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  1. Hi Rifleman, the barrel and gas piston shroud...

    Hi Rifleman,

    the barrel and gas piston shroud are not as they should be.
    You have a flash hider which is very different from ours, and the gas piston should be straight, actually exactly like on...
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    Beretta 34

    Beretta 34
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    There is this one here on sale now. 700 €.
    Damn, Amadeus... Why did you start this...:madsmile:
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    Conceptually I like them a lot. A Ljungman but in...

    Conceptually I like them a lot. A Ljungman but in 8x57.
    Never fired one, just seen one in a collection when I was picking up my P14 a few months back.
    They seem to be good rifles and, if I weren't...
  5. Thread: My Gewehr 98

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    Gig improved. If necessary, I’ll file the tip so thet it gets narrower.
  6. Thread: P17 Winchester

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    Hahahaha.... You’re a bad guy, Bruce:lol: I...

    Hahahaha....
    You’re a bad guy, Bruce:lol:
    I decided to call her With a whistle, just in case:D:D:D
  7. Thread: P17 Winchester

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    Nice rifle!!! And very interesting range! In any...

    Nice rifle!!! And very interesting range!
    In any case, the enemy would have been drilled all right. So, mission accomplished once more!
  8. Thread: My Gewehr 98

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    I made this gig, which works great on all my...

    I made this gig, which works great on all my Mausers. But the Gew’s blade is so tight, that I bent the handle...
    I’ll try with soaking in WD40!
    103719
  9. Thread: My Gewehr 98

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    Last week I went playing with Aunt Gew. Great...

    Last week I went playing with Aunt Gew.
    Great lady:lol:
    If only I could move the front sight left...just 3/10ths of a mm...
    But it is rock solid.
    First shot high, then the rest.
  10. Thread: To one and all

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    For us, but the 2nd Army Corps which was in...

    For us, but the 2nd Army Corps which was in France, that day is November 4th. But I’ll be glad to oblige!
  11. Thread: 25 yard zero...

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    That’s it. New and wholly unknown rifle. If I hit...

    That’s it. New and wholly unknown rifle. If I hit in the black at 25, then I’m safe to go at least 100.
    Usually I hit paper also at 100 with new rifles, but I have seen a good pal of mine getting...
  12. Thread: 25 yard zero...

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    I use the 25 meter or 50 meter zeroing in new...

    I use the 25 meter or 50 meter zeroing in new rifles, where I have no real clue where they’ll hit.
    Once I’m on paper at that distance, and normally you always are, I know if I can stretch...
  13. I love the sound of the Focke-Wulf. Throaty,...

    I love the sound of the Focke-Wulf. Throaty, deep...
    Sent the link to my dad and he told me the Spitfire sound raised the hair on his back.
    When he was a kid, in 1944, he was strafed by one while...
  14. Thread: P17 Winchester

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    Yesterday I brought the old warhorse out again....

    Yesterday I brought the old warhorse out again.
    Same reload as Patrick suggested me. OAL 84,7, not .5 as written there.
    Low light due to stormy weather, so I needed three rounds to get to where the...
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    I’d look for a Mosin 1891. The old Imperial one....

    I’d look for a Mosin 1891. The old Imperial one. Longer, rough and less available.
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    First “approach” with reloaded ammo at 100 meters.
    Standard recipe for my Peruvian.
    Not too shabby.
    Have to keep playing with her.
  17. They are, at least here in Italy. No problems at...

    They are, at least here in Italy. No problems at all with that.
    No limits also for the quantity of firearms you want to buy.
  18. 1909 Argentinian Mauser...Ooooops, I did it again

    Today, driving back from Germany through Switzerland at the end of a trade show, I called a guy who put a 1909 Argentinian Mauser on sale.
    He was along my way home, so I took a chance to go see the...
  19. Thread: PUNJI PITS

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    And each war, everything has to be learned again...

    And each war, everything has to be learned again from zero...
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    Thanks for the recipe:D

    Thanks for the recipe:D
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    So, today, after flying back from Las Vegas via...

    So, today, after flying back from Las Vegas via London and sleeping 12 hours, I went to the range with Patrick’s pet load (48 grs. of N140, 168 grs HPBT match bullets from Hornady and OAL of 84.7 mm,...
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    My bet is that you found something interesting....

    My bet is that you found something interesting.
    Be it a field mod or something done later, it looks useful and well done.
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    Hi Amadeus, I normally use Sellier & Bellot...

    Hi Amadeus,

    I normally use Sellier & Bellot FMJBT 180 grs. bullets.
    Also Hornady or other high-end brands will be ok.
    PPU also. I think they even have a 150 grs. bullet.
    I lately reload it with...
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    It pretty much depends on the kind of sights for...

    It pretty much depends on the kind of sights for me.
    With normal open sights I’m pretty good, shooting often around 2-3” groups, sometimes close to 1”.
    With aperture sights I’m relearning, but am...
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    Interesting indeed. One might ask himself why......

    Interesting indeed.
    One might ask himself why...
    National guard is probably a bit less aggressively trained, but it still gets a training which is far away from law enforcement.
    But for me at that...
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