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#2398226 - 08/28/08 12:55 PM W.A. Sukalle custom rifle
Jericho Offline
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Picked up a custom Mauser with the barrel stamped:
W.A. SUKALLE-GUNMAKER-PHOENIX, ARIZ. Have any of you
guys heard of him? Better than average custom gun in
my opinion. Regards, Jericho.

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#2398830 - 08/28/08 06:06 PM Re: W.A. Sukalle custom rifle [Re: Jericho]
Mark R Dobrenski Offline
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I'd like to see a pic of this one.

Which Mauser action is it?

Dober
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#2398846 - 08/28/08 06:12 PM Re: W.A. Sukalle custom rifle [Re: Mark R Dobrenski]
Huntr Offline
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Sukalle was a custom barrel-maker back in JOC's hedyday! I would love to see some pic's as well.

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#2398900 - 08/28/08 06:34 PM Re: W.A. Sukalle custom rifle [Re: Huntr]
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No, he was a custom barrel maker in ELMER KEITH"S day!
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#2399280 - 08/28/08 09:14 PM Re: W.A. Sukalle custom rifle [Re: HawkI]
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I think Sukalle's shop is where Cactus Jack first encountered a Minar sporter;Sukalle barreled up some of Jack's early rifles IIRC.There was a Sukalle mauser in 270 on Gunsamerica recently.
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#2399444 - 08/29/08 02:06 AM Re: W.A. Sukalle custom rifle [Re: BobinNH]
Jericho Offline
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It is a military Mauser 98, barrel is stamped 257REM,
G&H sidemount, very smooth action, I will post photos
when I get the chance.

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#2399454 - 08/29/08 03:14 AM Re: W.A. Sukalle custom rifle [Re: Jericho]
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Sounds sweet! \:\)
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#2400657 - 08/29/08 12:30 PM Re: W.A. Sukalle custom rifle [Re: BobinNH]
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One of Jack's most accurate rifles was an '06 with a 1:12 twist Sukalle barrel. Shot all loads to the same POI at 100yds, and shot 'em well.
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#2400740 - 08/29/08 12:51 PM Re: W.A. Sukalle custom rifle [Re: shootinurse]
Mark R Dobrenski Offline
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 Originally Posted By: shootinurse
One of Jack's most accurate rifles was an '06 with a 1:12 twist Sukalle barrel. Shot all loads to the same POI at 100yds, and shot 'em well.


Man oh man, how did you ever get close enough to that rifle to know all of that to be true...? \:\/

You the owner of it these days?

Dober


Edited by Mark R Dobrenski (08/29/08 12:54 PM)
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#2401851 - 08/29/08 08:05 PM Re: W.A. Sukalle custom rifle [Re: Mark R Dobrenski]
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WHERE AT THE PHOTOS!??!
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