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by D.Brown
Tue Oct 21, 2008 9:29 am
Forum: The Marketplace
Replies: 5
Views: 2543

It may have been on Brian's site that I read years ago that there were only 36 imported total. Of those I know that 1 is now in Canada. I have a hunter with the .30-06 bolt and mags. But, it is chambered in .308. It requires a spacer in the back of the mag and there still is a little play in the fro...
by D.Brown
Tue Sep 04, 2007 3:20 pm
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: Valmet Value
Replies: 11
Views: 4693

Valmet Value

Dear Tom,

You need not buy all the valmets on Gunbroker to maintain the value of your collection. Please rest assured, I would not sell it at its purchase price. I would not sell it.

by D.Brown
Fri Mar 30, 2007 3:28 am
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: Question on Butt Plates
Replies: 7
Views: 2581

Valmet remains an incredibly large complex company. It sold off several divisions including small arms. This was purchased by Sako, which in turn was bought by the Italians. In WI the company is still alive and very well. It has a presence here under the name of Metso. It is involved in every aspect...
by D.Brown
Thu Nov 16, 2006 11:45 pm
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: Stamped M76 .223 magazines
Replies: 13
Views: 9637


I will happily send you surplus 5.56 in exchange for Valmet parts.

by D.Brown
Wed Nov 15, 2006 11:58 pm
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: finnish army
Replies: 3
Views: 2216

JK Just because the finns are using the Valmet 76 and the sako 92/95 does not mean that they are in production. About ten years ago in an effort to save money, they purchaced chicom and ex east German ak reserves. Then privitized Valmet's small arms division. It merged with Sako. Sako then did not r...
by D.Brown
Wed May 31, 2006 7:42 am
Forum: Valmet General Discussion
Topic: Vektor H-5 Pump Action
Replies: 3
Views: 2145

I have briefly handled on. It was well made. The finish compares to the Galil. It would be a very simple process to convert it to a gas action rifle. The one that I examined was imported with a third hole drilled and included the sear. This would keep it from being legal to convert from pump action....
by D.Brown
Mon Dec 20, 2004 11:08 pm
Forum: Members Firearms
Topic: This is a picture of my 76 7.62 x 39mm
Replies: 4
Views: 7191

Very nice picture. I know it is not a fair request, as I am not posting any pictures of my own, but, would you be willing to post pictures of its siblings please?