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    Reading it now....real good stuff.

    Reading it now....real good stuff.
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    I'll check my carbine club newsletters but I...

    I'll check my carbine club newsletters but I think you are correct.
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    My rifle was manufactured on March 23, 1943.

    My rifle was manufactured on March 23, 1943.
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    Don't worry, I won't even think about removing it...

    Don't worry, I won't even think about removing it and thanks for the education. When did they change the pin to the headed style?
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    Wrong, I appreciate constructive suggestions and...

    Wrong, I appreciate constructive suggestions and always have, Moo.
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    Got it....yes it has been broken but it can't be...

    Got it....yes it has been broken but it can't be removed. This is the first early Winchester that I have actually touched and didn't know what the pin was for. I did not see the hammer pin installed...
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    It doesn't look cut off to me....there is still a...

    It doesn't look cut off to me....there is still a tip there. The fact is that it is an original part. The whole rifle has original parts. I am done with this forum as all you guys want to do is find...
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    Additional pictures added...hope you like them....

    Additional pictures added...hope you like them. The friction pin I had never seen before but after monkeying with it I can see why it was eliminated! The best way I found was to start the pin in the...
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    That's is not a punch mark, it's a ding. I don't...

    That's is not a punch mark, it's a ding. I don't know what to make of the other mark under the rear sight, under magnification it looks like small dings in a line.
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    I'm real busy tomorrow but will disassemble for...

    I'm real busy tomorrow but will disassemble for internal soon. Thanks for the comments.
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    Picked up a Winchester

    PI found this one for me. This is one from the first block SN1049220 and I waited a long time for it. The OC cartouche is on it's side and the SN is a mess but all the parts seem correct. ME is 1.5....
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    [QUOTE=painter777;444788]Paul, I'm Charlie from...

    [QUOTE=painter777;444788]Paul,
    I'm Charlie from up in Michigan you may remember me as we did a little business years ago.
    I didn't update or take the time to Fluff up my Profile but your Welcome...
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    Not stained, just Linseed Oil which darkens over...

    Not stained, just Linseed Oil which darkens over the years. Thanks to General Alexander Archer Vandegrift and the 1st Marine Division, the Japanese never invaded NZ and the rifles went into storage....
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    Found a nice Long Branch lend rifle

    I really love these Long Branch No4 Mk1*'s. This is number 3 in my collection and I hadn't seen one in years. A 75 year old time machine.......
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    Ruth says that when Rock Ola ran out of Walnut...

    Ruth says that when Rock Ola ran out of Walnut they started using Cherry. If it looks like Cherry and there's evidence they used Cherry then it's probably Cherry! Whatever it is, it's the finest Rock...
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    Yepper. I've heard rumors that there are many of...

    Yepper. I've heard rumors that there are many of them floating around.....Sensational rifle PI.
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    [SIZE="2"]Thanks for the help here. You all...

    [SIZE="2"]Thanks for the help here. You all confirmed my concerns over this rifle and it is currently on the way back to where it came from. The man who sold it to me is a good guy but knows zero...
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    I came to the same conclusion yesterday. I...

    I came to the same conclusion yesterday. I believe the rifle to be a restoration without doubt. I believe the barreled action has been re parkerized as well. A rifle with an MW of 2 would have been...
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    Mag catch and band ...

    Mag catch and band

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    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2018/12/ro8-1.jpg

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    Things are looking better, however, could the...

    Things are looking better, however, could the drain holes have been reamed out later during rebuild? My guess is probably not.
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    It's eggzactly 3/16. I purchased this one as...

    It's eggzactly 3/16. I purchased this one as correct but Ruth says the hole comes later. The rifle looks almost to good to be true and I'm thinking restoration? Here are the bits; Front sight RP on...
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    The hole that the return spring sits in is bore...

    The hole that the return spring sits in is bore all the way through and out the end of the rear of the receiver 3/16 diameter. I thought this was done on mid and later range SN'd rifles. This is SN...
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    I sure hope to are right!! What is you source??

    I sure hope to are right!! What is you source??
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    Rock-Ola question

    What is the earliest SN that the integral spring hole was bored out of the back of the housing? I have a 1.72M rifle that is bored out.
  25. [QUOTE=Detroit-1;433646]I thought the safety was...

    [QUOTE=Detroit-1;433646]I thought the safety was parked on a 03A3.[COLOR="black"]

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    Detroit, you are on to...
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