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    If your rifle will set them off then it would be...

    If your rifle will set them off then it would be no problem . That would depend on a few factors , how strong is your spring , firing pin condition , how tight is your headspace and chamber ? Many...
  2. My original Japanese WWII 7.7mm ammo has a .470...

    My original Japanese WWII 7.7mm ammo has a .470 head size .
  3. The 8x57mm case head size was developed by the...

    The 8x57mm case head size was developed by the German military and Mauser starting with the 8x57 and 7.65x54 and 7x57 . They wanted to be able to make the same rifle and case parts and tooling and...
  4. Another internet myth . The 7.7x58mm rifle...

    Another internet myth . The 7.7x58mm rifle cartridge has nothing to do with the .303 Brit other than using the same bullet dia . It is not a rimless version as it has a different case shape and...
  5. All most all of the Japanese rifles in the US...

    All most all of the Japanese rifles in the US were used in the Pacific or are from post surrender Japan . Most used in China stayed in China , with a small number of those being imported post war to...
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    Why not just use a Mauser barrel ring sight and...

    Why not just use a Mauser barrel ring sight and use the drilled hole for the set screw ?
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    One of mine is 116 years old .

    One of mine is 116 years old .
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    Looks more like a M-16 , not a M-43 . If the bolt...

    Looks more like a M-16 , not a M-43 . If the bolt is total braze in the joint it will have no strength and will break . Brazing is more of a glue for metal to metal bonding .
  9. Thread: 8mm Mauser

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    The French standardized their spitzer boat tail...

    The French standardized their spitzer boat tail bullet in 1898 . The first German spitzer was a 154 flat base . It's purpose was to get as much velocity possible from their 8x57mm case , for a...
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    From a Nagoya series 6 or 7 .

    From a Nagoya series 6 or 7 .
  11. Thread: 8mm Mauser

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    If you read original German military ammo testing...

    If you read original German military ammo testing documents you will see they were testing the sS heavy ball long before there were any machine guns in airplane . Also the 1903 date is also wrong for...
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    Highly unlikely as that would be a massive...

    Highly unlikely as that would be a massive undertaking . First guess is the shop thinks it is a M-95 , so thinks the caliber is 8x56r . The rifle still has a swiss barrel on it , so it would have...
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    A correction for the bad information in the above...

    A correction for the bad information in the above article on reloading for the 7.5 FR . It is called a 7.5mm for a reason , not 7.62. The French bullet is .3068 dia [ 7.8mm ] , not .308 . Bullet...
  14. Thread: 8mm Mauser

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    Actually the rifle was NOT designed to "work "...

    Actually the rifle was NOT designed to "work " with a 196 grain bullet . The Gew-98 and the K-98k [ which is exactly the same rifling type , twist and bore size as the Gew-98 and 98 AZ ] were set up...
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    With 1 inch groups why would you want to change ?...

    With 1 inch groups why would you want to change ? After running military rifle matches for about 20 years and scoring 10's of 1000's of target , 1 inch groups with a K98k is as good as I ever saw ....
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    As stated , it is not military . Step wrong ,...

    As stated , it is not military . Step wrong , front sight wrong , not adjustable , can't mount bayonet . Anyone with any skill could machine and make those parts fit .
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    The Mas-36 is a good shooting rifle and has easy...

    The Mas-36 is a good shooting rifle and has easy to find components . 7.5mm brass is made now [ when I started shooting them I had to use converted 6.5x55mm ] and any short bearing surface .30 cal...
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    Where are you guys at that a sanded , mis-...

    Where are you guys at that a sanded , mis- matched rifle missing all of it's parts is a steal at $ 450.00 ? The reason the stock looks sanded is the color is wrong , the grooves are very rounded ,...
  19. Other than doing it carefully , I was wondering...

    Other than doing it carefully , I was wondering WHAT you are doing to restore headspace ?
  20. How do you " true up " the headspace ?

    How do you " true up " the headspace ?
  21. Thread: Type 38 Story

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    And what does that have to do with cartridges...

    And what does that have to do with cartridges that will not fit in a chamber and let the bolt close to fire it ?
  22. Thread: Type 38 Story

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    So many people thinking impossible things can...

    So many people thinking impossible things can happen . 30/06 will not chamber in a 7.7mm Type 99 , period . 303 Brit will not fire in a Type 99 . period . 7.7mm will not chamber in a Type 38 ,...
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    The German military was not lacking for parts,...

    The German military was not lacking for parts, even late in the war . They never would have used a VZ-24 stock . Also repair depots marked their work , and this one is not . The original story is...
  24. The 90/23 round was made for the M-89 to correct...

    The 90/23 round was made for the M-89 to correct the over pressure problems caused by the original GP-90 ammo . The 90/23 allowed people that still had the older M-89 rifle to still shoot it .
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    It is a German K-98k in a Czech VZ-24 stock with...

    It is a German K-98k in a Czech VZ-24 stock with the CZ sling swivel removed . A 1944 German serialized K98k would not have been just laying around at the end of the war . The CZ stock is used and...
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