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  1. I could see the milling for the FS key being...

    I could see the milling for the FS key being slightly off to the witness marks, or even the front sight having took a hit somewhere along the way resulting in a twist. The extractor slot should be...
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  3. I seen a cracked m17 for sale one time. It was a...

    I seen a cracked m17 for sale one time. It was a Remington with a JA barrel. Viewed from the top it was cracked plain as day at about the one o'clock position on the ring and extended back nearly a...
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    Next time you strip the bolt, have a look at the...

    Next time you strip the bolt, have a look at the firing pin flange to make sure that it's not interfering with the corresponding recess inside the bolt. Sometimes the flange can become peened or...
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    President Lincolns cottage.

    President Lincolns cottage.
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    It's the S marked stamped type. I would have...

    It's the S marked stamped type. I would have thought it would have had the heavier constructed one. The barrel is a two groove manufactured by Savage that may have been replaced at one time that's in...
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    No 4 rifle

    I was able to return this rifle to a decent semblance of shape with the specific help of a forum member. I worked everything else out from what I learned from experience regarding previously...
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    Looks like it would work for a LR Mauser to me...

    Looks like it would work for a LR Mauser to me judging by the flats on either side of rear bridge and tang area. Also to the left and right and between of the trigger/magazine box. The cartridge trap...
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    Butt plate is kind of interesting and may belong...

    Butt plate is kind of interesting and may belong to the rifle specifically. I would leave it for a while until you find out if that's the case.
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    It must have had an altered bolt handle at one...

    It must have had an altered bolt handle at one time. The contour of the arm may have been rounded, or even flat but wouldn't fully close.
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    I think I disagree, the two different parts based...

    I think I disagree, the two different parts based on the quick check I did seem very similar. If they are different and not interchangeable for a dead swap so be it, I'll be able to determine that in...
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    Quick check shows 1.307 across the ring on a no4...

    Quick check shows 1.307 across the ring on a no4 and 1.3075 ID of this stamped ring inside a lopped off no4 stock.
    Inside the ring is a RP mark. I'll sleep better tonight knowing all of this that I...
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    Thanks for your reply, I'm positive the 14-17 are...

    Thanks for your reply, I'm positive the 14-17 are a larger diameter. At one point I seem to recall having parts for both the 03 and no4 out at the same time and having to double check I didn't get...
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    Thanks- I need to round up all the forward wood...

    Thanks- I need to round up all the forward wood parts and a hg ring for a victimized No 4. so I'm looking for parts.
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    No 4 vs. o3A3 handguard ring

    Could anyone say if the two parts are interchangeable? They looked pretty similar to me and I cannot tell if the one in my parts box is one or the other.
    Trying to hustle some parts together for a...
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    100690100689100688100691100692100693 Doesn't...

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    Doesn't look like much but after I assembled the parts following Capt Laidler's articles to the best of my ability plus all the other information gleaned from...
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    Thanks for all the helpful replies. I ran it some...

    Thanks for all the helpful replies. I ran it some and stripped the bolt head to check it out. What I learned is that there is a small protrusion on the spring that needs to completely pass through...
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    Thanks-Ill keep running it and see if it smooths...

    Thanks-Ill keep running it and see if it smooths out. The spring was the same one in the bolt head so I assume it has been in there a long time judging by the amount of crud that came out of there...
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    No1 MkIII extraction

    I repurposed a bunch of parts into a functioning rifle. Metal, woods, re-finish the whole nine yards. Enjoyed the project and followed instructions/knowledge available on this forum and it shoots...
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    WTB: Round Head Cocking Piece

    Need a round head cocking piece for a No1MkIII. with a decent cocking bent face.
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    Receiver ring pic is a little yellow looking...

    Receiver ring pic is a little yellow looking because of the flash so I moved outdoors in better light. The only thing that is blued is the bolt shroud and the stock recoil bolt. I'm not sure the...
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    Grabbed a few more shots, should be more clear....

    Grabbed a few more shots, should be more clear.
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    Right below the eagle head is what appears to be...

    Right below the eagle head is what appears to be a shield or badge with US in it. Probably not the best picture but right above the bottom metal.
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    M1917 Stamp/Stock Mark

    I was looking at this stamp today and thought I would ask for any info someone could provide. I'm interested in finding out if this was applied when the rifle was sold off,changed hands or how it got...
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    Thanks for the prompt and reminder! Just ponied...

    Thanks for the prompt and reminder! Just ponied up for two great places in about as much time as it has taken to type this.
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