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    Thank You for the great information Vintage...

    Thank You for the great information Vintage hunter. I am new to the 1897 and will probably have lots of questions. MY FATHER ALWAYS SAID THE ONLY STUPID QUESTION IS THE ONE YOU THOUGHT ABOUT BUT...
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    Adjusting sleeve for 1897 takedown

    So I was looking online and I see the adjusting sleeves for 1897 takedowns listed by number and as regular??? is there a difference that I should be aware of when ordering? Thank You All.
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    Well It did warrant a nice back rub while I...

    Well It did warrant a nice back rub while I explained my new love and that led to .... Happy Wife happy life.:thup:
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    THE WIFE ASKS RESEARCH????

    So I came home with Mr. Canfields book on military shotguns I was fortunate enough to have given to me by a very generous member and the wife noticed it immediately and commented " what more...
  5. Thread: 1911 BEAR

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    The Taxidermist did a great job. I would...

    The Taxidermist did a great job. I would recommend Mikes Frontier Taxidermy in Portland OR for any work. I wish I could say it was shot with a 75yr old service pistol but... Still looking for that...
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    Was grouse hunting along a rock cliff and I saw...

    Was grouse hunting along a rock cliff and I saw him coming then I tucked myself in a notch in the rocks and he walked right by. As he went past I reached out and shot him in the ear with the...
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    sorry can`t seem to get the pictures to load...

    sorry can`t seem to get the pictures to load upright.
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    1911 BEAR

    Got a nice young cinnamon bear last year with my 1911 in the ear at 2yds. just got my rug back today.
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    The gun I purchased SR# 894964 has a 30" full...

    The gun I purchased SR# 894964 has a 30" full choke barrel that I am not going to cut. If anyone has experience with them,What is the opinion of the after market barrels being sold by Numrich? Also...
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    What an incredibly generous offer Sir. Thank you...

    What an incredibly generous offer Sir. Thank you so much PM sent. I hope I can repay the favor someday.
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    Thank you Sir, I really need to buy your books. I...

    Thank you Sir, I really need to buy your books. I have just started down the Trechgun wormhole. I do not intend to try to fake a Real gun just want to make as near as possible of an affordable...
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    Would that be the same one Winchester used on the...

    Would that be the same one Winchester used on the m1917 possibly? I have a couple of those.
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    I can`t remember where but I believe I have read...

    I can`t remember where but I believe I have read that about 25,000 takedown versions were delivered for WWII?? I would love to know if that is true. Haven't bought Canfields book yet.
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    1897 trench conversion

    Just acquired a 1897 takedown 12 ga. and am interested in converting to a trench gun. My question right now is was the butt stock sling swivel used on then it`s own design or did they use a 1903...
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    The CMP website was my source. As far as real...

    The CMP website was my source. As far as real field usage my Uncle who fought with the 82nd airborne used to tell us they would use anything including grease from a Sherman tank for a rifle stock. In...
  16. Thread: $300 Carbine

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    Me Too now I will have to wait until after the...

    Me Too now I will have to wait until after the 4th. I think either way it will make a nice addition to the collection. You Guys... my wife don`t understand the peer pressure you guys put on me. Now I...
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    Thank you for the info gentlemen. I know...

    Thank you for the info gentlemen. I know restoring would not be cheap and I won`t if it`s not in the right range. (Maybe just the rear sight) The Screw hole I simply live with a threaded plug. IT HAS...
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    $300 Carbine

    So I have found a 1898 that Appears to be a Carbine. The barrel measures 22" from muzzle to the opening of the receiver. The front sight looks perfect (Exactly like my rifle) the rear sight has been...
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    [QUOTE=Gil Boyd;453618]Many men in fact on...

    [QUOTE=Gil Boyd;453618]Many men in fact on returning from war, either threw their medals away in disgust in the way they had found their country on their return, with noone really caring about what...
  20. [QUOTE=Gil Boyd;453562]There is a lot of support...

    [QUOTE=Gil Boyd;453562]There is a lot of support for Trump here today, contrary to what the press spin has on it,

    Inspite of the Press there is a lot of Support for Trump Here too. Don`t want to...
  21. Thank You Inblighty, we all have a huge amount of...

    Thank You Inblighty, we all have a huge amount of gratitude and respect owed to all the men and women of the Greatest Generation that saved our world from.... I was raised with men and women who were...
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    Thanks RCATHEY. Wish I could have dug through the...

    Thanks RCATHEY. Wish I could have dug through the barrel of 1903`s, Enfields and Krags my uncle bought her out of. Long lost days.
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    Thank You Tom in NJ. Yeah, I thought...

    Thank You Tom in NJ. Yeah, I thought modifications had been done to the sights at least from what I have checked over the years. So would it be just a coincidence then that a rifle with a hit 5...
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    Don`t want to assume anything just don`t know how...

    Don`t want to assume anything just don`t know how they were sent out. Did they ever send out blocks of rifles to companies to any ones knowledge? Just ignorant.
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    So my number falls in between the numbers listed...

    So my number falls in between the numbers listed to The Dakota Infantry Comp. Were they sent in Blocks of numbers? Just wanting to narrow down the history. Any additional Input is great. Thank You...
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