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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 .
  2. 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 .
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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...
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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 ,...
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    Other than doing it carefully , I was wondering WHAT you are doing to restore headspace ?
  13. How do you " true up " the headspace ?

    How do you " true up " the headspace ?
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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 ?
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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...
  17. 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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    If it a Type-30 you will have trouble making it...

    If it a Type-30 you will have trouble making it shoot well enough to hunt deer . A T-30 will have a .270 + groove barrel and most 6.5mm J ammo will start to tumble at 50 yards when shot in it . Also...
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    To head space a rifle is to set up the head space...

    To head space a rifle is to set up the head space clearance , not to check it . Go and no go gauges are meant to be used to set up the head space . How many barrels have you shanked , cut threads and...
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    I asked how you headspace the bolt AFTER the...

    I asked how you headspace the bolt AFTER the barrel is installed , like you said .
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    With about 80 years of stock shrinkage the old...

    With about 80 years of stock shrinkage the old marks will not matter any more . If you do not get them tight you can crack a stock with recoil . Just look at all the tang cracked Mausers out there...
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    As tight as you can get them with a good fitting...

    As tight as you can get them with a good fitting screw driver by hand . Get both screws in and just touching . bang the gun down on the buttplate muzzle up a few times . Tighten the forward screw...
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    The number 4 stamping . Radom used a footed 4 on...

    The number 4 stamping . Radom used a footed 4 on the date stamp , Steyr did not .
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    The best I can tell that rifle was finished at...

    The best I can tell that rifle was finished at Steyr .
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