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    To disprove the headspace myth I once Fired 10...

    To disprove the headspace myth I once Fired 10 rounds of 308 out of a 30/06 bolt rifle . That is about an extra HALF inch of headspace . Besides moving the shoulder forward nothing else happened ....
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    Headspace has nothing to do with accuracy that...

    Headspace has nothing to do with accuracy that poor . Only a major problem with the barrel will cause 9 inch groups at 25 yards . Smoothbores will shoot that well . Look for a bulge in the barrel...
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    The S means the rifle was rechambered , not...

    The S means the rifle was rechambered , not rebarreled .
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    If it is machine gun ammo , it can be a different...

    If it is machine gun ammo , it can be a different 7.7mm cartridge . It will be semi-rimmed and will not fit in a rifle . If it is rifle ammo in strippers it is worth a lot more as collector ammo than...
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    The stock has been cut down and refinished by...

    The stock has been cut down and refinished by someone .
  6. Thread: Larry's Arisaka

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    Good call .

    Good call .
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    Got a nice private message from old Browning with...

    Got a nice private message from old Browning with a bunch of name calling . He is a real class act . Can you get banned for name calling in a private message ? I am sorry someone with real shooting...
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    No , it kind of answers the question on who...

    No , it kind of answers the question on who crimps using 100's of people as examples . I am sure my 20 + years of match shooting every week , test firing for accuracy over 2000 rifles , building...
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    Crimping can be a "crutch " to poor quality...

    Crimping can be a "crutch " to poor quality handloads . But if you have good quality , matched components crimping never helps accuracy . I have been match shooting for over 20 years . Everything...
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    Well I guess all my original German test...

    Well I guess all my original German test documents , 80 Gew-88 rifles , original ammo are not real ?
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    [QUOTE=browningautorifle;457667]Here's something...

    [QUOTE=browningautorifle;457667]Here's something written in a local hunting forum... Thing is, your bore is big enough to take them. I'd be with you...and try them.
    Sounds like before you had...
  12. Yes 8mm Lebel is a hard one to get shooting right...

    Yes 8mm Lebel is a hard one to get shooting right . On some rifles you just can't get the " right " bullets . That is why I slugged all my bores , made a chart comparing bore area , and test fired...
  13. The N has nothing to do with the bore diameter ....

    The N has nothing to do with the bore diameter . You need to slug your bore , as like all old military rifles , it will vary from rifle to rifle . You will need to know land and groove size . I ...
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    It is a sporterized Type-38 carbine . An early...

    It is a sporterized Type-38 carbine . An early Koishikawa , with a pulled from service stamp . It could have been part of the group that went to England in the WWI time frame , or to Finland . It...
  15. Thread: Type 30 rifles

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    You may not want to take the bolt apart if you...

    You may not want to take the bolt apart if you get one .
  16. There are T-38 and T-99 type training rifles ....

    There are T-38 and T-99 type training rifles . They were made to train people to operate real T-38 or T-99 rifles , so were made to look the same but do not have real rifle parts . No training rifles...
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    Mr . sun , your statements clearly show you do...

    Mr . sun , your statements clearly show you do not understand headspace . How do you know what the "tolerance " is ? Maybe by measuring it ?
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    As an armourer , how many barrels did you make...

    As an armourer , how many barrels did you make from blanks ? I have made a lot , made my own reamers for wildcat cartridges of my own design . Every time my headspace was within a .001 or less of...
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    To answer the question . If your bolt will not...

    To answer the question . If your bolt will not close on a chambered round your headspace is too tight . If your firing pin will not set off a chambered round you have too much headspace . Anything in...
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    As usual the police or reporters do not know what...

    As usual the police or reporters do not know what they are talking about . The Thompsons are Not WWII full auto military , but the long barrel modern semi copies . There are a lot of cheap .22 rifles...
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    You would really be wasting time and money . To...

    You would really be wasting time and money . To make a correct looking carbine out of it you will need a bolt [ the one you have is a poorly done heat bend ] , a stock [ it is too short and trimmed...
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    Well in the real world NO competitive Benchrest...

    Well in the real world NO competitive Benchrest shooters use boattail bullets at 100 or 200 yards . They all use flat base bullets because they are more accurate . What the US Army said was the...
  23. That is my whole point about the info from that...

    That is my whole point about the info from that site . He writes about how well he and his loads shoot , tells all about how to load like him . Where as in the real world he had trouble keeping all 5...
  24. So you shot against the guy I am talking about ....

    So you shot against the guy I am talking about . He "won " one of those matches with a M-1903 with cast bullets at 100 yards with a perfect score , but when I saw him shoot his targets it sure looked...
  25. It is a good thing the original Surplus Rifles...

    It is a good thing the original Surplus Rifles site went away . That was one of the largest collection of mis-information and just pure BS ever . One of the main " writers " was one of our local...
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