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Nostalgia

Anyone else miss this rifle? Anyone want to talk history, or tell us about your experience with it? Do so in the comments below or on Facebook (where it will be posted shortly).

Nos·tal·gia

[no-stal-juh, -jee-uh, nuh-] noun

1. a wistful desire to return in thought or in fact to a former time in one’s life, to one’s home orhomeland, or to one’s family and friends; a sentimental yearning for the happiness of a former place or time: a nostalgia for his college days.

2. something that elicits or displays nostalgia. Origin: 1770–80; < Neo-Latin < Greek nóst ( os ) a return home + -algia

Here are a few shots from days past (when presumably it was a widely issued weapon). On the range, maybe doing qualifications.

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Standing auto fire:

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The chambering process as seen from above:

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Firing from the prone:

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Assembly and disassembly:

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