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    K Swiss, not the shoes! - Album on Imgur...

    K Swiss, not the shoes! - Album on Imgur

    Congratulations. On one day I bought 3 Swiss rifles. Two of them are the Holy Grail guns of Swiss collecting. I had no idea really what I was buying....
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    Mine has the SA type bedding but channel numbers...

    Mine has the SA type bedding but channel numbers do not match. The trigger housing is not marked with pencil. CMP has no record on it. No big. I don't plan to sell it.
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    1963 Type 2 NM M1 Garand - Album on Imgur...

    1963 Type 2 NM M1 Garand - Album on Imgur

    I paid 1K for this one. It has the same SA yellow bedding. Not sure how real it is, but it's a keeper.
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    It was pretty cool. It was a beast. I can't...

    It was pretty cool. It was a beast. I can't keep everything. I sold it this last summer.
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    British pilots bolo

    http://imgur.com/a/iYSqsUD
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    Thanks,Dave I got about 400+ match 1963 rds. My...

    Thanks,Dave
    I got about 400+ match 1963 rds. My intension is a slow fire shooter for my twilight years. I figured I would reload and replicate the match loads dimensions. This is my first Garand...
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    Thank you.

    Thank you.
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    Bob, how would I determine if it is safe to...

    Bob, how would I determine if it is safe to shoot? I just received my Clymer gauges, but I would assume they are for a standard 30-06 chamber. The stripped bolt closes on the match ammo like a...
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    Headspace question

    Do NM grade guns have tighter Chambers? I have a gun with a 1963 NM barrel. I have 1963 match rounds. When I disassemble the bolt and put a live match round in the chamber, the bolt lug will close...
  10. Thread: M1 NM type 2?

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    The owner was 89. He had so many guns, he...

    The owner was 89. He had so many guns, he couldn't remember where each came from. I will have to rely on CMP. I am prepared for disappointment.
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    K Swiss, not the shoes! - Album on Imgur...

    K Swiss, not the shoes! - Album on Imgur

    The sights are different than a Jubilee.
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    Very interested if you locate it. Thanks.

    Very interested if you locate it. Thanks.
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    Any knowledge of these? I have number 42.

    Any knowledge of these? I have number 42.
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    Hammerli FK Target rifle

    I find these fascinating. If I read right, the 100 rifles were en route to a Nicaraguan Rifle team in Nicaragua, reported lost in the Mediterranean Sea, and later showing up in Israel.

    Who has...
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    I sent in my serial numbers to CMP. We shall see...

    I sent in my serial numbers to CMP. We shall see what I have.
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    Thank you. I picked some up. I have taken the...

    Thank you. I picked some up. I have taken the springs out on one of my FALs over the years by making the tool from a long screwdriver.
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    Need L1A1 inner stock return/ recoil spring

    Any sources for the return/recoil spring for L1A1 that goes into buttstock?
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    I think it was around .50 per round or less.

    I think it was around .50 per round or less.
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    Thank you. ---------- Post added at 04:13 PM...

    Thank you.

    ---------- Post added at 04:13 PM ---------- Previous post was at 04:11 PM ----------

    I tried to buy both rifles, He had another with a shiny stock, but it had been spoken for. I...
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    What does it mean? Is there significance to it?

    What does it mean? Is there significance to it?
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    M1 NM type 2?

    First off, I have never owned an M1 Garand. I have never fired an M1 Garand. I know little, I am learning about the M1 Garand.
    This Summer I bought this M1 in part of a collection. I paid 1K and...
  22. Thread: Hello

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    Hello

    Thank you for the great forum. Been on here for a few days and felt it is worth of contribution.

    I have been around various gun boards for about 20 years. Hopeless gun and history nut since as...
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