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 DWM
Sat Jun 17, 2017 5:49 pm
Forum: Military Bolt Action Rifle General Topics
Topic: Remember that gunsmith-counterbored Venezuelan mauser?
Replies: 17
Views: 4141
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Re: Remember that gunsmith-counterbored Venezuelan mauser?

You've put a lot of time into that project, the (accuracy) gains seem worth it.
by DWM
Sun Jun 11, 2017 4:31 pm
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: my K98ks
Replies: 9
Views: 2611
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Re: my K98ks

Sarge wrote:
Thu Jun 08, 2017 6:20 pm
Well almost. I've also got a half dozen G/K 43s, 6 MP 40s, 4 MP 44s, an MG 42 and 3 55mm mortars. Plus a heard of P.38s u. Lugers.
AND one Kubelwagen and 3 motorcycle combis.
Sarge
We need a family photo of all of that. Sounds like a great collection.
by DWM
Sun Jun 11, 2017 8:52 am
Forum: SKS Carbines
Topic: laminated handguard on Russian SKS
Replies: 1
Views: 2045
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laminated handguard on Russian SKS

I was looking at a 1954 Izhevsk SKS that is for sale. It has not been refurbed (still has it's hardwood stock and the bolt carrier is still in the white), but the handguard is laminated. Is this normal or was this a replacement done either while still in military service or sometime over here. My mi...
by DWM
Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:01 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: My fall into South American Mausers
Replies: 9
Views: 711
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Re: My fall into South American Mausers

Could you post more photos of that Brazilian, its lovely.
by DWM
Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:45 am
Forum: Military Bolt Action Rifle General Topics
Topic: Turkish Forestry Carbine
Replies: 11
Views: 2958
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Re: Turkish Forestry Carbine

Ian at Forgotten Weapons did a video on one a few years ago. They seem to have been a great solution to the problem at hand. Your example looks great.
by DWM
Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:39 am
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: Kar 98K from my collection
Replies: 3
Views: 2036
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Re: Kar 98K from my collection

Super shape. How's it shoot?
by DWM
Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:07 am
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: LB No.4 Mk.1 repaired handguard
Replies: 7
Views: 608
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Re: LB No.4 Mk.1 repaired handguard

Here we go. It does look like there was a small crack starting to form. http://i.imgur.com/Ze10tmH.jpg Brian Dick of EFD rifles suggested that this rifle had seen service in Greece (based on a 46' FTR stamp on the collar). I also spotted a very similar LB No. 4 that has Greek militia markings. http...
by DWM
Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:23 am
Forum: French Rifles
Topic: MAS 49
Replies: 10
Views: 3513
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Re: MAS 49

Ooh, very nice. I have a 49/56 and love it. A 49 would be great to pick up, but I think a FN49 may have to come first.
by DWM
Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:18 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: FN1922 Brazilian Carbine
Replies: 3
Views: 345
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Re: FN1922 Brazilian Carbine

Very nice, how's the bore? Those carbines are handy, and the first 5 rounds are a hoot. After that things become less fun.
by DWM
Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:13 am
Forum: The Krag
Topic: Some love from 1901
Replies: 7
Views: 2543
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Re: Some love from 1901

Shoot, with you being 28 that tree is probably younger than you!
by DWM
Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:11 am
Forum: FN FAL/L1A1/STG58
Topic: FN-49 Collection
Replies: 19
Views: 4221
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Re: FN-49 Collection

I hate picture threads, it always makes the gun in question move to the top of my list. Wonderful collection there sir!
by DWM
Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:29 pm
Forum: Stock Care and Replacement Stocks
Topic: Repaired a duffel cut. Feedback welcome.
Replies: 10
Views: 2730
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Re: Repaired a duffel cut. Feedback welcome.

Very nice, I have a Kar98AZ that I need to repair. This looks like a good approach.
by DWM
Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:24 pm
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Chilean Mauser
Replies: 14
Views: 2915
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Re: Chilean Mauser

Those pre-WW1 Mausers are the best.
by DWM
Tue Jun 06, 2017 10:22 pm
Forum: Reloading
Topic: How to reload, Step by Step
Replies: 6
Views: 614
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Re: How to reload, Step by Step

Thanks for the link, that looks really helpful. I'm hoping to start hand loading in the next 6 months.
by DWM
Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:04 pm
Forum: Russian and Finnish Rifles
Topic: 1898 Dragoon
Replies: 3
Views: 353
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Re: 1898 Dragoon

jbs wrote:
Tue Jun 06, 2017 6:56 pm
I'll put up pics of my finned 1895 M91 in another thread sometime. Lots of markings on that one.
Yeah check out my Russian/Austro-Hungarian/Finn here: viewtopic.php?f=19&t=122

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