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    Honestly, I LOVE this holster. Even if it is a...

    Honestly, I LOVE this holster.
    Even if it is a postwar fake, it gives a trench art vibe.

    Makes me want one!
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    Well...that's exactly relative to the question at...

    Well...that's exactly relative to the question at hand. Who do you think decided which barrel to install? That worker.

    My day job is as a production manager in a factory. Today we strive for...
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    From a manufacturer’s perspective, it makes a lot...

    From a manufacturer’s perspective, it makes a lot more sense that the barrel was found on the back of a shelf and mated up in May.

    I would think that *most* replacement barrels were manufactured...
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    To me it feels like a part number stamp on an...

    To me it feels like a part number stamp on an aftermarket stock.
    I could (likely) be completely wrong but that’s my gut feeling when I saw it.
  5. Thread: Expensive!

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    I grew up where Scott lives. My parents know him...

    I grew up where Scott lives. My parents know him through some other folks.

    Pretty great guy, by all accounts.
    It’s good to see a fellow hometown guy having some success and I’m glad he came...
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    Someone was caring for that rifle. Love to see...

    Someone was caring for that rifle. Love to see that.
  7. I have some photos around here somewhere of some...

    I have some photos around here somewhere of some trials rifles.
    Winchester maybe? Can’t recall.

    No idea if they’re authentic/original or not. I need to drag those out and post a thread.
    ...
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    I have one 1935A and have a Nazi marked one of...

    I have one 1935A and have a Nazi marked one of the way from an auction. That one will be resold for a bit of a profit.

    I wouldn’t even call them uncommon, really. The ammo is harder to get than...
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    A 1935A would look snazzy in it. Devilishly...

    A 1935A would look snazzy in it.

    Devilishly good looking pistols!
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    I dig these too. Very neat look. I’ve read...

    I dig these too. Very neat look.

    I’ve read they were Greek repairs.
  11. Really nice setup! What are they asking?

    Really nice setup!
    What are they asking?
  12. I love homefront stuff. I have a couple...

    I love homefront stuff.

    I have a couple handfuls of sweetheart jewelry. The plan is to (one day…eventually) frame it in a vintage bubble glass frame. Preferably a military themed frame if I can...
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    The drawing’s done and filed. I’d be happy to...

    The drawing’s done and filed. I’d be happy to send it to anyone that wants it.

    The laser cutter, SendCutSend, is super easy to order from.

    ---------- Post added at 06:50 AM ---------- Previous...
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    That really doesn’t look terrible at all. I...

    That really doesn’t look terrible at all.
    I think you get there with a couple more practice attempts.

    This is a fun project, for sure. Laser cutting, 3D printing, and other modern manufacturing...
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    They say a military goes into war well prepared...

    They say a military goes into war well prepared for the war that came before it.

    A more powerful, longer range cartridge would do well in the Middle East.

    Hopefully there won’t be a next large...
  16. Walther PPK Magazine Finger Rest Extension

    Morning, everyone.

    Over on the "Walther Forums" a poster asked for a 3D printing file for the finger rest extension on a Walther PPK magazine.

    I thought this was a great idea so I drafted one...
  17. Yup!!

    Yup!!
  18. Maybe it’s a combination of what both sides are...

    Maybe it’s a combination of what both sides are saying.

    Ukraine launched a missile that landed a lucky strike straight to the ammunition magazine of the cruiser.
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    When I buy ammo for my 32s (a PPK and a Colt...

    When I buy ammo for my 32s (a PPK and a Colt 1903, mostly), I try to find ammo with the highest listed velocity and 71 grain bullets -- this is usually a European brand.

    I think these older 32s...
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    The one on the right looks huge for a shoulder...

    The one on the right looks huge for a shoulder arm.

    I quite like the design of the other two. The middle one gives me a shopmade vibe.

    Sorry I can’t be of more help. Neat pieces though! I...
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    That is a really fun idea! It wouldn’t be hard...

    That is a really fun idea! It wouldn’t be hard to do with a 3D printer.
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    Probably a compass. Seen a few of those.

    Probably a compass. Seen a few of those.
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    Very, very cool! Reminds me of the donation...

    Very, very cool!

    Reminds me of the donation drives in America during WW2 to send firearms to Britain.

    That would be interesting if this took off. Big cities are always trying to do “gun...
  24. Curious what the 22 pistol was. Hi Standard HD? ...

    Curious what the 22 pistol was.
    Hi Standard HD? That’d be my guess.
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    And eBay shows empty clips going to $10 to $15...

    And eBay shows empty clips going to $10 to $15 each.
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