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  1. Negative, no documents

    Negative, no documents
  2. Looking at a 1943 Springfield model M1 Garand - Any thoughts

    I know I just bought one, but I've wanted a 1943 Springfield and found this one and would like to get the forum's thoughts on this and what might be a reasonable offer to make on it.

    Serial...
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    I doubt it, if the CMP needs to change the stock...

    I doubt it, if the CMP needs to change the stock the replace it with one of their own and those tend to have the CMP stamp
  4. But it would have been nice to have the original...

    But it would have been nice to have the original ammunition and crate to go along with the rifle.
  5. HOLY MACKEREL ! 410 ENFIELD MUSKET AMMO-180 ROUNDS

    I've been watching this auction for 410 Enfield Musket Ammunition since it started with the intention of bidding $130.00 when I got home just now from running errands its at $10.00 US per cartridge...
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    must be the "Unissued U.S. Springfield Armory...

    must be the "Unissued U.S. Springfield Armory Model 1898 .30-40 Krag Jorgensen Bolt Action Rifle.....Many of the guns are new in the box and many were never even opened or removed fom the protective...
  7. A manhole cover

    A manhole cover
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    looks like these on Gunbroker almost ...

    looks like these on Gunbroker almost

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2020/08/pix135645897-1.jpg https://www.gunbroker.com/item/875810938
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  9. use Krud Kutter then warm up the pad not hot,...

    use Krud Kutter then warm up the pad not hot, warm. and once clean brush the pad with some glycerin leave it for two hours and wipe it off.

    You can also just steam or boil (at 125 to 130 f) it...
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    Thank you for the info and insight! What a...

    Thank you for the info and insight! What a fantastic project. I need to stop asking questions, now I have yet another rifle on my list to look for.
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    Yup, those are some repairs! big challenge in...

    Yup, those are some repairs! big challenge in hiding those. The right side looks to be off another rifle? Are these stocks hard to come by?
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    bombdoc and Flying10uk both are spot on, you can...

    bombdoc and Flying10uk both are spot on, you can use the black leather dye or Brownell's black dye thinned with spirts (to shades of black) with a fine paintbrush to follow the grain across the...
  13. Gold range rifle asso. picture intresting to see...

    Gold range rifle asso. picture intresting to see all the rifles pointed into the group. How things have changed.
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    Try a Mossberg shotgun buttplate. If you can...

    Try a Mossberg shotgun buttplate. If you can locate one send me a traced outline of the buttstock end and center to center of the mounting holes and I'll dig through my stash of buttplates to try and...
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    I see it now, There is what look to be the top of...

    I see it now, There is what look to be the top of the "I" prior to the first full I. Thank you for your help.

    There is also a place on the stock for the brass disk. Would this have been used only...
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    That would explain why I couldn't find any info...

    That would explain why I couldn't find any info on it, This not leads me to another puzzle, why then is it stamped II?
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    1917 Lee Enfield ShtLE MkII Rifle

    I've been digging around the forums archives and in the internet and for some odd reason can find little information on the ShtLE MkII. MKI and MKIII variants are everywhere.

    Is there a good...
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    I 2nd that. You have a really sweet Garand on...

    I 2nd that.

    You have a really sweet Garand on your hands :)
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    TWH thank you, yes I mean x51, mixed up my...

    TWH thank you, yes I mean x51, mixed up my American and Russian. I've seen the Hackberry CMP stock, not very appealing. Thank you for the information on everything. So I'm guessing there is really no...
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    What a Pile of...

    Rifles! Man, I wish I could sort through a pile like this... NON War Time of course. New Guinea in 1943

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2020/07/riflepilejpgresize6442C600-1.jpg
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    I was just curious about the difference in these...

    I was just curious about the difference in these to US stocks, I have a stock lined up already from a member on this forum that should be a great replacement for the 'improved' highly sanded one that...
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    M1 Garand Questions...

    Having my first M1 Garand I have been looking and a lot of information and of course parts and such. I have what I am sure dumb questions but I'm hoping someone can't give me a curiosity fix;

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    it seems like even with the Ferrule it might be...

    it seems like even with the Ferrule it might be too short, maybe its just the angle
  24. Thanks, I went back to buy another and they were...

    Thanks, I went back to buy another and they were sold out. LOL didn't need another anyhow I guess
  25. WTB: Enfield No1 Rear Hand Guard Good, Bad, Cracked, or Broken

    Looking for a Enfield No1 Rear Hand Guard Good, Bad, Cracked, or Broken must have all the pecies if broken. For use with a No1 MKII Ishapore .410 Musket
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