Old 02-01-2017, 10:58   #1
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.30-40 Krag

Any leads on where I can find some?
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Old 02-01-2017, 11:18   #2
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Good question. I have 2 Krags that I would like to shoot again also.
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Old 02-01-2017, 12:21   #3
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Cheapest I have found, using the ammo bots, is about $1.50 per round.

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Old 02-01-2017, 12:49   #4
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If you want to shoot it, you'd better take up reloading.
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Old 02-01-2017, 13:06   #5
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Larry, et all

Not a spert...

303 Brit in a Krag..

The 30-40 is just a tad different in the shoulder than the 303 Brit, so it can not be fire formed in a Krag, but you can move the shoulder by using a 30-40 case forming die.

Link to disscussion..

http://forums.thecmp.org/archive/ind.../t-151601.html

OR,, re-barrel to ?? The 7mm mauser & 7.62x51 rim to small, 30.06 may not cycle in the Krag ??cartridge holder??
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Old 02-01-2017, 13:40   #6
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Thanks, sir. Krags are scant. I would bet that rechambering requires being aware of pressures/overpressures on the receiver. I fire reduced recoil in my low serial number 1903 as a precaution. Thanks all.
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Thanks, sir. Krags are scant. I would bet that rechambering requires being aware of pressures/overpressures on the receiver. I fire reduced recoil in my low serial number 1903 as a precaution. Thanks all.
Somewhat, It's the bolt lugs that take the strain, but in this case the 303 & 30-40 are near equal..
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Old 02-01-2017, 14:28   #8
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The Krag is not a particularly strong action.

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Old 02-02-2017, 22:41   #9
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Possible source FWIW.

http://www.gunbot.net/ammo/rifle/30-40/
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