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  1. Thread: M16A2 magazines

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    Sterling magazines

    I always liked the Sterling magazines and never had any problems with them, not lightweight because they are steel. I have tested the 40 rd Sterling a few years ago and never had a problem. The...
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    The only barrel manufactured for the M1 rifle...

    The only barrel manufactured for the M1 rifle during WW2 were: 1) Springfield which were dated 2) Winchester which had the drawing number
    3) Buffalo Arms which had the drawing number and reversion...
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    I do not have any M14E2 stocks now (wish I did...

    I do not have any M14E2 stocks now (wish I did they are sell for $500 to $700 now) but there are some nice photos
    posted on here on 03-24-2009 by STEVO titled Value of M14E2 stock, is it possible...
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    Not very common to find the WZ91/98/25 carbine,...

    Not very common to find the WZ91/98/25 carbine, somewhat rare variation. The Polish also had FN convert the French Chau-Chat Model 1915 light
    machine gun to 7,92mm Mauser during the post WW1 period.
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    I believe you are correct, looks like a pistol...

    I believe you are correct, looks like a pistol grip to me.
  6. Thread: To one and all

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    World War One U S Army dog tag

    My father-in-laws WW1 dog tag from early 1917, he made Sgt Major in 1919 103706103707
  7. Thread: More MG links

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    more MG links

    The links on the left are German WW2 for the 7,92mm cartridge in disintegrating links that were used in aircraft machine guns (some examples MG 81 and MG 17). These links are very difficult to find...
  8. Thread: More MG links

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    You are right, Stoner 63 links which have a...

    You are right, Stoner 63 links which have a slightly different pitch than the M27 link that is used in the M249. Some owners of the Stoner 63
    have altered their weapon to use the more available...
  9. Thread: More MG links

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    BESA loaded with German 7,92mm Tropical, the...

    BESA loaded with German 7,92mm Tropical, the Borg-Warner links are not for the FN Minimi or M249
  10. Thread: More MG links

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    More MG links

    here are a few that are not very common to find nowdays (all rifle caliber)103652103653103654
  11. Thread: disassembly mat

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    Some G.I.'s could take the trigger housing apart...

    Some G.I.'s could take the trigger housing apart and put it back together while others just brought a handful of parts to the Supply Sgt.

    One thing that I did observe was the blindfolded...
  12. Thread: disassembly mat

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    What is really interesting is that the later post...

    What is really interesting is that the later post WW2 disassembly mat did not show the parts for the trigger housing as disassembly by the soldier was
    no longer authorized same thing on the M14...
  13. Thread: disassembly mat

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    disassembly mat

    My photo shows a 1949 dated plastic disassembly mat used for training. Interesting to note the lock bar rear sight which never was replaced completely. There are many variations of the disassembly...
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    If you have a nice bore and chamber in your 351...

    If you have a nice bore and chamber in your 351 SL why not restore it back to original configuration ? Numrich sells buffers and Wolff has springs plus repro
    wood is available. Some shooters are...
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    SA GAW rebuild stamp

    The SA GAW stamp was also used on rebuilt stocks starting in 1944, my photos show a Winchester stock with the SA GAW rebuild stamp and the AN stamp. I have seen another type C stock like yours also...
  16. Thread: MG links, Samples?

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    Long time ago when I was a company armorer, we...

    Long time ago when I was a company armorer, we still had the Browning Model 1919A6. All the cartridges came linked, which was AP with a fifth round tracer.
    Now the Model 1909 blanks came in 20...
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    You could have the CMP re-barrel your M1 and go...

    You could have the CMP re-barrel your M1 and go over the entire rifle.
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    Can anyone identify this aircraft ?

    Old photo from the 1930's appears all wanted their photo tkenhttps://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2019/10/jpegjpgf16x9w1024pfw2589da4-1.jpg
  19. US Naval markings on 1903 stocks

    I got this stock, which I am certain came from a VFW or American Legion post, because it had many coats of white paint. Being very careful in removing the paint, this stock revealed the AT 21 stamp...
  20. 1903 ship markings

    Before WW2, the larger naval ships marked their stocks, sometimes the ships name or sometimes the hull number or even the type of designation. Some examples in photo103333103332103334
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    To my knowledge, there have only been three...

    To my knowledge, there have only been three examples located of the A marked Winchester operating rod catch and A marked accelerator ! hope more surface.
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    some examples of Winchester A and CM marked parts

    Starting in 1942 certain Winchester parts using the special steel received either the A or CM stamp. I can not remember all the parts but have seen rear sight base, follower, follower rod, bullet...
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    fancy walnut from Winchester

    I would sure bet these fancy walnut no trap Winchester stocks were produced for the Educational Order M1 rifles. Those stocks could have been set aside for M70 Super Grades until needed to help...
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    in the wood pile

    I found this deluxe walnut blank (rear section) of a two piece walnut blank that was purchased many years ago. I had forgot about ! Perfect for single shot rifle or a shotgun, excellent figure on...
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    Too many numbers for a 1903 ?

    Too many numbers for a 1903 ?
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