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  1. Thread: SA 80 Bayonet

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    SA 80 Bayonet

    Noticed some dealers now have British SA 80 bayonets in stock. Some dealer list them as reproduction others as genuine. Are the the real deal or repros?
  2. re Hands of Thor I have noticed that many people...

    re Hands of Thor
    I have noticed that many people when attempting to open a top break Enfield/Webley will push down mightily on top of the barrel while depressing the latch. This locks the catch....
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    A grooved 577 Snider Smooth 577 Enfield ML ...

    A grooved 577 Snider
    Smooth 577 Enfield ML

    B Martini Henry

    C 455 Webley

    E 45 ACP

    380 Enfield MkII
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    Thank you, that is the one.

    Thank you, that is the one.
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    Radom Disassembly

    How is the late pattern 9mm Radom without slide lock disassembled?
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    As noted above a weakness of the I*. In service...

    As noted above a weakness of the I*. In service this would be cause to scrap the body.
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    The ORBEA .380" was made on British contract in...

    The ORBEA .380" was made on British contract in WW2 same as the Ballester Molina 45s.
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    ORBEA made in Argentina

    ORBEA made in Argentina
  9. BS? Now that is a technical acronym I am not...

    BS? Now that is a technical acronym I am not familiar with. Please explain in more detail.
    "Close the bolt cleanly". Please explain.
    As to the neck not releasing the bullet and running up pressure...
  10. a .318" bullet in a .303" chamber will be a jam...

    a .318" bullet in a .303" chamber will be a jam fit and can cause high pressure since the case neck cannot release the bullet.
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    Front part of a PH galilean sight up for auction...

    Front part of a PH galilean sight up for auction in Canada
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    Well the chamber is the same for both VI & VII....

    Well the chamber is the same for both VI & VII.
    The difference is in the height of the rear sight bed.
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    saw a letter from Enfield about these that said...

    saw a letter from Enfield about these that said there were not enough suitable LLE actions on hand to convert so they used SMLE MkI bodies.
    In WWI Enfield built MkIII rifles using new MkI bodies...
  14. IS is part of the serial number. Serial number...

    IS is part of the serial number. Serial number consisted of 1 to 3 digits and two letters suffix.
    Ross markIII serial numbers commenced at 1 DA.
  15. Ross Serial number 437 IS possibly an S badly...

    Ross Serial number 437 IS possibly an S badly struck.
    London proof house commercial stamps.
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    I chuck the 5-40s in a lathe and round the head...

    I chuck the 5-40s in a lathe and round the head slightly.
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    I find 5-40 works for the FS hood and also the...

    I find 5-40 works for the FS hood and also the sight base on the MkIII.
  18. Thread: Sights

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    MkII ross has an inverted V sight blade and MkIII...

    MkII ross has an inverted V sight blade and MkIII has a square post.
  19. Thread: Extractor collar

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    Extractor collar

    Is the extractor collar on the Swedish M1896 Mauser interchangeable with the collar on the Spanish M1893 Mauser
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    Mauser extractor collar.

    Is the extractor retaining collar for the Swedish M1896 Mauser usable on the M1893 Spanish Mauser?
  21. Thread: First Ross Rifle

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    "Ross Rifle Story" Dupuis Chadwick Also booklet...

    "Ross Rifle Story" Dupuis Chadwick
    Also booklet on Ross by Museum Restoration Service
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    1) check for crest on rear of pommel if it has...

    1) check for crest on rear of pommel if it has one it is probably a Peruvian M1909 exact copy of the German.
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    Sight base and charger guide for the service...

    Sight base and charger guide for the service MkII** fourth pattern. First Ross to use chargers and first to use "Ross Battle Aperture Rear sight.
    Service MkII** went throgh 5 major changes without...
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    "Canadian Defence Commodities 1967" in the...

    "Canadian Defence Commodities 1967" in the Canadian Arsenals section shows a photo of an EAL sporter civilian model made by CAL Small Arms Division.
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    The "Transformed" 58 cal rolling block used the...

    The "Transformed" 58 cal rolling block used the original M1861 or M1863 rear sight. The ones made with the piece added to the block were the early conversions later made had a wide solid block.
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