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  1. As above plus a joy to shoot and seem to be...

    As above plus a joy to shoot and seem to be appreciating in value.
  2. WWII VET 100TH BIRTHDAY SURPEISE (Make your day and read the story)

    WWII Veteran Who Asked for 100 Birthday Cards Receives over 100K
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    Sgt. York. Sand Pebbles.

    Sgt. York.
    Sand Pebbles.
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    Have a safe and pleasant trip and enjoy for those...

    Have a safe and pleasant trip and enjoy for those unable to attend.
  5. That is love in action. Hats off to all involved.

    That is love in action.
    Hats off to all involved.
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    TRY M-16 , AR-15 even SP-1. results very thin....

    TRY M-16 , AR-15 even SP-1. results very thin. Has made finding retro parts rather iffy.
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    You caught me a bit flat footed but it is a bit...

    You caught me a bit flat footed but it is a bit unconventional. Pine tar of some description and someone makes a reasonable facsimile that is not coming to mind. I will check back with the answer if...
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    Good news I think

    I spoke with a fellow at CMP custom shop and they are familiar with and have done the dovetailing and soldering of the Krag front sight. I am on the waiting list for the work to be done. They also...
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    Lovely.

    Lovely.
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    I saw four Krags this week end. Only one had the...

    I saw four Krags this week end. Only one had the original sights.
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    Thanks on both fronts. Now I know which cutoff to...

    Thanks on both fronts. Now I know which cutoff to seek. And I will not loose anymore sleep wondering where that hideous sight came from.

    Any wagers on weather or not I will find a dovetail under...
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    Another bit on which I need some expert advice....

    Another bit on which I need some expert advice. Which of the magazine cutoffs is appropriate for the 1899 as I need a replacement?

    Short / long / long rifle?
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    It looks as though the barrel may be a...

    It looks as though the barrel may be a replacement as the current sight base does not seem wide enough to conceal the original sight dovetail.
    Thoughts?
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    Sight appears to be home grown and pressed on. I...

    Sight appears to be home grown and pressed on. I hope the recess/dovetail is still usable if so a new appropriate sight is in order.
    Perhaps have a go at shortening the stock to the appropriate...
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    The bore looks good. Sight not carbine. ...

    The bore looks good. Sight not carbine.

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    I think this must be the case. Any opinions on correcting the...
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    Sorry I thought I had included this photo. Krags...

    Sorry I thought I had included this photo.
    Krags seem to have been one of the most messed with (for lack of a better term) rifles out there.
    Very odd piece.
  17. Might call and inquire if he has some got some...

    Might call and inquire if he has some got some "Ocean front property in Arizona
    If you'll buy that I'll throw the golden gate in free"
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    I will double check the measurement but a cursory...

    I will double check the measurement but a cursory measurement indicated 22". I checked a couple of references which indicate the 28xxxxx
    is in the range of the 1900 carbine production. Not...
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    CMP 1899 Krag carbine questions?

    This one followed me home. I did not know I was diving into the deep end of the pool.
    Lots of variations, mixed components, mysteries, legends and myths it appears.
    Here is what I have determined...
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    I hope the come to market at a fair price. I...

    I hope the come to market at a fair price. I still have an order I did not get placed before they closed.
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    That makes my eyes hurt. Ill have to fast forward...

    That makes my eyes hurt. Ill have to fast forward to Ursala and the tiny towel.
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    Please tell me those Germans were not carrying No...

    Please tell me those Germans were not carrying No 4s. Please
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    As seen in The Blue Max with George Peppard. ...

    As seen in The Blue Max with George Peppard.

    Like where this thread went.
    Thanks all.
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    Value? Which we are counting on you to share photos of.

    Which we are counting on you to share photos of.
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    That was Dr. No. Brens and Stens. Not just any...

    That was Dr. No. Brens and Stens. Not just any girl Ursala Andress. Watched it this Sunday. Wow ,just Wow.
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