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    Sherman, let's set the wayback machine for 1894.

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    Very interesting. Thanks for the link.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emcon5 View Post
    Sherman, let's set the wayback machine for 1894.
    Yup, that's when the Swedes figured this out.
    Allt du egentligen behöver i livet är en bra kvinna, en trofast hund och en fin gammal Mauser.

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    Quote Originally Posted by emcon5 View Post
    Sherman, let's set the wayback machine for 1894.
    Well stated, with a brief stopover in 1948!

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    And a whole lot of elephants shot with the 6.5 Mannlicher (rimmed and not rimmed), plus the happy Francis Macomber.

    Quote Originally Posted by practice View Post
    Well stated, with a brief stopover in 1948!

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    At the SHOT Show in Jan I talked to two former Special Forces Snipers who are still hooked in with Range 37 at Ft Bragg. They said they had been told that in a few years SF (at least) would not be shooting 7.62 NATO, but that 6.5 Creedmore would be the cartridge used. John

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