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Captain O

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chambered for the 10mm Magnum cartridge? I think that something like this with 20, 30-round magazines in a backpack would make for a great  "woods walking" arrangement. This would exceed the .44 Remington Magnum in power and would handle most Deer/Black Bear/Hog Hunting within the "lower 48" states. (A 5 round hunting magazine would suffice for hunting situations).

For HD or TEOWAWKI situations the 30 round magazines would kick some serious rump.
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Would love a good quality carbine in 10mm 
An make it take G20 mags !  :)

Always liked matching pistol/rifle sets so ammo carry in at a minimum.

Didn't someone take M1 carbines and convert to 10mm a while back?

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I would probably like a 16" barrel better.  I don't feel the velocity kick of the extra two inches would make it worth the cost in portability and handling.

But, I like the idea.

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It was Tony Rumore (forum member) of Tromix Lead Delivery Systems that converted a carbine for the 10mm.  He also made a necked down 458 SOCOM for 10mm as well...

Marlin was making a Camp Carbine some years back chambered for 9mm and 45ACP, this little platform would be a great 10mm carbine...

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I stated the 10mm Magnum Cartridge because of it's terminal ballistics. While the 10mm Auto is great, the 10mm Magnum would hunt deer out to 150 yards without any difficulty. 
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If you have the action length, 10mm to 10mm magnum is just some reamer work:-)

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I liked the .30 carbine as a light, handy rifle. In 10mm magnum, even better!
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I'd like a 10 mm carbine along the lines of either the Marlin or the M 1 carbine.

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Could you imagine this setup as a Military Short Rifle? (Think about it).
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M1 in 10mm would be great with Glock Mags ...and Underwood ammo !

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Using G20 mags, with the M1 Carbine action should be a winning combination.  And then with a good 25/30 round mag....  The Marlin design is still fun, but if I remember, it is a blow back design that can get dirty and become sluggish sooner than the 30Carbine.  Send me one, and a few cases of ammo, and I'll test it for free.  ;)

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A 10mm Magnum would have to be used in a gas operated rifle. A blow-back operated 10mm Mag would be too heavy. A lever gun in 10mm Mag would be nice.