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  1. I'm working on an 03a3 for re-barrel and turning...

    I'm working on an 03a3 for re-barrel and turning a Mk 2 fore-end into one that mimics one for a no 4.
    Just getting some old rifles the way they once were or as close as I can get to fool myself and...
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    Got it, Thank you.

    Got it, Thank you.
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    No 4 stock nail

    Hello
    I want to replicate the rear brass stock nail for a no4 rifle I'm cobbling wooden parts together for.
    Whats the best way to peen a small brass rod over so that its well formed on either side...
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    Yes, once you have polished the area where the...

    Yes, once you have polished the area where the pin resides, a touch of cold blue will make it show up very well. Once your barrel is off, find a scrap pipe section that is nearly the same diameter as...
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    Ive used what I had available to me to get things...

    Ive used what I had available to me to get things like that done before. Parts like these are pretty common though so they were better off getting used and not collecting dust.
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    Periscopic Prism Co Scope London

    Good day all
    I happened to run across an interesting rifle telescope in a local gun store yesterday.
    What caught my attention was that the scope was broad arrow marked and of vintage design.
    ...
  7. It could be that the part of the safety that goes...

    It could be that the part of the safety that goes into the bolt shroud has a very small hole drilled through it. If you remove it, a piece of heavy monofilament or nylon string trimmer cord the same...
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    I stripped nickle one time from some parts. The...

    I stripped nickle one time from some parts. The stripper wouldn't remove the copper wash that was plated on first. On good advice from the forum I just glass beaded the parts to get them where I...
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    M17 mag box

    For some reason I believed the only riveted mag boxes were done by Eddystone. I was stripping a rifle and found this magazine box stamped with a W and thought it interesting.

    Could anyone more...
  10. A couple of them appear to have the butt trap...

    A couple of them appear to have the butt trap open so someone could get to the contents at some point.
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    Just got back into town and got it done. Thanks...

    Just got back into town and got it done. Thanks for putting on such a great site.
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    I used one of those some time ago on a 7x57m98 I...

    I used one of those some time ago on a 7x57m98 I had.
    Once I adjusted the sight blade I wound up nearly right back to the original height of the one that was on there.
    The dovetail however was a...
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    Primers still look inwards from the firing pin...

    Primers still look inwards from the firing pin indent instead of being flattened back against the bolt face. Not sure if that is good , bad or non relevant for what your working on.
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    1903-A3 Bolt question

    What type of replacement bolts for an 03-o3A3 are generally recognized as having a + tolerance for fit?
    HO, R marked doesn't matter I just want to tighten up a barrel receiver combo for a hunting...
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    I just measured one @ 2.333

    I just measured one @ 2.333
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    Last time I assembled one I fit the bolt like...

    Last time I assembled one I fit the bolt like this, it's a DP barrel in the vise, machine blued the lugs, checked contact, rigged an old spring to both sides of a case and the turned a 452 xtp around...
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    We still use those in the industry for framing up...

    We still use those in the industry for framing up and boring wood utility poles. They're a whole lot easier to carry in than a gas drill or having to rely on battery powered cordless drills for when...
  18. The attachment may be a reasonable explanation...

    The attachment may be a reasonable explanation for problems with bursting barrels.

    WF Vickery writes about threading problems when fitting square threads. He wrote that the preparation of the...
  19. Instead of using cleaners like acetone white gas,...

    Instead of using cleaners like acetone white gas, aerosols etc I boil off the part in soft water with washing soda. Then just make sure not to touch with bare skin. Last time I did something I...
  20. I could see the milling for the FS key being...

    I could see the milling for the FS key being slightly off to the witness marks, or even the front sight having took a hit somewhere along the way resulting in a twist. The extractor slot should be...
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  22. I seen a cracked m17 for sale one time. It was a...

    I seen a cracked m17 for sale one time. It was a Remington with a JA barrel. Viewed from the top it was cracked plain as day at about the one o'clock position on the ring and extended back nearly a...
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    Next time you strip the bolt, have a look at the...

    Next time you strip the bolt, have a look at the firing pin flange to make sure that it's not interfering with the corresponding recess inside the bolt. Sometimes the flange can become peened or...
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    President Lincolns cottage.

    President Lincolns cottage.
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    It's the S marked stamped type. I would have...

    It's the S marked stamped type. I would have thought it would have had the heavier constructed one. The barrel is a two groove manufactured by Savage that may have been replaced at one time that's in...
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