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question about 6.5 MM carcano rifle......

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hi guys,

Im doing some research into a 6.5MM Carcano rifle....anybody have exp. with it? just a little research project.....thanks...

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i doing some research into it for that reason.... im sure it wont get me any where. but just want to see how well it shoots and if its really all that accurate...
I did some research years ago on the same weapon, the "6.5 Mannlicher-Carcano"
the one fact that stood out the most to me was that the Carcano was made for front line fighting, a combat situation that didnt require much short or long range accuracy.

Quote from the posted link;
"After reports of inadequate performance at both short and long ranges during the campaigns in Italian North Africa (1924-1934),
and the Second Italo-Abyssinian War (1934), the Italian army introduced a new short rifle in 1938, the Modello 1938"
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