national ordnance 1903a3

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national ordnance 1903a3

Postby p08man » Tue Dec 09, 2014 6:41 pm

hey guys i just got a national ordnance 1903a3 looks pretty nice is it a good rifle safe to shoot etc serial number starts with a 5028xxx thanks for any info
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Re: national ordnance 1903a3

Postby M14man » Wed Dec 10, 2014 8:50 pm

...err...not really. It is a commercial made copy of the US GI ones which were made by Remington, or Smith Corona. Do some web searches on the name. Not a good reputation....
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Re: national ordnance 1903a3

Postby p08man » Fri Dec 12, 2014 12:04 am

thanks sold it they like it because its a collectable i did warn them
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Re: national ordnance 1903a3

Postby M14man » Fri Dec 12, 2014 10:14 am

Collectable????...but good move on getting rid of it.
Look for a nice Remington.
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Re: national ordnance 1903a3

Postby Niner » Fri Dec 12, 2014 11:31 am

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Re: national ordnance 1903a3

Postby p08man » Fri Dec 12, 2014 8:32 pm

maybe its just best to just get a mauser thats what they were copied from any way
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Re: national ordnance 1903a3

Postby Niner » Fri Dec 12, 2014 9:03 pm

Oh no....forget that. The 03A3 is better in a lot of ways. Besides it's "our" history and not "their" history. I wouldn't swap my CMP 03A3 for any Mauser.

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