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    Thanks to everyone for their replies. I will...

    Thanks to everyone for their replies. I will re=read them all and consider my way forward. I am feeling more confident about my Krag now but will be cautious.
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    I have not fired it yet. I wanted to verify that...

    I have not fired it yet. I wanted to verify that the headspace was good first and it doesn't seem to be.

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    Anyone?

    Anyone?
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    1898 Headpsace Out of Whack

    Hey all,

    I just checked the headspace on my 1898 with Clymer go, no-go gauges and the bolt closed on both. Is there a fix for this? I have not fired this gun but would like to. Hope someone can...
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    Didn't notice that. Thanks.

    Didn't notice that. Thanks.
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    Wow! Thanks for the reply. I do not reload...

    Wow! Thanks for the reply. I do not reload 45-70 so I will have to find a case. Do you know of a company that makes 45-70 that is safe to fire in trapdoors?
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    Headspace on 1873 Springfield Trapdoor

    Gents,

    I have a trapdoor that I would like to shoot (with appropriate ammo) but do I need to check headspace? If so, how is this done?
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    Anyone else have this problem? Solutions?

    Anyone else have this problem? Solutions?
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    Front Barrel Band Screw Not Long Enough

    I have a No. 4 Mk. 1* that I am trying to bring back to milsurp condition from sporterized and the screw for the front barrel band is not long enough to span the gap and bite into the threads. The...
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    I'm gonna give it a try. How do I remove the...

    I'm gonna give it a try. How do I remove the brass rivet? I could grind off the head but what do I use to replace it? Any tips on how to repair the "oven cleaner" wood?
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    The for end is already cut off and pretty much...

    The for end is already cut off and pretty much screwed up already. I have purchased a replacement fore end that is missing this piece. It was advertised as a Mk. 2 but the rear of the fore end is...
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    Can it be tapped out with a punch? It looks like...

    Can it be tapped out with a punch? It looks like one side has a head to it like a rivet and the other side is smaller diameter.
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    What is This Part and Its Purpose?

    Hi all, another question about my No. 4 Mk 1; what is this steel band at the rear of the fore end, what is its purpose and can it be moved to another fore end? I believe it is some sort of...
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    WTB: Lee Enfield No. 4 Mk. 1* Foreend

    Replacing my sporterized fore-end and would like a proper No. 4 Mk. 1* fore-end. Savage made Lee Enfield. Would be willing to buy Mk. 1 fore-end. Would like the complete fore-end, would rather not...
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    Thanks guys. Know anyone with one for sale? I'd...

    Thanks guys. Know anyone with one for sale? I'd rather not spend $400 for a complete set.
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    No. 4 Mk. 1* Stock Detective Work Needed

    Gents,

    I've stripped my old sporterized fore end and found somethings I don't understand. Looking at the photos below, you'll notice a photo of what I believe to be the original barrel band...
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    hhmmmm. Mine shrunk.

    hhmmmm. Mine shrunk.
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    Since I am having to splice this forend together,...

    Since I am having to splice this forend together, can someone give me the proper length of the forend from end to end? The receiver end to the tip at the front sight. When I place the two pieces...
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    Thanks for the info.

    Thanks for the info.
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    Screw Restoration

    How do you restore a buggered up screw head?
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    New to Enfields, What is This Cross Screw?

    I have a sporterized No. 4 Mk. 1* with a cutoff stock and it has a screw running through the stock from left to right, in front of the trigger guard. It does not seem to pass through anything other...
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    Great tips. Thanks. I've got something to go on...

    Great tips. Thanks. I've got something to go on now.
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    No. 4 Mk. 1* Sporterized Stock Needs Help

    Hi Gents,

    I just picked up a No. 4 Mk. 1* that had been sporterized and I would like to restore it to its military glory. The stock had been cut off at the band. I've ordered a "cutoff tip" to...
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    Hi guys, I just got my hands on a sporterized...

    Hi guys, I just got my hands on a sporterized No.4 Mk. 1* and, of course, the stock has been cut off. I have ordered a "cutoff tip" to try to make the repair. Has anyone here made a repair like...
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    My poor M1907 sling

    I've had this M1907 sling (dated 1918) for about 7 years now and have been treating it with Pecards but now find out that this is a no-no. I've just noticed that my sling is now just about cracked...
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