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  1. Thread: CMP M1 Garand

    by Singer B
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    I purchased a service grade last December. It...

    I purchased a service grade last December. It came in as a drab 1956 SA but with good throat and barrel measurements. Cleaned up extremely well (a little Hoppes on the stock followed by a few hand...
  2. Wow! Extremely nice horde!

    Wow! Extremely nice horde!
  3. It is always a good thing when 2 people who...

    It is always a good thing when 2 people who appreciate historical weapons come together to work a fair deal.
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    When you say "serviced", what are you seeking? If...

    When you say "serviced", what are you seeking? If it is just breaking it down and cleaning, it is actually really easy and there are some great YouTube videos to walk you through it. If it is in...
  5. Hi Patrick, Here are the photos you asked for....

    Hi Patrick,

    Here are the photos you asked for. The barrel's overall length is 19.5 inches. I inserted a wood dowel into the muzzle end and measure it when it hit the insert in the barrel. The...
  6. I will take the photos tonight when I get home...

    I will take the photos tonight when I get home from work and post them tomorrow. I really appreciate your help!
  7. Thank you, we will look into that!

    Thank you, we will look into that!
  8. The barrel is very strange. The chamber will not...

    The barrel is very strange. The chamber will not accept a standard .22 LR round. The last half of the barrel is more like a hollow shroud that the chamber/true barrel is inserted into. It is not shot...
  9. HELP! What caliber is a Gecado Sul bolt action rifle?

    I have been working on my friend's small rimfire rifle. It is marked "Gecado Suhl" on the barrel with the number "39" marked on the bolt and barrel. The barrel has a small chamber that will not...
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    Here is an extra picture of the butt stock under...

    Here is an extra picture of the butt stock under the butt plate.
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    AR 41 Markings

    I just picked up this Kar98k about 3 weeks ago at the gun show. It is an AR41 and appears to be all original. All of the waffenamts match (#26) and correspond to the Borgiswald factory. The butt...
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    Great, thank you!

    Great, thank you!
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    Series 11Nagoya Type 99 Question

    I just obtained this series 11 Nagoya Type 99. It appears to be an all-matching number rifle (receiver, bolt, extractor, firing pin). Can anyone please advise the correct bayonet and sling for this...
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    Thank you for the advice. That makes sense...

    Thank you for the advice. That makes sense reference the epoxy. It is being disassembled tonight to get it serviced and protected. I'm hoping the interior serial numbers match the exterior numbers.
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    Thanks. I will just wipe the stock down with a...

    Thanks. I will just wipe the stock down with a warm wet towel to avoid any chemical application and then add a single coat of raw linseed oil. Your advice reference the oil not penetrating that next...
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    Oil over the grime and crud or clean it (with hot...

    Oil over the grime and crud or clean it (with hot water or wiping with Hoppes) prior to applying the oil? I'm not sure if cleaning it will affect the collector value.
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    Thanks, I didn't consider the epoxy for the...

    Thanks, I didn't consider the epoxy for the laminates. Is it better to clean it with warm water or Hoppes prior to the linseed oil? I just want to remove the grime and crud so the arsenal markings in...
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    Preserving an all-matching Kar98k

    I have recently acquired an AR 41 Kar98k with all matching numbers. It has a laminate stock that is in a very dried out state and some open gouge Mark's in it. I want to preserve it in it's current...
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    Sticky: New Member

    Hello everyone, I am brand new to the Milsurps Forum. I have enjoyed reading many of your posts for the last few months and using your knowledge to help restore a variety of rifles. I just started...
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