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    togor: I routinely use a longer wrench than the...

    togor: I routinely use a longer wrench than the original Soviet tool to break loose tight ones. The pistons have quite thick walls and unless very badly corroded I can't picture one breaking unless a...
  2. In "The Winchester Book" by Madis, I believe he...

    In "The Winchester Book" by Madis, I believe he indicates some pre-WW1 Model 94's went to England after receiving Dominion of Canada proofs. I have one such rifle and would value it at about ?- maybe...
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    Skennerton indicates that some 400 Mk III long...

    Skennerton indicates that some 400 Mk III long rifles were equipped with iron barrels (from Enfield only). He doesn't elaborate about what other differences these had from the normal Mk III 3-band...
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    Patrick: If you read that thread right through to...

    Patrick: If you read that thread right through to the end you will see opinions expressed that that barreled action may have been dropped into another stock, possibly with it's original lock. You...
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    Off topic of the thread but to my knowledge all...

    Off topic of the thread but to my knowledge all Mk III Long and Short rifles were new manufacture- including the locks which will generally have dates from 1869 to 1872. East India Govt and Portugese...
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    Lawrence n: Looks like "DC" to me but possibly...

    Lawrence n: Looks like "DC" to me but possibly stamped over something (or overstamped by something)? The Snider, as #1oilman says, was certainly never used in the Civil War or by the USA at any time....
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    In a world of overpriced commercial ammo (and...

    In a world of overpriced commercial ammo (and overpriced reloading components) the availability of good surplus shouldn't be overlooked. A big part of accurate shooting is getting lots of practice...
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    Amadeus: I've got pretty good accuracy with...

    Amadeus: I've got pretty good accuracy with handloads using the PRVI 159grn FMJ BT bullets. They were the cheapest I could find. One pleasant surprise has been the accuracy of Barnaul's cheapest...
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    Amadeus: Is your current 91/30 a refurb? If so...

    Amadeus: Is your current 91/30 a refurb? If so you might consider looking for an original, matching 91/30 (or better yet PU Sniper). THis would give you an example of how the Soviets originally set...
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    The only other Rem-Lees (of any model) that I've...

    The only other Rem-Lees (of any model) that I've come across were sporterized. Probably pure luck that this one escaped the saw. It came up, out of the blue, on a forum sales page up here and I...
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    Personally, I've found that with LE's, P14's,...

    Personally, I've found that with LE's, P14's, Mosins, etc, I can achieve the same best groups with iron sights and original type (low mag) scope but generally more frequently with the scope. I...
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    AGB-1: I'll be 150 years old before I see...

    AGB-1: I'll be 150 years old before I see examples of those come up for sale up here! If I had to have another it would probably be the 1885 as, I believe, it was the last one available to the...
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    102489102490102491102492A final post to wrap up...

    102489102490102491102492A final post to wrap up this thread. A very generous forum member offered me a Lee-Cook magazine body (with functioning cartridge retaining tab) for a very decent price. It...
  14. cplsteve: There is a slight inconsistency between...

    cplsteve: There is a slight inconsistency between some of these memos. The memo in post#1 (RIA) says that they can't strip and examine all ERA rifles because costs would be prohibitive. Yet the...
  15. I'm pretty sure this has come up in the past and...

    I'm pretty sure this has come up in the past and is related to re-barreled Eddystones. Something about excess force being used in the process resulting in cracks. I don't think it has been suggested...
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    VH: There have been books published recently by...

    VH: There have been books published recently by Russian and Ukranian authors who have access to original Soviet documents. There appears to be significant clarification of some formerly controversial...
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    Refer to Yuschenko, 2016, pg 101. Two distinct...

    Refer to Yuschenko, 2016, pg 101. Two distinct markings. I don't believe there is a more up to date reference than Alex's book.

    Ridolpho
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    I believe Factory #74 (Izhevsk) Sniper barrels...

    I believe Factory #74 (Izhevsk) Sniper barrels have a circle-C stamped on them. Like the Tula CH it can be poorly stamped or faint. Also, as with Tula guns, it can be present on non-scoped rifles.
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    Michael: The lock is probably from a Portugese...

    Michael: The lock is probably from a Portugese contract Snider, given the date. The rifling does look unusual and you should try for a better photo. Are there proofs, etc, on the usual spot on the...
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    Value? Hambone: I used a company called "Borderview" but...

    Hambone: I used a company called "Borderview" but I can't recall if they work both ways. My recollection is that it was around $200 per rifle all in (a nice '16 Mk III, and a fair Ishapore Mk I**IP)....
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    Value? Rayg: I recall your old thread from 2013 about...

    Rayg: I recall your old thread from 2013 about this rifle. In that one you showed a closeup of the upper bolt handle with what appears to be electro-pencilled crossed flags or similar. I was curious...
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    Bill: There is a fellow in Washington State...

    Bill: There is a fellow in Washington State (X-Ring Services) who sells ready to shoot, formed Snider brass (made from Magtech 24g brass). Some guys fireform these in their Sniders with roundballs,...
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    Jack: How snug was the forend in the draws area?...

    Jack: How snug was the forend in the draws area? The crack doesn't appear to directly affect the structure of the draws but also can't see impressions that the sear lugs normally make in the wood.
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    Jack: I'll reply- not as a repair expert but as a...

    Jack: I'll reply- not as a repair expert but as a collector/shooter. I find cracks in this area on so many rifles and some don't seem to warrant full-on repair- just squeeze in some glue, clamp it...
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    I also cringed when he mentioned "grinding" on...

    I also cringed when he mentioned "grinding" on the bolt lug. I hate to be too critical when a guy makes an effort to pass on info in a youtube video (I've found some incredibly useful) but newcomers...
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