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    Mr . sun , your statements clearly show you do...

    Mr . sun , your statements clearly show you do not understand headspace . How do you know what the "tolerance " is ? Maybe by measuring it ?
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    As an armourer , how many barrels did you make...

    As an armourer , how many barrels did you make from blanks ? I have made a lot , made my own reamers for wildcat cartridges of my own design . Every time my headspace was within a .001 or less of...
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    To answer the question . If your bolt will not...

    To answer the question . If your bolt will not close on a chambered round your headspace is too tight . If your firing pin will not set off a chambered round you have too much headspace . Anything in...
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    As usual the police or reporters do not know what...

    As usual the police or reporters do not know what they are talking about . The Thompsons are Not WWII full auto military , but the long barrel modern semi copies . There are a lot of cheap .22 rifles...
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    You would really be wasting time and money . To...

    You would really be wasting time and money . To make a correct looking carbine out of it you will need a bolt [ the one you have is a poorly done heat bend ] , a stock [ it is too short and trimmed...
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    Well in the real world NO competitive Benchrest...

    Well in the real world NO competitive Benchrest shooters use boattail bullets at 100 or 200 yards . They all use flat base bullets because they are more accurate . What the US Army said was the...
  7. That is my whole point about the info from that...

    That is my whole point about the info from that site . He writes about how well he and his loads shoot , tells all about how to load like him . Where as in the real world he had trouble keeping all 5...
  8. So you shot against the guy I am talking about ....

    So you shot against the guy I am talking about . He "won " one of those matches with a M-1903 with cast bullets at 100 yards with a perfect score , but when I saw him shoot his targets it sure looked...
  9. It is a good thing the original Surplus Rifles...

    It is a good thing the original Surplus Rifles site went away . That was one of the largest collection of mis-information and just pure BS ever . One of the main " writers " was one of our local...
  10. Thread: Bullet lubricant

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    The Swiss greased their barrels for long term...

    The Swiss greased their barrels for long term storage . Many rifles stayed under the bed except when used to requailify . It is a standard joke with the Swiss shooters that the grease guys were the...
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    Mexican rifles had the eagle crest on the...

    Mexican rifles had the eagle crest on the receiver . Everything on this rifle points to China . The receiver is scrubbed and notched for a longer round , the front sight has been off and it has an...
  12. It was like 7 years ago . I am not a pc type guy...

    It was like 7 years ago . I am not a pc type guy and would have no idea how to find it again . The main problem was the Carcano has very deep rifling , some have gain twist rifling , the original...
  13. I was the one who put out the testing on the...

    I was the one who put out the testing on the Hornady .268 bullets , and posted warnings . I fired over 400 of them in 15 different Carcanos with many different loads . They were made wrong . It does...
  14. Hatcher's jamming a case mouth into a bullet is...

    Hatcher's jamming a case mouth into a bullet is not the same as the neck having to expand to release a bullet . It was all explained in an earlier post . Maybe someone will link to it for you .
  15. A .318 bullet in a .303 chamber would only be a...

    A .318 bullet in a .303 chamber would only be a problem if you could not close the bolt cleanly . It may , that would depend on the dia of the chamber neck . The neck having to " expand to release...
  16. I would be very careful using the Woodleigh .318...

    I would be very careful using the Woodleigh .318 bullet . A long groove diameter bullet with your very deep rifling will cause massive pressure spike . Also with a big cast bullet the rifling will...
  17. Thread: Recent purchase

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    I do think there was no definite time [ close to...

    I do think there was no definite time [ close to 40,000 in some series with some parts ] when parts stopped being put on rifles . They clearly went back to the " reject parts " bin later in the war...
  18. Thread: Recent purchase

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    It does depend upon the maker . Using my...

    It does depend upon the maker . Using my collection of over 30 years [ most rifle picked up long before they were worth any money , so people were not putting the wrong parts on them ] , that has...
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    The slot was on many rifles that did not have...

    The slot was on many rifles that did not have dust covers . The dust cover was the first " extra " part to de dropped . The slot was still found on most rifles until the very end , even though the...
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    If you show the maker and series markings on the...

    If you show the maker and series markings on the left side of the receiver it would help with id . I do not think getting a mono-pod for that rifle would work as it looks like it does not have a pod...
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    A half of dozen , yea right as there were four...

    A half of dozen , yea right as there were four main makers . But how would you know . A guy with a junk rifle knows more than one of the main Japanese rifle collectors . I have almost 300 Type 99's...
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    I have over 250 Type 99 rifles , every maker ,...

    I have over 250 Type 99 rifles , every maker , every series and every 10,000 block . I have a pile of parts . Most parts will not interchange between makers , not even close . You have no idea what...
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    Type 99 parts are NOT interchangeable between...

    Type 99 parts are NOT interchangeable between makers .
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    The rifle has the stock cut off and sanded so...

    The rifle has the stock cut off and sanded so much the shape has changed and the sling swivel mounting hole is gone . The buttplate has also been added after the original was removed .
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    Since IJ was supervised by Nagoya I would try...

    Since IJ was supervised by Nagoya I would try some late Nagoya parts . Series 8 and 10 are common rifles so the parts are not too hard to find .
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