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    ATF = Ankara Tüfek Fabrikas = Ankara Rifle Factory

    Tüfek appears to be the modern Turkish word for a rifle. In the literature, the word Tufenk is commonlly used for the old Ottoman long guns.
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    I think it's a partially double-struck marking: K...

    I think it's a partially double-struck marking: K (or some other symbol) inside a C (or incomplete circle).

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    Thanks for the offer, but I found a very clear...

    Thanks for the offer, but I found a very clear photo of the entire assembly that, together with the measurements from Low & Slow, enabled me to make a scaled sketch that should be quite adequate for...
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    Just in case anyone is searching the internet and...

    Just in case anyone is searching the internet and coming up with poor results: There's no such animal as a portapee. It is portepee in German, from the French portépée.
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    Promo, the flash hider was indeed removed at one...

    Promo, the flash hider was indeed removed at one stage, in conformance with a ridiculous regulation (now repealed) that was intended to stop military rifles looking like ... military rifles.
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    Gew.71 Band spring photos

    Here are the spring profile photos:

    for the upper band spring
    105115

    for the lower band spring.

    105116

    They seem to be identical.
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    The following measurements are taken from my...

    The following measurements are taken from my Gew.71. I cannot remove them from the stock without risking damage, so the measurements are not to a 1/100mm, but probably accurate to +/- 0.2mm.

    The...
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    Well if you think you've got problems, try...

    Well if you think you've got problems, try dismantling a high-quality "Schützen" or hunting rifle. The old gunsmiths seemed to make it a point of pride to have the slots as thin as possible, so that...
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    Well I looked around too. And couldn't find...

    Well I looked around too. And couldn't find anything else.
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    "I can find no reference to this modification...

    "I can find no reference to this modification anywhere on the web."

    Well, you didn't look very far!

    https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=31760&
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    SUPER !!!! With those dimensions I think I can...

    SUPER !!!!

    With those dimensions I think I can turn up a plausible replacement.

    Many, many thanks,
    Patrick
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    PM sent

    PM sent
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    Aw, c'mon guys. I realize that probably nobody...

    Aw, c'mon guys. I realize that probably nobody has a drawing of the thing, but couldn't someone at least measure the outside diameter of the muzzle brake? Please!!!
  14. 1) IMHO it is not necessary to use hardened steel...

    1) IMHO it is not necessary to use hardened steel for this application. The system is bolted into a wooden stock, and the wooden stock is held by you? So how much thrust can your shoulder take,...
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    Hallo Ovidio, I agree with Jim. It is not...

    Hallo Ovidio, I agree with Jim. It is not sufficient to rely on OAL for really precise bullet seating. Variations in the ogival curve between different types and (on the sub-tenths of a mm level)...
  16. "I just got a Mauser M1908 and know ABSOLUTELY...

    "I just got a Mauser M1908 and know ABSOLUTELY NOTHING."

    How about starting by simply SEARCHING the forums, using the vBulletin Search function in the black bar, top right?

    Enter Brazil Mauser...
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    Yes -

    - the Gerät06 / Gerät06H self-loading rifle = STG45M
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    "The one with 2 or with 6 chambers?" ??? Its a...

    "The one with 2 or with 6 chambers?"

    ??? Its a rifle, it only has one chamber.

    If you mean the slits on the muzzle brake, I think there were 6.
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    Tokarev SVT40

    HELP !!!! Please !!!

    Once upon a time there was a ridiculous regulation here in Mauserland called the "Kriegswaffenkontrollgesetz" which was intended to prevent military rifles from looking like -...
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    Secure price and condition

    One of my best buys was a Martini-Henry with a bore that looked as you have described. I recommend the following course.

    1) Go to the shop. Take the cleaning gear with you AND THE CASH.
    2) Agree...
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    Measure the diameter at 45mm from the base. For...

    Measure the diameter at 45mm from the base. For the .43 Spanish Remington this is the top of the clearly visible shoulder, and the neck is about 11.6mm at this level.
    A Reformado, on tthe other...
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    Agreed. It is very odd. Especially as the tang of...

    Agreed. It is very odd. Especially as the tang of the trigger guard is exactly where one would expect heavy wear from rubbing by dirty fingers. Unlike the magazine plate, which is hardly touched by...
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    Frasca & Hill list 144471 at end of 1880, and...

    Frasca & Hill list 144471 at end of 1880, and 164848 at end of 1881. So 145322 would be approx. 2 weeks into 1881 production.
    Caution: I am not quite sure if these figures refer to the calendar...
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    Yes, it's Iraqi. 1955 if the 2nd figure is indeed...

    Yes, it's Iraqi. 1955 if the 2nd figure is indeed a 9 (not clear in photo).
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    Well, being a little bit puzzled by your problem,...

    Well, being a little bit puzzled by your problem, I just checked with "Ivan The Terrible" - my Been There and (quite possibly) Done That 1943 Mosin-Nagant sniper. The eye relief - measured from the...
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