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G98 bring back and g98b bring back

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#1 Post by sparkfly88 » Sat Jun 03, 2017 12:50 pm

Need to put some good stuff up on the new version of the forum!
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#2 Post by yooper_sjd » Mon Jun 05, 2017 8:39 pm

Now those are sweet!!!

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#3 Post by M67 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 6:21 am

German good stuff from ww1. Nice!
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#4 Post by Hippycrowe » Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:28 pm

Dumb question but I saw a guy at a show selling a WW1 German rifle all matching bring back one of his great grandfathers said he brought it back but the commanding officer made him break the firing pin off he had a new one in it and the broken one. Did sruff like that really happen. Or was it just a story

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#5 Post by fordmech00 » Tue Jun 06, 2017 7:28 pm

Awesome, love the bayonet

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#6 Post by ffuries » Tue Jun 06, 2017 9:50 pm

Hippycrowe wrote:
Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:28 pm
Dumb question but I saw a guy at a show selling a WW1 German rifle all matching bring back one of his great grandfathers said he brought it back but the commanding officer made him break the firing pin off he had a new one in it and the broken one. Did sruff like that really happen. Or was it just a story
I heard it was to prevent accidental discharges, true or not i don't know, but a lot of bringback's have clipped firing pins for some reason. Whether it was to keep junior from shooting it, or for safety reasons we might not really know.
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#7 Post by jardows » Tue Jun 06, 2017 11:21 pm

Hippycrowe wrote:
Tue Jun 06, 2017 3:28 pm
Dumb question but I saw a guy at a show selling a WW1 German rifle all matching bring back one of his great grandfathers said he brought it back but the commanding officer made him break the firing pin off he had a new one in it and the broken one. Did sruff like that really happen. Or was it just a story
When I worked in the gunshop, we had several people bring in firearms that were their dad's or grandfather's collection to remove the firing pin or cut them down so the rifle wouldn't fire, due to dementia leading to rather unsafe situations.

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#8 Post by Hippycrowe » Wed Jun 07, 2017 12:17 am

I once saw a Carcano from Ww1 on GB that had a postage stamp on it mailed from Italy to the US in 1918 boy things have changed.

Was there any real rules about bringing stuff home I know in WW2 you could bring 2 things home during Vietnam you were to get permission from commaning officer.

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#9 Post by sparkfly88 » Wed Jun 07, 2017 7:59 am

The g98b is matching except the bolt and upper handguard, those are from a k98k. The stock is duffle cut.

The g98 is matching minus the bolt, and it is deeply engraved by hand on the bottom of the stock "John McMaster"

Neither have import marks.
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#10 Post by mauserdad » Thu Jun 29, 2017 5:44 pm

Always wanted a G98B but never could find one I could afford.
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#11 Post by sparkfly88 » Fri Jun 30, 2017 6:08 pm

mauserdad wrote:Always wanted a G98B but never could find one I could afford.
You don't wanna know what I got it for then....

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#12 Post by indy1919a4 » Fri Jun 30, 2017 6:57 pm

Help help, what is the difference between a g98 & g98b

Fantastic bayonet on the rifle on the ground..

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#13 Post by sparkfly88 » Fri Jun 30, 2017 7:11 pm

indy1919a4 wrote:Help help, what is the difference between a g98 & g98b

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Think of a g98b like a k98k only bigger.

Then there is a g98m that only had the rear sight updated.

The g98b has the sight, bolt, and stock updated.

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#14 Post by mauserdad » Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:38 pm

Can you post PIC's of the side rail markings? I heard some had and others did not have markings. Thanks
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#15 Post by sparkfly88 » Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:56 pm

mauserdad wrote:
Fri Jun 30, 2017 9:38 pm
Can you post PIC's of the side rail markings? I heard some had and others did not have markings. Thanks
It's buried in the safe, if you search for me on gunboards, you can find my original post about the rifle along with tons of detailed photos
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