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    Thanks makes perfect sense, I am learning a lot...

    Thanks makes perfect sense, I am learning a lot in this thread.

    Thanks for the input Sunray.
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    Thanks for the post JonnyC. I have been looking...

    Thanks for the post JonnyC. I have been looking and looking for info, for several days at this point, that is way I posted. Do you have any resources (links\websites) that you used to figure this...
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    Thanks Brian, your reply cleared up the...

    Thanks Brian, your reply cleared up the nitro-cellulose question. I originally though that was what the primer was made off, now I understand that is the "powder". So any thoughts on if the...
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    Two More Images

    I found 2 more types. From what I can see the HXP 73 is non corrosive and should be good ammo. The other one is Winchester ammo so I would assume it is non corrosive, but I figured I would ask.
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    Thanks Bruce. I think I got one other headstamp...

    Thanks Bruce. I think I got one other headstamp in the batch, I will post a picture of that one when I get a chance.
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    Ammo, Corrosive or Not

    I recently picked up a new Enfield that came with a 50 cal can full of ammo. I have searched and searched. I find all kinds of information but nothing definitive about it being corrosive or not. I...
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    GREAT information. I know I will need the...

    GREAT information.

    I know I will need the sight screw information and make sure that I always remove the hand guard properly.

    I never though about the tension on the wood, I will make sure when...
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    First of all, thanks for all the info and...

    First of all, thanks for all the info and pictures.

    I looked the serial number up here: U.S. Military Dates of Manufacture

    I tried using raw linseed oil and and it seemed like it was making a...
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    If that is a 1896 rear sight, that would be a...

    If that is a 1896 rear sight, that would be a replacement or arsenal change. How much of an impact on the gun value would that have?
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    I zoomed in on the rear sight. I think the...

    I zoomed in on the rear sight. I think the slider part is installed in reverse, the dial should be on the right.
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    I wish I could have got better pictures, but even...

    I wish I could have got better pictures, but even getting these took a while and a neighbor with a smart phone. I will be meeting up in person tomorrow. I am seeing numbers like 800 on GB, what is...
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    Thanks Jon. I unfortunately won't be able to...

    Thanks Jon. I unfortunately won't be able to handle the gun until tomorrow, I will check for the peep slide, thanks.

    I was initially thinking it is a 1896 rear sight which would be curious for a...
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    Help with 1st Krag Purchase

    I am currently looking at what I think is a very nice Krag build in 1902 (based on the serial number). The gun appears to have tape residue that will need to be removed (any suggestions would be...
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    YES!!! I was originally thinking a Carcano, but...

    YES!!! I was originally thinking a Carcano, but didn't want to post that and get told how wrong I was. I will looks for some pics. Thanks rcathey!!

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    Thanks for taking a look. It looks like the...

    Thanks for taking a look.

    It looks like the bolt handle has been modified, looks like it was turned down for a scope, so I would guess it was originally straight.

    Hope this helps.
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    Receiver\Bolt Identification

    A friend asked if I know what this gun was "originally". I have no idea, so I figured I would see if someone out here knows. Thanks for any feed back.

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    What I mean by long term is a gun that I will put...

    What I mean by long term is a gun that I will put away as a non shooter (more of like a collector type gun), or at least one that I have no idea when I will shoot it again, maybe years. I will be...
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    Had no idea they sold something like that, thanks...

    Had no idea they sold something like that, thanks for the info Paul
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    Thanks WarPig, looks like I will be shopping for...

    Thanks WarPig, looks like I will be shopping for a large freezer this weekend :lol:
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    Thanks Daan

    Thanks Daan
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    Thanks Jim. I haven't heard it anywhere, but...

    Thanks Jim. I haven't heard it anywhere, but figured I should ask what others are doing. I noticed that the Swiss guns that I have purchased usually have the actions screws pretty loose, I figured...
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    Long Term Storage

    Should I loosen my action screws when storing my guns for an extended period of time?

    I have done a lot of searching but have not found much info. Currently I wipe the stock down, put some...
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    I might do that, anyone know the dimensions of...

    I might do that, anyone know the dimensions of the original part?

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    That is a good option, thanks Jim
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    M1917 Lower Band Pin

    I am looking for a Lower Band Pin, if that is what it is called. It is the pin that goes through the stock in front of the rear band. I have checked all the standard place and they either don't...
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    Value? Thanks Chuck

    Thanks Chuck
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