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  1. would need needles for that. In the interest of...

    would need needles for that.
    In the interest of public safety, all eating really needs to be done rectally, and administered by certified government personnel. Under no circumstances should we use...
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    I fit the stacking swivel band first, then upper...

    I fit the stacking swivel band first, then upper band, then lower band. Use a chisel or flat edged file to relieve the front tenon of the handgaurd under the stacking swivel, if needed. I only needed...
  3. Didn't Anthony Hopkins eat the brains of Ray...

    Didn't Anthony Hopkins eat the brains of Ray Liotta with a spoon....and some fava beans and a nice chianti? Gotta get rid of spoons too.
    People all over the world eat with their hands, on a dirt...
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    so I actually got 2 emails. the second had...

    so I actually got 2 emails. the second had "revision" appended to the subject line. Here they are for posterity.
    Warning email
    116758

    2nd Revison email
    116757
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    The warning certainly isn't new, although maybe...

    The warning certainly isn't new, although maybe rephrased. Similar warnings from them regarding factory 30-06 in the past. I wonder if there was an "incident".
    I don't quite understand the bullet...
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    big ziploc bags. one for dirty, one for cleaned...

    big ziploc bags. one for dirty, one for cleaned and sized. I then load 50-100 at a time from the clean bag, shoot them, and toss back in the dirty bag. The dirty bag has a notecard in it keeping...
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    Fitting a Handgaurd

    It seems simple enough...it just slides on right? That's what you would think. And if you try what seems obvious and natural, you will have a perfectly flat handgaurd and all will look perfect,...
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    For new handgaurds, not all are created equal. I...

    For new handgaurds, not all are created equal. I ordered one from Numrich...warped. Ordered one on ebay...not enough inletting but at least it was straight, so I resigned to grinding away...Then I...
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    and I bet the seller is King Julian? I'm...

    and I bet the seller is King Julian?

    I'm rooting for you Singer! Mostly because I feel sorry for people from California...you deserve some good luck once in a while. Just don't let it walk away.
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    Even at $300 it's a good deal. A brand new stock,...

    Even at $300 it's a good deal. A brand new stock, hand fit with love from you is ~$250 ...
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    I worked on closing the gap today, and finished...

    I worked on closing the gap today, and finished the bedding.

    To recap...
    1) make sure the barrel free floats between the muzzle bedding area and the receiver.
    2) made sure the vertical portion...
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    yes. it will fit either a 1903 or a 1903a3. It...

    yes. it will fit either a 1903 or a 1903a3. It has the groove already cut for the 1903a3 handgaurd ring, but also has the area milled out for the 1903 rear sight base. I have used the Minelli stock...
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    measuring upward pressure...With the action in...

    measuring upward pressure...With the action in the stock, with snugged hand screws, I flip it upside down and clamp it in my padded vise a the midway point in the barrel channel. With my hand on the...
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    Getting the right gap at this point is...

    Getting the right gap at this point is mechanically easy...everything is even right? While mechanically simple, it is conceptually a challenge. We have 3 bearing surfaces to consider, and our end...
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    we are concentrating on the receiver flat, and...

    we are concentrating on the receiver flat, and tang. Working towards uniform contact under the flat, and under the tang and on the sides of the tang. If there are visible scratches from the chisel...
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    Well, John Beard, you are popular enough that any...

    Well, John Beard, you are popular enough that any mention of the word beard, as in keep the coffee from dripping off your beard onto the stock, inserts a hyperlink for every beard!

    Blacken all...
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    today is the day for the inletting! 116651 Some...

    today is the day for the inletting!
    116651
    Some notes on tools. My palm chisels are from Harbor Freight. meh...they get the job done, but leave plenty of room for improvement. Big square chisels...
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    Here we go. There will be only 3 places of...

    Here we go.
    There will be only 3 places of contact between the wood and the barreled action...1) the last couple inches of wood at the muzzle end in the barrel channel must create uniform upward...
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    I sent the Sarco barrel back for an exchange. If...

    I sent the Sarco barrel back for an exchange. If their replacement looks good, I'll keep it maybe for this rifle, maybe for another, if not I'll ask for a refund. I found a NOS 2 groove, Remington...
  20. Thread: Wow!

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    Mixed masters, service grade, are still $750 at...

    Mixed masters, service grade, are still $750 at CMP. I may order another pair.
    I just saw a pair of Garands at Cabela's. I looked them over just enough to noticed refinished shiny/varnished stocks,...
  21. Way to go milsurps! Another reason why this is...

    Way to go milsurps! Another reason why this is the best corner of the internet.
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    Minelli stock review and fitting

    Hello. I'm working on building a 1903a4 clone from a nice sporter rifle I bought cheap that a previous owner decided to play a game of baseball against a tree with. I got luck in that this rifle was...
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    agreed. it is hideous. While I sort out the...

    agreed. it is hideous.
    While I sort out the barrel, I'll move on to fitting the stock. This will be my third Minelli stock, and 5th new 1903 stock I've fitted. I've seen several threads here asking...
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    I'm taking my time deciding on the barrel, and I...

    I'm taking my time deciding on the barrel, and I have a new one on the way, still in it's USGI packaging - I don't know if it's 2 or 4 groove. I also asked Sarco for an exchange - the more I though...
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    Maybe I read it in Spencer Wolf's book, or on...

    Maybe I read it in Spencer Wolf's book, or on trapdoorcollector.com.
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