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    Yes "R" stamps are present.

    Yes "R" stamps are present.
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    Thank you for the comment. I have found that I...

    Thank you for the comment. I have found that I really have a fascination with these bolt rifles. Like most of you. I learned marksmanship while in the Marines and later spent some time as a...
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    Very faint stock...

    Very faint stock markings.https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2021/08/b697eb091df1d89aab0d4cb11919f011-1.jpghttps://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2021/08/624d272bde50f0023cff907c4ed73d42-1.jpg
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    I just received a 1903 Modified

    Looks like a nice Remington 1903 from WW2 era. It's serial range is 330xxxx, with barrel rollmarked 4-42. The replacement stock is stamped faintly with "RA" and Inspection stamp of "FJA" in a square...
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    I have a 100yrd rifle shooting bench off my back...

    I have a 100yrd rifle shooting bench off my back deck. I took this 1917 and fired some rounds downrange and just fell in love with it! It is a very easy shooting rifle! I enjoyed it and didn't even...
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    No worries on modifying anything, I'm a leave...

    No worries on modifying anything, I'm a leave them as issued type of guy. I have other Hunting rifles that are purpose built from the start. I have no desire to screw up military weapons.
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    Yes, by all means it's a long and heavy rifle and...

    Yes, by all means it's a long and heavy rifle and even longer with bayonet attached. I'm retired and would never have to sling one on and patrol anymore. Just sit here and remember all the warriors...
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    My first M1917.

    Just received it today. Very nice bore for a 1918...
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    Keystone stocks?

    So can someone tell me how and when a USGI Keystone C Stock was installed on a Remington 03A3? I want to increase my knowledge about the one I acquired.
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    Well maybe I need to put on my thinking cap. I...

    Well maybe I need to put on my thinking cap. I don't remember sending any shot out barrels back to higher echelon repair after shooting tens of thousands rounds out of M16's back in the day while in...
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    So, let me hazard a guess, this rifle left...

    So, let me hazard a guess, this rifle left Remington sometime after 1942 and the barrel installed after 3-43 on it's receiver. Probably on a Service straight stock and it made it's way into an armory...
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    The previous owner offered me a couple of choices...

    The previous owner offered me a couple of choices to pick from, one was a straight stock Smith Corona, and this one with the C stock for a couple hundred bucks more. Of course I picked the C stock...
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    Sorry, here's the Keystone "K" stamp. ...

    Sorry, here's the Keystone "K" stamp.
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    Just got a sweet 1903A3

    I was lucky enough to buy this Remington 1903A3 from another...
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    Sticky: 1903A3 new owner here

    Hello, I just acquired a Remington 1903A3. Let me introduce myself. I'm a retired service member. I served 8 years in the Marine Corps, then 13 years in the Army National Guard as a Master Recruiter....
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