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    Definitely, WOW!

    Definitely, WOW!
  2. Thread: R 10 303

    by NORTHOF60
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    It looks as though the rifle from your April...

    It looks as though the rifle from your April 27th, 2021 post is up for sale at a reduced price.
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    It would take skills, perseverance and time to...

    It would take skills, perseverance and time to resurrect this old honey, if you could get it at the right price. I think that it is still a "glass half full" rifle, rather than a "glass half empty"...
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    The detail is remarkable. I hope that you win.

    The detail is remarkable. I hope that you win.
  5. Thread: Ross R-10

    by NORTHOF60
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    A nice looking rifle, but I don't know if it...

    A nice looking rifle, but I don't know if it deserves the price. It looks as though a previous owner installed a modified Mk IIIb bridge receiver sight.
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    Good bones. A COVID hobby for someone with the...

    Good bones.
    A COVID hobby for someone with the skill and determination.
  7. Thread: Ross Sporter

    by NORTHOF60
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    A nice looking rifle - appears to have been...

    A nice looking rifle - appears to have been "spruced up". It looks as though a sight was mounted on the stock behind the action at some point.
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    It looks as if a reinforcement has been made...

    It looks as if a reinforcement has been made through the stock at the front of the receiver.
  9. How many times did you hit and miss the 24" x 24"...

    How many times did you hit and miss the 24" x 24" steel plate?
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    I've read that it is easier to find a Ross Mk III...

    I've read that it is easier to find a Ross Mk III with the bolt "safety rivet", than one without. You don't go to that much effort to prevent misassembly unless there is a definite problem - even...
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    This is off topic to the issues relating to the...

    This is off topic to the issues relating to the Ross rifle. A quick search answered my own question concerning waxed cartridges:
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    I honestly don't recall the source. I thought...

    I honestly don't recall the source. I thought that it was odd at the time, because I was instructed to keep a firearm chamber clean to oil to minimize bolt thrust, but as the M1918 BAR and it's...
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    Extraction definitely a problem. I understand...

    Extraction definitely a problem. I understand that the Browning Automatic Rifle employs oiling pads in the magazine to aid extraction.

    One source I read stated that Canadian manufactured...
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    There is an extreme paucity of evidence on the...

    There is an extreme paucity of evidence on the issue of Ross bolt blow-back - I know, because I checked as well. Most evidence available from WW1 Canadian Army accounts are anecdotal!
    It is...
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    Under the heading of "It is impossible to make...

    Under the heading of "It is impossible to make things foolproof, because fools are so ingenious", the following is a very good article from this site on the Ross bolt:
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    I honestly don't know how to respond to that,...

    I honestly don't know how to respond to that, even though I feel a need to acknowledge your achievement. Rather like the scene from the TV series Detectorists, where Lance Stator finds...
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    I've never seen or heard of a documented case of...

    I've never seen or heard of a documented case of a Ross rifle chambered for the .280 Ross failing. The only fatality documented to a Ross chambered for the .280 Ross I'm aware of concerns a hunter...
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    The .280 Ross is an exotic lady, gorgeous,...

    The .280 Ross is an exotic lady, gorgeous, seductive, and high maintenance, with the ability to relieve you of your pay cheque with the alacrity of a lap dancer.
    I hope that you don't mind paying...
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    Well worth saving. Well done, and...

    Well worth saving. Well done, and congratulations.
  20. Ouch, that hurts! What a crying shame.

    Ouch, that hurts! What a crying shame.
  21. Thread: 22 TRAINER

    by NORTHOF60
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    Sorry, M1 C FAN, but we need a picture square on...

    Sorry, M1 C FAN, but we need a picture square on from the front, not the side.
  22. Thread: 22 TRAINER

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    You have a bonus - not only does it have the...

    You have a bonus - not only does it have the Cooey rear sight, it also has the correct .22 trainer rear mid sight. You will have to show a picture of the muzzle to determine if the barrel has been...
  23. Thread: 22 TRAINER

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    Nice catch - congratulations:cheers:

    Nice catch - congratulations:cheers:
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    I would hazard that this may have been a club...

    I would hazard that this may have been a club rifle, accurized (and sold) by A.G. Parker, and that the 646A serial number is Parker's.
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    Looks to be a commercial rifle - probably...

    Looks to be a commercial rifle - probably explains why it is in such good condition.
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