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  1. The barrel is a metric...unless it's made in USA....

    The barrel is a metric...unless it's made in USA. I think it's a Belgian part so it's metric. Here's a thread about this to read... So if it's backwards then the other won't fit anyway. Remove...
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    Here's a live link... M1917 Rifle from Forge...

    Here's a live link...

    M1917 Rifle from Forge to Finish - YouTube
  3. I was hooped for recourse as there's no one...

    I was hooped for recourse as there's no one locally that could have sorted it. It would need bead blasted and redone. I assembled it and shot it a bit until the left top edge of the bolt track...
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    Just start a thread and ask us directly. The...

    Just start a thread and ask us directly. The search feature here will also glean much hidden info that's already been published...
  5. The FAL should be a metric thread first off...and...

    The FAL should be a metric thread first off...and the slotted flash hider an Imperial. That is if it's UK made, if it's an Indian it's different. The Indian guns were a mix of Metric, Imperial and...
  6. Agreed. People ask how safe to shoot these are...

    Agreed. People ask how safe to shoot these are if made by locals, I suspect this one has had it's share of combat action in past.
  7. Exactly. I asked a gunsmith locally to black...

    Exactly. I asked a gunsmith locally to black park an early Winchester Carbine receiver and it came back black baked on paint. They were pleased as punch with the results. Lazy as a ba5tard... ...
  8. Cinders answered...and you just answered him...

    Cinders answered...and you just answered him...
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    I just sold mine, .308 and just about new. What...

    I just sold mine, .308 and just about new. What a nice little carbine that was.

    I just needed to get a full size bullet mold for the 220RNGC for the Krag. I was using a smaller bullet and...
  10. You already have this going in another...

    You already have this going in another thread...right? Why doubt the info you already got here? Yes, British threads...
  11. I think it's a cerakote paint job.

    I think it's a cerakote paint job.
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    Nice lookin' little folder...

    Nice lookin' little folder...
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    Don't worry about that. The pics are clear... ...

    Don't worry about that. The pics are clear... Nice sporter, there are a few here that have done threads about their Krag hunters. I wouldn't try restoration as it doesn't show on SRS list... Bet...
  14. The markings remind me of a local made too. I'd...

    The markings remind me of a local made too. I'd still love to have it.
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    Once you have this up and running, or even in the...

    Once you have this up and running, or even in the primary test stage...we'd like to see. I'd be there to hold the camera while you test if possible. I'd even bring the ammo in case it worked...
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    How about a B.A.R. sling? I had one of those for...

    How about a B.A.R. sling? I had one of those for years and finally gave it away as no one in Canada could ever use it or wouldn't know what it was. If you check Ballou in "Rock and a Hard Place"...
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    I could either bead blast that clean or soak in...

    I could either bead blast that clean or soak in citric acid to remove the blue, no evidence of foul play remains using citric acid.
  18. That will be talked about in the Lee Enfield...

    That will be talked about in the Lee Enfield forum, if you search you'll find it.
  19. What a nice rifle...love to examine that one.

    What a nice rifle...love to examine that one.
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    We have several members in Germany...try Patrick...

    We have several members in Germany...try Patrick Chadwick for starters... https://www.milsurps.com/member.php?u=3778
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    That's what kept me away, as far as I could make...

    That's what kept me away, as far as I could make out he MIGHT be talking about the other Krag.
  22. It's common for the props such as this to be sold...

    It's common for the props such as this to be sold at movie wrap to recoup expenses and make even more money on the coat tails of actors using these pieces. Specially if there's provenance that THIS...
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    They're brown like all the others...here's...

    They're brown like all the others...here's "Bomber Harris' belt from WW1...
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  24. At least. Look at the areal view of movies like...

    At least. Look at the areal view of movies like BOB and Saving Private Ryan, those for instance.



    The way the extras handle things one set and they'd be aged.
  25. It's carbine alright guys, the metal shroud is...

    It's carbine alright guys, the metal shroud is short. The one for M1 rifle is long. I opened the pic in another screen and brought it up to 300% to examine and it's about perfect. Good catch Bill,...
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