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  1. Aha!...I was sort of right...flea market... I am...

    Aha!...I was sort of right...flea market...
    I am much experienced with the Parris Island sand flea. I never heard of the Pendleton flea, and will read now. I never visited Pendleton.
  2. Jimmy Buffet comes up on the radio regularly. I'm...

    Jimmy Buffet comes up on the radio regularly. I'm ashamed to admit having to actually reference urban dictionary for the most to-the-point definition......
  3. nice. I remember staying in quonset huts...

    nice. I remember staying in quonset huts somewhere during overnight training...hump out all day, sometimes pitch shelter halves, sometimes the training area would have quonset huts with metal...
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    the unmistakeable black coarse grained sand...

    the unmistakeable black coarse grained sand stands out even in a black&white photo.
  5. That last pic was my guess - because only the 1st...

    That last pic was my guess - because only the 1st & 2nd battalion parade ground was that big. The memory of my 13 week vacation at 3rd battalion recalls a far lesser parade ground about half a...
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    I couldn't resist...

    I couldn't resist
    https://www.askdifference.com/rosin-vs-resin/
    I'm not going back and checking if we got it right/wrong either, tomato tomato.
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    I wondered myself if the barrel could have been...

    I wondered myself if the barrel could have been twisted. I stopped worrying after I shot it and got solid consistent groups.

    ---------- Post added at 04:30 PM ---------- Previous post was at 04:27...
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    yes. after disassembly and cleaning, I put the...

    yes. after disassembly and cleaning, I put the rear sight at mechanical center and went to the range and zeroed the rifle. The windage was all the way over to the left when done. I went home and...
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    problem solved. edited the first post to include...

    problem solved. edited the first post to include said warning.
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    Its ~6.25 degrees off. Which is indeed enough to...

    Its ~6.25 degrees off. Which is indeed enough to notice when looking through the rear sight (drifted .127 left).
    For anyone else that finds this, the height of the "A" blade at 1.167 above the bore...
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    That was rough estimate. The point was to stress...

    That was rough estimate. The point was to stress that it is obviously off. After looking at the extractor groove, I don't think it is nearly that far off. It looks better or worse depending on what...
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    let me know if they won't ship to Canada. I'll be...

    let me know if they won't ship to Canada. I'll be your resin mule. (Isn't resin one of the hot commodities, along with dirt and paper in the movie "Water World"?)
  13. Thread: No. 4 Mk 2

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    here is a blank target if anyone wants it. It's...

    here is a blank target if anyone wants it. It's NRA 200 yd scaled for 100yds. I made it negative for my indoor range...I can't see a black sight post against a black bull when indoors. The grid is...
  14. Thread: No. 4 Mk 2

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    got this rifle to the range tonight. The target...

    got this rifle to the range tonight.
    The target details are 100 yds, Hornady 303 150gr SP over 37.2gr IMR4064, Remington No. 9 1/2 large rifle primers. My manual claims this gives ~2400 fps.
    When...
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    https://www.amazon.com/TOURNA-ROZ-3-Tourna-Rosin-B...

    https://www.amazon.com/TOURNA-ROZ-3-Tourna-Rosin-Bottle/dp/B009ZALIAC
    works for bowling balls. should work for this too. Couple of the other forums I saw mention it being acceptable. Although I...
  16. Thread: Bore Pics

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    aha...so there is a limit to what your wife will...

    aha...so there is a limit to what your wife will let you do with guns on the kitchen counter!
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    I ordered a 1.225 aluminum bushing, and the lead...

    I ordered a 1.225 aluminum bushing, and the lead shims brownells sells for their vise for this purpose - they are .045 thick. This with some rosin should get me nice and snug. My barrel is 1.2 exact...
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    When it was holding at $30 it was...mostly...

    When it was holding at $30 it was...mostly pulling on my heart strings I suppose.
  19. Thread: Bore Pics

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    16!. Now that's 20,922,789,888,000 ways to...

    16!. Now that's 20,922,789,888,000 ways to display them. Just 7 trillion possibilities less than the national debt. Build another rack, fill it with rifles, and you can take the lead. Debt won't be...
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    sold for $130 on gunbroker.

    sold for $130 on gunbroker.
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    china marker? I've used a white crayon on windage...

    china marker? I've used a white crayon on windage graduations before with success.
  22. Thread: Bore Pics

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    Have fun! Does the flexible cable one have a side...

    Have fun! Does the flexible cable one have a side mirror? or is it "birds-eye" only?
    I have the rigid teslong, double thumbs up on durability. On some of my more well worn rifles, the birds-eye...
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    Other than the points I mentioned, it's in great...

    Other than the points I mentioned, it's in great shape. Bore perfect and bright. I had mistaken reddish discoloration at the crown for surface rust. It was just from dust/grime hardened in the...
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    yep. I follow Peter L's advice in his butt...

    yep. I follow Peter L's advice in his butt fitting article on more than just enfields. It has been good practice to give a coat of XM??? grease (another thread here points to NLGI No 2 as the correct...
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    well, milsurps did it again...instead of a stupid...

    well, milsurps did it again...instead of a stupid question devolving into a feast for the trolls and online bullies like so many of the other forums, we keep it lighthearted, informative, and fun.
    A...
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