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    I've been hunting with my No5 for 38 years. In...

    I've been hunting with my No5 for 38 years. In that time I've replaced the buttstock with a Fajen pistol grip high comb and cheek piece, removed the rear sight to add a no drill scope mount, replace...
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    Buhler low scope safety. Aftermarket part that...

    Buhler low scope safety. Aftermarket part that was available for many different model Mausers. I have one on my Model 96 sporter. Exactly as wjw said a small notch has to be cut into the bolt shroud....
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    My 5/16 Remington m1913 bayonet is in much better...

    My 5/16 Remington m1913 bayonet is in much better shape than that one.
    WooHoo, time to pay off the mortgage! Just kidding.
    You can't take these sellers seriously. They're looking for those with...
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    You can check with Numrich at gunpartscorp.com ...

    You can check with Numrich at gunpartscorp.com
    They have a variety available with sear all running around $20 and up.
  5. I converted my 1917 sporter into a faux US Model...

    I converted my 1917 sporter into a faux US Model 1918 the greatest sniper rifle that never was. I added a weaver detachable side mount with a weaver 3x scope and Garand cheek piece.
    I've owned this...
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    All combloc AK magazines are Interchangeable and...

    All combloc AK magazines are Interchangeable and function equally. For some reason US made AK mags are junk.
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    That's just beautiful. You don't see wood like...

    That's just beautiful. You don't see wood like that on even high end rifles today. Enjoy it and use it often. Keep it clean and oiled and the 2 of you will have a happy lifetime together. It really...
  8. Well the deal went down! The ammo was exactly as...

    Well the deal went down! The ammo was exactly as promised clean dry no evidence of moisture rust free ammo can. Now I have an excuse to go to the range, as if I needed one.

    Here are some...
  9. Don't worry yourself about the quality of that...

    Don't worry yourself about the quality of that steel. The Argentine Mausers were THE most sought after action by Custom gunsmiths when such a thing still existed. Those actions were known to be...
  10. Well this stuff would work out to $17.50 per box....

    Well this stuff would work out to $17.50 per box. Not bad at all by today's prices. That's $12 per box cheaper than new Remingtons around here. Who knows what kind of condition those $15 boxes were...
  11. Value Of Full Can Of LC M72 Match Ammo?

    I have the opportunity to purchase a full can of Lake City 1968 dated M72 match ammo for $350 us. Is this a decent price for this stuff? It works out to .87.5 cents a round and is much cheaper than...
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    You know I never considered that. A 2 piece bolt...

    You know I never considered that. A 2 piece bolt with no locking lugs just the bolt root. Those had to have been some short range low power grenades.
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    I've also never seen this grenade launcher for...

    I've also never seen this grenade launcher for the Kropatschek system. I have a long infantry rifle and a short rifle and would like to get my hands on one of these.

    These tube magazine rifles...
  14. It couldn't be a 1917 build based on the serial...

    It couldn't be a 1917 build based on the serial number, a physical impossibility. Believe whatever you want your entitled to. Winchester produced 225,008 p14 rifles with production ceasing April 1917...
  15. The upgrade to pre 12/16 rifles was done...

    The upgrade to pre 12/16 rifles was done primarily between 1938 and 1939 at small shops throughout the Kingdom. This was done in an expedient manner in order to pump up if you will the available...
  16. That's an excellent looking rifle be happy with...

    That's an excellent looking rifle be happy with and shoot it often.

    Now for the bad news, a phosphate finish was never originally used on a P14 in fact it wasn't introduced until late in Model...
  17. Exactly as Daan said in post #2. The magazine on...

    Exactly as Daan said in post #2. The magazine on my 2a1 is serial numbered to the rifle and has no issues. Pick 1 magazine and work with it by adjusting the feed lips at the top and keep it in the...
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    There should be criminal prosecution for...

    There should be criminal prosecution for committing such an atrocity to a war veteran.

    I wish you luck on your endeavor but as been said it's going to be an expensive project. If it shot well I...
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    Have you tried Numrich at gunpartscorp.com? They...

    Have you tried Numrich at gunpartscorp.com? They have many small parts you might need.
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    Don you have a bloom of rust on the left side of...

    Don you have a bloom of rust on the left side of the chamber above the wood just behind the sight and under the dirty bird. Take care of that, will you.

    If it was an all matching rifle it would...
  21. I remember reading there were some experimental...

    I remember reading there were some experimental 20 round magazines fitted to m98's during WWI with no great result. Made a large heavy cumbersome weapon even more so and it wasn't adopted.

    My...
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    Bed your receiver as standard for this type of...

    Bed your receiver as standard for this type of action including rear tang and trigger guard. If the barrel is cut down free float. If it's full military length tab bed where the middle band would be....
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    Numrich has them for $2.75. Go to...

    Numrich has them for $2.75. Go to gunpartscorp.com look up Enfield in manufacturers then P14, there's a parts schematic it's part number 37 on page 3.
  24. Very nice. That's a clean looking rifle, be proud...

    Very nice. That's a clean looking rifle, be proud of the work you did.
  25. Thread: M17 mag box

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    I've seen the same manufacturing process for both...

    I've seen the same manufacturing process for both P14 and M1917 magazine boxes from all 3 maker's.
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