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    They also cut off most of the correct rifling...

    They also cut off most of the correct rifling rate as the rifle was a gain twist . This really effects the accuracy of the rifle . Without the faster twist part of the barrel they tend not to shoot...
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    You are loading with the large .268 dia Hornady...

    You are loading with the large .268 dia Hornady bullets , correct ? If so that is your problem ,the bullet is made incorrectly and is dangerous in some Carcano's . Whether it will work or not is...
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    Jangle is also correct . Part of the problem...

    Jangle is also correct . Part of the problem Jinsen had at start up was they were trying to bore out the barrels with just toothpaste .
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    Sources vary on dates as Jinsen seemed to have a...

    Sources vary on dates as Jinsen seemed to have a little trouble tooling up to make t-99;s . This rifle with it's low serial number , made in just over the first thousand , dates from Dec 43 to Jan...
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    The sights are not for a 150 grain bullet , just...

    The sights are not for a 150 grain bullet , just the Yugo version of the sS 198 .
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    The rifle is NOT a late war rifle . It is a rare...

    The rifle is NOT a late war rifle . It is a rare early production Jinsen . There is NO x in the serial number , the is the 40th series marking . It is a low 4 digit serial number , the bolt is a...
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    I made a inert practice projectile of the correct...

    I made a inert practice projectile of the correct weight with a rubber tip and hollow base tube for a blank . I have no " tank range " , no video , nor ponytail . I also have the mortar adapting...
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    I own and shoot one , so my info may not be as...

    I own and shoot one , so my info may not be as accurate as some posted here . I can cock mine standing with no problem . I can cock it while sitting with a lot of effort . The charge in mainly for...
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    The problem with the big Hornady bullet is too...

    The problem with the big Hornady bullet is too much bore friction and nowhere for the thick jacket to displace to with
    gain twist . If you cut .006 deep grooves every .050 down the body of the...
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    I do have the dies to make my own Carcano bullets...

    I do have the dies to make my own Carcano bullets . It works good . Another solution is the use a lathe to either trim down or cut driving bands in the Big Hornady Carcano bullets . That also works...
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    You are neck sizing only ? That means you are...

    You are neck sizing only ? That means you are headspacing on the shoulder , not the rim . Since most have chambers that are much larger than the current cases , neck sizing will help your case life .
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    As far as I can tell by just looking it up , ...

    As far as I can tell by just looking it up , major US toothpaste has not used pumice since about the 1930's . So your instructor must have had some really old toothpaste . All of that aside there...
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    I used modern Crest white toothpaste on a 12 inch...

    I used modern Crest white toothpaste on a 12 inch 30 cal barrel section . Cleaned the bore , measured the lands and grooves . Scrubbed the bore 37 times before I got tired and bored . It took 3...
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    I will do a test . I have new barrel sections at...

    I will do a test . I have new barrel sections at my custom rifle shop . I will measure one for land and groove and then scrub it 100 times with crest tooth paste and measure it again . If you are...
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    You said the whole western USA . ----------...

    You said the whole western USA .

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    Texas is in the western USA and it has over 2700 swat trained personal all...
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    That is one of the silliest things I have heard...

    That is one of the silliest things I have heard in a while . So many things in the story deify logic . No one man trained 10's of 1000's of shooters . Most departments have their own training program...
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    The number is 99,999 not 999,999 .

    The number is 99,999 not 999,999 .
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    You do understand that nothing steve said is...

    You do understand that nothing steve said is correct . Your rifle came with the large bump safety . If your bolt numbers match each other that means it is the wrong bolt , not just the wrong safety ....
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    The rifle is a no series Koishikawa made near the...

    The rifle is a no series Koishikawa made near the end of the run for that rifle , 1930's . The bolt should not match as it is the wrong type . I do have the correct bolt for your rifle and may be up...
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    A Type-99 is just as strong as a 98 Mauser . The...

    A Type-99 is just as strong as a 98 Mauser . The 7.7x58 mm is just a 7.9x57mm necked down to 7.7 mm . So any load spec used in a K98k is fine in a Type-99 . Just because a military used a certain...
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    I also own the only two unaltered Gew-88/05...

    I also own the only two unaltered Gew-88/05 rifles that I have ever seen . You should look at one of those before you make statements . Old PS did not even know about those at all .
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    Also if I know nothing why is my info being...

    Also if I know nothing why is my info being repeated by eagle ? 20 years ago when everyone was just sure they had .318 barrels and were trying to get .318 bullets , I was the one who told them to...
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    Sorry to say but you are the one who has no idea...

    Sorry to say but you are the one who has no idea . The notch is for the older P-88 ammo as it was still in use at the time . If you cover the notch with tape you can still load S ammo with the guide...
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    If your rifle is a Turk , it is a 88/05 . It will...

    If your rifle is a Turk , it is a 88/05 . It will not have a barrel smaller than a .3208 groove . The smaller dia Czech made barrels will not be found on a 88/05 rifle , only Gew-88 rifles that went...
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    Need more photos , rear sight , overall and bolt...

    Need more photos , rear sight , overall and bolt . It just looks like a Turk rebarrel number .
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