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    The cut in the bottom of the chamber looks to...

    The cut in the bottom of the chamber looks to have been from a torch and then the slag ground off after. Final finish with a file or machine paper. The cracks in the small of the butt could just be...
  2. Absolutely. Easier to get too.

    Absolutely. Easier to get too.
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    Don't think so. If you look them up you'll see...

    Don't think so. If you look them up you'll see it's...
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    " Earl Chronister, shooting a .30-378 Weatherby...

    " Earl Chronister, shooting a .30-378 Weatherby Magnum shot the first ever ten shot 10X with the first nine shot to 3.125 inches and the tenth flyer for an overall group of 4.375 inches. This record...
  5. Maybe blue loctite? That can be broken by hand. ...

    Maybe blue loctite? That can be broken by hand. Make sure you get a new tube and when done discard the rest. This advise was given me here after years of holding onto stuff...and it goes to pot. ...
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    I picked one up some years back in a group of odd...

    I picked one up some years back in a group of odd cartridges...lucky find. Not quite as scarce here.
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    I can see it happening too...just like that.

    I can see it happening too...just like that.
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    Early or late? Or some other country's knockoff?...

    Early or late? Or some other country's knockoff? There are guys here that can answer definitively but they all seem to be hibernating...
  9. I'd buy that for a dollar...

    I'd buy that for a dollar...
  10. Ruben Mendiola might help you, maybe do an...

    Ruben Mendiola might help you, maybe do an appraisal... https://dealernfa.com/contact-us/
  11. Thread: Kids

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    Absolutely. My oldest boy works in hospitality...

    Absolutely. My oldest boy works in hospitality too and when he worked at Banff Springs Hotel he had everyone from the Rolling Stones to Lee Anne Rhymes show up regularly. Lots of stories, but they...
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    What would be neat would be go over and a couple...

    What would be neat would be go over and a couple gun guys roust him out for a beer and sandwich after work one evening...wish I was closer, would be a good job for us.
  13. I remember the discussions here some time back...

    I remember the discussions here some time back about the accuracy being at the back end where the receiver was "Hung" being the key to accuracy. If they didn't hang correctly they'd never shoot???
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    Simple suggestions, as they aren't firm answers. ...

    Simple suggestions, as they aren't firm answers. The bayonets in vogue by then were the M5 but the M1 was still around and so would the cut down 1905E5 type. The sling was canvas by then with the...
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    There's another member here that has a few, seems...

    There's another member here that has a few, seems in a past pic he showed us there were a couple like yours without those screws. You can see from almost any angle if they're present. Here's...
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    I checked the book and bot the Mk1 and Mk2 have...

    I checked the book and bot the Mk1 and Mk2 have the screws...someone will be along I should think. If only Peter Laidler would have a look...
  17. That was EXACTLY the problem.

    That was EXACTLY the problem.
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    I guess I must have missed something here, there...

    I guess I must have missed something here, there have been hundreds and thousands in surplus. Whole regiments issued, that's not the TO and E for the units. They have used them continuously and we...
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    I have to do that too. A classic example is a...

    I have to do that too. A classic example is a set of table knives I made handles for. I made them from a light colored hardwood and simply drilled and epoxied the tang in place. Now to shape them,...
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    Pooler & Jones Serena Illinois... Those are...

    Pooler & Jones Serena Illinois... Those are duckhunter's belts. The ammo at the time had issues that included paper cartridges being unsuitable for field use because they would take wet and swell. ...
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    Now I see what you're talking about, yes that's...

    Now I see what you're talking about, yes that's strange. I'm going to see what the book says... "Bren Gun Saga"...
  22. One of the few uniforms I don't think I've ever...

    One of the few uniforms I don't think I've ever encountered in the original form.
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    It seems some traversing bars were numbered and...

    It seems some traversing bars were numbered and some not. Is your numbered faintly under the paint? They shouldn't be painted there either. There should be a scale both on top and facing you when...
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    Here's an article, it doesn't get too far into it...

    Here's an article, it doesn't get too far into it and answers your pointed question. I always understood it was because of the close quarters usually encountered in WW1 they had brought these...
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    I try not to do too much stock work, it takes...

    I try not to do too much stock work, it takes patience which I no longer have...
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