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UMC 177 cal Military training rifle

October 10 2005 at 2:38 PM
paul  (no login)

Any info on "UMC" 177 cal Military Training rifle, would be appreciated.

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UMC Pioner 2 - Cal 4.5mm - 1974 date

October 10 2005, 2:42 PM 

As it reads off barrel....

UMC Pioner 2 - Cal 4.5mm - 1974 date


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Don R.
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These were a...

October 10 2005, 5:39 PM 

funky gun designed along the lines of Diana 15. Made in Eastern Europe (Romania was mentioned IIRC), these popped up everywhere a few years back. They came to be known as 'tomato stake guns' because they were so cheap and cheesy. One guy in Cal was trying to sell 2000 or so of 'em at $5000. I got one as a free gift with a $50 used-Crosman purchase, and surprisingly, it actually shoots and is not all bad - I keep thinking I should dump it, but then it hits me that it's kinda cool in an odd way and worth more to keep than the $12 I'd get!

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