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by Bjarne
Tue Sep 15, 2020 7:15 pm
Forum: European Krags
Topic: 1894 norwegian krag in .22 cal
Replies: 3
Views: 1582

Re: 1894 norwegian krag in .22 cal

Hi
In the late nintenfiftis som 3000 M94 vere converted to .22lr from used rifles and parts. The barels were driled exsentric so that the cartirge lined upp betwin the extractor and firing pin.
Bjarne
by Bjarne
Fri Apr 17, 2020 9:20 pm
Forum: Ammunition, reloading, shooting, etc
Topic: 6.5x55 ammo
Replies: 10
Views: 1234

Re: 6.5x55 ammo

Hi<br />Back in 1894 the 6,5x55 were developt for combined millitery of Sweden/Norway and the pressurestandars were set to 3500 bar.<br />Later (1967) the Norwegian rifleasosiasjen(DFS) lowerd the max presure for Kragammo to 3300 bar, and the CIP standard for 6,5x55 is incresed to 3800 bar. Comersia...
by Bjarne
Sun Mar 01, 2015 1:50 pm
Forum: European Krags
Topic: firing modern ammo in an 1894
Replies: 15
Views: 9302

Re: firing modern ammo in an 1894

Hi<br />Asuming that the Remington ammo is loaded whit a 140 grain or ligter bullet it should be ok to use on regular basis, but as known asuming kan be the motter of F--. the 6,5x55 was originaly loaded to a preasure of max 3500bar and this is the SAAMI standard hovever europen ammo is loaded to CI...
by Bjarne
Wed Oct 15, 2014 5:16 pm
Forum: Older threads
Topic: puzzling parts
Replies: 4
Views: 1927

Re: puzzling parts

Hi
KV did convert som 3000 krags to .22lr in the late 50`s. thise rifles vere first used for army training and later handed to DFS.
Bjarne
by Bjarne
Tue Oct 14, 2014 5:48 pm
Forum: Older threads
Topic: puzzling parts
Replies: 4
Views: 1927

Re: puzzling parts

Hi
You are corect in asuming thise parts are norwegian. The holdback pin is itegral in the flange on the righ side of the extractor, the reshaped claws migt be from .22 converts.
Bjarne
by Bjarne
Sun Jun 16, 2013 2:54 pm
Forum: Older threads
Topic: Norwegian Krag Jorgensen
Replies: 3
Views: 4280

Re: Norwegian Krag Jorgensen

Hi <br />The gun you have there is one of 1950 prodused that year, unfortunatly yours is cut down both barel and stoc and the upper handgarde is mising, this i think reduses its value significant. Here you can se one in original state http://www.kvf.no/vaapen.php?type=Rifle&weaponid=RIF0200<br /...
by Bjarne
Fri May 11, 2012 5:16 pm
Forum: Older threads
Topic: 6.5X55 Ammunition Safe to Shoot in 1912 Krag?
Replies: 1
Views: 1981

Re: 6.5X55 Ammunition Safe to Shoot in 1912 Krag?

The krag was designed for a 3500 bar load, however later recommended to max 3300bar. Modern ammo is loaded from ca 2500 bar(6,5g bullet @ 800ms) to 3800 bar (9g bullet @850ms). you should never fire a 3800 bar load in a krag.