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    I got all the rust out of the bolt body, it took...

    I got all the rust out of the bolt body, it took me some time to do but I enjoyed it... Kind of relaxing. I went and shot the rifle last night, I took the Czech surplus and newly made Prvi partizan...
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    I checked it last time I took it apart. Firing...

    I checked it last time I took it apart. Firing pin is nice and straight with very little wear marks. Thanks.
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    Goodness... All you chaps were so helpful. I used...

    Goodness... All you chaps were so helpful. I used a .17 caliber brush, a .22 caliber brush and a .357 steel brush. Rust is gone in all the easy to reach place inside the bolt body. Rust was a bit...
  4. Thread: BIG BOYS GUNS

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    I've always been fascinated with the way Germans...

    I've always been fascinated with the way Germans utilized anti-tank tactics in WW2. I would like to know how many tanks before the invention of the panzerfaust how many tanks were destroyed by...
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    Thanks Steve762. By 48 you mean yugo m48? So you...

    Thanks Steve762.
    By 48 you mean yugo m48? So you say go with original spec factory rated springs? Yes, the springs are tempting to me because of the price. I've read reviews where people go heavier...
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    Thanks... Excellent advice. I stripped the bolt...

    Thanks... Excellent advice. I stripped the bolt completely as you said and cleaned it. I found a thin layer of rust starting at the bolt face, that stops at the two gas relief ports machined into the...
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    K98k mainspring question.

    I purchased a K98k earlyish this year and have not had any extreme problems with it, besides a little rust in the bore, which cleaned out easily. The bolt is a little stiff, which I attribute to the...
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    Sweet. I guess you're using handloads?

    Sweet.
    I guess you're using handloads?
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    Value? Great job rayg. People just in general everywhere...

    Great job rayg. People just in general everywhere do not know what they have. I saw a old man recently walk into a lgs wanting $300 for a vintage colt sp1 a1 type rifle. Guy behind the counter said,...
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    Peter, that is hilarious... I wish i was that...

    Peter, that is hilarious... I wish i was that cunning. Great idea.
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    Value? In my area it's a $500 or $600 max... I purchased...

    In my area it's a $500 or $600 max... I purchased a early 1952 no4 mk2 that's wasn't a contract rifle for $400 this year and it's a beautiful example of a no4 mk2. I thought I paid too much at the...
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    I think it looks great as is. Just be sure you...

    I think it looks great as is. Just be sure you have the experience to take on the job. Congratulations on your purchase, beautiful rifle.
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    Thanks for the idea. I will use it as such......

    Thanks for the idea. I will use it as such... It's nice and slow burning.
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    I tried to save it for two reasons... firstly, so...

    I tried to save it for two reasons... firstly, so I wouldn't waste perfectly fine cordite. The second reason is because I'm sentimental I suppose. Modern powder is better, that's not debatable, I...
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    This is pretty much a reply to everyone, thanks...

    This is pretty much a reply to everyone, thanks for the guidance.

    Thanks for that information, I always wondered how the cordite got in there. I watched a history channel documentary on British...
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    Reloading mk7 ball into new cases.

    So, I've been enjoying some POF mk7 ball without any hang fires or any problems at all, for quite a while now. So I figured I'd buy more... I bought 9 boxes, 32 rounds a box online..... I tested a...
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    I have no idea why people are throwing numbers...

    I have no idea why people are throwing numbers that high out there... is it because they're Russian and cool? My LGS has Ukrainian refurbs that are in remarkable shape, counterbore also... They want...
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    WTB: British made Lee Enfield chargers.

    Hello, I'm looking to purchase British made Lee Enfield chargers. I have a preference for MK4 stamped chargers, that have a smooth black (painted?) finish not the parkerized stuff. I have some...
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    And chain children and women to the outside of...

    And chain children and women to the outside of trains so they wouldn't get blown up.
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    Congratulations on your recent acquisition....

    Congratulations on your recent acquisition. That's a very interesting butt stock repair job... How does it shoot? Also have you weighed it? My no4 mk2 comes in at 9.8 pounds, it's the heaviest bolt...
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    OP... Read your first post. Nothing gets my gears...

    OP... Read your first post. Nothing gets my gears grinding more than the bad head space topic for the Lee Enfield. A little too loose or too tight won't hurt it. People get so fixated and panicky...
  22. Thats weird because when i ended up replacing the...

    Thats weird because when i ended up replacing the spring for the claw it works just as it did when i bought it... Like new... Even with little to no vigor. Thanks anyways. Oh and about the spring...
  23. Wow no idea. I'm glad I asked. Still searching...

    Wow no idea. I'm glad I asked. Still searching Google for a mk2 spring and haven't found any at all.
  24. Are no4 mk1 and no4 mk2 extractor springs the same?

    Time to replace my extractor spring on my no4 mk2... The rifle ejects dummy rounds just fine, as the dummy cases are bulleted, making the dummies long enough to hit the ejector screw in back of...
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    Someone also f****d up that swiss rifle too in...

    Someone also f****d up that swiss rifle too in the first photo... Too bad.
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