|Caliber:||7.35 mm and 6.5x52 Carcano|
|System of operation:||Turn Bolt|
|Lenght overall:||40.15 inches|
|Barrel lenght:||22.15 inches|
|Feed device:||6 rounds, integral clip-loaded box magazine|
|Sight:Rear:||Fixed notch sight|
|Muzzle velocity:||Approximately 2475 f.p.s.|
The Carcano Model 38 was originally chambered in Cal. 7.35 carcano.
This Carcano Model 1891-38 was chambered in Cal. 6.5 carcano at the beginning
of WW2, when plans to adopt the 7.35 mm caliber were dropped.
Close-up of the Model 38 action, note the mannlicher type magazine.
Close-up of the special clip used in the Carcano rifles, the clip was loaded inside
the magazine and ejected when empty from a hole in the bottom of the magazine.
Close-up the M38 rearsight.
Close-up of the rear sling bar on the buttstock.
Close-up of the model 38 nosecap.
Close-up of the model 38 bayonet bar, note the recess in the stock were the bayonet blade rests when it is folded.
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