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    Bill: There is a fellow in Washington State...

    Bill: There is a fellow in Washington State (X-Ring Services) who sells ready to shoot, formed Snider brass (made from Magtech 24g brass). Some guys fireform these in their Sniders with roundballs,...
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    Jack: How snug was the forend in the draws area?...

    Jack: How snug was the forend in the draws area? The crack doesn't appear to directly affect the structure of the draws but also can't see impressions that the sear lugs normally make in the wood.
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    Jack: I'll reply- not as a repair expert but as a...

    Jack: I'll reply- not as a repair expert but as a collector/shooter. I find cracks in this area on so many rifles and some don't seem to warrant full-on repair- just squeeze in some glue, clamp it...
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    I also cringed when he mentioned "grinding" on...

    I also cringed when he mentioned "grinding" on the bolt lug. I hate to be too critical when a guy makes an effort to pass on info in a youtube video (I've found some incredibly useful) but newcomers...
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    Staring with the Snider it became pretty clear...

    Staring with the Snider it became pretty clear that the cartridge is probably the key component of the system. Comparisons of the LE with other types should probably start with ballistics. As we all...
  6. Old Canuck: The same fellow referenced above...

    Old Canuck: The same fellow referenced above (X-Ring) will also sell you trimmed and formed 24g brass cases for Snider. They seem to work well although they are what you would call "balloon-head"...
  7. BAR: Was that the Lee minie bullet that you paper...

    BAR: Was that the Lee minie bullet that you paper patched? I still use that old Lee mould you gave me a few years ago- still makes very nice bullets. New versions are available from Lee but they seem...
  8. Old Canuck: That sounds big at the muzzle-...

    Old Canuck: That sounds big at the muzzle- Ordnance Issue Sniders have progressive depth rifling which, I believe, is only 0.005" deep at the muzzle. In any case, you have a few choices. You can...
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    I collect and shoot many different types and...

    I collect and shoot many different types and while I am a huge fan of Lee Enfields I find myself doing a lot of shooting with Mosins these days. With them we have the advantage of cheap surplus ammo...
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    Havenot: According to Edwards ("India's...

    Havenot: According to Edwards ("India's Enfields....") many thousands of No. 4 rifles were used by India in the China-Burma-India theatre. Quite a while after the war factory rebuild programs occured...
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    Jake: To get back to your original question, I...

    Jake: To get back to your original question, I suspect that most here, including myself, would not use the rifle with the DP stamped bolt parts. Personally I would source an excellent second hand...
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    Unless I'm missing something here, is this...

    Unless I'm missing something here, is this actually a "DP" rifle? Are they not usually (always) stamped on receiver ring/ barrel, etc. Would the plan here not be to have a qualified person replace...
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    One of the requirements set out in the original...

    One of the requirements set out in the original competition (for a system to convert the P53) was that accuracy would be as good as the P53. How good was that? During the testing a benchmark average...
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    What you're describing is a shooter grade rifle...

    What you're describing is a shooter grade rifle and there's no reason it couldn't be an excellent one. That price does sound high but I don't follow the US market on these. One consideration is that...
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    Rob: I use a big oven roaster (turkey size) pan...

    Rob: I use a big oven roaster (turkey size) pan with doors cut in the ends. I put water in and sit it on top of a single element hot plate. I've used this to straighten bow staves and the key is...
  16. Jake: Here is the link.German Landsturm with...

    Jake: Here is the link.German Landsturm with Rifle Mosin.Nagant M/91

    Ridolpho
  17. Judging by the sling swivels probably time in...

    Judging by the sling swivels probably time in Finland. Nice Russian stock but likely all mismatched numbers? Regarding the Sub connection, by coincidence K.H. Wrobel has posted on Gunboards Mosin...
  18. Jake: Post some additional photos. Whether or not...

    Jake: Post some additional photos. Whether or not that specific stamp can ever be identified the rifles basic value will depend upon how original it is. The 91/30 that comes up on the "Classic...
  19. Using the SVT 40 analogy again, the Soviets...

    Using the SVT 40 analogy again, the Soviets concluded elastic deformation of the receiver (and other parts including bolt) could add around 0.008" to the measurable dimensional headspace for a given...
  20. With the rear-locking SVT 40 the Soviets...

    With the rear-locking SVT 40 the Soviets determined that action stretch upon firing is measurable and contributed significantly to headspace issues- but if the elastic limit isn't exceeded it simply...
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    99079PaulTT-33: Fully clamping the barrel at the...

    99079PaulTT-33: Fully clamping the barrel at the forend tip is something I haven't tried. The original bedding approach was to have the barrel firmly bearing on the metal ring of the lower metal...
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    Roger: According to the comrade's at Kaspersky...

    Roger: According to the comrade's at Kaspersky it's OK?

    Ridolpho
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    So, Why would there be a stamp resembling the BSA...

    So, Why would there be a stamp resembling the BSA factory Enfield inspectors D7E stamp on the right cheek? Do other Savage T's have Enfield inspector stamps and, if they do, would they not be the...
  24. 28/40- pretty much on par with my GPA. Ridolpho

    28/40- pretty much on par with my GPA.

    Ridolpho
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    osebud: Haven't found one yet. PM sent. ...

    osebud: Haven't found one yet. PM sent.

    Ridolpho
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