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    Time to get serious

    I belong to that group of "older people with pre-existing conditions" who are more endangered than the average and likely to lose out when it comes to triage.

    So this is not a joke, not a rant,...
  2. That could be heavy copper deposits. Can be...

    That could be heavy copper deposits. Can be removed with a suitable solvent. But Jim has said it all - ACWOTAM to try to turn it back into a military configuration M1917.
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    Fake?! Would it be possible to put a brake in the...

    Would it be possible to put a brake in the software? Something on the lines of a new member not being able to use the PM function for a probationary period and not before making several contribution...
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    Gil, I truly regret having to say this, but the...

    Gil, I truly regret having to say this, but the virus has not peaked. For anyone who is interested in the statistics (collated by Johns Hopkins and the WHO, I understand), please go to Worldometer
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  5. Quite possibly. Alphonse Chassepot was active in...

    Quite possibly. Alphonse Chassepot was active in the arms factory, which was in the locality of Mutzig - a much more common marking. But I find it too difficult to read the inscriptions. More photos...
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    "The three III mark on the receiver also has the...

    "The three III mark on the receiver also has the first and last I slightly offset from the central I."

    This is usually a sign of a re-used/converted receiver.

    "Is it possible this was made as...
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    "...and doesn't stink as much as RLO." Stink?...

    "...and doesn't stink as much as RLO."

    Stink? STINK? Linseed oil does not stink. It has an aroma!
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    Real turpentine is a must

    Mixing natural turpentine - not any turps substitute/paint thinner/refinery leftovers - with the BLO helps it to penetrate the wood. Simply sloshing on linseed oil can result in a sealing layer of...
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    ATF = Ankara Tüfek Fabrikas = Ankara Rifle Factory

    Tüfek appears to be the modern Turkish word for a rifle. In the literature, the word Tufenk is commonlly used for the old Ottoman long guns.
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    I think it's a partially double-struck marking: K...

    I think it's a partially double-struck marking: K (or some other symbol) inside a C (or incomplete circle).

    ---------- Post added at 08:50 AM ---------- Previous post was at 08:44 AM ----------
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    Thanks for the offer, but I found a very clear...

    Thanks for the offer, but I found a very clear photo of the entire assembly that, together with the measurements from Low & Slow, enabled me to make a scaled sketch that should be quite adequate for...
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    Just in case anyone is searching the internet and...

    Just in case anyone is searching the internet and coming up with poor results: There's no such animal as a portapee. It is portepee in German, from the French portépée.
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    Promo, the flash hider was indeed removed at one...

    Promo, the flash hider was indeed removed at one stage, in conformance with a ridiculous regulation (now repealed) that was intended to stop military rifles looking like ... military rifles.
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    Gew.71 Band spring photos

    Here are the spring profile photos:

    for the upper band spring
    105115

    for the lower band spring.

    105116

    They seem to be identical.
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    The following measurements are taken from my...

    The following measurements are taken from my Gew.71. I cannot remove them from the stock without risking damage, so the measurements are not to a 1/100mm, but probably accurate to +/- 0.2mm.

    The...
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    Well if you think you've got problems, try...

    Well if you think you've got problems, try dismantling a high-quality "Schützen" or hunting rifle. The old gunsmiths seemed to make it a point of pride to have the slots as thin as possible, so that...
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    Well I looked around too. And couldn't find...

    Well I looked around too. And couldn't find anything else.
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    "I can find no reference to this modification...

    "I can find no reference to this modification anywhere on the web."

    Well, you didn't look very far!

    https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=31760&
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    SUPER !!!! With those dimensions I think I can...

    SUPER !!!!

    With those dimensions I think I can turn up a plausible replacement.

    Many, many thanks,
    Patrick
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    PM sent

    PM sent
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    Aw, c'mon guys. I realize that probably nobody...

    Aw, c'mon guys. I realize that probably nobody has a drawing of the thing, but couldn't someone at least measure the outside diameter of the muzzle brake? Please!!!
  22. 1) IMHO it is not necessary to use hardened steel...

    1) IMHO it is not necessary to use hardened steel for this application. The system is bolted into a wooden stock, and the wooden stock is held by you? So how much thrust can your shoulder take,...
  23. Thread: STG57

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    Hallo Ovidio, I agree with Jim. It is not...

    Hallo Ovidio, I agree with Jim. It is not sufficient to rely on OAL for really precise bullet seating. Variations in the ogival curve between different types and (on the sub-tenths of a mm level)...
  24. "I just got a Mauser M1908 and know ABSOLUTELY...

    "I just got a Mauser M1908 and know ABSOLUTELY NOTHING."

    How about starting by simply SEARCHING the forums, using the vBulletin Search function in the black bar, top right?

    Enter Brazil Mauser...
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    Yes -

    - the Gerät06 / Gerät06H self-loading rifle = STG45M
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