a deal or not, but.........Wow!  That thing is sort of.......shall we say, homely?!
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Re: 1889 Swiss
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2013, 09:42:07 pm »
Seems decent, but what condition?

Col. Diamond was shooting a Schmitt/Rubin at the Muster, I believe. I had a chance to fire it and liked it.
But I have my Vetterli to keep me warm. Talk about so homely it's beautiful . . .

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Offline pony express

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Re: 1889 Swiss
« Reply #3 on: June 25, 2013, 09:58:23 pm »
Don't know if the price is good or not, they had some a couple of years ago, of course they were cheaper then. Seemed at the time that the prices on GB were similar. I THINK I have read that you can just trim 7.5X55 cases, load with 7.5X55 dies, but with reduced loads. Not as strong as the later models. If I didn't already have a want list 5 times longer than my budget, I'd get one and then search for the revolver to go with it.