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Author:  waltham41 [ Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:11 pm ]
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srtolly wrote:
It seems to me that there were many of the 38s that were re-chamberd to 257 Roberts (bigger case but slightly smaller bullet).

Look on the receiver for a marking, possibly hidden by the stock.

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Thanks I will check into that, I hope that isn't the case but you never know with these old rifles.

Author:  srtolly [ Mon Jul 24, 2017 4:10 pm ]
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Tell me about it, I learned it the hard way. I picked one up with an in tact mum but the stock was replaced. I cleaned everything up good and took it to the range and fired it. When I looked at the fired case I knew something was wrong. Turned out to be a unmarked conversion.

It really ends up being a wildcat 6.5x257.

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