Well, the board is either fixed, or it's going to run terribly. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. I'm at my technical limit right now.

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by M14man
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:46 pm
Forum: M16/AR Style
Topic: Scope ring height
Replies: 2
Views: 523
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Re: Scope ring height

No, but the front sight usually does not interfere or appear in the scope.
by M14man
Sat Sep 15, 2018 7:40 pm
Forum: United States Rifles
Topic: 1903 price check
Replies: 5
Views: 566
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Re: 1903 price check

What is the barrel date?
Finger groove stock or WW2 replacement.
Decent 03's start at $600 and go up accordingly.
by M14man
Wed Jun 06, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: United States Rifles
Topic: Picked up a 1903 Springfield
Replies: 17
Views: 1883
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Re: Picked up a 1903 Springfield

Type 6 Remington stock was what you had.
by M14man
Sat Jun 02, 2018 4:32 pm
Forum: United States Rifles
Topic: Picked up a 1903 Springfield
Replies: 17
Views: 1883
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Re: Picked up a 1903 Springfield

You did well!
by M14man
Sat May 12, 2018 3:25 pm
Forum: United States Rifles
Topic: 1903 A3 REAR SIGHT APERTURE MOVES.
Replies: 3
Views: 832
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Re: 1903 A3 REAR SIGHT APERTURE MOVES.

There is a flat spring plate that is supposed to hold the sight in place. I was never able to rebend the spring to create more presure.As i recall I could not loosen the screw that held the plate down. I just replcaced the sight. I know that's not the best method, but I could not get to the spring t...
by M14man
Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:55 pm
Forum: United States Rifles
Topic: Picked up 1903 Mk1
Replies: 10
Views: 2641
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Re: Picked up 1903 Mk1

Here is mine



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by M14man
Fri Apr 06, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: United States Rifles
Topic: Picked up 1903 Mk1
Replies: 10
Views: 2641
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Re: Picked up 1903 Mk1

You can not have an original M1903 MKI and have a low number.
All were high numbers.
by M14man
Mon Apr 02, 2018 9:22 pm
Forum: United States Rifles
Topic: Bolt mark quetion on 1903
Replies: 2
Views: 741
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Re: Bolt mark quetion on 1903

Stamps are not usually that small. It appears to be a 03A3 replacement bolt
by M14man
Sat Mar 03, 2018 10:21 pm
Forum: M1 Garand
Topic: Different front sight heights?
Replies: 12
Views: 2444
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Re: Different front sight heights?

Maybe the stuff was old. In it's advertisements, it gets hard enough to file and tap, and the stuff I have used gets rock hard too.
by M14man
Wed Feb 28, 2018 9:23 pm
Forum: M1 Garand
Topic: Different front sight heights?
Replies: 12
Views: 2444
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Re: Different front sight heights?

My tube of JB weld gets rock hard and if the surface is prepared well and clean, sticks good.
Don't give up
by M14man
Fri Feb 09, 2018 10:23 pm
Forum: M1 Garand
Topic: Numbered Parts
Replies: 9
Views: 2126
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Re: Numbered Parts

A book will just show you how un-original and mixed it is!
by M14man
Thu Feb 08, 2018 11:07 pm
Forum: M1 Garand
Topic: Numbered Parts
Replies: 9
Views: 2126
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Re: Numbered Parts

Only the receiver is numbered. Any other numbers are part numbers and you need an in-depth book that will give you want numbers belong in the era of the rifle manufacture. As for parts numbering to the gun serial....no. There were 4 makers of Garands, so one can often see their Garand has mixed manu...
by M14man
Thu Feb 08, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: M1 Garand
Topic: M1 Garand Loading Question
Replies: 3
Views: 919
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Re: M1 Garand Loading Question

Not a rifle problem! Your entire process is correct! Your final summation incorrect. Once you pull the bolt back, a TIGHT grabbing clip will hold the bolt back as the bolt face meets the cartridge. Then one usually heels the op-rod gently stripping the cartridge from the clip. One should roll the ha...
by M14man
Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:56 am
Forum: United States Rifles
Topic: New to me 1903
Replies: 5
Views: 1527
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Re: New to me 1903

Here is a link where that page can be seen!
http://www.trfindley.com/origstmps/m1903guidea.jpg
by M14man
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:51 pm
Forum: M1 Garand
Topic: Different front sight heights?
Replies: 12
Views: 2444
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Re: Different front sight heights?

You only have to raise it about .05"...1/20th
I'd go with JB weld because you could peel it off if desired.

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