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by Airforce1
Wed Oct 07, 2020 8:54 am
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: Your uncommon mark for the day
Replies: 44
Views: 1667

Re: Your uncommon mark for the day

I've been keeping pics of uncommon marks found on Carcanos for a few years, and if there's enough interest, I'll post some here from time to time. On the top flat of this TS is seen a Star of David. Commonwealth forces captured large numbers of rifles, MGs and ammo from Italians in N. Africa. Some ...
by Airforce1
Mon Oct 05, 2020 3:40 am
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: 7.7 Jap using pulled "Yellow-tipped" Russian bullets
Replies: 6
Views: 489

Re: 7.7 Jap using pulled "Yellow-tipped" Russian bullets

I think burner has a match load with surplus bullets. Might want to contact him.
by Airforce1
Thu Oct 01, 2020 7:16 am
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: Chinese Carcano
Replies: 5
Views: 653

Re: Chinese Carcano

I would love to have one of those!
by Airforce1
Sun Sep 20, 2020 7:56 am
Forum: Reloading
Topic: Old Powder Handed to me: how safe is it?
Replies: 4
Views: 683

Re: Old Powder Handed to me: how safe is it?

I have used shotgun powder that is decades old with no problems. As long as you know that is what is in the container.
by Airforce1
Mon Aug 31, 2020 5:46 am
Forum: Soviet-Russian Influenced Rifles
Topic: Anyone here have a Russin SVT40?
Replies: 10
Views: 4491

Re: Anyone here have a Russin SVT40?

Shot 1 or 2. Wish I had one personally. Likes light ball ammo.
by Airforce1
Thu Jul 30, 2020 7:19 am
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: M91/24 Cleaning Rods and improv....
Replies: 2
Views: 1001

Re: M91/24 Cleaning Rods and improv....

Once I get a shop built and get a lather setup one of the first things I will attempt is to make cleaning rods.
by Airforce1
Tue Jul 28, 2020 9:58 pm
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: Ethiopian CARCANOS
Replies: 4
Views: 1232

Re: Ethiopian CARCANOS

Unfortunately the Ethiopian guns are extremely bad. Reports of missing parts, shot out bores and cracked bolts. You can get one much cheaper at a show plus you can inspect it before hand.
by Airforce1
Mon Jul 20, 2020 2:19 am
Forum: French Pistols
Topic: model 17 Unique (photos now)
Replies: 3
Views: 1336

Re: model 17 Unique (no photos yet)

Ouch. I picked mine up for 125 bucks several years ago and found a second one for 200 and didn't buy it. Nice little ruby copies, even some of the mags interchange.
by Airforce1
Mon Jun 22, 2020 6:12 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Dads collection
Replies: 3
Views: 1358

Re: Dads collection

Posting pictures here will may also help.
by Airforce1
Fri Jun 12, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: Please Check Your Carcanos
Replies: 4
Views: 1706

Re: Please Check Your Carcanos

Fairly common.
by Airforce1
Sat May 30, 2020 10:13 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Please members the forum needs your help
Replies: 52
Views: 11192

Re: Please members the forum needs your help

elricfate wrote: Sat May 30, 2020 9:25 am
Airforce1 wrote: Sat May 30, 2020 9:21 am
elricfate wrote: Sat May 30, 2020 7:36 am Three days left and I have almost enough for a two year hosting agreement ($624)
How much is left?
$44
Consider it even now.
by Airforce1
Sat May 30, 2020 9:21 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Please members the forum needs your help
Replies: 52
Views: 11192

Re: Please members the forum needs your help

elricfate wrote: Sat May 30, 2020 7:36 am Three days left and I have almost enough for a two year hosting agreement ($624)
How much is left?
by Airforce1
Fri May 29, 2020 9:24 am
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Please members the forum needs your help
Replies: 52
Views: 11192

Re: Please members the forum needs your help

I would like to help technically but my web skills expired at least 20 years ago.
by Airforce1
Thu May 28, 2020 7:07 am
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: Ammo Database
Replies: 9
Views: 25724

Re: Ammo Database

luigi wrote: Wed May 27, 2020 5:49 pm IMG_20200527_105419.jpgI found a 20rd box of surplus 7.35 ammo today. Stamped T.M. and B-39

Is this run of the mill standard stuff?
Pretty much any 7.35 from 1939 is very common.
by Airforce1
Sat May 23, 2020 10:30 am
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: Type I Arisaka
Replies: 8
Views: 1812

Re: Type I Arisaka

I have 3 of them. Nice looking rifles.

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