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    Fully understand your point. To add some more...

    Fully understand your point.
    To add some more information, Accurate no. 7 is considered a slower pistol powder, but is faster burning than H110, no. 9, or any of the other recommended/go-to 30...
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    Blindly dumping an unpublished charge into a case...

    Blindly dumping an unpublished charge into a case and firing is one thing - but we are certainly not discussing or promoting that here.

    Very good advice.
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    Maybe you got your bribe in earlier than everyone...

    Maybe you got your bribe in earlier than everyone else?
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    I used the email form on the Accurate website to...

    I used the email form on the Accurate website to send my own inquiry. Searching my inbox for a reply showed it bounced back :(. I sent another through Hodgdon's site, which seems to have gone...
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    Thanks for clarifying, and for not having the...

    Thanks for clarifying, and for not having the patience to wait :). This is very good news. Any unburnt powder issues that you noticed? I tried No. 7 in 45 clot in my SAA repro. It shot fine but left...
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    just to be clear...this test was in 9mm...

    just to be clear...this test was in 9mm referenced in your previous post? or was the Saginaw Gear rifle in your test a 30 carbine? Thanks much for your bravery in trying for us!

    I provided a link...
  7. I have had great results with...

    I have had great results with https://www.jbweld.com/product/kwikwood-epoxy-putty-1oz The benefit is "dries to the same density as wood". of course different woods have different densities, but you...
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    I spent a few hours yesterday on the internet for...

    I spent a few hours yesterday on the internet for powder, brass, and 110gr bullets. I found plenty of bullets at blue-collar reloading, nothing in stock for brass and powder worth the price asked...
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    I found the marking on the bolt! there is an "N"...

    I found the marking on the bolt! there is an "N" on the outboard of left lug. The firing pin has N-N on the rear, and the extractor has a W.
    I gave the wood a wiping down with cotton rag and lacquer...
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    Finished cleaning and reassembling the trigger...

    Finished cleaning and reassembling the trigger group. Getting all the dried-grease-locked-sand out reduced the trigger pull significantly! While I had it all apart I took inventory and markings of...
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    Well said, Bob.

    Well said, Bob.
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    I use it in 9mm and 45acp in full size pistols....

    I use it in 9mm and 45acp in full size pistols. works great. once the shortages ease I'll get some of the go-to powders for 30 carbine. Couple years ago I used some berry's plated bullets in reduced...
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    after a good scrubbing. Came clean with little...

    after a good scrubbing. Came clean with little effort.
    crown, and inside muzzle
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    midway down
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    throat
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    clean and bright the light shows the frosting in the...
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    Here is the bore as it came out of the box....

    Here is the bore as it came out of the box.
    crown
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    midway
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    throat
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    looks like plenty of carbon and copper, but no rust, and the crown doesn't seem worn out by metal...
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    going to get some pictures of the bore posted...

    going to get some pictures of the bore posted today, then scrub and take some more pictures.
    My lee 3 die set came in. Can't find any 110gr bullets in stock anywhere. I have several thousands of 308...
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    I wonder if it left the factory with an Underwood...

    I wonder if it left the factory with an Underwood trigger housing. Suppose it's plausible - https://m1family.com/a-little-history-of-npm-and-its-carbines-t21.html shows several confirmed shipments of...
  17. price not listed on those, but browsing other...

    price not listed on those, but browsing other forums looks like they were ~$400, with possible discount if you already had bought a scope.

    On the other hand, Mr. Earle (who makes the best very...
  18. blocks were ordered from Steve Earle. Call the...

    blocks were ordered from Steve Earle. Call the number, talk to Jenny I think it was - send a check.
    http://www.steveearleproducts.com/index.htm
    the ones that come with the scope are pretty low...
  19. okay. finally got this to the range. Took me a...

    okay. finally got this to the range. Took me a bit to get on paper. kept shooting all over the place. I knew the rifle shoots very well from before I put the scope on. sure enough...
    1) the "poppet"...
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    Closer look, there are no markings on the mag...

    Closer look, there are no markings on the mag well. there are several dings or imperfections. I think I see what you meant, on the right side just above the safety?
    On the trigger guard, the mark is...
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    of all those rifles, I wonder how many failed the...

    of all those rifles, I wonder how many failed the background check or otherwise were sent back. maybe more will pop up.

    ---------- Post added at 07:47 PM ---------- Previous post was at 07:44 PM...
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    I vote for bent. How tight is the screw? Mine...

    I vote for bent. How tight is the screw? Mine came with the band screw barely threaded in, so the gap showed like your pic. Your first pic looks like it's twisted out a bit at the point, unless that...
  23. Thread: My 2nd Krag

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    never heard of Varsol, so no. my go to deep...

    never heard of Varsol, so no. my go to deep scrubber is mineral spirits and an old toothbrush, dry, then soak in wd-40 for a while for half an hour or so, wipe dry, coat in RIG and rub off excess....
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    I'm very happy with it. From what I see and have...

    I'm very happy with it. From what I see and have read, this rifle made the rear sight swap at the end of the war and wasn't touched since? which is as-advertised. I wonder if anybody got one with the...
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    118095118096118097118098118099118100118101118102...

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    I didn't see any markings on the bolt. There was what looked like maybe 2 dimples top towards the head, but there is plenty of dried grease so I'm...
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