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  1. For that money you could go see him and pick it...

    For that money you could go see him and pick it up autographed personally. All that and a Chinese dinner...a real one.
  2. And...any butt markings that COULD have shown it...

    And...any butt markings that COULD have shown it was ever RCMP are conveniently obliterated. I wouldn't buy that one, smoothbore? No draw at all.
  3. Didn't he do two tours there? One was during WW1?

    Didn't he do two tours there? One was during WW1?
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    Some of our had the slot in the butt for the...

    Some of our had the slot in the butt for the stock, had been filled with weld. Ours were a bit older than that.
  5. I expected no less. Just a bit worn looking but...

    I expected no less. Just a bit worn looking but fine.
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    Making a special low capacity assault rifle or a...

    Making a special low capacity assault rifle or a super sniper...one off... Very custom job...
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    I wondered years ago when I was begging pistols...

    I wondered years ago when I was begging pistols to do the pistol portion of the small arms instructor course in Gagetown, why didn't they just purchase new Mk3 Hi Powers direct from Belgium. That...
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    Appears to be a Mannlicher M95 Trigger Guard but...

    Appears to be a Mannlicher M95 Trigger Guard but exactly which one, Dutch? Too short. Austrian, again not deep enough... Maybe it was altered a bit?
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    Moly coated bullets? Used instead of lube.

    Moly coated bullets? Used instead of lube.
  10. Didn't you end up with one?

    Didn't you end up with one?
  11. I suppose. But having done it a few times...

    I suppose. But having done it a few times myself, I expect that rifle would get speared into the cargo net and become a problem. Anyway, they changed it...
  12. Meanwhile...Gilbert Stewart inspecting rifles. I...

    Meanwhile...Gilbert Stewart inspecting rifles. I had one of his...
  13. Agreed, these things are still in use and lots...

    Agreed, these things are still in use and lots came back from Bosnia/Yugo, Iraq and Afghanistan. Market's flooded with them and they all look like this...
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    I shot almost exclusively lead gas check bullets...

    I shot almost exclusively lead gas check bullets and usually 2400 powder. I think gas checks keep the lead from melting or shaving as I never had issues and had about 25 different carbines including...
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    There's about three threads discussing that...

    There's about three threads discussing that sniper and what it is or isn't. Sold for the bottom end of the expectations...
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    One of the pistols I always wanted but never did...

    One of the pistols I always wanted but never did own. I had several Beretta pistols, just not a 34. Neat little guns...
  17. I guess, but doing ladders and flats dressed that...

    I guess, but doing ladders and flats dressed that way is still going to be a hog. Least of the evils?
  18. Well, the 3"/70 Mark 26 gun is 76.20 mm. Also...

    Well, the 3"/70 Mark 26 gun is 76.20 mm. Also base diameter and length would help confirm...
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    More from RIA, way down the column, you won't...

    More from RIA, way down the column, you won't mind reading your way down though.

    https://www.rockislandauction.com/riac-blog/top-m1-garands/
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    Been there, that was what I was talking about...

    Been there, that was what I was talking about another time when I spoke of fitting a Krag carbine stock. Roughly routed in and that was it. It all worked out though.
  21. It looks like a 3" 70 AA casing. Here's one for...

    It looks like a 3" 70 AA casing. Here's one for sale to compare. https://www.springfieldarsenal.net/Scarce-USN-3-inch-70-caliber-steel-case-M46.htm

    Here's the pics so all can refer to them...
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    Here's a live link to try... HOLTS Auctioneers...

    Here's a live link to try...

    HOLTS Auctioneers

    Do these pics help at all?
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    When I was looking and saw two puny boxes at one...

    When I was looking and saw two puny boxes at one of my go todealers I bought them both, there's a shortage here too...
  24. That will be a unit marking... You can find lots...

    That will be a unit marking... You can find lots that are marked that way.
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    Not normally my thing to do but in this case it's...

    Not normally my thing to do but in this case it's a continuance to resurrect this thread...finally after 35 or so years I found a 20 Pdr Centurion case. I'd picked up a smoke proje back in '87 in...
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