Lebel Rifle

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Lebel Model 1886 Rifle - Operation, Features, and Accessories
... The rifle is fitted with a two-piece wood stock, and features a spring-loaded tubular magazine in the forend ... No rifle safety existed on the Lebel ... The Mle 1886 rifle had a 10-round capacity (eight in the forend tube magazine, one in the transporter, and one in the chamber) ...
Lebel Model 1886 Rifle - The M1886 in Service - World War I Usage
... The Lebel rifle was a sturdy and durable service weapon displaying a high degree of finish ... However, the Lebel's rear sight, while accurate for engaging targets at long distances, was too small and left unprotected against shocks ... Nevertheless the Lebel rifle was still preferred by line infantrymen over the Berthier rifles ...
Lebel Model 1886 Rifle
... The Lebel Model 1886 rifle (French Fusil Modèle 1886 dit "Fusil Lebel") is also known as the "Fusil Mle 1886 M93", after a bolt modification was added in ... It is an 8mm bolt action infantry rifle which entered service in the French Army in April 1887 ... It is a repeating rifle that can hold eight rounds in its forestock tube magazine plus one round in the transporter ...
Manufacture D'armes De Saint-Étienne - Notes
... "French autoloading rifles ... a detailed technical chapter describing the Lebel rifle and its ammunition ... This volume primarily describes all French semi-automatic rifles since 1898, notably the Mle 1917 and Mle 1918 semi-automatic rifles, the Meunier (A6) rifle ...

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