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    Ross 1903 370 Nitro Express

    For those of you who were following the previous thread on this firearm - Early Delux Ross Commercial Rifle, it is now listed for sale on Gun Brokers as Early 1900 1903 Ross:

    EARLY 1900 1903 Ross...
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    I agree that Ross was great at self promotion...

    I agree that Ross was great at self promotion (i.e.: .303 Ross), but I'm pretty sure that the model designation change took place during the war. If the British weren't going to adopt the Pattern...
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    I hope that you bought a lottery ticket! That is...

    I hope that you bought a lottery ticket! That is quite an acquisition - congratulations!
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    I believe I saw it on http://www.rifleman.org.uk,...

    I believe I saw it on http://www.rifleman.org.uk, but the site has been down for some time now.
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    Ross Mk III M-1910 vs M-10

    Can anyone tell me when and why the receiver ring stamping was changed from M-1910 to M-10?
    Was this done to signify the improvement to the bolt stop, or the assumption of the firm by the Canadian...
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    Jim_ish Just for your information: the .375...

    Jim_ish

    Just for your information: the .375 Flanged Nitro Express 2 1/2 in. and the .370 Flanged Nitro Express are the same cartridge. The former (and more common) is loaded with a 270 gr....
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    I don't rely on fired or live ammunition - I have...

    I don't rely on fired or live ammunition - I have chamber gauges.
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    Many sources say the the Model 1897 12 gauge was...

    Many sources say the the Model 1897 12 gauge was available in both 2 3/4" and 2 5/8" chamber length until 1927, when the 2 3/4" chamber became standard.
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    You didn't say what gauge the shotgun is, or...

    You didn't say what gauge the shotgun is, or shell length you are using. Have you verified the chamber length? If you try to chamber a 12 gauge 2.75 " shell into a short chamber, say 2.0",...
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    Examples have been found in the the British...

    Examples have been found in the the British trenches of .303 cartridges with the bullets inserted backwards, to aid in the penetration of the light sheet iron used in the German trenches. I remember...
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    Sorry to add to the muddle, but I went down the...

    Sorry to add to the muddle, but I went down the rabbit hole because of the proof stamps on the floor plate. I thought it may have originally been barreled/chambered for the 375 Flanged Nitro-Express...
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    The front sight appears to be a military model...

    The front sight appears to be a military model with the hood reversed. The action appears to be a version of the 1903 pattern, with the magazine cut-off release on the right side of the stock above...
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    Its a 1905 Ross Model R Sporter. It comes...

    Its a 1905 Ross Model R Sporter. It comes equipped with a Winchester rear sight. This was the base model sporter. Value is dependent on model (R, E, M) and condition.
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    It took the elevator a moment to get to the top -...

    It took the elevator a moment to get to the top - that is SO politically incorrect - LOL!!! :lol:
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    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and...

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to you and yours.
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    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, to one and...

    Merry Christmas and Happy New Year, to one and all!
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    One downside to that is he would have to pay the...

    One downside to that is he would have to pay the auctioneer's commission on anything not sold based on the reserve price.
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    Addley Precision of Midland, Ontario manufactures...

    Addley Precision of Midland, Ontario manufactures and retails a Picatinny side scope mount for the No. 1 for $140. CDN. It comes complete with hardware and installation kit. You can access the "How...
  19. Every thing is relative. The 1908 BSA Catalogue...

    Every thing is relative. The 1908 BSA Catalogue lists the least expensive sporting rifle for 165. A .303 Lee-Enfield Short Service rifle retailed for 97/6. The Lee-Enfield Magazine Military...
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    So the beast has resurfaced. She screams for a...

    So the beast has resurfaced. She screams for a Schuetzen hook style butt plate for completion.

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  21. You'd have to ask the lucky individual who ended...

    You'd have to ask the lucky individual who ended up with it. The 1909 BSA catalogue does state of the Lee-Enfield Magazine Military Carbines: "They make admirable "handy" sporting rifles, and sell...
  22. The Lee Enfield Rifle - EGB Reynolds 1962 PDF format

    I hope that this is the proper forum.

    I ran across this during one of my internet wanderings:

    The Lee Enfield Rifle - EGB Reynolds 1962
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    I was thinking that very thing (LOL), while I was...

    I was thinking that very thing (LOL), while I was taking my dog for a walk this morning: "This way leads to madness ....".
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    Thanks for posting the link to the IAA Web Forum,...

    Thanks for posting the link to the IAA Web Forum, smle addict. I am aware that the .303 Ross and .303 British are identical cartridges (I have an 1905 R Sporter marked .303 Ross) - I was just...
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    The chamber appears longer and wider at the...

    The chamber appears longer and wider at the shoulder in the Ross fired case than that of the case fired in the No. 4 Enfield. Is there any indication (i.e. stamp) indicating that the chamber has...
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