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    Your description sounds like what collectors...

    Your description sounds like what collectors refer to as the Aleutian Island rear sight lifting devise. It has been found on many rifles that where taken from the Aleutian campaign to aid in lifting...
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    If I remember correctly, the toothpaste of choice...

    If I remember correctly, the toothpaste of choice back then was AIM. :lol:
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    bob q is correct. These early Jinsens are very,...

    bob q is correct.
    These early Jinsens are very, very hard to locate. These rifles were introduced at Jinsen Arsenal at the tale end of the early rifle configuration. Kokura Arsenal provided the...
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    Yes, you have a 99 long rifle, made at the...

    Yes, you have a 99 long rifle, made at the Chigusa factory of the Nagoya Arsenal.
  5. Value? Not that one. The bayonet is very common, and...

    Not that one. The bayonet is very common, and the blade has been post war sharpened (look at the grind marks).
    The rifle is a nice representative of the 35th series. As far as value goes, value is...
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    Good info from bob q. Agree 100%

    Good info from bob q. Agree 100%
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    She has a 24th series rifle made at the Kokura...

    She has a 24th series rifle made at the Kokura Arsenal. This rifle would not have a mono-pod, but rear band is correct style. As mentioned the front band has been removed and the nose cap...
  8. Thread: First Type 99

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    If you're looking to replace the wood, make sure...

    If you're looking to replace the wood, make sure you find a same series rifle with small recoil lug bolt in stock. The lower butt-stock proofs had been removed by this time.
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    After the war in China really started to escalate...

    After the war in China really started to escalate in 1937, there were several factions of Chinese troops who were loyal to the Japanese in the areas that were controlled by the Japanese. The...
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    I was browsing through some older threads this...

    I was browsing through some older threads this snowy cold morning and found this thread that is over a year old that I somehow missed the first time through. I wanted to comment on some...
  11. The two books you are looking for are out of...

    The two books you are looking for are out of print and seem hard to find on the loose.

    1st. "The Type 38 Arisaka" by Francis C. Allan
    This is the current bible on the subject covering most all...
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    Barrel is 12-43. The U is not stamped in...

    Barrel is 12-43. The U is not stamped in Underwood. Rifle was covered in dried grease when I got it.
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    These are the only two I have on hand.

    These are the only two I have on hand.
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    My 28400xx rear sight is staked just like...

    My 28400xx rear sight is staked just like tenOC's, along with the double stamped flaming bomb, just not as deeply.
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    Yep. Mine is 3687xxx

    Yep. Mine is 3687xxx
  16. Thread: Larry's Arisaka

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    The cleaning rod hole has been drilled to where...

    The cleaning rod hole has been drilled to where the retainer stud is missing, is this correct? If yes to this question, then this is the correct stock for this rifle. This rifle would have the...
  17. Thread: Larry's Arisaka

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    As Aragorn243 has mentioned, something funky...

    As Aragorn243 has mentioned, something funky going on with the front band area.
    Looks to be an oversized screw head on the front screw? Is the cleaning rod retainer missing from the stock?
    A...
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    They would be located on the bottom of the butt...

    They would be located on the bottom of the butt stock, one just to the rear of the last trigger guard screw and the second about 4" father back toward the butt plate. They would both be the "Hiro"...
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    Hard to tell from the photos but the stock looks...

    Hard to tell from the photos but the stock looks to have been sanded and refinished as well. The finger grooves should be very sharp, not rounded over, and as clean as the stock looks, the two proof...
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    First thing you need to know about this early...

    First thing you need to know about this early 30th series rifle is the bolts were matching with the sub-serial number located under the receiver...not matched by the last three digits of serial...
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    Not a scarce series at all. 100K rifles made. ...

    Not a scarce series at all. 100K rifles made.
    One of the most common T-38 rifles found in nice condition. Serial number puts it just before they started to incorporate the School/M marked breech...
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    Unless the paperwork has the serial number of the...

    Unless the paperwork has the serial number of the rifle....or you know for a fact the rifle in question was brought back by the gentleman listed on the paper, it does not command a premium. All you...
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    Very nice Carbine!

    Very nice Carbine!
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    Reply sent.

    Reply sent.
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    If you list the rifle issue number on the scope I...

    If you list the rifle issue number on the scope I can tell you if the known sniper rifle has been reported. Photos are always the best.
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