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    Love to see an FN49, picture heavy would do...

    Love to see an FN49, picture heavy would do nicely...if you have time. When the wood's in good shape they can be stunning. I had an older well worn FN 49 in .30 cal decades ago, it had a couple...
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    There's a specific slide stop for them. Also the...

    There's a specific slide stop for them. Also the notch in the slide could be rounding out...
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    Because of the different content of the parts. We tried a stronger solution of bluing salts to give it a black finish, kind of a trial and error. Also you can use an oxynate 84 solution as for...
  4. Like lemon juice or some such... It's a neat...

    Like lemon juice or some such...

    It's a neat revolver, I'd like to have it.
  5. So much for it being done locally for control...

    So much for it being done locally for control purposes. Now we know...
  6. Up the point you fire it and it cracks there...

    Up the point you fire it and it cracks there...
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    Pics of that one while we wait? We'd love to see...

    Pics of that one while we wait? We'd love to see it...
  8. I wonder, H&Rs? Sadam apparently had a couple he...

    I wonder, H&Rs? Sadam apparently had a couple he considered family rifles and used them to take his sons hunting when they were younger...hares and such... I'd like to examine a couple of these. I...
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    Here's a tutorial... ...

    Here's a tutorial... https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=28752
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    What a nice rifle...

    What a nice rifle...
  11. Glass bead blasting will remove every rust pit...

    Glass bead blasting will remove every rust pit and clean stamps and remove everything. Except it won't remove surface...so when you blue, it's matt finish but perfect. Otherwise with hand polish...
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    The minor pitting could be from corrosive...

    The minor pitting could be from corrosive primers, you may get a shine and the next day it'll be soot again. I had a '94 Winchester rifle like that, would clean to shine and then overnight go dark...
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    Exactly, just start at the top I guess. I'd HAVE...

    Exactly, just start at the top I guess. I'd HAVE to lay them all out just to see what's there though. The chest must smell like a locker room though...the age of things in there.
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    Charlie's here, he'll be long. Good to see you...

    Charlie's here, he'll be long. Good to see you still active here.
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    What a nice rifle that is, hard to believe they...

    What a nice rifle that is, hard to believe they still exist as new with the case hardening still intact. Looks like a bayonet was never on it. Perfect... Is that what's known as a "Buffington"...
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    Wish I was closer...LF&C, Landers Fray and Clark...

    Wish I was closer...LF&C, Landers Fray and Clark knuckle knives...V42 dagger, scarce or rare, Fairburn/Sykes commando knives, there are a few patterns and types. Some are expensive.

    Lots of...
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    That IS correct. Metric mags have such a small...

    That IS correct. Metric mags have such a small front projection, just a small sliver. Inch mags have a large steel nose projection to lock them in place. You can put a metric mag on an inch gun...
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    Isn't that a nice example...

    Isn't that a nice example...
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    Interesting old rifle...

    Interesting old rifle...
  20. I believe you. The UK uses Suncorite and India...

    I believe you. The UK uses Suncorite and India may just use stove paint.
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    I'll bet that was the only sight they could get...

    I'll bet that was the only sight they could get for it...had no idea what the original looked like.
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    I had one years ago that was as new...rang like a...

    I had one years ago that was as new...rang like a bell when you dropped the open bolt closed, just beautiful steel in it.
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    Wow, three grand and time left. Jim Flavin...

    Wow, three grand and time left. Jim Flavin offered to send me one a few years back because they only cost about a hundred bucks...he had quite a few. This one's special because it's as new?
  24. They were blued or parkerized and then painted. ...

    They were blued or parkerized and then painted. I don't know for sure about parkerizing as I've not been in a UK factory...but they weren't JUST painted. Yes it can be stripped but the best way is...
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    Neat, neat rifle too. I don't understand more...

    Neat, neat rifle too. I don't understand more not having a chat about it.
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