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#175726 - 11/25/16 09:29 AM Re: Freedom Arms M97 Homage [Re: Snyd]
KRal
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 Originally Posted By: Snyd
 Originally Posted By: KRal

My first M97 chambered in 45 Colt. It's topped with a JPoint reflex sight.



What's the max pressure FA rates the M97 45 Colt?


Not positive, but I think it's just rated for the Ruger only loads. Anything more would be overexciting to participate in
\:D


Maybe 500WE or someone else with more knowledge on the subject will chime in.
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#175729 - 11/25/16 10:03 AM Re: Freedom Arms M97 Homage [Re: Snyd]
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Nice guns, knives, animals, and idea, KRal!
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#175732 - 11/25/16 10:12 AM Re: Freedom Arms M97 Homage [Re: Gregg Richter]
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#175733 - 11/25/16 10:26 AM Re: Freedom Arms M97 Homage [Re: magman]
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Great idea KRal! Hmmm, a M97 in 41 you say?

Breaking in the FA M97 in 41



More use...


and more...


and more...


and...


One of my favorites to carry afield!

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#175734 - 11/25/16 10:30 AM Re: Freedom Arms M97 Homage [Re: Snyd]
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This has a .22 mag cylinder as well and shoots better than me. I've since put a scope on it so it's appearance has changed. I've got another is .44 special but have neglected to photograph it apparently.


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#175736 - 11/25/16 10:34 AM Re: Freedom Arms M97 Homage [Re: Darrell H]
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 Originally Posted By: Darrell H
I currently only own one model 97; a 5 1/2" .22 LR:




That's a gorgeous 22...sure would like to have one like that...
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#175742 - 11/25/16 12:57 PM Re: Freedom Arms M97 Homage [Re: SChunter]
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Dur, your 41 has been proven! It needs a vacation trip to Texas and introduced to a big whitetail
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#175745 - 11/25/16 02:08 PM Re: Freedom Arms M97 Homage [Re: KRal]
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SChunter, You're killing me with that FA 97 in .41 Mag!! Nice looking piece and obviously a killing machine. Well done.

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#175750 - 11/25/16 04:36 PM Re: Freedom Arms M97 Homage [Re: Mark Hampton]
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Kim - she's been to TX, but only been used on does and hogs there. So far.

Mark - it has been one of my favorites. So much so, I'm struggling not to take her to Iowa later in December. Right now, a pair of Mod 83's are on the dance card.

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#175751 - 11/25/16 04:48 PM Re: Freedom Arms M97 Homage [Re: SChunter]
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If it made the Iowa trip, what would be your choice of ammo?
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