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    As far as I can tell by just looking it up , ...

    As far as I can tell by just looking it up , major US toothpaste has not used pumice since about the 1930's . So your instructor must have had some really old toothpaste . All of that aside there...
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    I used modern Crest white toothpaste on a 12 inch...

    I used modern Crest white toothpaste on a 12 inch 30 cal barrel section . Cleaned the bore , measured the lands and grooves . Scrubbed the bore 37 times before I got tired and bored . It took 3...
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    I will do a test . I have new barrel sections at...

    I will do a test . I have new barrel sections at my custom rifle shop . I will measure one for land and groove and then scrub it 100 times with crest tooth paste and measure it again . If you are...
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    You said the whole western USA . ----------...

    You said the whole western USA .

    ---------- Post added at 11:04 AM ---------- Previous post was at 10:59 AM ----------

    Texas is in the western USA and it has over 2700 swat trained personal all...
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    That is one of the silliest things I have heard...

    That is one of the silliest things I have heard in a while . So many things in the story deify logic . No one man trained 10's of 1000's of shooters . Most departments have their own training program...
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    The number is 99,999 not 999,999 .

    The number is 99,999 not 999,999 .
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    You do understand that nothing steve said is...

    You do understand that nothing steve said is correct . Your rifle came with the large bump safety . If your bolt numbers match each other that means it is the wrong bolt , not just the wrong safety ....
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    The rifle is a no series Koishikawa made near the...

    The rifle is a no series Koishikawa made near the end of the run for that rifle , 1930's . The bolt should not match as it is the wrong type . I do have the correct bolt for your rifle and may be up...
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    A Type-99 is just as strong as a 98 Mauser . The...

    A Type-99 is just as strong as a 98 Mauser . The 7.7x58 mm is just a 7.9x57mm necked down to 7.7 mm . So any load spec used in a K98k is fine in a Type-99 . Just because a military used a certain...
  10. Thread: Gewehr 88 Advice

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    I also own the only two unaltered Gew-88/05...

    I also own the only two unaltered Gew-88/05 rifles that I have ever seen . You should look at one of those before you make statements . Old PS did not even know about those at all .
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    Also if I know nothing why is my info being...

    Also if I know nothing why is my info being repeated by eagle ? 20 years ago when everyone was just sure they had .318 barrels and were trying to get .318 bullets , I was the one who told them to...
  12. Thread: Gewehr 88 Advice

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    Sorry to say but you are the one who has no idea...

    Sorry to say but you are the one who has no idea . The notch is for the older P-88 ammo as it was still in use at the time . If you cover the notch with tape you can still load S ammo with the guide...
  13. Thread: Gewehr 88 Advice

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    If your rifle is a Turk , it is a 88/05 . It will...

    If your rifle is a Turk , it is a 88/05 . It will not have a barrel smaller than a .3208 groove . The smaller dia Czech made barrels will not be found on a 88/05 rifle , only Gew-88 rifles that went...
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    Need more photos , rear sight , overall and bolt...

    Need more photos , rear sight , overall and bolt . It just looks like a Turk rebarrel number .
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    The Hornady bullet was made wrong by the...

    The Hornady bullet was made wrong by the "specialist " and can cause major problems . The PPU bullets are not the best quality but are not dangerous . The 123 flat base will shoot better than the 139...
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    With a rifle with a good bore the best bullet you...

    With a rifle with a good bore the best bullet you are going to get is the Hornady .312 150 sp . Load it with the whole crimp groove above the neck . That is as long as you can do and keep enough...
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    The can has the military ammo and is not the...

    The can has the military ammo and is not the later made commercial which had the problem with the shoulder [ not the neck ] being to far forward .
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    As stated, I fired the 308 to prove a point ....

    As stated, I fired the 308 to prove a point . Also it did nothing to the rifle . I can guarantee headspace is not causing his excessive accuracy problem and that buying gauges and/or headspacing...
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    To disprove the headspace myth I once Fired 10...

    To disprove the headspace myth I once Fired 10 rounds of 308 out of a 30/06 bolt rifle . That is about an extra HALF inch of headspace . Besides moving the shoulder forward nothing else happened ....
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    Headspace has nothing to do with accuracy that...

    Headspace has nothing to do with accuracy that poor . Only a major problem with the barrel will cause 9 inch groups at 25 yards . Smoothbores will shoot that well . Look for a bulge in the barrel...
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    The S means the rifle was rechambered , not...

    The S means the rifle was rechambered , not rebarreled .
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    If it is machine gun ammo , it can be a different...

    If it is machine gun ammo , it can be a different 7.7mm cartridge . It will be semi-rimmed and will not fit in a rifle . If it is rifle ammo in strippers it is worth a lot more as collector ammo than...
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    The stock has been cut down and refinished by...

    The stock has been cut down and refinished by someone .
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    Good call .

    Good call .
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    Got a nice private message from old Browning with...

    Got a nice private message from old Browning with a bunch of name calling . He is a real class act . Can you get banned for name calling in a private message ? I am sorry someone with real shooting...
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