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  1. Thread: Larry's Arisaka

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    The cleaning rod hole has been drilled to where...

    The cleaning rod hole has been drilled to where the retainer stud is missing, is this correct? If yes to this question, then this is the correct stock for this rifle. This rifle would have the...
  2. Thread: Larry's Arisaka

    by jangle
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    As Aragorn243 has mentioned, something funky...

    As Aragorn243 has mentioned, something funky going on with the front band area.
    Looks to be an oversized screw head on the front screw? Is the cleaning rod retainer missing from the stock?
    A...
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    They would be located on the bottom of the butt...

    They would be located on the bottom of the butt stock, one just to the rear of the last trigger guard screw and the second about 4" father back toward the butt plate. They would both be the "Hiro"...
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    Hard to tell from the photos but the stock looks...

    Hard to tell from the photos but the stock looks to have been sanded and refinished as well. The finger grooves should be very sharp, not rounded over, and as clean as the stock looks, the two proof...
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    First thing you need to know about this early...

    First thing you need to know about this early 30th series rifle is the bolts were matching with the sub-serial number located under the receiver...not matched by the last three digits of serial...
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    Not a scarce series at all. 100K rifles made. ...

    Not a scarce series at all. 100K rifles made.
    One of the most common T-38 rifles found in nice condition. Serial number puts it just before they started to incorporate the School/M marked breech...
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    Unless the paperwork has the serial number of the...

    Unless the paperwork has the serial number of the rifle....or you know for a fact the rifle in question was brought back by the gentleman listed on the paper, it does not command a premium. All you...
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    Very nice Carbine!

    Very nice Carbine!
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    Reply sent.

    Reply sent.
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    If you list the rifle issue number on the scope I...

    If you list the rifle issue number on the scope I can tell you if the known sniper rifle has been reported. Photos are always the best.
  11. After looking the photos over one more time, this...

    After looking the photos over one more time, this rifle's parts would no way bring close to $400 to anyone who knew what they were buying. This is not an early 99 with all the bells and whistles...
  12. I would return it in a heartbeat. He is pulling...

    I would return it in a heartbeat.
    He is pulling your leg. Chances are, he knows exactly what he has. If you're going to refurbish a rifle, at least find a donor rifle from the same manufacturer...
  13. Thread: M1905

    by jangle
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    Bluing looks good to me. The stock though has...

    Bluing looks good to me. The stock though has definitely been sanded ( the hand guard retaining pins have been filled in with something).
  14. Many things are not original with your rifle. ...

    Many things are not original with your rifle.

    The stock is from a later Nagoya rifle. The front band appears to have been off the barrel at some point. The bolt is not matching to your rifle,...
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    I would suggest doing what I've done for 35+...

    I would suggest doing what I've done for 35+ years in displaying my rifles......don't put any live ammo in it and it will not hurt anyone!
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    The only knob on "modern" Japanese rifles that is...

    The only knob on "modern" Japanese rifles that is even close to this smaller shape is a Kokura 97 sniper, which is a little smaller in roundness than your standard egg shaped knob.
    But it is not a...
  17. Thread: Arisaka type 99

    by jangle
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    Hello, You have what started out as a Type 99...

    Hello,

    You have what started out as a Type 99 rifle in 7.7x58, made at the Nagoya Army Arsenal (Toriimatsu factory) in the 6th series. Your rifle was made probably in late 1943.

    Since being...
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    The font of the numbers are Toyo-Kogyo, so...

    The font of the numbers are Toyo-Kogyo, so definitely not an original sniper bolt.
  19. Thread: Monopod

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    The answer to your question is not a three or...

    The answer to your question is not a three or four sentence answer. It would be several paragraphs long to go into detail of different lengths and characteristics to differentiate each manufacturers...
  20. Thread: Arisaka Crest

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    If it has no rifling in the bore, then you...

    If it has no rifling in the bore, then you defiantly have a trainer of some sort.
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    bob q has correctly identified your rifle. ...

    bob q has correctly identified your rifle.

    These rifles were matched by using an assembly number and not the rifles serial number. Your rifles serial number is 471 and the assembly number (1672)...
  22. Thread: Arisaka Crest

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    I would say you have a post WWII Arisaka...

    I would say you have a post WWII Arisaka manufactured in Communist China. There are numerous receiver Arsenal marks known, but probably not all. Is the rifle cambered in 7.9x57 (8mm mauser) or 7.7...
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    Collectors refer to this as a 7/8th scale smooth...

    Collectors refer to this as a 7/8th scale smooth bore child's trainer. It's smaller than a T-38 rifle.
  24. No and No to your question. By this time at the...

    No and No to your question.
    By this time at the Toriimatsu factory, the 6th series rifle stocks were set up for the 2 screw front band with the round cleaning rod retainer and no drain holes at the...
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    An obvious production error. You are correct in...

    An obvious production error. You are correct in assuming that standard 99's have a single gas escape hole just below the stamped chrysanthemum (6.5 rifles have two holes). I have several rifles...
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