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    Is my collector grade Garand shipped to me or do...

    Is my collector grade Garand shipped to me or do I have to pick it up?
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    Yes Peyton Manning retired NFL Quaterback.

    Yes Peyton Manning retired NFL Quaterback.
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    Yes when these rifles were built they were...

    Yes when these rifles were built they were designed to have a certain degree of upward pressure along the centerline of the bore where the barrel exits the stock. It is something that is mimicked...
  4. Beautiful rifle, very clean. Shipped collect in...

    Beautiful rifle, very clean. Shipped collect in 1962...wow!
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    This photo has a sort of Norman Rockwell look to...

    This photo has a sort of Norman Rockwell look to it. I can't explain why I get that vibe it just strikes me that way.
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    I have a potential theory for this situation. ...

    I have a potential theory for this situation.

    Would it be possible that barrels that had a slight defect be stockpiled in a barrel. One day when management decided to give out some overtime...
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    Raw and boiled linseed oil can be found in most...

    Raw and boiled linseed oil can be found in most Lowes or Home Depot stores that's where I got my BLO. They can be found in cans that range from a quart to 5 gallons.
  8. That's the reason I haven't had a trapdoor until...

    That's the reason I haven't had a trapdoor until I found this one. I'm all about bore condition and shootability. I have probably looked at roughly 200 of them since the 80's. Every milsurp I own...
  9. Thanks for explaining this Patrick. My brother...

    Thanks for explaining this Patrick. My brother claimed flinching but that just wasn't so. I'm going to wave your post in his face, maybe he'll shut up this one time....but I don't think so.
    This...
  10. Not much info on them they came with the rifle. ...

    Not much info on them they came with the rifle. Swaged and pre lubed with a flat nose profile. Don't know what the alloy or hardness is. They're old and the lube has dried up and chipped out of...
  11. M1888 Trapdoor Back To The Range 3rd Times A Charm

    I've been practicing with the trapdoor trigger and sights. Trigger is long and heavy at 7-1/4 pounds but has a consistent break and is very predictable with practice.

    Well it paid off however...
  12. For Sale: 1873 trapdoor carbine front band / stacking swivel

    This I believe is an original front band stacking swivel for the Model 1873 Springfield Trapdoor Carbine.
    It is in excellent condition with lots of bluing.

    Price $100
    shipping cost will be...
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    Krag M1898/03 First Time At The Range

    So I loaded up a bunch of rounds and brought the Krag to the range after an extensive breakdown and cleaning. These rifles have an excellent reputation for accuracy and this one didn't disappoint. ...
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    More and better pictures are needed before any...

    More and better pictures are needed before any evaluation can be made. Full length of both sides at least. Muzzle and butt would help too
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    Oddly enough I still have the tang peep sight I...

    Oddly enough I still have the tang peep sight I used on my 99 for hunting before my eyes demanded a scope in the woods. I test fitted it to the tang and although it can't be used due to hammer...
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    M1888 Trapdoor Getting Better

    Here is my 3rd time at the range with the trapdoor. Was using the 300gr rounds that I loaded and have worked well previously. I'm still pulling to the right but not as bad as I'm getting more...
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    Stock Cleaning

    So when I bought the rifle I felt what I thought was feathering of the grain due to dryness. Wrong on that one.

    There was something applied to the stock that leached from the grain and...
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    Stock inspectors marks

    Found these markings inside the stock. These are the only markings of any kind inside.
    The 99 and based on the cursive of the day I'm pretty sure is a 99 shows inside the handguard.
    The N is in...
  19. UMC 30 US Army (30-40 Krag) Oldest Box Of Ammo I Own

    Just picked this up at the gun show with my M1898 Krag. It's now the oldest box of ammo I own previous being Chilean Kropatschek ammo from the early 19teens. Box is in excellent shape and the label...
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    M1898 Bore Shots

    Did some cleaning and got the majority of the gunk out of the barrel however there is still some copper fouling left. Normally to look down this barrel it shines but that isn't showing in these...
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    Thanks, I don't think I've ever seen one this...

    Thanks, I don't think I've ever seen one this nice myself. I saw it on Saturday and passed because I just got the trapdoor 2 weeks ago. Didn't sleep much that night dreading my stupidity. Went back...
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    Yes of course. No actual incident to speak of....

    Yes of course. No actual incident to speak of. Put about 10 rounds out and was done with the rifle for the day. No twisting flying parts or other drama. Ammo was 180gr round nose handloads a formula...
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    SRS Check on US M1898 Please Jim

    Well I'm back for more. The local gun show this weekend served me very well. There I found a beautiful condition very late M1898 cartouched in 1903. Could you please give this a check for me Jim?...
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    Yes, that's exactly what I used as a how to...

    Yes, that's exactly what I used as a how to reference.
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    Thank you for this. I think I'll just roll the...

    Thank you for this. I think I'll just roll the dice, shoot it and inspect the casing afterwards to see if there's anything of concern.
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    As someone who broke off the small lug on the...
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