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  1. 38 S&W

    I also reload the 38 S&W more for accuracy than self defense, Some years back I converted two Uberti revolvers (1851 and 1861) that were incomplete/junkers to cartridge. Fortunaterly I had two...
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    check sticky threads above, stock quiz by Rick...

    check sticky threads above, stock quiz by Rick Borecky for Winchester cartouches. Stock rebuilds during later WW2 used
    cartouches such as GAW, NFR later SHM and SPG. Rebuild facilities used...
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    Midway did make some 7,63mm cartridges and even...

    Midway did make some 7,63mm cartridges and even had empty brass. You can form 223 Rem brass which requires some work
    but not difficult, extractor groove dimensions is important on 223 brass as you...
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    stamps

    I don't think the DAS stamp was used on rebuilds, your stamps also do not not look original
  5. Thread: '89 Schmidt rubin

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    GP 90/03 and GP 90/23 cartridges

    Here are two Swiss 7,5mm cartridges

    left is GP 90/23 loaded with FMJ round nose bullet 211 grs

    right is GP 90/03 loaded with paper patch lead hollow based heeled steel capped round nose bullet...
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    M1 from CMP sales

    Nice purchase, the correct cartouche is SA over GAW, your SA EMcF stock is valuable with such a nice cartouche. It is possible to somewhat date your EMcF stock with a few answers:

    the clip latch...
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    rebuilding - early days

    At some point during the early days, the trigger guards had the rings114073114074 swaged back to a round shape and when the large pad in the trigger housing was reduced in size for the rev 6 safety,...
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    the last revision number used on the milled...

    the last revision number used on the milled trigger guards was revision 3 which last into early 1942. The milled trigger guards without
    the drawing number will sometimes be found with a single...
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    These letters start to appear after the drawing...

    These letters start to appear after the drawing numbers were discontinued, I don't believe there is a reference to these letter codes
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    original or cartridge conversion

    You could just purchase one of each variation and enjoy them both, the reproductions are not that expensive

    photos show both my repro Colt 1851 revolvers113892113893
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    cartridge conversions

    I have converted both the Uberti Colt 1861 and 1851 to cartridge using incomplete revolvers found at gun shows years ago. I did have 38 S&W cylinders but had to make the ejector rod housings, recoil...
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    It is not worth the trouble as there are too many...

    It is not worth the trouble as there are too many nicer receivers around
  13. Thread: fork in the road

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    Adopters are available for 303 and 30-06

    There are adopters available for both 303 and 30-06 but113750113751113752113753113754 only the 30-06 will take the 32 S&W Long. They can be accurate in the 20 to 30 feet distance and the 32 S&W long...
  14. Thread: fork in the road

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    restoration of 1903's

    Back about ten years or more, I bought some four digit 1903 receivers from the CMP auction, they were not expensive. These receivers all have a nice finish and color as received and I had quite a...
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    Reising magazine pouches

    The Reising magazine pouches are different from the Thompson

    It was stated that the USMC dumped quite a few Reising smg's in the rivers and that
    HRA had poor quality control on the parts. 113746
  16. Military Training oversized models small arms

    For every military oversize model that was used as a training aid there is a manual to go with it.

    I have a manual for the oversized M1 Rifle printed in 1951 by the US Navy for the Army National...
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    I have some in my collection, believe from the...

    I have some in my collection, believe from the 1970.s. Not too accurate, had a red case and black bullet
  18. It is a M60 machine gun rear sight

    It is a M60 machine gun rear sight
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    French 8 mm Lebel 15 meter reduced loading

    The French manufactured a round lead ball or spherical ball for reduced loading at 15 meters called the Mle 1895 2nd type. The round lead ball loaded 8113590113591113592 mm Lebel in my photos is...
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    another almost forgotten accessory for the M16

    You do not see these around much , note the original green pistol grip113547113548113549
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    fake cartouches

    The SA SPG and SA GHS are (in my opinion) most faked of the WW2 period cartouches

    cartouches in photos are original
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    My Enfield 1903 went to India

    My Enfield 1903 went to India where it was updated in 1914113483113484113485
  23. Thread: Fake Colt 601

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    additional early parts

    Besides the early plastic and other parts, I did find a very early bolt catch which I did install.

    The venders that sell repro parts for restorations do manufacture the early bolt catch but it is...
  24. notch cut out for bolt handle

    The 1941 Rock Island scant stocks did have a manufactured notch cut out for the bolt. These stocks were only manufactured for the Model 1903 receivers & barrels not the model 1903A3.

    While as...
  25. Thread: Fake Colt 601

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    Fake Colt 601

    I wanted to build a fake Colt 601 rifle, I used original green fibre plastic handguards, pistol grip and stock. Also an original waffle magazine and triangular charging handle. All these parts were...
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