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by retread12345678
Tue Jan 23, 2018 6:34 pm
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: Matching 11th series Rope Hole Type 99
Replies: 2
Views: 1093
United States of America

Re: Matching 11th series Rope Hole Type 99

NO EXPERT Amazingly crude. UGLY is Beautiful. How is the bore ? Do you plan to fire it ?
by retread12345678
Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:40 pm
Forum: United States Rifles
Topic: Ok why so much
Replies: 8
Views: 2246
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Re: Ok why so much

NO. EXPERT. IS that an S and K instamount on the rifle Hope no real damage was done. Looks like a well used rifle recently prettied up for the prom
by retread12345678
Mon Jan 01, 2018 5:31 pm
Forum: Military Semi-Automatic Rifles General Topics
Topic: FN49 Venezualen contract in 7mm.
Replies: 4
Views: 1761
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Re: FN49 Venezualen contract in 7mm.

NO EXPERT. Collectors will pay a premium for original matching guns. I know I have They are very solid rifles and parts availability. is good.
by retread12345678
Tue Dec 26, 2017 5:36 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: A rifle from India
Replies: 8
Views: 1790
United States of America

Re: A rifle from India

Great looking rifle Any clue as to the markings. ?? Is it numbers matching ?
by retread12345678
Tue Dec 19, 2017 4:53 pm
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: USGI shipping crate w/ saber, bayonet, rifle, and serialized capture papers (Auction find)
Replies: 2
Views: 1034
United States of America

Re: USGI shipping crate w/ saber, bayonet, rifle, and serialized capture papers (Auction find)

NO EXPERT I had a very nice concentric circle type 99 crated in almost the exact same crate No Papers. Enjoy it as you know they are few and far between
by retread12345678
Thu Dec 14, 2017 3:03 pm
Forum: .22 Caliber Military Trainer
Topic: H&R M65 Reising Trainer
Replies: 7
Views: 2049
United States of America

Re: H&R M65 Reising Trainer

NO. EXPERT. I would recommend a. higher authority. There are several paperback reference books concerning. US .22 training rifles No, I don't recall the exact titles. But Bruce Canfield might be the author. As. an aside, I really can't see "training rifles" distributed to USMC recruits Happy researc...
by retread12345678
Wed Dec 13, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: French Rifles
Topic: " Cleaned Up" Berthiers
Replies: 1
Views: 1098
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Re: " Cleaned Up" Berthiers

NO EXPERT. This is what all the old time dealers like Bannerman. and Stokes Kirk. used to do, and those pieces are still floating around ! There are anonymous individuals
always looking to catch a fish.
by retread12345678
Tue Dec 12, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: Arisaka Help Needed
Replies: 10
Views: 2027
United States of America

Re: Arisaka Help Needed

NO EXPERT Type 99 for sure. Very nice. rifle with the mum and mono pod and aircraft rear sight Look around for a. bayonet and you will. have
a. conversation piece for sure
by retread12345678
Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:15 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: Military rifles with folding bayonets
Replies: 2
Views: 896
United States of America

Re: Military rifles with folding bayonets

Rashid, AK47, I think a MAS had a hidden bayonet as well
by retread12345678
Mon Dec 11, 2017 6:12 pm
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: Very nice mummed, matching Type 44 rework w/ vet history
Replies: 4
Views: 1077
United States of America

Re: Very nice mummed, matching Type 44 rework w/ vet history

There are collectors who would be turned off by the lack of "PAPERS" I had a really fine one years ago, but this one makes it look sick. Wonderful piece
by retread12345678
Sun Dec 10, 2017 2:10 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: USPS announces Festivus stamps for 2017
Replies: 5
Views: 1574
United States of America

Re: USPS announces Festivus stamps for 2017

WHAT about the other neglected holidays ?? ST. SWITHINS DAY. , AND NATIONAL DONUT DAY /?
by retread12345678
Fri Dec 08, 2017 6:41 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: S and. K. Insta Mount. M48
Replies: 5
Views: 1436
United States of America

Re: S and. K. Insta Mount. M48

Thanks for the rapid replies. I incorrectly described the bolt configuration. It has been swept rearward , reminiscent. of a

Model 70 Winchester. Thanks again. The bolt is very well done and not beaten or robbed up with weld marks
by retread12345678
Fri Dec 08, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: S and. K. Insta Mount. M48
Replies: 5
Views: 1436
United States of America

S and. K. Insta Mount. M48

No Expert. I have a chance to get a near new. M 48 in original condition. EXCEPT a turned down bolt My eyes are weak and I would like to

mount a no drill scope on it. Anybody. undertake a similar conversion?? Results OK/?? Thanks.
by retread12345678
Thu Dec 07, 2017 8:38 pm
Forum: US Pistols
Topic: CMP 1911 email
Replies: 7
Views: 2002
United States of America

Re: CMP 1911 email

OH GOODY !! More parts and frames for the fakers to play with.
by retread12345678
Wed Dec 06, 2017 3:55 pm
Forum: Books and Literature
Topic: U.S. Knife Bayonets & Scabbards: A Collectors Guide. 2015
Replies: 1
Views: 811
United States of America

Re: U.S. Knife Bayonets & Scabbards: A Collectors Guide. 2015

WRONG FORUM. ???? Please repost if incorrect . Does anyone have info if the pending influx of Garands. will include bayonets ??

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