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  1. WTB: Looking for Winchester M12 butt stock sling swivel...anyone have a source?

    Title says it all, let me know if you can assist.
    Thanks.
    Mike
  2. OK, sometime in 1943 sounds promising. Anyway...

    OK, sometime in 1943 sounds promising. Anyway to confirm if it left the factory in the trench gun configuration?
  3. Winchester model 12 serial number question.

    Good afternoon:
    I am looking for some information on a reported Winchester model 12 trench gun.
    The serial number is 1,004,349. Can someone confirm what year this was manufactured? And if this...
  4. ....."his superiors felt that he was "too...

    ....."his superiors felt that he was "too immature" to be an officer and denied him a commission."
    Clearly NOT officer material!!!!
    Wow, what a story.
  5. so it does not denote any affiliation between the...

    so it does not denote any affiliation between the specific Model 70 marked that way with any government service....it simply identifies the proper .30 cartridge to use...?
  6. What does the marking "30GOVT'06 " indicate? I...

    What does the marking "30GOVT'06 " indicate? I mean, I know it is chambered for .30-06.......but what is the significance of the "gov't"?
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    No Garand in this photo....but I figured this was...

    No Garand in this photo....but I figured this was as good a place as any to post today.
    This is my distant cousin on my mothers side of the family, Sergie Zuke.
    He landed on Utah Beach with the 4th...
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    Not to nit pick, but I saw an error while...

    Not to nit pick, but I saw an error while watching yesterday too. In the scene where they are hand throwing mortar shells as they ran out of grenades... at about the time Pvt Damon hands Captain...
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    Thatís a very cool looking piece. What with someone in a field artillery unit have use that for originally? To clear brush and such around where they were placing the artillery pieces?
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    Thatís a great story!
  11. Thank you.

    Thank you.
  12. Source for Leatherwood ART/MPC scope repair

    I have an older Leatherwood scope that came on my M1A. At some point, one of the interior lenses came loose, and it now rattles around inside the tube.

    Does anyone know of a source where I could...
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    Thanks for sharing that information...always...

    Thanks for sharing that information...always seems to be more to learn with these rifles.
  14. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7XUtgIVo7k&app=de...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q7XUtgIVo7k&app=desktop
    This is a cool video if you have not seen it before. No sound, but at 6:20 in it references the Du-Lite-ing of the parts. Stick around...
  15. Do you still have the H/S barrel? PM me with a...

    Do you still have the H/S barrel? PM me with a price if it is still available, please.
    Thanks.
    Mike
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    Seems like a fair trade for what he and his...

    Seems like a fair trade for what he and his comrades survived!
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    Seeing the writing there did make my heart beat a...

    Seeing the writing there did make my heart beat a little faster....for me, I don't care if it add's any monetary value to this piece. The value comes from holding this in my hand and wondering if...
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    Of course I did this....one of the first major...

    Of course I did this....one of the first major engagements by the American Expeditionary Force in WWI, and a precursor to the battle at Belleau Wood. Generally, these two battles are identified as...
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    Any thoughts on the writing on the grips?

    Any thoughts on the writing on the grips?
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    Thanks...I am very pleased. So now that I have...

    Thanks...I am very pleased. So now that I have had a chance to fondle her for a few days..a few more questions about the markings pop up....
    The mark above the serial # "I" or "H"?
    The "1" below...
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    New to me Colt M1917

    Good evening:
    I recently added a Colt .45 acp M 1917 revolver to my collection. I am looking to learn as much as I can about this piece. The serial number decodes to 1918 production. It is marked...
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    I corrected my original post. And the fact that...

    I corrected my original post.
    And the fact that you are in possession of that rifle is incredible.
    Thanks.
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    I went thru this process a few years ago with my...

    I went thru this process a few years ago with my own Savage model. Mine was a South African re-import.
    Along with my serial #, it was marked "1942" on the wrist socket. My quest was to confirm...
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    Does the Pederson device model make for more or...

    Does the Pederson device model make for more or less valuable piece? More or less desirable?
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    Any idea what the ďF M PĒ on the wrist socket mean?
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