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Forum: The Restorer's Corner

Forum for the discussion of restoration and refinishing techniques of military surplus arms from all countries

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  1. Post Sticky Thread SMLE No1 MkV Restoration (Part's 1 thru 7)

    After a lot of other projects etc, i thought it was time to make another start, Just a recap for those who may not have seen it in the original state...

    Started by bigduke6‎, 06-09-2010 07:27 AM
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    enfield tech, mkv, no1, part, restoration, smle
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  2. Announcement Sticky Thread Welcome to a new forum moderator ...

    I'd like to introduce another one of our members and collectors, who have volunteered to help us out moderating our newly created "The Restorer's...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-09-2009 10:15 AM
    forum, moderator
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  3. Post Sticky Thread 1941 The Modern Gunsmith (by James Virgil Howe)

    The Modern Gunsmith by James Virgil Howe Format: Volume 1 - 393 pages/Volume 2 - 458 pages Published 1941 by Funk & Wagnalls, New York Note:...

    Started by Badger‎, 12-09-2010 09:09 AM
    1941, gunsmith, howe, james, modern, virgil
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  4. Announcement Sticky Thread How to use "The Restorer's Corner" Forum

    Welcome to the "The Restorer's Corner". All content and pics should be restricted to material only relating to discussions about of restoration...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-09-2009 10:06 AM
    forum, the restorer corner
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  5. 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 11:18 AM
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  6. 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 02:32 PM
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    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 08:20 AM
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  8. 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 11:35 AM
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    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 06:25 AM
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  10. 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 10:16 AM
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    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 08:16 AM
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    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 10:52 AM
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    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 01:10 PM
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    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...

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

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

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» Normal Threads
  1. BNZ 4 Mixmaster Project

    I am just finishing up this project. I started with an action and have been collecting up parts for awhile. I found the Bubba chopped stock at a gun...

    Started by Salt Flat‎, 11-14-2017 07:23 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    11-16-2017, 08:30 AM Go to last post
  2. M96 Swede stock repair

    This one came to me from Dutch Harbor Alaska. The fellow had his rifles leaned against the wall. A jolt sent them falling and the front sight...

    Started by WarPig1976‎, 10-23-2017 01:19 PM
    • Replies: 8
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    11-13-2017, 10:47 AM Go to last post
  3. Reproduction Ross Rifle Stocks, Fresh Off The Duplicator!

    So earlier this spring I bought a turn-key Radarcarve Duplicator and a bunch of tools, jigs, parts etc from CGNer and Ross forum member Stoggie in...

    Started by flying pig‎, 08-10-2014 04:09 PM
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    duplicator, fresh, reproduction, rifle, ross, stocks
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    10-15-2017, 06:50 PM Go to last post
  4. Cleaning old Swedish M/96 Walnut Stock

    Hi, I have an 1902 M/96 that I inherited and recently had restored by a professional gunsmith (the rifle had seen 2-3 wars and was missing among...

    Started by Stuggi‎, 09-12-2017 01:43 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    09-14-2017, 12:31 PM Go to last post
  5. Browning Hi-Power Finish Question

    This isn't related to restoring a collectable but this forum is as close as I could find in terms of someone who knows what they're talking about. I...

    Started by LowSpeed‎, 09-10-2017 04:50 AM
    browning, finish, hipower, question
    • Replies: 8
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    09-12-2017, 07:47 PM Go to last post
  6. Long Lee Metford/Enfield rifle restoration.

    Many of my rifle projects have come to a bottleneck. I can fabricate my own wood sets, but the furniture to mount the wood up is getting harder and...

    Started by englishman_ca‎, 12-23-2016 07:06 PM
    lee, long, metford or enfield, restoration, rifle
    • Replies: 7
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    08-21-2017, 01:00 AM Go to last post
  7. Perma Blue

    Hi fellows I want restore my Deactivated Bren MK1 like mrclark work https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=29784 but in my country only found...

    Started by Luis Bren‎, 08-01-2017 01:23 PM
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    blue, perma
    • Replies: 24
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    08-11-2017, 11:17 AM Go to last post
  8. Dent and Gouge Repair

    I want to repair some severe dents and gouges on a well abused type 99 stock. Is there a recipe for a stock filler made of sawdust or sanding dust ...

    Started by Doco overboard‎, 06-27-2017 11:50 PM
    2 Pages
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    dent, gouge, repair
    • Replies: 11
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    07-09-2017, 08:50 PM Go to last post
  9. Smith Corona 1903A3

    I recently picked up a very nice SC 1903A3 that was in a Bishop sporter stock. The rifle appears to be all original so I am looking for a nice Smith...

    Started by Dadx3‎, 04-12-2017 02:19 PM
    corona, smith
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 1,014
    05-26-2017, 05:02 PM Go to last post
  10. Tung oil finish inside stock?

    I have gotten an original 1903A3 scant stock that I think is birch (light weight compared to my Garand stock) with walnut stain. I am going to use...

    Started by 25-5‎, 12-19-2016 05:21 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    finish, inside, oil, stock, tung
    • Replies: 11
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    05-26-2017, 01:35 PM Go to last post
  11. 1884 Trapdoor Cadet Restoration

    Thought I would share my Springfield Trapdoor project I completed earlier this year. I found this specimen locally for $200, probably a little...

    Started by lemmonhead‎, 04-18-2017 09:52 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 1,166
    04-21-2017, 02:22 PM Go to last post
  12. The restoration of a Cond. IV .22

    The remains of this 1892 Sparkbrook MLM II - Cond. II 1905 (EFD) - SHT .22 III - .22 IV* (NZ) Came from the basement of the late Din Collings of...

    Started by Roy‎, 04-02-2017 12:09 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,004
    04-03-2017, 08:24 PM Go to last post
  13. Need Help with SMLE carbine that Never Was

    In the 50's and 60's a company called Golden State Arms in California put together and sold rifles built from surplus WWI & WWII parts. Some were...

    Started by Isher2000‎, 03-08-2017 05:50 AM
    carbine, smle
    • Replies: 5
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    03-28-2017, 01:36 AM Go to last post
  14. Removing flecks of paint

    I purcheased a rifle that looks like someone left it in a corner while they painted around it .It has many little rounds spots of paint on the metal...

    Started by Mebailj‎, 03-24-2017 11:47 AM
    flecks, paint, removing
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 534
    03-26-2017, 12:48 AM Go to last post
  15. Duffel Cut Options

    So I got my hands on a real nice Kar98, 1917 dated, needs some minor TLC. Namely the gun has a duffel cut. The original owner fixed this putting a...

    Started by cipherk98‎, 03-03-2017 06:34 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    cut, duffel, options
    • Replies: 13
    • Views: 1,125
    03-26-2017, 12:28 AM Go to last post
  16. Siamese Contract SMLE Restoration

    So, this resto will actually comprise of 2 firearms, the donor firearm that is providing most of the woodwork and several of the screws, as well as...

    Started by BushyFromOz‎, 03-14-2017 10:15 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    contract, restoration, siamese, smle
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 1,911
    03-23-2017, 08:54 PM Go to last post
  17. Warpig

    Hi, Please check your PM's.....regards....alex

    Started by techkya‎, 03-22-2017 01:40 PM
    warpig
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 470
    03-22-2017, 07:01 PM Go to last post
  18. 1917 SSA No1 Mk3* with Australian service marking resto (Pic heavy thread)

    I found this a few weeks ago, posted in this thread here and how lucky i got with it as i did not really take the time to examine it properly....

    Started by BushyFromOz‎, 02-12-2017 01:37 AM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 22
    • Views: 1,445
    03-02-2017, 09:53 PM Go to last post
  19. Arrow Collector restoring SMLE MkIII* HT

    Hi everyone - I'm a collector of British Commonwealth militaria and a long time member of the Historical Arms Collectors here in Australia. I...

    Started by SMLE Aussie‎, 04-25-2015 08:48 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 31
    • Views: 8,808
    03-01-2017, 10:34 PM Go to last post
  20. Spanish Destroyer Carbine Restoration Project

    Hello Again, I am always looking for a nice project gun as I have an unusual attraction to military rifles in need of some work. I bought a new...

    Started by mdrim13‎, 02-23-2012 08:48 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 20
    • Views: 12,280
    03-01-2017, 09:18 PM Go to last post

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