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  1. Thread: Eddystone M1917

    by RC20
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    Nice gun, great price and an added LOP. Sweet

    Nice gun, great price and an added LOP. Sweet
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    Bruce: Well done as you are correct for...

    Bruce: Well done as you are correct for marginally stable bullets of which the M-16 ala 5.56 in its original speed, bullet size (barrel length of 20 inches) small diameter was one.,

    Bullet...
  3. You are dumping a lame totally uneducated ...

    You are dumping a lame totally uneducated opinion on CMP not based on any knowledge of the 1917 but purely on "look at me, I am special"

    You are also a detriment to the fire arms community...
  4. cpln: As per your norm, you twist the reality...

    cpln: As per your norm, you twist the reality into a lie.

    I was suspended for a week (CMP uses the term banded)

    Unlike you I am happy to own my postings




    That was for disagreeing...
  5. What you have no interest in is the truth. You...

    What you have no interest in is the truth. You clearly adhere to Stalin's of quoted

    You just post stuff out of context and then try to divert.

    So, rather than endlessly post your garbage,...
  6. Yea I got suspended as I think the Mod just used...

    Yea I got suspended as I think the Mod just used a hammer and cut off and did not clean up like he said.

    I have no issue with someone who presents information.

    but when you do it totally out...
  7. cpln has been whacked on the CMP forum by the...

    cpln has been whacked on the CMP forum by the recognized expert for his posting (John Beard)

    There is no one simply more knowledgeable in the world.

    cppln has then jumped into what he calls...
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    While it should last 8,000 or so there are other...

    While it should last 8,000 or so there are other factors.

    One of the good measurement to have is TE (throat erosion). It tells you how much its been shot though its not a guarantee of...
  9. Thread: P14 head space

    by RC20
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    What is being lost here is that this is a cock on...

    What is being lost here is that this is a cock on close action.

    It therefore does not act the same as a cock on open action.

    As head space is going to be defined when the bolt is engage...
  10. Hell yes there were failures. They were making...

    Hell yes there were failures.

    They were making thousands of rifles a day with labor that came and went.

    Its amazing they got anything done.
  11. What we have here is a case of excessive...

    What we have here is a case of excessive exuberance.

    While the docs are valid historic writing, the data clearly is not.

    Nothing exists in a vacuum. If all the other data shows the 1917...
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    Sure not going to jump on you for something...

    Sure not going to jump on you for something someone else did and was common with all rifles of that era as well.

    Pictures and SN?
  13. Chuck in Denver has seen hundreds. I have seen...

    Chuck in Denver has seen hundreds. I have seen 20 or so that were CLOSELY examined - none cracked . Chuck a few Rem and Win than E cracked (not sure he has seen any).

    Regardless, E was...
  14. Same this is the sky is falling on CMP. My...

    Same this is the sky is falling on CMP. My same response here.

    Wow, shocked shocked that one of the primer sources on the 1917s in actually working on them was not even brought up, AKA Chuck in...
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    If its related to a Swiss rifle or even arms I...

    If its related to a Swiss rifle or even arms I am fine with the posting.
  16. Some for sure no. The 3 GM K is one of them. ...

    Some for sure no. The 3 GM K is one of them.

    Otherwise not too bad. Some unknowns but more the odds and erata that got punched into the receiver /barrel for production purposes.

    You...
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    Wonderful. That is a great looking rifle. I...

    Wonderful.

    That is a great looking rifle.

    I plan on being through the Yukon sometime in June either Haines to the AK border or Skagway to the AK Border
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    Canada did not directly get P14s. Those went...

    Canada did not directly get P14s. Those went to GB.

    You would have to guess that it was a UK rifle that got sent to Bermuda, maybe as a civilian sell off if they did that. Maybe sent...
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    Sweet biscuit right out of the factory new.

    Sweet biscuit right out of the factory new.
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    That is not a normal stamping (the Badge) The...

    That is not a normal stamping (the Badge)

    The E on the end is. Its also a very clean stock.

    Have you cross check SN with date (I don't have that cross handy)

    Usually if its rearsenaled ...
  21. If you have old eye problem, an assist that...

    If you have old eye problem, an assist that works well is the Eyepal, Lyman makes it now (I think it was by somone else before)

    Even with a rear peep sight it works better. I shot the 1911 7.5...
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    Jack D: I have read the history, whats twisted...

    Jack D: I have read the history, whats twisted is maybe the 174 (I think that right) was good for 3000 yards.

    150 grain, a mere 2400 (all theoretically) So what range did they overshoot?...
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    Or so close as to be irrelevant. 7.5 mm...

    Or so close as to be irrelevant. 7.5 mm accurately converts to .2952

    That is Lands Side not the grove size of course.
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    Man that is really nice :clap:

    Man that is really nice :clap:
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    I don't have my trial gun (broken down for parts...

    I don't have my trial gun (broken down for parts and to sell the barrel/receiver.

    Mine was a bugger, not sure if I want to play with one of the other ones or not.

    Good to hear its gone...
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