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Joe Snag
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Model 8 ,30-30

Post by Joe Snag » Sun Dec 07, 2014 7:09 pm

Last week I seen a Model 8,it said on the slide bolt,not really sure what you call that part but it said 30-30,the owner told me it shot a 30-30 winchester cartridge,I read someplace that they were marked like that but shot the .30 Rem cartridge.Does anyone know what cartridge this rifle shot,
Thanks..JS

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rem81auto
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Re: Model 8 ,30-30

Post by rem81auto » Sun Dec 07, 2014 7:22 pm

30 Rem cartridge

TRX
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Re: Model 8 ,30-30

Post by TRX » Tue Dec 16, 2014 5:12 pm

I've read that the ".30 Remington" was first known as the ".30-30 Remington" and the second "30" was quickly dropped to prevent confusion with the .30-30 Winchester.

Considering the hassle I've had searching for ".30 Remington" ammunition and getting hits on ".30 Remington AR", I can believe that story...

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Re: Model 8 ,30-30

Post by jim18611865 » Wed Dec 17, 2014 3:31 pm

A fellow club member gave me some brass that he thought might be .30 Remington.
Some were marked 30 and were made by Remington. Turns out they are 30-40 Krag, formerly known as 30 US.

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