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by Oldcastle
Mon Oct 04, 2021 5:52 am
Forum: European Krags
Topic: Krag in 7X57
Replies: 5
Views: 322

Re: Krag in 7X57

Well, I am now a Krag owner. The serial numbers match and the barrel is 24 inches long. Now I just have to figure out exactly what this one actually shoots, given the comments about the conversion to 7x57.
by Oldcastle
Fri Oct 01, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: European Krags
Topic: Krag in 7X57
Replies: 5
Views: 322

Re: Krag in 7X57

Thank you - glad to be here. The rifle is not mine - yet. Negotiations are under way :) Here is the top view showing the marks better. The action is smooth and the general condition is quite good. The obvious drawback is that the original sights are gone. I doubt if what is left of the rear mount wi...
by Oldcastle
Fri Oct 01, 2021 2:26 pm
Forum: European Krags
Topic: Krag in 7X57
Replies: 5
Views: 322

Re: Krag in 7X57

Thank you for the prompt reply. It is indeed stamped "1924" with Kongsberg marks and has had the stock 'sporterized'. I will do a more exact measurement of the barrel length, a chamber cast will take a little longer.
by Oldcastle
Fri Oct 01, 2021 3:24 am
Forum: European Krags
Topic: Krag in 7X57
Replies: 5
Views: 322

Krag in 7X57

How often were Norwegian 1912 carbines produced in 7x57 calibre?