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    It's hiding here somewhere, can't find it right...

    It's hiding here somewhere, can't find it right now too.
  2. Centurions were the perfection development of...

    Centurions were the perfection development of British tanks at the end of WWII, and were subsequently still further improved. The German Mk IV tanks were at their ultimate development before the end...
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    We need photos to be able to answer any...

    We need photos to be able to answer any questions.

    The P38 and HP is the same firearm. Heeres Pistole = army pistol, P38 = pistole and year of introduction in the German army.
  4. There is only so much space for old tanks and...

    There is only so much space for old tanks and only so much interest. They will probably remain there until only a rust heap remains, or somebody collects them for scrap.

    They also might remain...
  5. There were only so many Lahtis made and not...

    There were only so many Lahtis made and not recently either. You would be very lucky to get a receiver of any kind. It would help buying another gun but then you will only have one working in any...
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    These old rifles were built for long heavy...

    These old rifles were built for long heavy bullets. It might be a good idea to focus on them and later trying other bullet weights and shapes.
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    Many more other countries than just those few. I...

    Many more other countries than just those few. I believe that post totally misplaced in this thread.
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    Decreasing the area available to absorb recoil...

    Decreasing the area available to absorb recoil that is. Narrower too.
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    I'm sure the experts on the forum will assist...

    I'm sure the experts on the forum will assist with the crown. Must be something an armourer would fix at base workshops if it was serious enough. Most soldiers wouldn't notice or care about it...
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    Keep in mind the target shooters who replace a...

    Keep in mind the target shooters who replace a barrel when the accuracy falls off by less than a thin hair's width. Somebody else probably has the original barrel in his rifle and is still happy...
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    Have you done any shooting to determine if...

    Have you done any shooting to determine if accuracy was affected?
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    We need more photos. Knox form, left and right...

    We need more photos. Knox form, left and right side of action, wrist, bottom of trigger guard, sights, front barrel band.

    Going on the current photos I doubt it.

    Do a search on the forum for...
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    Para smocks originally were slip over without...

    Para smocks originally were slip over without opening/closure in front. Early German ones had integral short legs too. Later requirements included front opening/closure. See WWII pictures of Brit...
  14. The .22 bullets are outside lubricated, meaning...

    The .22 bullets are outside lubricated, meaning rust in the bore can only be from neglect and water, if at all. Probably only dirty with cupboard dust clinging to the lube inside. I'd take the .22...
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    If it has a welded bolt, hole in chamber, etc, it...

    If it has a welded bolt, hole in chamber, etc, it is one of the rifles used by the school cadets in South Africa for drill purposes. Sold off in the SADF in 1983 at R5 for a carbine and R15 for a...
  16. Awesome woodwork!

    Awesome woodwork!
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    Looks like one of the cadet drill rifles sold...

    Looks like one of the cadet drill rifles sold off in 1983, Is the chamber welded?
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    Sticky: Poll: It seems Mauser is the only one in large scale...

    It seems Mauser is the only one in large scale commercial production. The other big three were military only until surplus.
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    A photo would tell us what it looks like.

    A photo would tell us what it looks like.
  20. Don't ever use somebody else's reloads. You...

    Don't ever use somebody else's reloads. You don't know what the loads actually are without breaking them up and checking each load.

    What is safe in your firearm with your reloads might not be in...
  21. What kind of competition?

    What kind of competition?
  22. Thread: .22 WMR AR

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    Ammunition cost is a factor to consider.

    Ammunition cost is a factor to consider.
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    The easiest would be to check the loading of the...

    The easiest would be to check the loading of the ammunition it was rechambered for and compare it to the ammunition you want to shoot. In general, any current ammunition meeting the original...
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    Fast fingers on the keyboard makes for spelling...

    Fast fingers on the keyboard makes for spelling and grammar mistakes. That's why spellchecker is handy.
  25. I also wondered about the minimal lubrication on...

    I also wondered about the minimal lubrication on AR type rifles. The only one I had always worked better with more than recommended gun oil. As to grit, dust, etc, regular cleaning has always been...
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