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    I have always though the destruction of...

    I have always though the destruction of historical sites, even if associated with bad things is a mistake.

    I understand the Germans do not want the NAZI sites to become shrines for neo-NAZIs,...
  2. Here is the hand stop, very cheap here: Parker...

    Here is the hand stop, very cheap here:

    Parker Hale Handstop Rail - SARCO, Inc

    Here is the front sight, they are sold out but I see them on Ebay all the time:

    British Parker Hale Globe Type...
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    The other possibility is the contract was issued...

    The other possibility is the contract was issued but never executed, so the magazines exist in very small quantities.

    Given the UK practice of never wasting anything, that is a real possibility.
  4. Rifle never went to Burma is why. Bet it has...

    Rifle never went to Burma is why.

    Bet it has century import marks on the muzzle

    They imported from another country
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    Well, it seems I made a mistake. I have a copy...

    Well, it seems I made a mistake. I have a copy of the 1918 catalog and it is the same or very similar to # 27, but likely a wee bit earlier. Prices on the Krag are the same.

    If interested...
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    Here is a short mention of the WWI organization,...

    Here is a short mention of the WWI organization, but not much data. more on WWII


    Pennsylvania State Guard - Wikipedia

    Here is where you can type in your relatives name and see if it comes up...
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    I have Stokes/Sedley school rifle of the same...

    I have Stokes/Sedley school rifle of the same vintage, 1894 action body ~20,9xx serial number. Just located south of you in Bucks county.

    There were a ton of them made in the WWI era, the...
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    Not many of the classic 7.62 target rifle books...

    Not many of the classic 7.62 target rifle books are left. Best one for a 44B owner would be Sweets 6th edtion of his shooting manual, which specifially deals with the model 44B

    two foreign...
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    looks like one of the 400 dollar Indian rifles,...

    looks like one of the 400 dollar Indian rifles, 15 years later the prices is 4.8 times higher.

    I would question the installation of the grenade launcher features and the middle band set up for a...
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    Danes in Greenland prefer a M1917 rifle with a...

    Danes in Greenland prefer a M1917 rifle with a modified front and rear sight, forget the load they issue with it but something pretty big. Big bullet in a 30-06 seems like the ticket for a polar...
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    Nothing new, they destroyed a lot of the Ross...

    Nothing new, they destroyed a lot of the Ross rifles right after WWII.
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    I know the expected number of rounds of M1906...

    I know the expected number of rounds of M1906 ball out of a Springfield barrel were supposed to be around 6000 rounds back in the pre WWI period. This is with a .30o bore and .004 grooves, which...
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    curious about a MK I sight variation

    I am curious if a MK I sight variation I have seen is a real item or something made up in the UK gun trade.

    I have seen this sight 3 times now.

    once on a ex-cadet No 4, once on a Sterling like...
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    Was a competitive shooter in my Youth, made high...

    Was a competitive shooter in my Youth, made high Master rating distinguished, Presidents 100 etc. Got medals in US, Canada, Switzerland and Australia, all won with Iron sights (except the Canadian...
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    The correct military short swivels are around 50...

    The correct military short swivels are around 50 bucks each. I see them at the local shows with a guy who has the rare parts, such as cut-offs and various other small but pricy bits..
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    Thanks Brian, very interesting stuff.

    Thanks Brian, very interesting stuff.
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    The rear handguard and a post 1925 DE mark. ...

    The rear handguard and a post 1925 DE mark. That at least was replaced.

    The use of a SMLE forend makes me suspect that it is a fake, as the barrel is shorter than it should be, it is not 25.2...
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    I am with you on that, as a foreign member of the...

    I am with you on that, as a foreign member of the "Royal Society for Putting Things on Top of Other Things" (Wembly chapter), I am well aware of the advantage use that may be made of cartons in...
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    Took the Envoy out again last Friday afternoon. ...

    Took the Envoy out again last Friday afternoon. Fired 10 rounds of ex-New Zealand stock MEN 85 ammunition out of it. Nice circular 1.3 inch group at 100 yards.

    Have stocks now of RG88 Black...
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    The entire "corrected in service" concept seems...

    The entire "corrected in service" concept seems odd to me.

    Why would someone stamp the "TR" BSA selection stamp on a rifle, when it is not in the EMERs?

    If so where would they get the correct...
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    How does any Savage T have the TR marking on it,...

    How does any Savage T have the TR marking on it, if that was a selection marking applied ad BSA and Maltby?
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    Gents,

    I just got back into Enfields after a hiatus, and am wondering a few questions which may be straight forward, but I might be behind the latest research.

    My questions deal with the 1025...
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    No doubt about that, but on the 7.62 conversions,...

    No doubt about that, but on the 7.62 conversions, the modified 303 extractors seem to work. Now these rifles are being used slow fire, with generally a minute between rounds if one fires UK style...
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    I have seen some .303 extractors modified to work...

    I have seen some .303 extractors modified to work with the 7.62 case and the existing ejector, especially on 7.62 target conversions. since they do not have to work that well, if they even flip the...
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    Brian, I do not really recall, to be honest. in...

    Brian, I do not really recall, to be honest. in the late 1989s and early 1990s there was not internet to check up and I always assumed back then if it was irregular it came from the Indian...
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