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    The Philippine Scouts 26th Cavalry had all their...

    The Philippine Scouts 26th Cavalry had all their sabers removed from service in 1935 (as did the US Cavalry in the states) as
    the cavalry still required an edge weapon in the Philippines, all the...
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    I don't think these are partisans but US trained...

    I don't think these are partisans but US trained army or 26th Cavalry, which was issued gas trap and later gas port M1 rifles
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    I believe your rolling block was manufactured by...

    I believe your rolling block was manufactured by Remington. The reason is that the Spanish
    made rolling blocks have a groove at the base of the breech block while the Remington is
    with the groove,...
  4. lCuster Battlefield Colt Cavalry revolver

    I like this Little Big Horn battle field pick-up better, it was not working when recovered, the
    cylinder would not lock-up (hand broken ?). They found two other revolvers also not working but Capt...
  5. Colt revolver that Killed Billy the Kid for sale

    The Gun That Killed Billy The Kid Is For Sale, May Make $2 Million : NPR

    The Colt SA revolver that killed Billy the Kid in 1881 is on auction

    Hope there is satisfactory proof as the price may...
  6. Thread: SMLE mk I** IP

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    Indian troops in France 1915

    Some units still118792 favored the Pattern 1903 bayonet long after the Pattern 1907 was adopted
  7. Thread: steel gas tube

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    Edgewater buffer

    Which brings up another question, how long did Colt use the Edgewater buffer in the civilian AR-15 (SP1) rifle ? My four digit 25xx still has the Edgewater buffer and being used in semi auto rifles...
  8. Thread: SMLE mk I** IP

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    My Enfield 1903 Mark 1** IP rebuilt RFI 1914 is...

    My Enfield 1903 Mark 1** IP rebuilt RFI 1914 is serial number 37988. New barrel (nice bore) is numbered
    to match action body, Fore-end matches also, front dial plate ground down. Not certain but...
  9. Thread: Not often seen

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    collecting wildcats

    These are as far as I know, original "wildcat" cartridges that were used in rifles and not something that a reloader could "invent" at his loading bench.

    I used to find them at rifle ranges after...
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    Sept 1940 rifle

    Joe, thanks again for locating that original keystone spring and round body spring guide for me a few years ago. I had a Sept 1940 rifle for quite a long time but was missing the original keystone...
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    Joe, Also was given a 1943 carbine scabbard...

    Joe, Also was given a 1943 carbine scabbard years ago, but the straps did not match the scabbard color and had black enamel gloss paint on the metal. Later
    found out the straps were reproduction....
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    British Express Cartridges

    I was able to get these cartridges many years ago.



    left: 303 SP, 500/450 Nitro, 475 No 2, 470 H&H, 505 Gibbs, 500 Eley, 577 Nitro118655
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    The front sling bar is attached to the round...

    The front sling bar is attached to the round receiver above the magazine. The spot welded bar was to protect the magazine button from being
    being struck and releasing or dropping down the...
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    British modification to M3 Grease Gun ?

    I have seen a number of US Army M3's (never seen the M3A1) in service and have seen
    in private collections British proofed M3's with a bar spot welded over the magazine catch.
    Never seen it done...
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    more I.P. photos

    The new barrels were serial numbered to the action body but not dated.

    Note the charger guide added to the action body118498118499118500118501118502118503
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    Mark 1** I P rifles

    I found my two Mark 1** IP rifles twenty years ago, they show service but the new IP barrels are excellent and numbered to the receivers. I left the markings on these rifles and the windage sight...
  17. Don't think the far left is scoped, also if it...

    Don't think the far left is scoped, also if it was scoped there would be the leather cheek pad on the rifle
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    Pearl Harbor Naval Ship cancellations

    Over the years I have picked-up some of the Pearl Harbor US Naval ship postmarks and cancellations. Each ship had their own post office and cancellation stamp.118433118434118435118436
  19. I believe the U.S. machine gunner glove used to...

    I believe the U.S. machine gunner glove used to change barrels has asbestos
  20. Thread: MIA

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    cat window watching

    My all black cat "Leo" was looking out the window when a ground squirrel jump upon the window screen upside-down. I give Leo credit for not running away118403
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    Ithaca M1911A1 slide repair possible ?

    I have a very early Ithaca Model 1911A1 slide in excellent with about 98% of the original finish. The problem is that at some point in time, someone decided to install an adjustable rear sight and...
  22. A fair number of shooters build semi autos out of...

    A fair number of shooters build semi autos out of the Soviet DP 28

    I know a guy in Florida that spent $3000 to have a cut-up BREN gun put back together as a semi auto
  23. Korea, M1 far left in back those are Soviet...

    Korea, M1 far left in back

    those are Soviet DPM drum feed or RP 46 belt fed mg's and PPsH smg
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    I fired a G41W many years ago with original...

    I fired a G41W many years ago with original German pre war brass 7,92mm, very accurate at 100 yards but really got dirty
    after about 200 rds. You need alot of time and space to clean this rifle.
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    I looked at my book "the World's Submachine Guns"...

    I looked at my book "the World's Submachine Guns" by Nelson & Lockhoven. The only very curved magazine that I found was
    from the Finnish Suomi Model 1926 SMG in 7,65 cal. The Japanese were known...
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