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 mhb
Sat Dec 09, 2017 9:09 pm
Forum: Military Semi-Automatic Rifles General Topics
Topic: James River made BM-59
Replies: 11
Views: 3963
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Re: James River made BM-59

FWIW: the BM59 rifles have a reputation for violent extraction/ejection. A friend has a James River BM59 which, as-received, would jerk hunks out of the rim of all the brass-cased ammo he tried - he was forced to use Wolf steel cased ammo to achieve proper function, though ejection was still notably...
by mhb
Fri Dec 08, 2017 9:06 pm
Forum: The Krag
Topic: Bore Diameter Variations
Replies: 10
Views: 2222
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Re: Bore Diameter Variations

Slowbob is correct as to the fairly uniform bore diameters of the Krag and other early rifles - that is because the bore diameter is established by reaming, and a properly designed, sharpened and operated reamer cuts VERY close to size, thus, the nominal .300" bore diameter of the Krag and other U.S...

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