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  1. There has been some discussion bout fixing the...

    There has been some discussion bout fixing the mags. Do a search and more information should make itself available.
  2. LE mags often need adjustment to feed reliably. ...

    LE mags often need adjustment to feed reliably. Might be a bit loose and too low to pick up rounds, lips bent, etc. Careful bending of the feed lips, etc should solve the problems. Mags aren't bad,...
  3. Looks like DeLisle carbine-ish

    Looks like DeLisle carbine-ish
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    Why not keep Grandpa's gun as is, except for...

    Why not keep Grandpa's gun as is, except for cleaning it? It won't be Grandpa's gun the moment you start changing things, but a built up gun that used to be Grandpa's gun. However, it's yours and...
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    Pictures would make it very easy to decide. ...

    Pictures would make it very easy to decide.

    Sounds like one of the ex SADF rifles sold to members before the new government took over. Should have a bayonet with it.
  6. Lots of photos will allow the experts to provide...

    Lots of photos will allow the experts to provide better advice.

    Magazine fed? Do you mean a detachable magazine? Mauser bolt actions were never intended to have detachable magazines. So...
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    Muzzle brakes usually have expansion chambers...

    Muzzle brakes usually have expansion chambers inside as part of the design. The holes and slots are additional to the braking effect, directing the gases.
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    Possible solution 1. Cock hammer. Removes...

    Possible solution

    1. Cock hammer. Removes some effort required to draw back the slide.
    2. Grip slide with weak hand, holding weak arm and hand close to body.
    3. Grip frame with strong hand as...
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    Polish and French makes sense, the number of...

    Polish and French makes sense, the number of Polish and French pilots in the RAF.
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    The butt plate fit isn't right for that price. ...

    The butt plate fit isn't right for that price. Fore end seems to be rounded over on the edges from enthusiastic sanding.
  11. Thread: Deer choke?

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    Rifled slugs work fine with normal shotgun...

    Rifled slugs work fine with normal shotgun barrels, but check with the manufacturer too. Do some range work to see where the slugs print at your preferred shooting distance.
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    Ovidio, the hot gas going into gas cylinder to...

    Ovidio, the hot gas going into gas cylinder to work the action erodes the metal if you don't clean it properly and often. Even had carbon tubes around the holes in the gas cylinder. Armourer called...
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    That really doesn't look like sin to me. They...

    That really doesn't look like sin to me. They tend to shoot loose after about 5 000 shots, clean the gas cylinder regularly, check for flame cutting.
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    love the added information in the discussions.

    love the added information in the discussions.
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    While I agree that was the original intention,...

    While I agree that was the original intention, and worked excellently for about 60 combat years and longer for the intermittent conflicts, changing magazines instead of charger loading also works. ...
  16. Would love to know about the other factors.

    Would love to know about the other factors.
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    Opinion. Easier to use in private hands than the...

    Opinion. Easier to use in private hands than the longer ones. Especially if used for hunting. Looks much less "threatening".
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    Swords into ploughshares

    Saw this on the wall of a training college near White River in Mpumalanga. Didn't have time to ask questions but I see AK parts. Most interesting are the SA80 parts! Some time I will go back [4...
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    The police regard the firearm as part of the...

    The police regard the firearm as part of the uniform, something you wear when you dress. Their level of firearms knowledge and training is poor. Hence the photos.
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    AFAIK the Russians didn't shorten stocks for...

    AFAIK the Russians didn't shorten stocks for anyone. That was wartime and you fit the rifle, not the other way around. Others will be along to provide more detail. Of course, pictures would...
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    Lanyard on the left means it's less likely to get...

    Lanyard on the left means it's less likely to get caught up in tack when mounting and dismounting.
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    And the drill rifles' actions were mostly welded,...

    And the drill rifles' actions were mostly welded, and a hole in the chamber.
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    Correct Rob. Weermag=defence force, of which...

    Correct Rob.

    Weermag=defence force, of which the army is part. In English SAW=SADF
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    Did you check to see if it is possibly No 5 rifle?

    Did you check to see if it is possibly No 5 rifle?
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    The technical section has a number of guides...

    The technical section has a number of guides showing the relationship of the various parts. Page through the No 4 ones and you should find the answer.

    Also check the differences between a No 4...
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