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 retread12345678
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:54 pm
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: 1871 mauser
Replies: 2
Views: 44
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Re: 1871 mauser

NO EXPERT. There is a guy called GUNDERSON who might have what you need
by retread12345678
Wed Aug 15, 2018 10:50 pm
Forum: Bayonets, Knives and Swords
Topic: Recent Local Finds
Replies: 10
Views: 147
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Re: Recent Local Finds

NO EXPERT. The Krag bayonet may have the original grips. If I recall replacement grips were ground flush on both sides, but I might be misremembering
by retread12345678
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:24 am
Forum: German and Spanish Rifles
Topic: Gewehr 43 Questions
Replies: 2
Views: 1284
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Re: Gewehr 43 Questions

You are very prudent to learn about the gun. before you buy it Good luck in your search
by retread12345678
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:16 am
Forum: Bayonets, Knives and Swords
Topic: Recent Local Finds
Replies: 10
Views: 147
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Re: Recent Local Finds

NO EXPERT. Looks like the Krag scabbard is from the picket pin that was issued to the US Cavalry
by retread12345678
Tue Aug 14, 2018 12:09 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Signs you are growing old.
Replies: 40
Views: 1153
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Re: Signs you are growing old.

You remember that the tattooed lady was at Coney Island, not at the hardware store

Only pirates , gypsies and hair dressers wore earrings.

The paperboy collected on Friday
by retread12345678
Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:50 pm
Forum: Antique Cartridge and Black Powder Pistols
Topic: Is this authentic? What's its story? What's it worth?
Replies: 8
Views: 218
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Re: Is this authentic? What's its story? What's it worth?

Agreed. Once knew a guy who polished up a Henry rifle and regretted doing it
by retread12345678
Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: Antique Cartridge and Black Powder Pistols
Topic: Is this authentic? What's its story? What's it worth?
Replies: 8
Views: 218
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Re: Is this authentic? What's its story? What's it worth?

IF you can get a copy of a Flaydermans Catalog. It will give lots of insight and info on US weapons. As to value, there will be a guideline as well
by retread12345678
Sun Aug 05, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: The Krag
Topic: A very cool rifle I'd like to know more about!
Replies: 3
Views: 131
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Re: A very cool rifle I'd like to know more about!

Looks like a sported Swiss. straight pull. Check chamber dimensions to ensure proper ammo
by retread12345678
Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:27 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Signs you are growing old.
Replies: 40
Views: 1153
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Re: Signs you are growing old.

And. certain "magazines" were kept behind the cash register at the local candy store
by retread12345678
Sat Jul 28, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Signs you are growing old.
Replies: 40
Views: 1153
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Re: Signs you are growing old.

WHEN Playboy magazine's centerfold showed a hint of fuzz. Delete if inappropriate
by retread12345678
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:36 pm
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Chilean Mauser Long Rifles
Replies: 12
Views: 590
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Re: Chilean Mauser Long Rifles

Years ago I went to SARCO and saw racks of M. 1916 7mm Mauser short rifles with these type slings.
by retread12345678
Mon Jul 09, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: Ever wonder what the Army did with the rifles captured in the Indian Wars
Replies: 3
Views: 252
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Re: Ever wonder what the Army did with the rifles captured in the Indian Wars

I. had read many captured or surrendered guns were sent to. Rock Island where they gradually vanished over time
by retread12345678
Sat Jul 07, 2018 6:59 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: where did you spend 4th of July 1976?
Replies: 11
Views: 367
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Re: where did you spend 4th of July 1976?

Spent my honeymoon in San Diego with my new bride. Still. married and happy
by retread12345678
Tue Jul 03, 2018 4:46 pm
Forum: The Krag
Topic: Guns of the Spanish american war
Replies: 3
Views: 295
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Re: Guns of the Spanish american war

Many thanks for sharing these unusual photos. There were other arms used as well. My eyes are pretty well used as well, but it looks as if a Danish Krag. is featured in a studio shot about half way through the pictures. Thanks again. HAPPY 4TH !!

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