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by TomtheWestSider
Wed Nov 07, 2018 12:25 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Bannerman Kar 88
Replies: 1
Views: 759

Bannerman Kar 88

Well, I've got myself a new Kar 88, supposedly sporterized by Bannerman's. It's a beautiful old rifle, remarkably light and handy, though identifying all of the markings is giving me a bit of trouble. Also, it's completely matching- down to the screws that won't budge. Here's the pictures. What can ...
by TomtheWestSider
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:58 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Japanese Capture Gew 88
Replies: 1
Views: 933

Japanese Capture Gew 88

I recently ran across a rather interesting piece of military history: a German-made Gew 88 which ended up converted to a Japanese training rifle. From what I've seen these aren't exactly uncommon, but nobody seems to have much information on them. The one I have seems particularly curious as it reta...
by TomtheWestSider
Sun Aug 12, 2018 10:39 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Trying to Find A Bolt Head
Replies: 2
Views: 1669

Re: Trying to Find A Bolt Head

I did, thanks for the advice. I actually found an interesting one that I plan on asking this forum about, one with a bolt head this time. Have a good one.
by TomtheWestSider
Sun Feb 11, 2018 7:33 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Trying to Find A Bolt Head
Replies: 2
Views: 1669

Trying to Find A Bolt Head

Hello folks, I'm new here. I have a Gewehr 88 lined up, Steyr made. I don't know the year, however it appears that it either has not gone through the 05 conversion or only partially did. I figure that's fairly good for $200. Issue is, it's apparently missing the bolt head/face. Does anybody know whe...