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    I believe the French loaded M1 carbine with...

    I believe the French loaded M1 carbine with corrosive primers. From what I've read it's way beyond the mildly corrosive moniker some dealers use when selling corrosive ammo. From where I'm at, it's...
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    Value? M72 match ammunition is my weakness. Bought a...

    M72 match ammunition is my weakness. Bought a couple ammo cans and for more years than I want to remember have slowly shot one can up and down to about a few hundred rounds. Off the top of my head...
  3. Thread: DISGRACEFUL

    by Frank46
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    Things may be different here in the U.S., but...

    Things may be different here in the U.S., but one of the recruits in our boot camp company back in 1964 was from Canada. Wanted to become a U.S. citizen. So enlisted in the navy and had to serve 4...
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    I had 4 pre '64 model 70 target rifles over the...

    I had 4 pre '64 model 70 target rifles over the years and every one had a after market barrel that had replaced the original Winchester barrel. No longer have any of the pre '64 model 70 target...
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    Tip of the hat to you sir. I've only gone through...

    Tip of the hat to you sir. I've only gone through two pages but man what work you did. You should be extremely proud of what you have accomplished. I couldn't even begin to understand all of the work...
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    Had a buddy who taught concealed carry classes....

    Had a buddy who taught concealed carry classes. He used to sweep up all the brass and dump it in 5 gallon buckets and take it home. Finally got tired of all the brass sweeping so asked me if I wanted...
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    May not be much but chcek out Liberty Tree...

    May not be much but chcek out Liberty Tree collectors. Frank
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    The bolts on the 1903A4 sniper rifles can cost a...

    The bolts on the 1903A4 sniper rifles can cost a chunk of change. Last one I saw which was an original was going for $300 for the complete bolt. I bought mine from a dealer friend over 30 years ago...
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    Ah the statute of limitations. Well when we did...

    Ah the statute of limitations. Well when we did out Westpac cruise they made up ashtrays for all the officers from fired 5"54 brass shell casings. Mine came out of a dumpster that was on the dock...
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    Minwax makes a wood conditioner that preps the...

    Minwax makes a wood conditioner that preps the wood prior to applying the stain. From what I remember it allows the stain to be applied evenly in the wood. Frank
  11. Had a good friend who owned two gun shops and one...

    Had a good friend who owned two gun shops and one of his passions were collecting target rifles. Due to space limitations in his main store were just a few of the many ones he collected. Definitely...
  12. Thread: My Fire!

    by Frank46
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    What's that saying "dogs have people and cats...

    What's that saying "dogs have people and cats have staff?". Looks all nice and comfy there. Frank
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    I bought my Yugo M48Bo some years back and the...

    I bought my Yugo M48Bo some years back and the stock wasn't finish sanded like many military Mausers. All milled parts and mint condition barrel. Tried some Sellier & Bellot Czech 8mm mauser with the...
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    I believe Larry Racine not quite sure about the...

    I believe Larry Racine not quite sure about the spelling did use the K-31 action to make up match rifles in 308 for those folks who wanted one on the K-31 action. But I believe he passed away some...
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    Some of the Krags were sporterized at Benecia...

    Some of the Krags were sporterized at Benecia Arsenal and usually a 1903 front sight assembly was installed. And seem to remember they were also offered for sale through the NRA. And yours could have...
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    Memorabilia from your time in the service

    I served aboard the aircraft carrier USS Franklin D Roosevelt CVA 42 from late 1964 till late 1967. One of the three post war Midway class of carriers. During gunnery practise I borrowed some ear...
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    krags

    I have wanted a Krag for years. Finally found one in a small gun show.
    Model of 1898 and bubba got to it first. Barrel cut down to 25 inches, hand guard long gone and stock cut down. But,probably...
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    Target back sight for #4 MKII

    Thanks for the post regarding the various target type back sights. Never knew there were so many different ones for the #1MKIII and the #4 series of rifles that were made. How would one go about...
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    I'd like to thank all who had a hand in posting...

    I'd like to thank all who had a hand in posting the pics of the Parker Hale sporters. i have the economy grade #4MKI* made on a Long Branch barreled action with two groove barrel has been cut to...
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    Hello everyone, just a quick update about the...

    Hello everyone, just a quick update about the 56/50 peabody carbine that I was posting sometime back. I had taken it apart and bagged all the parts so's they would not get lost. However the big brain...
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    Well did a little research of the 56-50 and 50-70...

    Well did a little research of the 56-50 and 50-70 cartridges. The 56-50 used a 330 grain bullet over about 45 grain of powder, and the 50-70 used a 350 grain bullet over whatever the service charge...
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    What I got from Dixie gun works were origional...

    What I got from Dixie gun works were origional peabody rim fire breech blocks and firing pins. These still have to be converted to center fire. At one time Dixie did have Romanian center fire breech...
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    Gents, this is not a spencer but an origional...

    Gents, this is not a spencer but an origional preabody saddle ring carbine in 56-50 caliber. I have already pruchased a spare rim fire breech block and spare rim fire firing pin. Now here is the fly...
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    Sir, just saw your excellent rolling block....

    Sir, just saw your excellent rolling block. Action looks to be Swedish by the visible markings on the side. But what I really like is the way the forend covers the barrel. Most pics I have seen of...
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    Peabody carbines in 56-50 anyone shoot them?

    Good morning. Recently bought a Peabody Carbine in 56-50 caliber. Has a few issues. Muzzle crown needs to be redone cannot even get a ball in there to slug the bbl. Stock has the dings and dents of...
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