Will Australia adopt the 6.8x51mm ?

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Re: Will Australia adopt the 6.8x51mm ?

Post by wanneroo » 01 Dec 2022, 11:50 am

Probably the Ukrainians will get them as surplus.
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Re: Will Australia adopt the 6.8x51mm ?

Post by bladeracer » 01 Dec 2022, 12:46 pm

Border_Bloke wrote:
bladeracer wrote:Mint! So we'll be seeing straight-pull converted F88's and F90's hitting the market soon then ;-)


A straight pull F88 would be loads of fun :)
They will probably be selling them off, or giving them away to some third world backwater... (or New Zealand).


They'll go into containers to be given to whichever side is most popular in the next war.
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Re: Will Australia adopt the 6.8x51mm ?

Post by straightshooter » 02 Dec 2022, 6:08 am

bladeracer wrote:
Border_Bloke wrote:
bladeracer wrote:Mint! So we'll be seeing straight-pull converted F88's and F90's hitting the market soon then ;-)


A straight pull F88 would be loads of fun :)
They will probably be selling them off, or giving them away to some third world backwater... (or New Zealand).


They'll go into containers to be given to whichever side the US instructs to back in the next war.

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