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fN 49 Lux

Discussion in 'Curio & Relic Discussion' started by rick49, Aug 21, 2015.

  1. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    picked one up with some Garand ammo. Anyone have one.. If so how does yours shoot?
     
  2. Rick McAbery

    Rick McAbery New Member

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    I have one in 7mm Mauser ( Venezualan ), shoots great. 100% trouble free.
     
  3. Modeler

    Modeler Molalla, Oregon Soccer Fan

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    I have one. Shooting Greek HXP from CMP I can hit 4 moa targets at 100 yards (1/2 pound tannerite tubs) using the stock iron sights. Use M1A/M14 stripper clips to load it, the magazine is meant to be used fixed and loaded through the action.

    A great shooter and a super cool gun, congrats!
     
  4. rick49

    rick49 Lewis Well-Known Member

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    My lux in 06 is a dream with no issues whatsoever.
     
  5. Sgt Nambu

    Sgt Nambu Oregon Bronze Supporter Bronze Supporter

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    Gone now, but I liked mine a lot! Reliable, pretty accurate and cool looking! They were sophisticated in they're day!

    BTW, mine was a .30/06.
     
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    Modeler Molalla, Oregon Soccer Fan

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    The FN-49 is a cool gun in the same way that the SVT-40 is a cool gun.

    Wooden stock, relatively low production, innovative (for it's time) operating system that directly led to a later, very successful rifle (FAL).

    Also cool: you can get a muzzle-mounted grenade launcher for cheap and use it to launch dummy grenades. If you're into that sort of thing :s0115:
     
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