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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. 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 09:06 AM
    forum, the restorer corner
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  2. 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 08:09 AM
    1941, gunsmith, howe, james, modern, virgil
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  3. 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 09:15 AM
    forum, moderator
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  4. 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 06:27 AM
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    enfield tech, mkv, no1, part, restoration, smle
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  1. Krag from Norway

    So who knows if a stock for a US Krag will fit a Norweigan Krag.... I see Boyds has a US Krag stock. I'm looking at starting to restore a...

    Started by Brewster‎, 12-11-2006 09:53 PM
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    krag, norway
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  2. Barrel Bands

    I am de-sporterizing a No1Mk3, and the middle barrel band has been moved out of alignment with the hole in the original wood. How do I move this band...

    Started by DOOK‎, 04-01-2008 08:54 AM
    bands, barrel
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    04-21-2008, 06:42 AM Go to last post
  3. 303 wood

    hello all, does anyone now where to get wood stocks for a NO1 MK3 enfield. is there anyplace that makes new wood stocks. im slowly restoring it and...

    Started by drae‎, 01-29-2008 04:34 PM
    303, wood
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  4. Question Need advice on K98k Mauser

    Hello, I am new to this site and would like some advice/info on 8mm mauser wwII that I have. It is possibly a war capture, but would like some help....

    Started by hunt-n-peck‎, 07-22-2008 05:36 PM
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  5. AIM Surplus has No. 4 MK I stock sets

    AIM Surplus is listing some complete No. 4 MK 1 Enfield wood and they are calling it Military Surplus in VG+ condition. $39.95 US plus shipping...

    Started by kscchtrainer‎, 08-07-2008 02:57 PM
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  6. Ross M10

    Finally found a full length stock to restore my Ross but it is missing the upper handguard wood. So I will make the part.My question is what holds it...

    Started by Bob‎, 08-26-2008 04:52 PM
    m10, ross
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    08-27-2008, 08:23 AM Go to last post
  7. SMLE Forearm stock

    I have an SMLE No1 Mk III which has been sporterized. I wish to return it to its original military configuration. To that end I've acquired the...

    Started by dek‎, 10-18-2008 07:38 PM
    forearm, smle, stock
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    10-23-2008, 12:43 AM Go to last post
  8. New to collecting. Would like some advice.

    Hello everyone, I am very new to collecting and would like some advice. I have rescently acquired 2 rifles: 1937 S/27 Mauser K98 and a 1944...

    Started by David1974‎, 09-18-2007 11:57 PM
    advice, collecting
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    01-09-2009, 03:00 PM Go to last post
  9. Original M14 glass stock colour

    Does anybody have a pic and/or some info on the original colour and finish of a fiberglass M14 stock. I would actually like to "restore" mine instead...

    Started by J.P.‎, 01-13-2007 06:23 PM
    colour, glass, m14, original, stock
    • Replies: 5
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    01-10-2009, 12:33 PM Go to last post
  10. What do I have?

    I received an old, sporterized Lee-Enfield rifle which I'd like to restore to its original condition. Here are two pictures of said rifle. Thanks,...

    Started by dek‎, 09-12-2008 11:41 AM
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    01-11-2009, 10:44 AM Go to last post
  11. SMLE No1 Mk III Forend

    Help. I have a sporterized SMLE that I wish to return to military. I bought a stock set from GunParts and noticed that the rear of the forend is...

    Started by dek‎, 10-11-2008 04:17 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    01-12-2009, 08:26 PM Go to last post
  12. Finished a P-14

    Hi everyone, Just finished this Enfield P-14! QUite pleased with the result. but, there's one thing I still have to finalize. The butt plate...

    Started by louthepou‎, 01-10-2009 03:33 PM
    finished, p14
    • Replies: 4
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    01-16-2009, 04:49 AM Go to last post
  13. My first enfield

    I went and filled out all the paper work yesterday on a no.4 mk1 long branch that I found on Auction Arms for a good buy. It has wooden hunting stock...

    Started by glp70‎, 01-10-2009 09:47 AM
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    01-16-2009, 09:17 PM Go to last post
  14. Restoring parker hale SMLE

    I just picked up a 1944 (I think) sporterized lithgrow SMLE for a buck. The sight says parker hale on it and from what I have read they are a company...

    Started by LeeEnfieldNo.4_Mk1‎, 01-26-2009 07:09 PM
    hale, parker, restoring, smle
    • Replies: 2
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    01-28-2009, 10:27 AM Go to last post
  15. Fitting a new forestock to a No4

    Hi all I was wondering what sort of fit should be achieved when attaching a new lower forestock to a No4? Should the barrel/reciever just drop in...

    Started by renick‎, 01-14-2009 02:45 PM
    fitting, forestock, no4
    • Replies: 5
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    01-28-2009, 01:34 PM Go to last post
  16. Bubba'd N.o4 bought - pic

    Bought a nice old Savage "U.S. Property" No. 4 at the Regina Gun Show a couple of weeks ago. Seems to be okay, other than the stock. Methinks some...

    Started by kjohn‎, 01-28-2009 09:21 PM
    bought, bubbad, no4, pic
    • Replies: 6
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    01-29-2009, 07:43 AM Go to last post
  17. How to restore a No.4

    I am in the market for a No.4 Enfield and i plan on cleaning it up when i get it. Its gonna be a bit before i get it so i might as well ask how to...

    Started by LeeEnfieldNo.4_Mk1‎, 01-29-2009 02:40 AM
    no4, restore
    • Replies: 7
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    01-31-2009, 01:51 PM Go to last post
  18. Venezuelan contract FN 1924/30 carbine stock

    Hello. I just found a cute little venezuelan 24/30 carbine made by FN in Belgium. Caliber 7mm, 18" barrel all matching #'s. Just the stock has been...

    Started by Sniper‎, 02-25-2009 04:28 PM
    carbine, contract, stock, venezuelan
    • Replies: 1
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    02-26-2009, 08:59 AM Go to last post
  19. Ellwood Epp's M1 Garand

    Just recieved my M1 from Ellwood Epps. It was in mediocre shape. Not anywhere in the vg condition that was listed on the website ... but no real...

    Started by Boomer686‎, 07-18-2007 08:56 PM
    ellwood, epp, garand
    • Replies: 7
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    03-04-2009, 07:29 AM Go to last post
  20. Springfield Sporters

    I have been trying to contact Springfield Sporters (During their office hours) for the last few days, and have only ever gotten a busy signal. Are...

    Started by Copperhead‎, 02-05-2009 03:17 AM
    sporters, springfield
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 6,045
    03-05-2009, 01:19 PM Go to last post

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