On 11/7/2012 10:14 PM, John Fiorentino wrote:
> Claviger: Bill Clarke and all:Oswald's rifle was not sufficient for an assassination. He missed a
> While I'm not trying to make a case for others involvement in the
stationary target at 120 feet. The scope was defective and damaged. The
iron sights were fixed and preset for 200 meters so a perfect aim at a
point 270 feet away would send the bullet to a point 5-6 inches about the
point of aim. That is not what I call accuracy.
> The results of course is the evident fact that JFK is quite dead.The fact that Oswald's rifle was defective and caused the shooter to
miss is what necessitated the insurance shot from the grassy knoll,
which revealed the conspiracy.
> The MC Rifle has had many critics, and yet was used extensively for manyYeah, it was used while they knew it was a piece of junk and phasing it
> years, and there are many variants of the:
out for a better model.
> "Fucile di Fanteria Mod. 91/38" which is the correct name.Maybe if you are an Italian. We are Americans.
> Re: the ammo::: The small bore cartridges seem to have a long list ofNone of that is true.
> advantages, as flatness of trajectory, outstanding penetration at
> distance, less weight, less recoil, smaller dimensions, and less
> material required in production.
> So, all in all not really a bad weapon for the purpose.Good enough to cause Italy to lose the war.
As Dave Emary said:
6.5 mm Carcanos were equipped with a wide variety of sights. Early model
> The ammo of course is an even more *interesting* issue that I am stillDiameter. I have three different brands of ammo, each with a different
> looking into.
bullet diameter. Which one shoots better, the 0.256, 0.264, or 0.268?
> John F.
> "claviger" <historiae.fi...@gmail.com> wrote in message
>> >MANNLICHER CARCANO CARBINE
>> >Shooting the "Other" 6.5mm's
>> I think we need to remember that while a 160 grain bullet may be better
>> For the range Oswald was shooting he would have been much better off with
>> Bill Clarke
> Agreed. Only a rank amateur would attempt an assassination with a
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