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    gas trap era pistol grip

    Almost to the end of gas trap production, the top of the pistol grip is almost round or a oval shape, when the new SA SPG stocks with the two equal sized holes108695 entered service in mid 1940, the...
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    Quite a few snipers did not use any attachment to...

    Quite a few snipers did not use any attachment to the muzzle of the M1C or M1D because it might affect the accuracy at long range, USMC sniper Sgt Boitnott who made
    quite a few very long range...
  3. another variation ConD 11*

    My friend found this at a remote gun show in Wisconsin and bought it, later sold it to me.

    I did find a Mark 1 front hand guard and early magazine. the late Skip Stratton told me some left over...
  4. Mark 1 series rifles in the USA

    Most of the Mark 1*** rifles in the USA are Irish contact, the CR rifles are mixed parts, the ER are mostly original and the G series are not as common.

    Years ago I found an all matching BSA 1906...
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    My "G" series has the early nose cap with inward...

    My "G" series has the early nose cap with inward curving ears, also a Mark 1*** rear sight but Mark 3 backsight protector. Stock is early with extra holes
    which are starting to have hair-line...
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    Mark 1*** G series

    This rifle was purchased in a GA pawn shop back in the 1980's by a friend who later sold it to me. It had been wire wrapped but later converted back to normal issue, a modified Mark 3 fore-end and...
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    I have restored a few Mark 1*** rifles years ago,...

    I have restored a few Mark 1*** rifles years ago, I think alot of the G series were wire wrapped and alot of the G series had Mark 111 fore-ends and front hand gurads.

    Finding Mark 1*** fore-ends...
  8. Thread: steel gas tube

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    steel gas tube

    I came across some parts (original) that were set aside for projects, I noticed the gas tube is steel as a magnet will grab it, tested the magnet on about a dozen old gas tubes but only this one...
  9. Thread: 1903 mark one ???

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    The stock is not cut for the Pederson ejection...

    The stock is not cut for the Pederson ejection port, that color sure looks like the USMC rebuilds along with the punch mark ?
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    I knew Mr Milt Klein and his son Tom. Klein sold...

    I knew Mr Milt Klein and his son Tom. Klein sold off the retail stores after the mail order Oswald purchase of the Carcano rifle. He kept the Gun Digest publications
    for years
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    Gatling gun

    Many years ago I had a friend who was an airline pilot, he purchased two Gatling guns from a boys military school in Wisconsin. One Gatling gun was missing all the bolts
    and the other only missing...
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    my hooked quillon unit identification markings

    I forgot to show the unit markings on my bayonet
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    another 1909 Hooked Quillon bayonet

    Also have a Wilkinson hooked quillon bayonet dat108031108032108033108034ed 1909, scabbard is AC '11

    Bought this just over 20 years ago, one of my favorites
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    reduced loading for 7,62mm

    Spain used a 112 gr bullet with plastic insert for their CETME rifle being upgraded by 1958 for standard NATO 7,62mm. The Japanese used a 139 gr bullet for their reduced loading of the 7,62mm which...
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    Billy Pyle had a photo or two showing M14...

    Billy Pyle had a photo or two showing M14 receivers with rebuild marks like in your photo. I had TRW 1313951 with a TRW 9-63 barrel for a sort time while in the army
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    rare 7,62x51 Japanese military variation

    The Japanese developed their Howa 64 rifle in the late 50's, this rifle used some features from the FAL design, it was also semi and full auto. The Japanese also used a standand 7,62mm case with a...
  17. Thread: Winchester

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    M1 receiver square and round bolt recess

    I have some data from years ago that shows Springfield manufactured the square bolt recess up to s/n 54279 - but the round bolt recess first shows up in s/n 49928, all being revision 2 receivers. ...
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    gas cylinder lock screw

    Sometime during the mid 1990's i was looking for some early Springfield 1903 parts from S&S Military parts in NY. I noticed they had some M1 rifle gas cylinder lock screws at $10 each, so I bought a...
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    I have seen 7x57mm that had the bullet pulled...

    I have seen 7x57mm that had the bullet pulled (loose neck) and reversed into the loaded case and fired. They was talk about this being during WW1 by Germans ?
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    Thanks Mark, my net in the photo looks very much...

    Thanks Mark, my net in the photo looks very much the same as the M44 net
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    helmet net

    Looks almost like the same type net ?107757
  22. Thread: 1900 headstamp

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    1900 headstamp

    I found these two cartridges in a box of old cartridges and set them aside because of their headstamps. Both being US military, one is the 38 Colt for the standard issue Colt revolver and the other...
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    early 303 Calibre cartridges

    I have a few, they are also starting to get expensive now, in the $30 to $40 price range per cartridge.

    I have a later Mark 11 cordite as the black powder is quite rare to find.

    also have the...
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    mauual for double size M1 rifle trainer

    Kind of difficult to find is this maual on the care and parts used in the double size M1 rifle issued during the post WW2 period. Printed by the US Navy and sent to the Army National...
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    When I see the oversized Browning M2 cut-way...

    When I see the oversized Browning M2 cut-way trainers, it reminds me of the Japanese HO-5 20mm cannon of WW2. The Japs just made a larger size
    Browning m/g and chambered it for their 20x94mm...
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