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    I think what 5thBatt might mean here is that one...

    I think what 5thBatt might mean here is that one does not run across that many swivel screws that are so heavily staked that they ruin the threads of the outer band upon removal. (?)
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    Interesting, that would explain how it could...

    Interesting, that would explain how it could survive dimpled primers in M1 Rifles all the time.
    Sounds like no one has tried it in .303 though.
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    Number 34 Primer with .303 British

    Just curious, has anyone tried a CCI No. 34 primer in a .303 British loading?
    Was thinking of experimenting with trying that combination as part of a new load even if it might be considered a waste...
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    Thanks gents. Now that I have read it, I did...

    Thanks gents.

    Now that I have read it, I did notice that there were quite a few basic editing and syntax errors or omissions and problems with the captions which might tie into the rewritten draft...
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    My sentiments exactly. Maybe that is why I keep...

    My sentiments exactly. Maybe that is why I keep being so drawn back to Mk I's and why my ears perk up everytime there is a post on the topic. So well made and the bolt head charger guide is just so...
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    Yes it definitely is a craze right now, but...

    Yes it definitely is a craze right now, but setting aside craftsmanship and the special knowledge and workmanship that enfields specifically take to fiddle with, I see relatively few restorations...
  7. "...send it to an engraver hand have him HAND...

    "...send it to an engraver hand have him HAND CHASE the engraving and some proof marks."

    With respect, restore it but please don't make a fake, MHO.
    But it is your pistol to do with as you please.
  8. It would not have been marked "EY" if it was...

    It would not have been marked "EY" if it was never accepted in the first place. But anyway I personally have no clue why the broad arrow was messed with.

    Yeah, they (P14 EY rifles) have been...
  9. My contention was that this particular variant of...

    My contention was that this particular variant of EY rifle which all seem to have happened to have been originally manufactured by Eddystone seem to have been marked en masse, years after...
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    Oh sunray and plenty of other forums. ...

    Oh sunray and plenty of other forums.






    ;)

    I don't often use smilies, but when I do...
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    Thanks. Is it detailed on any dates?

    Thanks. Is it detailed on any dates?
  12. EY rifles in general were not some deathrap DP...

    EY rifles in general were not some deathrap DP rifles, as stated by this forum's own Peter Laidler:...
  13. Thread: Midway carbines

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    There is going to be such a run on flip sights!...

    There is going to be such a run on flip sights! (as if there wasn't a decades long one already)
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    I find this forum to still be excellent for M1...

    I find this forum to still be excellent for M1 carbines, even with some missing talent. Some of the things you hear on some other forums that supposedly feature M1 carbines are laughable. I could...
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    Sten MkV Production Changes

    I could use a little more information on the STEN MkV. I haven't been able to buy "The Sten Machine Carbine" now that it is trading at over $500, but I was interested in when some production...
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    Since these cups are fairly available here in the...

    Since these cups are fairly available here in the U.S., I'll be interested to see what the results of this query are, especially since there seems to be a hole in the markings database for them. But...
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    Service Dress and Service caps at that date might...

    Service Dress and Service caps at that date might indicate that too, right?
    Those other two photos are differently WWII period, interesting.
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    I was curious since that finish did not come off,...

    I was curious since that finish did not come off, when you conserved it did you have a stainless steel carding wheel or only hand "abrasives"?
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    M1903 Stripper Clips

    I've checked the book I have and searched the forums and seen some discussions of the variations of U.S. stripper clips for the M1903/M1917 but found no detailed information on the firm dates for...
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    Sorry to hear that and about your friend Dave......

    Sorry to hear that and about your friend Dave...

    Thanks gents, I had a reply ready until my draft got erased and life got in the way with a family member in the hospital to put a damper on things....
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    Any results on the "HV" marking?

    Any results on the "HV" marking?
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    Nice rifle.

    Nice rifle.
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    Gorgeous Lance! That puts it in the time frame...

    Gorgeous Lance!

    That puts it in the time frame that we might see those changes. This could get interesting!
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    Thanks! Wow, the book is way off, and that is...

    Thanks!
    Wow, the book is way off, and that is the "new" edition. I always wondered about how many other errors there were and whether it was even worth annotating once I pick up the other two...
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    In this case we're talking about Remington. WWII...

    In this case we're talking about Remington. WWII Model 11's and Model 31's among others

    Maybe I thought they used some kind of varnish because I was wrongfully misremembering lacquer as a not very...
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