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  1. Well, having trouble with pics. Try later.

    Well, having trouble with pics. Try later.
  2. Republic of Mexico (RM) marked Remington Rolling Block

    Just got this one in, a Republic of Mexico contract Rolling Block. 'RM' is stamped on both receiver and barrel. .43 Spanish. Hand made butt and buttplate. Very little info I can find on Mexican RRBs,...
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    Not at all!

    Not at all!
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    Yep, the stock has quite a few patches in it....

    Yep, the stock has quite a few patches in it.
    The coin turned out to be from Yemen. The Arabic numbers at top, '1367' translate to 1948.
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    1917 Enfield from Ethiopia(?)

    Picked this 1917 SMLE up yesterday at the local fun show. I believe it is one of the rifles that came out of Ethiopia recently. The rifle itself is your bog-standard example with mixed parts, 1942...
  6. Couple of examples.

    Couple of examples.
  7. You can, of course, find a rifle that was once a...

    You can, of course, find a rifle that was once a sniper then converted back to an Infantry rifle. I run across them all the time, and converted a couple back to sniper config...receivers will already...
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    Yep, more than likely.

    Yep, more than likely.
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    1823 Harper's Ferry musket (M1816?)

    Just picked this up today. It's an M1816(?) Harper's Ferry musket made in 1823. As you can see, the barrel and stock have been altered/shortened. I'm wanting to make a 'winter project' out of it.
    So...
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    A friend of mine has a wire wrapped 1916 BSA with...

    A friend of mine has a wire wrapped 1916 BSA with cup launcher...he's been debating selling it, and I've been debating throwing out an offer.
    The majority of cups I see for sale around my area have...
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    I ran into a Gew 98 about two years ago that was...

    I ran into a Gew 98 about two years ago that was the spitting image of this one, right down to the kar98a bolt.
  12. Thread: Latest LE.

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    I think you are on the money there, thanks very...

    I think you are on the money there, thanks very much!
  13. Thread: Latest LE.

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    Barrel markings.

    Barrel markings.
  14. Thread: Latest LE.

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    Latest LE.

    Just won this one, picked it up yesterday. Started out as a 1911 RSAF Enfield, looks like it went on to spend some time in South Africa and India.
    Would love to know what 'BG & ANS.' is on the...
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    Hammer is definitely French or Belgian.

    Hammer is definitely French or Belgian.
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    Tower 1839(?) carbine

    Recently acquired this very nice Tower carbine. It was tagged as 'Tower carbine, model 1839, Crimean War'. It does look like a model 1839, but that bayonet catch is kind of throwing me. Is this an...
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    Just found this on the bottom of the front band.

    Just found this on the bottom of the front band.
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    Interesting VZ24

    Picked this VZ24 up today at the gun show. It has some pretty interesting features.
    Unit marking(?) on disc. Been a while since I've seen one marked like this.
    The rear side swivel has been removed...
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    Interesting little stamp on the butt.

    Interesting little stamp on the butt.
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    Cleaned up and reassembled. All sorts of markings...

    Cleaned up and reassembled. All sorts of markings popped out after the crud was gone.
    Nepali unit marks on the butt, Nepali characters on rear sight leaf with what appears to be a British 'broad...
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    Yep, lamp. Has the butt been cut?

    Yep, lamp. Has the butt been cut?
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    Triggerguard is much rounder than other examples...

    Triggerguard is much rounder than other examples I've seen, and the trigger itself is set a lot further forward, again, compared to others. Action cocks and operates like it should.
    This rifle also...
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    Triggerguard is much rounder than other examples...

    Triggerguard is much rounder than other examples I've seen, and the trigger itself is set a lot further forward, again, compared to others. Action cocks and operates like it should.
    This rifle also...
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    Few more pics.....the internals seem to be very...

    Few more pics.....the internals seem to be very well made, only one marking as you can see. Can't tell if it's Nepalese or not.
    The crossed cannon stamp was semi covered in the black 'yak grease'...
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    It is in the process of being taken apart...some...

    It is in the process of being taken apart...some really stuck screws.
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