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Got a question for the designer himself? If you have ever wanted to ask about he design of Steyr and Caracal handguns or just want to discuss firearm development in general, this is the place.

  1. Stock for C9-A1 pistol

    There are notches on the back of the C9-A1, and I think all the Steyr pistols. I was told this was so that you could turn them into a carbine when...

    Started by recurve, 03-22-2016 08:51 AM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-22-2016 08:51 AM Go to last post
  2. Herr Bubits are you paying attention?

    I Quote... And from the article I suspect you can gather that I think it would be very smart to try to have a Steyr to submit Ja?

    Started by schgsd, 01-15-2015 08:40 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 4,512
    06-28-2015 05:47 PM Go to last post
  3. Question Help identifying this Steyr Mannlicher Mod. L .243 Rifle!

    Hi, I inherited this rifle from my grandfather, and I was wondering if someone could help me figure out the rifle's model year (I don't know if...

    Started by Chipper, 01-16-2015 05:33 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    01-16-2015 05:33 PM Go to last post
  4. Roger Patterson (Californian by birth, Texan by choice)

    Hello Bubits, I hope you are enjoying a beautiful Sunday like we are..? Weather is beautiful here today Here's why I'm writing; Is there a...

    Started by RogerP11101, 05-31-2014 06:11 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    05-31-2014 06:11 PM Go to last post
  5. Red Dot Pistol Sights

    Dear Mr. Bubits, Do you recall from the mid '80s a red dot sight called the "EPC" I think it stood for electronic prism collimator if I recall....

    Started by Polecat, 12-09-2010 07:57 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    376, cool, dot, pistol, posting, red, remember, sight, sights, sites
    • Replies: 23
    • Views: 14,551
    03-28-2014 05:08 PM Go to last post
  6. History of Steyr M Series

    As known the Steyr M 40 pistol was presented during Shot Show 1999 in Atlanta, GA. The first pistole, which stems from the serial production, was a...

    Started by Wilhelm Bubits, 02-02-2011 02:02 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 30
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    12-20-2013 05:21 PM Go to last post
  7. using the older M40 frames with the newer M9-A1 slide

    I have been using the Steyr M series of pistols since 2002 and have been in love with them since. In 2002 I purchased four M40's which I have been...

    Started by 6.5x54, 11-14-2013 06:50 AM
    • Replies: 3
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    11-15-2013 10:33 AM Go to last post
  8. magazine well

    how come u made the magazine opening small? why not make it friendlier to a quick reload? i woul like to see a add on magwell and longer magazines.

    Started by Mo Hepworth, 08-14-2013 09:56 PM
    add, longer, make, small
    • Replies: 0
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    08-14-2013 09:56 PM Go to last post
  9. Assistance with setting up SG08 .338 re moa available after bore sigting

    I'm new to your site today and would appreciate advice on the following - when I bore sighted my SG08 .338 Lapua rifle with Smidt & Bender PM2...

    Started by SR SG)*, 07-21-2013 03:54 PM
    advice, aiming, bore, club, meet, picatinny, question, rifle, shoot, shooting
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,479
    07-22-2013 11:26 AM Go to last post
  10. +P?

    Dear Mr. Bubits. Just wanna ask is the M series +P rated? Thank you.

    Started by 12345dl, 07-18-2013 08:15 PM
    m series, series
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,721
    07-18-2013 08:15 PM Go to last post
  11. Bubits' Designs and contributions to Glock?

    Looking over the internet, there is some information as to Mr. Bubits' designs etc. I am curious as to what his actual contributions were to the...

    Started by Polecat, 02-06-2013 09:17 AM
    2 Pages
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    design, firing, gas, good, guns, guys, info, information, internet, member, nice, pistol, pre, question, reading, rest, shooting, steyr, stops, test, time, training, work
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 5,740
    06-22-2013 11:38 AM Go to last post
  12. The Caracal and the Russian GSh-18

    Mr. Bubits, I recently got my hands on a copy of "Modern Combat Pistols" by Popenker. I was looking at a drawing of the P96 and a picture of the...

    Started by Il Cattivo, 07-13-2011 04:00 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 4,301
    06-07-2013 09:25 AM Go to last post
  13. Comment on the Boberg pistols?

    Mr. Bubits, I much appreciate your participation here! I wonder what you think of the new-ish Boberg pistols? Yes, they seem complicated, with many...

    Started by elsullo, 04-05-2013 07:21 PM
    design, make, parts, piece
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,759
    04-05-2013 07:21 PM Go to last post
  14. Steyr 1914 Md. 1893

    Have been trying to find some info on a rifle my grandfather left me. As the title says, it has Steyr 1914 stamped on the left side, & Md. 1893 on...

    Started by cryppler4, 03-14-2013 09:16 PM
    • Replies: 0
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    03-14-2013 09:16 PM Go to last post
  15. Steyr Mannlicher S9 9x19

    Mr. Bubits Can you give me some information about this gun? Here is a brief description...On the slide, it says Austria, a serial number, GOK Steyr...

    Started by Frankie, 02-23-2013 04:28 PM
    1911, ammo, bore, code, date, ejection, extractor, firing, good, information, make, parts, questions, round, serial, shoot, slide, spring, steyr, steyr s9, stuck, trigger, work
    • Replies: 3
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    02-24-2013 05:47 PM Go to last post
  16. When is Bubits comin' back to the Forums?

    I realize he is "sequestered" from internet participation, working on his next project he has hinted at here on the forum. Can't wait to see it....

    Started by Polecat, 02-06-2013 09:13 AM
    forum, internet
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 1,233
    02-06-2013 09:13 AM Go to last post
  17. C9-A1 in .357 sig

    Dear Mr Bubits, I am about to buy the C9-a1. My question is, can the SIG .357 barrel from the M series be used for the C series? I am guessing...

    Started by Jamsy, 11-06-2012 12:17 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    357, 357sig, 9mm, barrel, barrels, buy, difference, good, grip, guys, love, m series, m357, parts, pistol, purchase, question, s series, series, slide, small, spring, steyr, time, years
    • Replies: 12
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    11-26-2012 04:27 PM Go to last post
  18. GB parts reborn

    Is there any chance of the Steyr factory to make spare parts for the very beautiful and accurate GB. I have one in like new condition but it is...

    Started by Bendbiker, 11-21-2012 10:04 PM
    extractor, factory, good, machine, make, parts, sale, shoot, shooting, spring, steyr
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 1,454
    11-22-2012 01:40 PM Go to last post
  19. Wilhelm, what would you do to update the 1911 in today's world.

    Upon your return to posting, I look forward to the insight. Maybe even sketch us something. What would be your modern interpretation of the 1911. ...

    Started by Polecat, 09-14-2012 06:54 PM
    1911, 350, asked, cool, forward, lines, posting, question, shortened, sight, style, test
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 2,093
    09-19-2012 09:00 PM Go to last post
  20. Single stack

    Mr Bubits, I've been a fan of your creation since it first came out. I work for Cold Steel in design and R&D. I really can appreciate the design...

    Started by warpath9809, 03-27-2012 10:05 AM
    addition, axis, bore, buy, child, design, forum, grip, high, love, low, market, pistol, question, sights, steyr, work
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 2,076
    04-11-2012 08:04 AM Go to last post

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