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Well these two rifles fell into my lap in just about a months time!  Wasn’t a model 54 collector but the two uncommon calibers caught my attention.

Top rifle is in 7mm Mauser and the bottom rifle is in 30 WCF.

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Well these two rifles fell into my lap in just about a months time!  Wasn’t a model 54 collector but the two uncommon calibers caught my attention. 

Best thing about 54s was the schnobble fore-end…why was it dropped?  That stock should have swivel eyelets, but I don’t see them.

Now that you’ve become a 54 “collector,” you’ll have to look for a .250 Savage!

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clarence said

Manuel said

Well these two rifles fell into my lap in just about a months time!  Wasn’t a model 54 collector but the two uncommon calibers caught my attention. 

Best thing about 54s was the schnobble fore-end…why was it dropped?  That stock should have swivel eyelets, but I don’t see them.

Now that you’ve become a 54 “collector,” you’ll have to look for a .250 Savage!

  

Yes, i know i need to find some sling swivels eyelets.  I am on the hunt for them as we speak.   

Clarence,  i know how expensive the .250 savage is for the model 70…..i can only imagine how much one would be in the model 54!!

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I like the .30 WCF, the 7×57, .250 and .257 in the M54.  I also find the .220 Swift in the M54 cool as well.  

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Manuel is covered on the sling eyes!  He knows a guy.  RDB

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Manuel is covered on the sling eyes!  He knows a guy.  RDB

  

Along with the eyes (what fool removed them???), best swivels to put on this early 54 would be the J-hook style, which was still carried in the catalog at this time.  I like them better than the later military style.

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As you know Clarence, those might be available too.  He knows a guy. Wink  RDB

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