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8MM Hakim at the Range Today

Thread in 'Curios & Relics' started by EMC45, Apr 20, 2018.

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    Guy at the range was shooting a Hakim with 1941 Turk ammo. That thing was LOUD! We were talking about the charging process and the dust cover and bolt interaction....Looks like it could take a finger if it wanted to. Neat old gun though.
     
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    Never had garand thumb but I think I’d pick it over the hakim. It slams with authority. But awesome to shoot
     
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    It's one of those rifles I will never sell. They are just to cool and fun to shoot. Plus like you said they are loud and a real head Turner just sitting on the table at the range.
     
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    Loved mine, a blast in every sense !
     
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    One of my favorite guns to shoot. Bolt always scared me lol
     
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    “Shoulder howitzer”

    BOOM!
     
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    @Nonliberal had one at DD1.0 that I always wanted. Never really knew why...just wanted it.

    But anyways, I only came in this thread to say "Did you come back with your thumb?"

    Well, I mean, I guess I came in here to say two things...so yeah.

    :rapture:
     
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    I watched the guy work the bolt/dust cover and was impressed and intimidated all at the same time.
     
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    I caught the side of my index finger in the bolt when I first got mine. I can assure you that it was no fun....
     
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