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#1 neolithic1

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Posted 17 March 2009 - 11:01 AM

While admiring the big bore Martini's and their falling block action I found that BSA made target rifles that used a similar action. After a short search I found one and brought it home with me. biggrin.gif I've fired it now and am much more impressed than I would have imagined. This is one fine rifle. The action is simple, yet smooth and easy to use. The accuracy speaks for itself in the attached image. tumbs.gif tumbs.gif

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Posted 17 March 2009 - 04:35 PM

I have that same gun , it is a very fine rifle.



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Posted 17 March 2009 - 08:11 PM

i am looking for one myself

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Posted 13 April 2009 - 04:15 AM


When I first started 22RF target shooting in the 1960's, it was BSA 12/15's that we used at our club. I have always liked then, and have seen some excellent sporterized versions here in the UK.

There is some good information here

It is not difficult to find nice examples here in the UK for about

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Posted 10 September 2009 - 04:44 PM

A few years ago I went wild buying CMP .22 match rifles, buying one of most everything they were selling. I shoot a BSA 12/15 better than the Winchester 52D, better than a H&R M12, and better than the Mossbergs. It shoots most any ammo well. I find it very friendly and forgiving, and with the loose sling I use the handguard being attached to the barrel does not seem to hurt me.

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Posted 02 January 2010 - 11:27 PM

While admiring the big bore Martini's and their falling block action I found that BSA made target rifles that used a similar action. After a short search I found one and brought it home with me. <img src="http://rimfireshooti...#>/biggrin.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=" :D " border="0" alt="biggrin.gif" /> I've fired it now and am much more impressed than I would have imagined. This is one fine rifle. The action is simple, yet smooth and easy to use. The accuracy speaks for itself in the attached image. <img src="style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/tumbs.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=" :tumbs: " border="0" alt="tumbs.gif" /> <img src="style_emoticons/<#EMO_DIR#>/tumbs.gif" style="vertical-align:middle" emoid=" :tumbs: " border="0" alt="tumbs.gif" />

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Nice group...sorry about the flier. So it goes. (sigh)

If you are interested, I have started a "Show us your Martini" thread. I would like to see more pictures of your rifle and any history you might have on it.




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