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  1. Thread: No more GOEX

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    Have not seen Goex powder in forever....bought a...

    Have not seen Goex powder in forever....bought a bunch of Graf & Sons black powder in 2F and 3F....supposedly German Wano powder marketed by Graf & Sons
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    Might check with S&S firearms...they have lots of...

    Might check with S&S firearms...they have lots of obscure antique gun parts
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    Hi Belgian weapon collector.....that is a nice...

    Hi Belgian weapon collector.....that is a nice firearms collection by any standard!

    I don't have just a lot of FN made stuff...however I like all of them and have kept every FN made gun I've layed...
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    I own a 'brown' Ballester Molina....Mine has no...

    I own a 'brown' Ballester Molina....Mine has no markings on the right side. Does have the serial number on the left side frame down low and matching number on the bottom of the slide. The barrel has...
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    I own a couple Spanish 1916 short rifles in 7mm...

    I own a couple Spanish 1916 short rifles in 7mm Mauser....The front sights have a slip on protective ears that pin on through the front sight base....the barrel on the short rifles is about 22 inches...
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    Reporting back....ordered an extractor and got a...

    Reporting back....ordered an extractor and got a nice Steyr extractor and stuck it in the problem Steyr carbine bolt and as simple as that the draggy bolt problem was gone!....Got the part from Apex
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    I'm no Finnish Mosin expert but expediency seems...

    I'm no Finnish Mosin expert but expediency seems to be a key word when it comes to Mosin Nagants in Finnish service. They didn't throw anything away and harvested weapons wherever opportunity...
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    I checked my Eddystone/Remington/Winchester M1917...

    I checked my Eddystone/Remington/Winchester M1917 rifle and it's trigger guard screws had been staked in the past....I believe that part of the rifle is Winchester manufacture.
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    I use reject .44-40 brass shortened to length...

    I use reject .44-40 brass shortened to length loaded with 777 and a Hornady .427" knurled 200 gr bullet(for .44-40 but too small for my .44-40 rifles)

    I thumb seat the bullets on top the powder...
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    I actually own one of those M1917 faux bayonets!...

    I actually own one of those M1917 faux bayonets! It will plug onto a M1917 rifle and does look like n M1917 bayonet.

    My daughter bought me the spanking new M1917 bayo and scabbard.....:thup:
  11. At the Colt forums there is a long running topic...

    At the Colt forums there is a long running topic where you can post your military number and get a month and year of manufacture or acceptance for the Colt 1917 revolvers
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    Had somebody I know die of corona....have known...

    Had somebody I know die of corona....have known quite a few that got it and got over it....have a few friends under quarantine from potential exposure to the virus but no symptoms.

    The person who...
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    I own a old US M1873 rifle that has had the front...

    I own a old US M1873 rifle that has had the front sight neatly knocked off to the right. The gun shoots perfectly regulated. I looked the old rifle over and near as I can determine the sight gut...
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    I stripped all three bolts one at a time and...

    I stripped all three bolts one at a time and inspected the parts....no obvious issues with the problem bolt except some wear on the extractor tail detent. The problem bolt is also the easiest to take...
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    Steyr M95 bolt questions

    I've have a trio of M95 straight-pull carbines...two Steyrs and a Budapest. All refurbs in 8x56R chambering.

    Anyhow...the Budapest and one of the Steyr carbines work slick...the one peculiar Steyr...
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    My 205XXX Eddystone is similar...cleaner machined...

    My 205XXX Eddystone is similar...cleaner machined maybe and the 'crack' is a machined 'step' I believe where the flat part transitions into the curve
  17. Thread: Accuracy

    by Havenot
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    Does it have the tension spring and plunger under...

    Does it have the tension spring and plunger under the nose-cap?

    The barrel band spring tension deal on mine was odd....shot so-so with no spring(as received)...I made a new spring and shot it...
  18. Thread: Accuracy

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    Not sure about Lithgow No.I rifles however when I...

    Not sure about Lithgow No.I rifles however when I got my SSA No.I it's accuracy wasn't quite what I thought it should be....close but rather random groups. My jungle carbine was better and so was my...
  19. Thread: Barrels

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    I bet Criterion would do a run if somebody...

    I bet Criterion would do a run if somebody ordered enough barrels to tool up
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    It's not a reproduction like the Numerich No.5...

    It's not a reproduction like the Numerich No.5 butt-pad. The Numerich pad I got a few months ago is hollow internally with reinforcing ribs inside for cushion....like a recoil pad on a shotgun sort...
  21. I looked at the stock markings on my No.5...

    I looked at the stock markings on my No.5 Mk.I....maybe a bit more legible on the left side of my stock but not all that legible....could be 'A 41' painted in what looks to me like a white grease...
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    I actually went to a few gun stores...

    I actually went to a few gun stores recently(central Oklahoma)....common ammo like .223 and 9mm is thin or none. Seems to be a fair selection of handguns available. Nothing much to buy as far as AR...
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    Jungle carbine butt-pad problems!....I bought...

    Jungle carbine butt-pad problems!....I bought some No.5 stock parts for a friend who needed the butt pad surround part(his was rotted and the sling loop was about to fall off)....anyhow...it took an...
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    I've never shot conical slugs from my Uberti...

    I've never shot conical slugs from my Uberti Dragoon....I can tell you that it needs .457" balls as .451/.454" balls are too small.

    Seems I recall some company came out with a modern style...
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    https://www.milsurps.com/content.php?r=271-1942-44...

    https://www.milsurps.com/content.php?r=271-1942-44-Ballester-Molina-(HAFDASA)
    This is about as much info as I have seen regarding British issue BM pistols
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