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#539695 - 12/24/07 10:25 PM Santa brought me a new rifle
BuckWild
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Steyr Mannlichter Model M Luxus 30.06. Long story but my wife bought it from one of her friends. Her husband was a Dr. here in Memphis and bought the gun in 1977 or 1978. It was still in the box in their gun safe. He passed away about 10 years ago and she decided to sell them. Momma got me this one for Christmas.

The photos don't do any justice to the rifle. The hammer forged barrel is stunning. I'll try to take some without the flash.
It has a Mannlichter 3x9 scope on it. I can't find anything on Mannlichter optics. Anybody know anything about them?







I guess it has been fired. \:D

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#539703 - 12/24/07 10:30 PM Re: Santa brought me a new rifle [Re: BuckWild]
Model70Man
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You have a gem right there. Beautiful wood and the finish is superb.
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#539709 - 12/24/07 10:32 PM Re: Santa brought me a new rifle [Re: Model70Man]
smstone22
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Wow that looks very very nice.
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#539829 - 12/25/07 01:48 AM Re: Santa brought me a new rifle [Re: smstone22]
Tiny
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Very nice gift.
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#539841 - 12/25/07 02:34 AM Re: Santa brought me a new rifle [Re: Tiny]
kmac29
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awesome lookin rifle right there...i would be willing to bet it will be a heck of a shooter too
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#539879 - 12/25/07 07:17 AM Re: Santa brought me a new rifle [Re: kmac29]
mike243
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great looking gun,how about a pic of the other side though? like to see where the metal meets the lead \:\) every body needs a great wife like yours \:\) mine has bought me several guns over the years also,mike243
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#539906 - 12/25/07 07:55 AM Re: Santa brought me a new rifle [Re: mike243]
BuckWild
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Here's a pic of the bolt. It has a 60 degree bolt pretty sweet and super smooth.



The other side

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#539953 - 12/25/07 09:04 AM Re: Santa brought me a new rifle [Re: BuckWild]
TiminTN
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Shes a looker Buckwild. It has been forever since I have seen one of those, but I sure remember how smooth the action was and the forging pattern in the barrel was awesome.
You must have been a very, very good boy!!!

Congradulations.
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#539967 - 12/25/07 09:22 AM Re: Santa brought me a new rifle [Re: TiminTN]
BuckWild
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Thanks Tim. You know I told you I was going to try and buy this rifle. Well the wife worked out a deal with her friend and surprised me with it yesterday. She got it for a lot less than I was going to offer the lady. I'm still thinking about that Model L she has. I just don't know how much use I'd get out of a 22-250.
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#539976 - 12/25/07 09:28 AM Re: Santa brought me a new rifle [Re: BuckWild]
WestTn Huntin'man
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Merry Christmas Buck. Very nice present. Got a Uncle with one very simalar. Not sure the target might be where the gun was tested at the factory. He has his framed .No telling how many deer and other Big Game animals he has taken around the world with it.
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#539990 - 12/25/07 09:34 AM Re: Santa brought me a new rifle [Re: WestTn Huntin'man]
WestTn Huntin'man
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http://www.steyr-mannlicher.com/en/
Try looking for your scope without the T ???
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#540009 - 12/25/07 09:42 AM Re: Santa brought me a new rifle [Re: WestTn Huntin'man]
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looks good
She gonna let you buy any more of his guns lol
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#540014 - 12/25/07 09:48 AM Re: Santa brought me a new rifle [Re: big 8's in Weakley county]
TiminTN
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I think I`d try and add the 22/250 to the safe. From the looks of the 30/06 it has not seen much if any use. I bet the little tack driver is the same way.
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#540033 - 12/25/07 09:56 AM Re: Santa brought me a new rifle [Re: BuckWild]
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Very nice BuckWild. Steyr makes nice rifles. Personally I like a lot of the Euro rifles-they are a little spendy but the excellent workmanship really enhances the pride of ownership.
A nice all purpose caliber too. Plateau Hunter
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#540111 - 12/25/07 11:29 AM Re: Santa brought me a new rifle [Re: Plateau Hunter]
Whelen Man
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Nice rifle but it's the wife that's a gem. If she get's tired of you let me know. I'm not in the market for a replacement but I might consider becoming a Mormon. Women like that don't come along just every day.
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#540229 - 12/25/07 02:15 PM Re: Santa brought me a new rifle [Re: Whelen Man]
Sniper
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Beautiful rifle!
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