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 72 usmc
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:38 pm
Forum: General Ammunition
Topic: 7.62x54r surplus price check
Replies: 6
Views: 124
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Re: 7.62x54r surplus price check

I have never seen a tin of 188 rounds . Could it be this stuff 220 rounds per tin? https://www.sportsmansguide.com/product/index/220-rds-762x54r-182-grain-fmjbt-ammo-with-tin?a=1133349 Look at the loose stuff and see the headstamp and ID the ammo and see what you have prior to purchase. Any pictures...
by 72 usmc
Mon Jan 21, 2019 1:20 pm
Forum: General Ammunition
Topic: 7.62x54r surplus price check
Replies: 6
Views: 124
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Re: 7.62x54r surplus price check

These are the tins our Fleet & Farm store got and people returned them about ten years ago because it was bad ammo at $45 a tin of 300 rounds. I dug one of my old stock tins out for photos. The oxidized tin( unpainted) measures 10 3/4 "x 6 1/4" with a depth of 3 1/2'. It contains 300 rounds in rotte...
by 72 usmc
Mon Jan 21, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: General Ammunition
Topic: 7.62x54r surplus price check
Replies: 6
Views: 124
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Re: 7.62x54r surplus price check

At our Fond du Lac gun show on Sat 19 jan 2019 a guy had 6 tins of Albanian 440 round sealed green tins at $125 a tin, there was one guy that had a silver tin of Bulgarian Russian Mosin ammo at 80 bucks, but it was a smaller tin and looked nasty on the outside maybe 300 rounds in the tin?? (after se...
by 72 usmc
Sun Jan 20, 2019 8:06 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: What happened to Zeliard & Candyman ?
Replies: 2
Views: 156
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Re: What happened to Zeliard & Candyman ?

Anyone know what happen to Zeliard?
by 72 usmc
Sun Jan 20, 2019 7:44 pm
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: What series is this Type 99 Short Rifle?
Replies: 15
Views: 282
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Re: What series is this Type 99 Short Rifle?

At the front store has the best US and German reproductions: https://www.atthefrontshop.com However, they do not carry Japanese reproductions. World war supply has cheeper made reproductions of Japanese items: https://www.worldwarsupply.com/cart/Japanese Now for quality reproductions that can be age...
by 72 usmc
Sun Jan 20, 2019 1:55 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: WW I Snead Victory Lamp- Morgan Explosion
Replies: 111
Views: 30895
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Re: WW I Snead Victory Lamp- Morgan Explosion

Here is the correct wing nut found on a single bulb Victory Snead lamp base. It is different on double socket lamps Also is a close up of the white rubber table protector ring on the base of the lamp. s-l1600-4.jpg s-l1600-5.jpg Another repeat of a lamp with its original vintage cord that is always ...
by 72 usmc
Sun Jan 20, 2019 11:00 am
Forum: German Rifles
Topic: 1939 Sauer and Suhl serial numbers?
Replies: 6
Views: 112
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Re: 1939 Sauer and Suhl serial numbers?

primary info at 98 k forum see picture lists: http://www.k98kforum.com/showthread.php?45-Picture-Reference-Index And primary book ref are K98k books by 3dr party press. You will not like the cost and most libraries do not carry the "evil gun books". So you buy the books which are limited press. Grea...
by 72 usmc
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:32 pm
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: What series is this Type 99 Short Rifle?
Replies: 15
Views: 282
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Re: What series is this Type 99 Short Rifle?

More shots USMC bring back
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by 72 usmc
Fri Jan 18, 2019 9:23 pm
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: What series is this Type 99 Short Rifle?
Replies: 15
Views: 282
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Re: What series is this Type 99 Short Rifle?

If the button is square and it should push in easy, and is spring loaded, the rod will just fall out. The cleaning rod is held in by the button latch that hooks onto a notch on the rod. The Type 99 rod does not screw into the stock, rather it just falls down in. Use a coat hanger wire and see if tha...
by 72 usmc
Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:58 pm
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: What series is this Type 99 Short Rifle?
Replies: 15
Views: 282
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Re: What series is this Type 99 Short Rifle?

As for the rod it should be a 24 inch cleaning rod not the late war short rod. I assume the stock is original to the rifle? If the stock was switched it could use the short rod. most likely the button is not releasing due to dirt or rust on that rifle. it should be square. YOU have to push down on t...
by 72 usmc
Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:23 pm
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: What series is this Type 99 Short Rifle?
Replies: 15
Views: 282
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Re: What series is this Type 99 Short Rifle?

Here is a link to a no series Type 99. Photo from link below see image301.jpg http://www.surplusrifleforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=776 It means O series, no series mark on rifle and an early war production rifle with a chrome bore. First production of 100,000 at Nagoya. See this for a better explan...
by 72 usmc
Fri Jan 18, 2019 8:10 pm
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: What series is this Type 99 Short Rifle?
Replies: 15
Views: 282
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Re: What series is this Type 99 Short Rifle?

Can you show a photo? Here is a on line grap photo Source is Doc bill the middle # is the rifles serial number a539dd41fab46f2171cd6c2839976eeb.jpg . You may have a no series Nagoya. Does it have a monipod and aircraft sights? see photos here all of mine are locked up & its snowing. https://www.guns...
by 72 usmc
Fri Jan 18, 2019 12:22 pm
Forum: Stock Care and Replacement Stocks
Topic: Seeking stock repair advice
Replies: 11
Views: 546
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Re: Seeking stock repair advice

Here is an intact reference library of stock projects, both good and bad. Some are Candyman's old posts. Rim fire forum This a collection of project threads and some tributes involving stock making, repairing, refinishing, modifying, and bedding. I was inspired to start this so we could have a way t...

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