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Reese Surplus All Out Of Bm-59 & 62 Guns And Parts!


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#1 UK Armourer

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Posted 03 August 2010 - 02:02 PM

Guys,
just a heads up... Bob and Colleen at Reese surplus no longer have anything BM-59 related! Looks like they sold off their entire inventory.

Colleen told me they have no time right now for enquiries either?

I spoke with Bob some while back about his knowledge of the BM-59 for my upcomming book on the subject and he was most helpful.

I do hope that they are fit and well these days?

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#2 mikebaker1129

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Posted 05 August 2010 - 07:43 PM

It sounds as if that rumor has been confirmed.
It has been rumored that it was going to happen, but I guess we had no idea how soon .

Question is who purchased the remaining inventory ? rolleyes.gif
By the way when is the book coming out ?

Edited by mikebaker1129, 15 August 2010 - 07:31 AM.

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#3 UK Armourer

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 05:34 PM

Hi Mike,
The book just gets more involved! I turned up the Indonesian manufacture of BM-59's and the recent attempt at building a semi-auto version of the BM-59 for civilian sales that didn't come off, and more prototype info.

My thoughts now are maybe to produce a web based site with the details on there rather than seek to have it published. One of the problems I see now is the lack of a central point to confirm data from i.e. the Beretta factory as they have little knowledge of the timelines and manufacture of the BM-59 and 62 as it was more than 25 years ago and they didn't retain much data from then. There is one gentleman that worked alongside the design and development team still working for Beretta but his recollections are at some times confused (although he has diaries from that time which he doesn't always refer to when I interview him)!

Anyhow, any book is still some time off yet!

I'm trying to source a BM-59 receiver (a semi will do), for some photography... any idea where I can get hold of one?

Cheers,

Vic

Edited by UK Armourer, 20 August 2010 - 03:08 AM.

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Posted 19 August 2010 - 09:23 PM

UK Armourer....If you have any dimensioned drawings or production blueprints for the BM series would like to hear from you.

Really believe the BM59 series needs a solid base for spares, other than Sarco.

Greg


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#5 mikebaker1129

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Posted 20 August 2010 - 05:41 AM

Tell us more about the civilian semi auto BM59 that did not tale off ? Sounds kinda like that Sarco deal from some time back where they were trying to have a receiver made to make use of all those kits that they purchased.

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Posted 23 August 2010 - 07:05 PM

I have been talking to Colleen on and off over the past year or two, and I think Bob is wanting to get out. I have bought some of the stock to flesh out my inventory.
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#7 UK Armourer

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Posted 28 August 2010 - 02:42 PM

Hi Chip,
did you clear them out? If so what do you have available for sale (if anything)?

Cheers,

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