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Old 11-02-2012, 5:18 PM
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Yeah, I have a 7.62 NATO field gauge on the way. Hoping for the best. Visual inspection done by a gunsmith after the failure didn't show anything obviously wrong. He owns a couple of 7.62 Mauser's himself so he knows this gun.

Previous owner shot both 7.62NATO and .308 target loads, but I'm a big chicken. I want an okay from a qualified gunsmith before I shoot the thing with anything.

After I get my gauges, I'll take it back to the gunsmith for a more detailed analysis and if there's something that would need to be done to tighten it up. Cost is not the issue here either, I just want a good shooter that will eat .308 and 7.62NATO.

Next step is an M1A, but I needed an excuse to step up in cost/round and this rifle is it...
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