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  1. Thread: P38 Issues

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    After using my P38 a couple of times I decided...

    After using my P38 a couple of times I decided that it would be a lot of fun to use it more often. I purchased a bare refurbished P1 slide for $14 and all the internals as well as P1 locking block...
  2. Thread: P38 Issues

    by oldfoneguy
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    The P38 is designed for 124gr rounds which are...

    The P38 is designed for 124gr rounds which are the proper length for perfect feeding. I have found the 124gr Federal ammo works flawlessly in my 4/44 Mauser made P38. Beware of +P and NATO ammo which...
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    The Germanic cross inspection stamp a nice touch....

    The Germanic cross inspection stamp a nice touch. It would be amazing if a name could be put with it. If only they could talk.
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    Advice? Am I the only one noticing that it's marked as a...

    Am I the only one noticing that it's marked as a Faz on the left flat of the receiver but as a BSA on the left wrist? Check the pics #6 & #7. Bolt is solid but could have been replaced. If it's a...
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    Value? Small world indeed Frank. My Uncle and his...

    Small world indeed Frank. My Uncle and his family lived on Stone St in Elmont for almost 60 years. They were across from the old Great Eastern if you go back that far. Remember "Gouz rhymes with...
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    I tried to get there at least once a month...

    I tried to get there at least once a month throughout the 80's and 90's then marriage and kids put an end to the fun. That original store was torn down in the 2000's and replaced with a sanitized...
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    Gotcha. Mine were under $30 each when I bought...

    Gotcha. Mine were under $30 each when I bought them from the Numrich store in the late 70's and early 80's. I never suspected they'd be repopped there were so many made. I picked both of mine out of...
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    I can't understand why there would be a need for...

    I can't understand why there would be a need for a reproduction of the M1917 bayonet. There were lots of them produced over the years in the US and Canada. The US Military used it as their shotgun...
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    The main differences between the two is the...

    The main differences between the two is the volley sight on a P14 and the magazine well is shaped slightly different between the 2. One stock will work with the other and vice versa. It has been my...
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    Holding the metal a correct distance from a...

    Holding the metal a correct distance from a candle will soot it enough to serve the same purpose. Usually within an inch from the flame will suffice. My 1917 stock had to be relieved under the safety...
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    Keep checking all sources constantly one with...

    Keep checking all sources constantly one with surface eventually and you will pay dearly for it.

    eBay, Numrich, Sarco, Apex, Liberty Tree, Inertnational Military Antiques, BRP guns,...
  12. Ive had my No5 and have hunted with it for 40...

    Ive had my No5 and have hunted with it for 40 years come this season. This is it in current hunting configuration. I've had it this way for over 20 years basically since my eyes started giving out....
  13. Thread: DVS

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    Just an observation from experience, the original...

    Just an observation from experience, the original WWI handguards had the brass rivets on all I have examined P14 and M1917. The replacement WWII handguards I've dealt with had steel or iron rivets....
  14. I also have a 3/45 Faz with no such markings on...

    I also have a 3/45 Faz with no such markings on it. What does strike me is that yours has a cap on the fore end and mine does not. Could it be that No5's sent to tropical climates had the end caps...
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    I didn't install them as purchased. It took...

    I didn't install them as purchased. It took months to distress and stain them to match the original stock. I have to admidt it was kind of tough to rough up these perfect parts but the end result...
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    Most all Mauser calibers use the same rim size....

    Most all Mauser calibers use the same rim size. 8mm, 7mm, 6.5 Swede, 7.6554 Belgian/Argentine all use the same stripper clips.
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    I had found a set of NOS WWII replacement...

    I had found a set of NOS WWII replacement handguards for my P14 about 7 or 8 years ago as well as a matching R stamped retaining ring on eBay. The main difference is steel or iron rivets instead of...
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    This of course with a free floated full length...

    This of course with a free floated full length military barrel no front sight and no barrel support forward of the chamber.
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    I've had my sporterised 12/18 built Winchester...

    I've had my sporterised 12/18 built Winchester M1917 since 1984. It came in a poorly finished NRA stock and I believe that it was part of a batch of post war built never issued rifles sold through...
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    I prefer RCBS for its quality. I have a little...

    I prefer RCBS for its quality. I have a little Partner press I've had since 83 and it's still my go to for accurate seating especially with the micrometer dies. Then there's the Rock Chucker used for...
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    I'm basing this on the coding series we used when...

    I'm basing this on the coding series we used when I was in the printing industry from the 70's to the 90's it could be right or wrong.

    Month of year is alpha, year is numeric.
    So your G 11...
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    I've had my 1851 Navy repro for 41 years. It has...

    I've had my 1851 Navy repro for 41 years. It has given me outstanding service I'm sure in line with the original. Every time I use it I'm amazed at how accurate it is especially since the rear sight...
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    I've been hunting with my No5 for 38 years. In...

    I've been hunting with my No5 for 38 years. In that time I've replaced the buttstock with a Fajen pistol grip high comb and cheek piece, removed the rear sight to add a no drill scope mount, replace...
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    Buhler low scope safety. Aftermarket part that...

    Buhler low scope safety. Aftermarket part that was available for many different model Mausers. I have one on my Model 96 sporter. Exactly as wjw said a small notch has to be cut into the bolt shroud....
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    My 5/16 Remington m1913 bayonet is in much better...

    My 5/16 Remington m1913 bayonet is in much better shape than that one.
    WooHoo, time to pay off the mortgage! Just kidding.
    You can't take these sellers seriously. They're looking for those with...
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