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    Just looked at all the slide differences. Most...

    Just looked at all the slide differences. Most changes were made just to increase durability. The rest seem to be aimed at exact tuning of ejection. My take is they all worked and safely. I have...
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    I agree wholeheartedly with his choice. The...

    I agree wholeheartedly with his choice. The firearm I carry, and is in my camper as I write this, to supplement my pistol is the same one. Mine have never failed to go bang, with acceptable...
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    Back in the '80's I rebuilt a 1903A3, and a...

    Back in the '80's I rebuilt a 1903A3, and a M1917. Both had come back from some Arabic country per the writing on the butt stock. The barrels looked like they had fired ~5K rounds of corrosive ammo...
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    I happened to be in grad school in Cleveland when...

    I happened to be in grad school in Cleveland when the riots broke out. Woke up to find National Guardsmen on the corner by my house. You bet your bippy that I was glad they were there. Hard, but...
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    I may be wrong, but the guy driving that horse...

    I may be wrong, but the guy driving that horse looks like he is extremely inexperienced at driving. He is holding the reins completely wrong and would have little control if the horse needed it. ...
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    A word of caution: Many years ago I purchased a...

    A word of caution: Many years ago I purchased a nice looking carbine. Quickly found it shot high. Brazed an extension on the front site. Things appeared great until I noticed that it was really...
  7. So when did they stop being a super PDW? When I...

    So when did they stop being a super PDW? When I camp one rides in my camper, on car trips one with an after market folding stock rides in a tennis racket case in my trunk. Plan is to use my pistol...
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    Thanks for the info. Exactly what I was looking...

    Thanks for the info. Exactly what I was looking for.
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    Please bear with a dummy. I have never heard of...

    Please bear with a dummy. I have never heard of a part of a rifle or rifle stock part called the "draw". Can someone point me to a picture illustrating this?
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    I am not an Enfield expert, but I do reload for...

    I am not an Enfield expert, but I do reload for 3 of them. 1) The bulge is rather typical of the loose chambers that were to decrease the incidence of jams from mud in trenches. The solution for...
  11. About 30 years ago I purchased a nice looking M1...

    About 30 years ago I purchased a nice looking M1 Carbine at a gun show for about the going price as a "shooter". Eventually I found that it was printing high, so I brazed an extension on the front...
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    I like that advice. I never thought of that,...

    I like that advice. I never thought of that, even though I was suspecting a chamber problem. I learn a lot from this forum! I hope Jaxon50 finds out what is going on.
  13. Thread: P.14 Carbine

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    Has the sight been re-calibrated for the shorter...

    Has the sight been re-calibrated for the shorter barrel? I suspect not, which would be a pretty good indication of a conversation by Bubba not an arsenal.
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    My theory is that since the original idea of the...

    My theory is that since the original idea of the carbine was that it was an emergency weapon to replace the pistol for those who's primary job was to do something except shooting at the enemy,while...
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    I shoot my carbines regularly and use them for...

    I shoot my carbines regularly and use them for defense carbines. I can't see how "normal" civilian use would wear one out in the life time of any adult now living.
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    0.1 grain is about 6 milligrams. If your check...

    0.1 grain is about 6 milligrams. If your check weight is a commercial 20 gram weight like mine, it should be within .1 milligram of actual mass. I would trust the check weights not any mechanical...
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    I've been to Lexington, Concord, Monmouth...

    I've been to Lexington, Concord, Monmouth Courthouse, Gettysburg, and a trip to Normandy is on my bucket list. We must never forget any of them.
  18. Thread: Reloading Fun

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    Almost like hearing your doctor say OOPs! during...

    Almost like hearing your doctor say OOPs! during your vasectomy.
  19. The secret ingredient in Bar Keeper's Friend is...

    The secret ingredient in Bar Keeper's Friend is Oxalic acid. If you can find it (it used to be available in paint departments of hardware stores) it is cheap. Dissolve in water, heat and apply to...
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    The manuals call for it to be staked down. I...

    The manuals call for it to be staked down. I stake all mine after rebuild. You will never have to remove it unless you rebuild. The hot gas keeps it clean, and (except from some Chinese ammo,...
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    Yes regular oiler. The major problem with the...

    Yes regular oiler. The major problem with the one I bought was that the cheek pad was not leather. Replaced with leather one. Did not go to the trouble to get authentic rivets, just used common...
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    Read it, the result was that I then re-read...

    Read it, the result was that I then re-read Hatcher's Book of the Garand. Reinforced my opinion that the article was either a joke, or the author is terminally stupid.
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    I'll bet that somewhere in the corporate BS from...

    I'll bet that somewhere in the corporate BS from the auction house is a statement that all descriptions are supplied by consignor and they are not responsible for any errors etc.
  24. Last year for grins and giggles I relined two 22...

    Last year for grins and giggles I relined two 22 rf rifles. Both bores were a real mess. I suspect that in these cases they had been used to fire corrosive ammo and then left in the barn for at...
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    If you really feel that you want a rifle where...

    If you really feel that you want a rifle where the action looks like the old Park, and the barrel like the new park then degrease the whole thing, mask the action, sand blast the barrel , un mask the...
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