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    Thanks, yes i believe so too. The stock would...

    Thanks, yes i believe so too. The stock would have required extensive work to hide the holes and rasping marks.
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    Well after almost a year from start to finish (8...

    Well after almost a year from start to finish (8 months of that for the import) it is finally done.
    I'm happy with the way it turned out, looks ok.
    Thought i would thank ''smle addict'', ''husk'',...
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    Well there are more than one reasons actually....

    Well there are more than one reasons actually.
    My main reason for buying it was the maker… you don't see one of those too often here in Canada.
    I've also been wanting a steel wire wrapped for a...
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    Thanks, i had read his notes. But this is steel...

    Thanks, i had read his notes. But this is steel wire and not wrapped exactly he same.
    Fortunately the marks left and the info some of the guys provided me will help a lot.
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    Well after 8 months it finally arrived, i was...

    Well after 8 months it finally arrived, i was starting to lose hope… i'll now be able to use the help you guys provided :thup:
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    Yours appears to be an Indian one. I also have...

    Yours appears to be an Indian one. I also have one that is wrapped with copper wire… i believe mine was done in Australia.
    The wood is Coachwood and many metal parts (trigger guard & nose cap)...
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    Well i found some tacks that looks to be a good...

    Well i found some tacks that looks to be a good enough match for what's on the rifles.
    They are blued and even have some rust to them. Should work just fine
    I also found the right size wire, .063...
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    Thank you smle addict, those are great too....

    Thank you smle addict, those are great too.
    Every and any pictures will help, all the different angles gives me a better understanding of how it was wrapped.
    But also about the weathering of the...
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    101718 Here's a picture i found online showing...

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    Here's a picture i found online showing 2 brass screws on the underside.
    (If the owner recognize his pic and want's it removed just let me know)

    Now i have no idea if the screws are...
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    Cool RCS. I'm getting it's younger baby brother…...

    Cool RCS.
    I'm getting it's younger baby brother… G840

    It is possible the wire was removed from yours to replace a broken fore-end or worn out draws. Who knows.
    I understand the feeling for some...
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    Absolutely :thup: Thank you very much. The shot...

    Absolutely :thup: Thank you very much.
    The shot of the middle band confirms that the front portion is a continuous wire.
    On a side note i notice that your front wrapping goes back all the way over...
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    smle addict, Thank you that would be great if...

    smle addict,
    Thank you that would be great if you could. If i could have like 2 or 3 different guys confirm me the measurements i would be pretty much set.
    I'm not in a hurry, i dont have the...
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    No worries husk. I appreciate you would be...

    No worries husk. I appreciate you would be willing to help.
    If you have your Mk I*** close by would you be willing to check the size of the wire, the brass head screws and also the tacks head for...
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    Sht LE MK I*** wire wrapped info

    Hi Guys,
    I need to common knowledge of the community (or a select few)
    I will be acquiring a Mk I*** with a G prefix that was wire wrapped.
    I say was because someone at some point removed it and...
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