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    Warpig, That is truly impressive. Thankfully it...

    Warpig, That is truly impressive. Thankfully it was not sold of for scrap after the tests. These wartime items weren't appreciated until years later. Look at the warbirds that were sold for scrap for...
  2. Model 1884 Orbea Hermanos 11mm copy of Smith and Wesson No. 3 D.A

    I was reading Anzac15ís thread about the Smith copies and remembered I had this stuck away--
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    I picked it up at a gunshow quite awhile ago. It was missing the hammer so I made one and...
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    Gordon, It sure looks like it has been drilled...

    Gordon, It sure looks like it has been drilled for the Warner Swasey base. I'm not an expert on the Ross rifles but it sure looks promising. Pretty exciting find if it pans out. Did you check out...
  4. JW, Thats pretty funny. It took a minute for that...

    JW, Thats pretty funny. It took a minute for that last part to sink in. My folks used to talk about using the Sears Catalog. Salt Flat
  5. JW, Have you tried EBAY? They have many old ads...

    JW, Have you tried EBAY? They have many old ads cut or copied from magazines. Salt Flat
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    Cosine, Thank you for your service, I salute you!...

    Cosine, Thank you for your service, I salute you! Wow! 74 years ago--
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    HP, Nice. It's hard to find an unmessed with...

    HP, Nice. It's hard to find an unmessed with Krag. Hope you find a sight. Salt Flat
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    Rc, Here's my Krag sporter. I would call this...

    Rc, Here's my Krag sporter. I would call this more of a folk art stock. It has some diamond inlays and and a buffalo! I bought this to restore back to military but got to looking at it and decided to...
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    RC, I have an old book titled “Custom Built...

    RC, I have an old book titled “Custom Built Rifles” by Richard F. Simmons (copyright 1949 and 1955). Simmons lists some gunsmiths that used Krag actions to build custom rifles. They are/were the...
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    grant76 - --Remove the firing pin, spring and...

    grant76 - --Remove the firing pin, spring and safety and see the bolt will close. Then remove the extractor and try to close the bolt. If the extractor has been replaced it might be a little long and...
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    According to Charles Stratton's "The Pattern 1914...

    According to Charles Stratton's "The Pattern 1914 and U.S. model 1917 Rifles" Pages 57-58. The Variation 1 (MkI) left lug is .625. The Variation 2 (MkI* and MkII) is .10 longer. Salt Flat
  12. Actually pretty cool-- looks to be complete....

    Actually pretty cool-- looks to be complete. There are many variations found. Most were made to fire blanks. They are a nice addition to an Arisaka or Japanese Militaria collection. Yes--I agree --do...
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    Usabaker, Thanks for the comment. It's a good...

    Usabaker, Thanks for the comment. It's a good shooter-- I've shot it just a few times. It has a recycled varmint weight barrel that I think I paid $10 for quite awhile back. The rifling was great so...
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    RC, My stock is shaped just like yours and the...

    RC, My stock is shaped just like yours and the wood is very similar. I believe they were made by the same stockmaker. The Buttplate has the "Bishop" logo on it. Mine is a T38 Arisaka rebarreled in...
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    Olskool, Nice job (it always seems to take...

    Olskool, Nice job (it always seems to take longer than than you plan for but is very satisfying when your done). I also used BRP parts for a No4 MkI that I restored. Thanks for posting the clear...
  16. Sorry Jim, I didn't mean to step on your post--...

    Sorry Jim, I didn't mean to step on your post-- Salt Flat
  17. I will offer one small addition. Once you have...

    I will offer one small addition. Once you have pushed the rod behind the dent , use a small ball peen hammer (use the flat side not the ball) to raise the dent by gently tapping just outside the...
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    AT7, I am working on a similar project...

    AT7, I am working on a similar project (Longbranch). The fore stock seems to be the hard part to find. I had to do a splice job on a sported fore stock. Is your barrel original length? Keep us...
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    Eggwelder, Impressive work. I think making a...

    Eggwelder, Impressive work. I think making a complete fore stock by hand is feasible, especially when compared to the prices quoted above.
  20. ROPD, Greetings - I would agree with Aragorn on...

    ROPD, Greetings - I would agree with Aragorn on this. Also the stock split you mention is likely factory. There are other threads on the forum regarding how this was done to save wood. Salt Flat
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    Yes Chuck-- Good eye. Salt Flat

    Yes Chuck-- Good eye. Salt Flat
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    CH, I'm pretty sure it is chrome. I'm not sure...

    CH, I'm pretty sure it is chrome. I'm not sure though what is up on the left side of the receiver. Could it be flaking of the chrome plating or corrosion? Chrome can be removed using electrolosis....
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    Florey, I've done this several times. Use a sharp...

    Florey, I've done this several times. Use a sharp 1/2 inch wide chisel centered on the plug and lined up with the grain of the plug and tap it straight in with a mallet. The plug will split in half...
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    JB, I like the T99 for the chrome bore. Most...

    JB, I like the T99 for the chrome bore. Most will have a bright shiny bore while many T38's have a dark and worn out bore. The T38's saw many more years of service and seem harder to find in good...
  25. Value? 59Ford-- Not bad, It just needs a little help....

    59Ford-- Not bad, It just needs a little help. Holes can be plugged and shiny finish stripped off and BLO applied. Not sure about the NZ but if it is it might help the value. It has a nice milled...
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