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The 8mm barrels on these rifles have a very Mauser-like stepped profile. Were they Polish domestic production, or acquired elsewhere?
Interesting. Seems like a lot of work. In fact, the whole rifle seems like a lot of work, just to get something that would take an 8mm round. One would think there would have been plenty of "real" Mausers going begging in the wake of WW1.The rifle barrels were remanufactured in Poland. They are cut down, turned, rebored and rechambered 7.62x54r barrels. Compare them to the Bannerman commercial conversions to .30-06 and you will see the similarities.
Still, they are interesting.Thats why they stopped making them 3 years in.
I recall reading some place or other that the Poles used a special low pressure load in them, but, I've never seen any specifics for such a round.
Also, does anybody know what the correct sling would be? There are plenty of German, Finn, Russian, and other slings around, but I can't recall ever seeing one specifically identified as Polish. But then, I'm by no means a sling expert.