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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...
  2. [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...
  3. 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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    Yeah when we grew up each of us boys got to use...

    Yeah when we grew up each of us boys got to use Uncles Krag when we passed Hunters Safety and went for our first year. I Needed a Tree to rest the thing I was only a 102lb 12yr old that was even...
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    Beautifully done sporter. Some of the old jobs...

    Beautifully done sporter. Some of the old jobs were very well done and are still great shooters putting meat on the table every year..... That you can find ammo. You have to be dedicated to spend the...
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    Thank goodness there are not to many people out...

    Thank goodness there are not to many people out there dying to sporterize a nice rifle anymore. the 30/40 has moved to the back of the closet for most people if they have ever heard of one. But there...
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    Would love to find a nice real carbine for a...

    Would love to find a nice real carbine for a reasonable price for my collection. REAL is the key BUBBA CARBINES are everywhere. Even a BUBBA done right for the right price would be cool. People are...
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    She has a even Grey patina with no pitting of any...

    She has a even Grey patina with no pitting of any kind. The Bayonet 1896 and Scabbard were acquired later but I believe it is the second version with the swivel limiting pin in it? As a child me and...
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    Thank You M1903RIFLE, That is only 5 off of the...

    Thank You M1903RIFLE, That is only 5 off of the last number and it totally makes sense that it was bought in North Dakota. Do you think I could assume it was issued in the same batch to the Dakotas?...
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    That is why I am here to ask the experts. I...

    That is why I am here to ask the experts. I believe the sights have been changed to the 1896 design? Not sure though and would love the input from the people who know. will have more pics soon.
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    1894 SRS Request

    So I inherited a 1894 many years ago from my Uncle. It is the " Holy Grail" of my service rifle collection. It has a beautiful shinny bore with distinctly sharp rifling. Serial 17615 any help with...
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    Beautiful Work Sir.

    Beautiful Work Sir.
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    I`m a wood and steel kind of guy and I love how...

    I`m a wood and steel kind of guy and I love how she feels in the hands.
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    There are several companies that make very nice...

    There are several companies that make very nice wood sets and a couple that make weird modular looking wood sets with Rails and YUCK. IRONWOOD DESIGNS is who I ordered from because they offered the...
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    Thank You. MRCLARK303. SAVED HER. I found the...

    Thank You. MRCLARK303. SAVED HER. I found the Winchester in a pawn shop with a cruddy old cut down stock in a pile of shotguns in the corner. For $550 total for the gun, Stock from a friend and the...
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    Possible arms sales violation? What happens about...

    Possible arms sales violation? What happens about the damage to the weapons if he is found innocent? Seems like a non-story made into something because it fits the anti-gun hysteria. And new events...
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    The M1917 is a rather overlooked classic, they...

    The M1917 is a rather overlooked classic, they aren't too common this side of the pond, superb rifles.... I love the M1917. I have a soft spot for them my first rifle was a sporterized Remington...
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    My M1 is by far my favorite Service Rifle it`s a...

    My M1 is by far my favorite Service Rifle it`s a 5.5M Springfield in unissued condition. I hope to find a nice M1C I can afford some day. My favorite Bolt rifle is my M1917 Winchester. As soon as I...
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    As soon as my US collection is more complete my...

    As soon as my US collection is more complete my first ally Rifle is going to be an #4 MK1. My brother had a Savage when I was a kid and it was my favorite rifle. He traded it for a Motorcycle.
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    We all know when the English finally did come up...

    We all know when the English finally did come up with a good design with the P14 they had to come to America to get it built. And then we had to fix the problems so it used a rimless cartridge and...
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    As stated by the CMP 1. Nature of Original USGI...

    As stated by the CMP 1. Nature of Original USGI Wood Finishes

    From the Trapdoor Springfield 45/70 era through the end of the M-14 era, the essential nature of manufacturer applied wood finishes...
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