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Old 12-10-2012, 09:52 PM   #1
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Man, I'd like to have this !!!!!!!
At a gun buy back no less.

http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2012/12/10/world-war-ii-era-german-assault-rifle-_n_2270815.html?icid=maing-grid7|main5|dl6|sec1_lnk3%26pLid%3D243562

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Old 12-11-2012, 03:10 AM   #2
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Amazing...!!

A Sturmgewehr 44...? You gotta be kiddin' me !!

Thank God somebody woke her up to it's real worth...and real surprised they didn't just take it and destroy it !!

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I agree shooter. I would have lost money on it, but I would have bet they would have laughed all the way to the melting pot.

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I'm glad someone recognized what it was. I wish I knew the rest of the story.

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I'd like to know the rest of the story also Teddybear. In the link it said the gun was in bad shape and would not shoot if it had ben loaded. I would like to see before and after pics of the old war horse.


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I actually handled a Sturmgewehr 44 at a PA gun show...it had a bullet hole dent in it right above the magazine.

Can you imagine the story behind that weapon...!!??





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man that is cool. even a non-working example has to be quite valuable. not so sure about every modern rifle being based off this design is a true statement.

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A little more on the Sturmgewehr 44 that was found.
That type was the predecessor to the AK 47.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2245749/Officers-stunned-woman-drops-40-000-WWII-German-rifle-destroyed-police-buy-program.html

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Read the blue section in the link.
5K of them were captured in Syria.
Just one, just one !

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