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
Tue Dec 04, 2018 5:09 pm
Forum: Russian and Finnish Rifles
Topic: 54 Hungarian M52
Replies: 2
Views: 138
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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: 6
Views: 256
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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: 6
Views: 256
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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: 788
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Re: Sako for M44 price

1900 (maybe 1901)
by LEP
Mon Nov 19, 2018 2:15 pm
Forum: Russian and Finnish Rifles
Topic: Sako for M44 price
Replies: 5
Views: 788
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Sako for M44 price

Recently blundered across this for the current price of a M44.
by LEP
Wed Nov 14, 2018 9:33 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Dating a FRMP 1909 Argentine Carbine
Replies: 3
Views: 697
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Re: Dating a FRMP 1909 Argentine Carbine

That is odd. The 2nd variant serial numbers should also have started at 005001. This variant (with the Gendarmeria Nacional below the crest) were made between 1949 & 1959.
by LEP
Mon Nov 20, 2017 9:57 am
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: VZ24 in 7mm
Replies: 3
Views: 1711
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Re: VZ24 in 7mm

You will probably discover that the Brazilian VZ-24s were originally purchased by separatists trying to create a free state of Sau Paulo. Many of these rifles were then placed in service with the Military Police. That is why the second serial number, prefixed by "PM" is on the right side of the rece...
by LEP
Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:44 am
Forum: Swedish Rifles
Topic: M94 Swede Redemption Project
Replies: 3
Views: 2632
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Re: M94 Swede Redemption Project

An old timer down here had a stock that he refused to let go of no matter how often I pestered. After returning from an extended vacation in the Middle East, I went looking for him, again. Unfortunately he had passed away and all his gun stuff had been sold off.
by LEP
Wed Aug 16, 2017 8:11 am
Forum: Czech Rifles
Topic: VZ24 Stock
Replies: 4
Views: 3261
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Re: VZ24 Stock

I actually have a couple I can spare.
by LEP
Tue Jul 25, 2017 11:12 am
Forum: Reloading
Topic: Reloading older Spanish 1893s and or Rolling Blocks in 7mm?
Replies: 4
Views: 4400
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Re: Reloading older Spanish 1893s and or Rolling Blocks in 7mm?

The 170s are Sierra #1950. The 153 (as measured) are Spanish surplus.
by LEP
Mon Jul 24, 2017 3:09 pm
Forum: Reloading
Topic: Reloading older Spanish 1893s and or Rolling Blocks in 7mm?
Replies: 4
Views: 4400
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Re: Reloading older Spanish 1893s and or Rolling Blocks in 7mm?

I've had good results in my 1893s with 170 grain, RN, flat base. They measured .284. Even better was some 153 grain spitzers that measured .287.
by LEP
Mon Jul 24, 2017 2:57 pm
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: M1891
Replies: 3
Views: 3721
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Re: M1891

The dings match up perfectly with the rear of the firing pin.
by LEP
Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:37 pm
Forum: Italian Rifles
Topic: M1891
Replies: 3
Views: 3721
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M1891

Thought you might enjoy this one.
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by LEP
Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:33 pm
Forum: Middle East and North African Rifles
Topic: IDF
Replies: 3
Views: 5749
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IDF

This one needs a passport, I believe.
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by LEP
Mon Jul 24, 2017 12:31 pm
Forum: Military Bolt Action Rifle General Topics
Topic: M1895 Dutch Mannlicher
Replies: 8
Views: 6998
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Re: M1895 Dutch Mannlicher

I went with the one that doesn't hurt your back so much when on a bicycle.
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