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Steinel Ammo 7.65 French Long

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#1 maxfaxdude


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Posted 13 January 2021 - 10:04 PM

I finally received the 7.65 French Long ammunition (for a MAS38 submachinegun) that I had ordered in October 2020.


It appears to be well-made but I have never used it before.  I couldn't find anyone else who currently manufactures this now apparently rare caliber.


Anyone here have any experience with Steinel ammo in general and 7.65 French Long in particular?

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#2 TSMGguy


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Posted Yesterday, 11:57 AM

You're probably the first. Let us know how it goes.

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#3 ron_brock


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Posted Yesterday, 01:36 PM

I didnt know they made 7.65 French L. I bought dies and brass and hand loaded for my 1935A. May order some as the pricing is great for such a scarce round!!

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Posted Yesterday, 10:32 PM

I have ordered some 7.65 French Long from Buffalo Arms, but it has a soft point (they call it a jacketed RNSP bullet.)  works fine in a 1935A, but is unreliable in a MAS 38.  Ive had some fail to feed because the soft tip hits the feed ramp and jams.  I think I, too, may try some of the Steinel for my MAS 38.  It is much cheaper than the Buffalo Arms as well.

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