We decided to find out the nitty gritty about the actual handling of the WW2 era Carcano rifle by putting it to the test against the quintessential and ubiquitous Mauser 98.
How does the lighter & less recoiling Carcano handle?
Is the Mannlicher clip system better, worse?
Can we not place last in the match against AR15s and AKs?
Stage 2 - A 3 position drag race (Offhand, kneeling, prone), 6 rounds on each target!
If you're interested in the history of the Carcano rifle, check out the Forgotten Weapons video of this topic here:
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