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  1. "...send it to an engraver hand have him HAND...

    "...send it to an engraver hand have him HAND CHASE the engraving and some proof marks."

    With respect, restore it but please don't make a fake, MHO.
    But it is your pistol to do with as you please.
  2. It would not have been marked "EY" if it was...

    It would not have been marked "EY" if it was never accepted in the first place. But anyway I personally have no clue why the broad arrow was messed with.

    Yeah, they (P14 EY rifles) have been...
  3. My contention was that this particular variant of...

    My contention was that this particular variant of EY rifle which all seem to have happened to have been originally manufactured by Eddystone seem to have been marked en masse, years after...
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    Oh sunray and plenty of other forums. ...

    Oh sunray and plenty of other forums.






    ;)

    I don't often use smilies, but when I do...
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    Thanks. Is it detailed on any dates?

    Thanks. Is it detailed on any dates?
  6. EY rifles in general were not some deathrap DP...

    EY rifles in general were not some deathrap DP rifles, as stated by this forum's own Peter Laidler:...
  7. Thread: Midway carbines

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    There is going to be such a run on flip sights!...

    There is going to be such a run on flip sights! (as if there wasn't a decades long one already)
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    I find this forum to still be excellent for M1...

    I find this forum to still be excellent for M1 carbines, even with some missing talent. Some of the things you hear on some other forums that supposedly feature M1 carbines are laughable. I could...
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    Sten MkV Production Changes

    I could use a little more information on the STEN MkV. I haven't been able to buy "The Sten Machine Carbine" now that it is trading at over $500, but I was interested in when some production...
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    Since these cups are fairly available here in the...

    Since these cups are fairly available here in the U.S., I'll be interested to see what the results of this query are, especially since there seems to be a hole in the markings database for them. But...
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    Service Dress and Service caps at that date might...

    Service Dress and Service caps at that date might indicate that too, right?
    Those other two photos are differently WWII period, interesting.
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    I was curious since that finish did not come off,...

    I was curious since that finish did not come off, when you conserved it did you have a stainless steel carding wheel or only hand "abrasives"?
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    M1903 Stripper Clips

    I've checked the book I have and searched the forums and seen some discussions of the variations of U.S. stripper clips for the M1903/M1917 but found no detailed information on the firm dates for...
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    Sorry to hear that and about your friend Dave......

    Sorry to hear that and about your friend Dave...

    Thanks gents, I had a reply ready until my draft got erased and life got in the way with a family member in the hospital to put a damper on things....
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    Any results on the "HV" marking?

    Any results on the "HV" marking?
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    Nice rifle.

    Nice rifle.
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    Gorgeous Lance! That puts it in the time frame...

    Gorgeous Lance!

    That puts it in the time frame that we might see those changes. This could get interesting!
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    Thanks! Wow, the book is way off, and that is...

    Thanks!
    Wow, the book is way off, and that is the "new" edition. I always wondered about how many other errors there were and whether it was even worth annotating once I pick up the other two...
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    In this case we're talking about Remington. WWII...

    In this case we're talking about Remington. WWII Model 11's and Model 31's among others

    Maybe I thought they used some kind of varnish because I was wrongfully misremembering lacquer as a not very...
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    Hmm, wonder how they got around the backdoor deal...

    Hmm, wonder how they got around the backdoor deal to get some not ruined ones more direct from the source?

    I did always wonder about the "metallurgy" myself, since the quality looked good.
    Hand...
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    Ha! Bringing this thread back because I answered...

    Ha! Bringing this thread back because I answered my own question perusing through Skennerton one day:




    On P.363:
    [Indian rifles were approved for updating to Mk VII ammunition on 31st May...
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    Correct Period Varnish

    Could anyone here help me with some information or expertise on the correct varnish for 1910's-1940's shotguns?

    It does not seem to get covered in the shotgun forums much even though shotguns are...
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    Inland 2 Rivet to 4 Rivet Handguard Changeover

    Do War Baby!, the Carbine Collectors Club newsletters and other sources agree with Riesch that Inland made the changeover from the 2 rivet to the 4 rivet handguard somewhere around the 5,500,000...
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    Clive Law's Without Warning

    Is they any difference between different editions of Clive Law's "Without Warning:"?

    It's on my shortlist to pick up but I noticed that there were a few different printings of it over the years....
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    I still can't believe IMA bothered to import the...

    I still can't believe IMA bothered to import the rarest Enfields and then ruined them all.

    Really, they couldn't arrange some kind of deal with some FFL/SOT for these since they shy away from live...
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