Grandpa's gun.

Discussion in 'Firearm Identification/Value' started by D.mcgill, Dec 24, 2013.

  1. PA BUCK 2

    PA BUCK 2

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    I also agree with esox... I have two that I made into hunting rifles. I straightened the bolts on mine and rechambered (one 30-06 the other 270) and rebarreled.
     
  2. Montana Slick 1

    Montana Slick 1

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    Depending on the brand that rear sight might have more value than the gun.
     

  3. clattin

    clattin

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    Definitely a VZ24....prob 8mm Mauser. The VZ24 is a very desirable action for customizing, particularly into large magnum calibers because the VZ24 had more nickel in the metal than other 98 Mausers making it a stronger action and capable of tolerating higher pressures.

    I have one that I customized into a .243 for my son who killed his first deer with it last fall. Great shooting gun! All that's original on mine is the action itself. It how has a Shilen barrel, Timney trigger, bottom metal, Buehler safety and a weld-on bolt handle. I had the bolt jeweled.

    Chris
     
  4. topgun47

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    That gun is in excellent condition. It appears to have been "sporterized" at some point.

    My buddy's dad had one similar that I think was a 7.62 mm.
     
  5. swampbuck

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    My 98 is now a .308.