As promised...pics of the Dane

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Klhsteeler
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Re: As promised...pics of the Dane

Post by Klhsteeler » Thu Feb 11, 2021 2:01 pm

Thank you everyone! I am in love...it was love at first sight when I saw her in the rack! I had to have her. A great starter Krag!

And ..... My ammo is finally here! So...along with the Type 38 Arisaka..which I also ordered ammo for...it is off the range... hopefully this weekend! So excited to fire these two beauties!

I will let you all know how it goes...
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Re: As promised...pics of the Dane

Post by waterman » Sun Feb 14, 2021 8:38 pm

I've always been curious about the accuracy of any rifle when the barrel was constrained by a metal shroud or jacket completely surrounding it. Would seem to negate a lot of careful stock bedding.

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Re: As promised...pics of the Dane

Post by butlersrangers » Mon Feb 15, 2021 2:55 am

From what I've read, the jacketed barrels are quite accurate. The jacket and air space isolate the barrel from the pressure and variables of a swelling & shrinking wood stock.

The barrel is free to expand, as it heats, and contract, as it cools, through the collar at the front of the jacket.

The system is almost like a free-floated barrel.

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Re: As promised...pics of the Dane

Post by Baltimoreed » Mon Feb 15, 2021 8:02 pm

Always drives me crazy when I see pretty guns displayed on or against cement, brick, gravel or stone walls. Kinda like when they do the sword bend test on Forged in Fire. One little bump and a major oops. Btw, good looking rifle.

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Re: As promised...pics of the Dane

Post by todd444 » Fri Feb 19, 2021 6:33 pm

NICE!!!!!!!!!!!!
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