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Question for FN 49 owners

Thread in 'Curios & Relics' started by daytonlawvol, Mar 4, 2018.

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    daytonlawvol Frontiersman

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    I have an Egyptian FN49 That I recently picked up from GunBroker. I just took it out to shoot for the first time and it will not chamber an 8 mm round. Hey portion of the back of the shell casing sticks out from the chamber. I cannot find an import mark in the barrel....I’m thinking it may be a rebarrel....thoughts?
     
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    Part of a split shell casing at the front of the chamber?




    PS...i have 8mm field guages, dummy rounds, broken shell extractor, and snap caps if you need 'em
     
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    Cosmoline caked in the chamber? Rebarreled In 7.62?
     
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    Chamber cast may be in order, can’t be too careful. Brownells has it fairly reasonable especially if you order enough to make shipping worth it
     
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