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 LEP
Wed Mar 11, 2020 10:29 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hello from Southeast Idaho
Replies: 6
Views: 2920
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Re: Hello from Southeast Idaho

Welcome. I have an unconverted M95 Budapest, myself. It's missing the sight slider, however. On a side note, my little brother lives on the Salmon river.
by LEP
Wed Feb 19, 2020 12:50 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: Eotech 551
Replies: 0
Views: 2469
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Eotech 551

Any members familiar with Eotech sights? Trying to help someone out, but I believe it's a fake/counterfeit. Would like another opinion.
by LEP
Fri Jan 31, 2020 9:41 am
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: I picked up what I thought was a Carcano today
Replies: 20
Views: 3580
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Re: I picked up what I thought was a Carcano today

Correct Type I TG compared with Carcano. Similarities in design and manufacture readily noticeable
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by LEP
Thu Dec 12, 2019 2:47 pm
Forum: Bayonets, Knives and Swords
Topic: Kukri-repro or real?
Replies: 1
Views: 1707
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Kukri-repro or real?

How do you ID a legit Kukri? This was in a lot of bayonets I just acquired.
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by LEP
Wed May 15, 2019 2:45 pm
Forum: US Rifles
Topic: Truck Gun
Replies: 2
Views: 2721
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Truck Gun

I was never a fan of the AR/M16 platform due to my active duty experience, but I couldn't pass up building a couple once I came back from over 5 years in the mideast. The prices had been ridiculous. So, I decided to build a 'truck' gun. Something that could be used by anyone-righty or lefty, was wea...
by LEP
Fri Apr 12, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Spanish M1916 Comparison
Replies: 28
Views: 32790
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Re: Spanish M1916 Comparison

I have no crest, a OT serial number, No crossbolt, no locking screw, the rear sight Number 3 over stamp to 2. The 'Samco' importer has the muzzle marking of Ovido Spanish M-1916 OR FL 308W I also noticed your TG doesn't match the stock in-letting. A noticable gap is in the picture as if the action ...
by LEP
Sun Apr 07, 2019 10:54 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: 1909 Mauser Carbine in .30-06
Replies: 7
Views: 3001
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Re: 1909 Mauser Carbine in .30-06

They were commonly re-chambered to what, around here, is called 31-06. Unfortunately, I've seen some that weren't marked as such. It used the 06 case with a .311/.312 bullet to get any accuracy.
by LEP
Tue Dec 18, 2018 1:53 pm
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: Type "I" Carcano 6.5 Jap rifle question
Replies: 22
Views: 7361
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Re: Type "I" Carcano 6.5 Jap rifle question

I have one, as well. I tested it out with standard 6.5 Japanese loads made for my T-38. I never got to fine tuning loads for it or using other than virgin brass, but it preferred the Sierra #1730, 140 gr., SP Boat-tails.
by LEP
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:48 am
Forum: Czech Rifles
Topic: Yep, just a Czech
Replies: 5
Views: 2968
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Re: Yep, just a Czech

It's in a VZ-24 stock, but that wouldn't be uncommon with its history.

PS: Thanks elric
by LEP
Mon Dec 17, 2018 10:24 am
Forum: Czech Rifles
Topic: Yep, just a Czech
Replies: 5
Views: 2968
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Re: Yep, just a Czech

shoot4fun wrote:
Sun Dec 16, 2018 7:59 pm
congrats, why are the other pictures no longer available?
No idea. We're trying to figure it out.
by LEP
Sun Dec 16, 2018 4:17 pm
Forum: Czech Rifles
Topic: Yep, just a Czech
Replies: 5
Views: 2968
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Yep, just a Czech

Got in a trade.
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by LEP
Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Russian and Finnish Rifles
Topic: 54 Hungarian M52
Replies: 2
Views: 1674
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Re: 54 Hungarian M52

That is nice. Thanks for the pics.
by LEP
Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:25 am
Forum: Russian and Finnish Rifles
Topic: Carbine Family Photo
Replies: 8
Views: 3305
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Re: Carbine Family Photo

Not really, but the T53 & the Polish are great shooters. I sort of have a soft spot for 91/59s, now that I think about it.
by LEP
Fri Nov 30, 2018 9:47 am
Forum: Russian and Finnish Rifles
Topic: Carbine Family Photo
Replies: 8
Views: 3305
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Carbine Family Photo

Bottom to top: Poland, Hungary, Romania, Russia, Russia (91/59), Russia (M38), T53.
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by LEP
Tue Nov 20, 2018 3:49 pm
Forum: Russian and Finnish Rifles
Topic: Sako for M44 price
Replies: 5
Views: 2852
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Re: Sako for M44 price

1900 (maybe 1901)

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