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Old 05-23-2020, 08:47 AM
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Many of the 71s were later converted to the 71/84. I once had an unconverted 71, at that time CIL was still making .43 Mauser ammo. I also had (and still have) a Portuguese 8mm Kropatschek rifle made by Steyr, which is virtually identical to the 71/84 except for the caliber. Most of those saw hard colonial use. I have thought about restoring mine (it's in mediocre condition but not too badly abused), but one of those projects I haven't gotten around to doing, and probably never will.

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