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  1. Post Sticky Thread Swiss K31 Bolt "Stripping & Assembling" Tutorial

    Swiss K31 Bolt "Stripping & Assembling" Tutorial (Video by MILSURPS.COM member "diopter") Mouse Click on the PLAY BUTTON to start video. ...

    Started by Badger‎, 10-09-2009 12:30 PM
    bolt, k31, stripping and assembling, swiss, tutorial
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  2. Question Global Thread Help: What Happened to all my pics I attached to posts?

    My apologies for the delay in giving everyone a thorough update, but I was up and down almost 36 hours addressing the outage, and I needed some...

    Started by Badger‎, 12-21-2021 12:16 PM
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  3. Question Global Thread Help: How do I upload pictures to my posts for storage on milsurps.com?

    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator Harlan (deceased). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-06-2011 03:38 PM
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  4. Question Global Thread Help: What is good forum etiquette and how do I deal with other members who make me angry?

    Hello folks … :) I'd like to remind everyone to re-read our Forum Rules & Site User Agreement (click here), particularly the section which covers...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-02-2017 01:32 PM
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  5. Question Global Thread Help: Where can I discuss politics and gun legislation issues?

    Why have a separate Social Groups area? Over the last 10 years, we’ve received many requests to permit broader public discussions amongst members,...

    Started by Badger‎, 08-08-2016 10:35 AM
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  6. Question Global Thread Help: Why am I having a problem uploading pics to attach to my posts?

    There are some members who seem to experience site time-outs, or other problems when uploading pics as attachments to their threads and posts. It...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-26-2016 05:25 AM
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  7. Question Global Thread Help: How do I find threads with questions that have never been answered?

    Other than someone who fails to say thank you when they get an answer to a question they’ve posted, I don’t think there’s anything more frustrating...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-26-2016 09:16 AM
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  8. Question Global Thread Help: What is the Advisory Panel Review & Validation Service?

    <center><img src="images/advisory_panel_reviewed_medium.png" alt="This item has been reviewed by members of the Milsurps Advisory Panel."><img...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-19-2014 10:18 AM
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  9. Question Global Thread Help: How safe from viruses and hackers am I when using the Milsurps.Com web site?

    Today’s Internet exposes computer users and the web sites they access, to a wide range of malicious pieces of infectious software code, designed to...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-03-2016 07:20 AM
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  10. Question Global Thread Help: How do I use the classifieds system to buy and sell items?

    We understand you may be impatient to get on with placing your advertisement, but we would ask that you please read this post carefully, in order to...

    Started by Badger‎, 11-15-2012 07:16 AM
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  11. Question Global Thread Help: Why are my images from Photobucket, ImageShack etc. copied to milsurps.com?

    Answer: For your own protection and to help preserve them for future research by all members ... :thup: The reason we capture and store all...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-01-2011 09:52 AM
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  12. Question Global Thread Help: How do I show pics from Photobucket, Flickr, ImageShack etc. on milsurps.com?

    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator cafdfw (Harlan). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-12-2011 12:10 PM
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  13. Question Global Thread Help: Can I access the milsurps.com site from dial-up, cell phone, iPhone or Blackberry?

    The answer is YES … :beerchug: With the evolution of technology, many of our very active members want to keep current viewing our forums using...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-04-2011 08:34 PM
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  14. Question Global Thread Help: My screen is too dark!! How do I change my colour scheme on the milsurps.com site?

    A lot of members don't realize that our site supports multiple interfaces, often referred to as Forum Skins. Fundamentally, there are three...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-02-2011 12:38 PM
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  1. The first OBM ever for the G 11 series rifles!

    Okay, gang. Here we go! The first one of the year. This will be on the website by Tuesday of next week. We have some assembly to do and information...

    Started by Pierre‎, 01-06-2024 11:13 AM
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  2. M1889 Swiss Schmidt-Rubin

    Bit the bullet and picked this one up to expand the Swiss accumulation. Mfg. 1893. Mag is a mis-match, but looks like the replacement was done some...

    Started by Low & Slow‎, 11-20-2023 08:38 PM
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  3. K31 Blank Magazine

    I recently came across a K31 Blank Magazine. I was wondering how common they are. TIA, Bruce.

    Started by bacarnal‎, 08-31-2023 04:47 PM
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    09-06-2023, 10:33 PM Go to last post
  4. Another K31. Is it walnut?

    Got this at auction. Bid weeks ago and forgot about it. What kind of wood does it have? Walnut?

    Started by KneverKnew‎, 06-23-2023 04:42 PM
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  5. Increase trigger pull weight on Swiss M96/11?

    One of the rifles I want to consider for CMP GSMM matches is my Swiss M96/11. While my Swiss K31 passes the trigger weight requirement of 4.5#, the...

    Started by MAC702‎, 07-05-2023 08:51 AM
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    07-05-2023, 05:26 PM Go to last post
  6. GP11 cardboard stripper clips drying out?

    I have a number of stripper clips that seem to be drying out. Is there a particular wax or compound that can rejuvenate the drying cardboard? I have...

    Started by KneverKnew‎, 06-13-2023 09:33 AM
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    06-14-2023, 09:50 AM Go to last post
  7. M96 Swiss Mauser barrel and bayonet question

    Hello All, I have just acquired my first M96 Swiss Mauser. By all appearances it is an Infantry model rife. I have just received what is supposed to...

    Started by rm31859‎, 05-17-2023 12:40 PM
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  8. Swiss ammo question

    My buddy has an ammo can full of 7.5mm Swiss ammunition. Headstamp is "T", this is lovely stuff and is Boxer primed. I deprimed 5 fired cases and...

    Started by Calif-Steve‎, 05-12-2023 06:46 PM
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    05-13-2023, 10:59 AM Go to last post
  9. WAFFENFABRIK BERN M.81 (Vetterli ??) What is it??

    My son found this rifle and asked me about it. I've never seen one of these and didn't see, or just couldn't find any information here on the Fourm.....

    Started by usabaker‎, 08-13-2022 11:22 PM
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  10. My first K11 Karbine-where did the wood come from?

    I would bet money that this rifle, that is all matching including the wood came from an older model that was cut down to fit the new barrel ect. but...

    Started by dryheat‎, 04-29-2023 12:52 AM
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  11. Restoration, refurbishing, or refinishing?

    Over the past number of years there are a tremendous number of new Swiss rifle owners, and I get innumerable PMs and emails from members on different...

    Started by Pierre‎, 04-21-2023 02:23 PM
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    04-29-2023, 09:13 PM Go to last post
  12. New Over Bore Mount for K31’s?

    Anybody try using the new overbore scope mount for the K 31? How do they work for you? I have one but have yet to put it on my rifle

    Started by KneverKnew‎, 10-17-2022 02:46 PM
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    04-21-2023, 02:09 PM Go to last post
  13. K31 Mount Identification

    I could really use a hand in identifying this glorious side-mount. Needs to be reproduced in the worst way.

    Started by R005t3r‎, 02-15-2023 05:13 PM
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    04-21-2023, 02:02 PM Go to last post
  14. 1937 Swiss K31 troop tag identification

    1937 Swiss K31 troop tag identification :) I just bought a 1937 K31. Can someone translate the troop tag for me.

    Started by PKing‎, 01-20-2023 02:13 PM
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  15. 1911 Converted to .308

    I recently "found" a 1911 in the back of a safe while I was looking for something else. My notes indicate I acquired it around 1/95; don't remember...

    Started by ArtPahl‎, 12-28-2022 12:31 PM
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    01-10-2023, 03:04 PM Go to last post
  16. Single shot K31 with welded on 1" German scope mounts

    Hi, I would be most grateful for any help, as I know nothing about Swiss rifles. I have what can only be described as a very unique rifle...

    Started by harlton‎, 01-06-2023 08:20 PM
    single shot, swiss k31, swiss rifle
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  17. Joined the club and I am out of control

    I know these have been around for awhile but they haven’t really been on my radar for some reason. Then I started looking at videos and reading...

    Started by levallois‎, 09-24-2022 01:58 PM
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    10-17-2022, 07:48 PM Go to last post
  18. 1896/11 Troop Tag

    Good Evening All, Just unboxed an 1896/11 with a troop tag. Would appreciate the German speakers translating the tag. Thanks, Randy

    Started by rescuerandy2‎, 08-02-2022 09:16 PM
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  19. Sort-of OT: Swiss percussion

    Royal Marines Corps of Drums and Top Secret Drum Corps | The Bands of HM Royal Marines - YouTube With a few friends.

    Started by Bruce_in_Oz‎, 07-14-2022 06:09 AM
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    07-17-2022, 12:47 PM Go to last post
  20. Why do the swiss rifle have removable box magazine?

    I know the 1889 Schmidt Rubin has a 12 shot magazine... The vetterli was a 12 shot rifle, so it makes sense to me to that the 1889 would have a 12...

    Started by Fruler‎, 07-12-2022 02:06 AM
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    07-13-2022, 11:20 PM Go to last post

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