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by Zeliard
Thu Aug 13, 2020 2:02 am
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: Parts, and a Springfield Sporters update
Replies: 2
Views: 1706

Re: Parts, and a Springfield Sporters update

Oh, good, would much rather purchase from Apex than Century.
by Zeliard
Thu Aug 13, 2020 1:17 am
Forum: Austrian Rifles
Topic: Link to Clip Markings
Replies: 12
Views: 12519

Re: Link to Clip Markings

SITE HAS MOVED! Google sites is moving to a new format that, quite frankly, plain sucks. It's really difficult to use, has super limited functionality, and you'd almost be better off just making a Facebook page. It's that bad. Editing is slooow and nothing works properly. It resizes images however ...
by Zeliard
Fri Aug 07, 2020 9:18 pm
Forum: Austrian Rifles
Topic: Link to Clip Markings
Replies: 12
Views: 12519

Re: Link to Clip Markings

So a new clip type has been found, brass with no markings and smooth walled...from China! Trying to see if I can find out a bit more info, possibly made at the Shanghai Arsenal but pre-revolutionary China was a crazy place and stuff was made all over.
by Zeliard
Tue May 19, 2020 11:25 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Please members the forum needs your help
Replies: 52
Views: 8371

Re: Please members the forum needs your help

Done. Let me know if we need more when it gets closer, will see what I can scrape together.
by Zeliard
Tue May 19, 2020 11:16 pm
Forum: General Gunsmithing
Topic: Spanish FR 7
Replies: 1
Views: 649

Re: Spanish FR 7

Could always try putting a bit of wood in there to see if that does the trick. If not maybe the feed lips need to be adjusted a little? I'm just guessing here, sorry. :/
by Zeliard
Tue May 19, 2020 11:11 pm
Forum: French Pistols
Topic: 7.65 French Long.
Replies: 77
Views: 42361

Re: 7.65 French Long.

Interested in reading your range report. :)
by Zeliard
Tue May 19, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Swiss Rifles
Topic: After 6 long years... The new LHO
Replies: 9
Views: 4270

Re: After 6 long years... The new LHO

Oh! Now this is interesting!
by Zeliard
Tue May 19, 2020 11:04 pm
Forum: French Rifles
Topic: MAS Rifles - Syrian Civil War
Replies: 1
Views: 829

MAS Rifles - Syrian Civil War

MAS-36 and 49 were found in use during the Syrian civil war, along with some .308 conversions:

https://silahreport.com/2018/10/29/fren ... civil-war/

The old poilu still soldiers on!
by Zeliard
Sun May 10, 2020 11:28 pm
Forum: Bayonets, Knives and Swords
Topic: New (to Me) Pointy bit. L-E No7Mk1 L
Replies: 1
Views: 1382

Re: New (to Me) Pointy bit. L-E No7Mk1 L

Pretty cool looking!
by Zeliard
Sun May 10, 2020 11:26 pm
Forum: General Ammunition
Topic: Help ID AMMO?
Replies: 8
Views: 1868

Re: Help ID AMMO?

Maybe I'm missing something, but other than possibly lightly seated bullets why was it unsafe? Folks have shot a lot of Turk 8mm.
by Zeliard
Sun May 10, 2020 10:59 pm
Forum: Metal Care and Cleaning
Topic: Manganese Phosphate Finish (Parkerizing)
Replies: 0
Views: 1015

Manganese Phosphate Finish (Parkerizing)

Original authors in BOLD ArkyBoy Manganese Dioxide Phosphate Parkerizing This process only works on steel parts that have been sand or bead blasted. Usually, if a magnet will stick to the part, you will get good results. The exception to this is stainless steel. Stainless will color very little, if...
by Zeliard
Sun May 10, 2020 10:58 pm
Forum: Metal Care and Cleaning
Topic: Home Brew Parkerizing
Replies: 1
Views: 487

Re: Home Brew Parkerizing

You should start to see the parts fizzing and i do a spot check everyonce and a while like every 2 minutes to see the color if I like it or not . My parts were done in about under 10 mins each and I used tap water so I dont know why they were done so quickly but they came out awesome as shown here i...
by Zeliard
Sun May 10, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Metal Care and Cleaning
Topic: Home Brew Parkerizing
Replies: 1
Views: 487

Home Brew Parkerizing

Original authors in BOLD Split into two parts due to 5 attachment limit Ok well I have sucsessfully parkerized my m1 rifle parts using a home brew method using easily accuired products that are cheap too. The list is- Jasco Prep & Primer ( available at Lowes) Steel Wool Distilled/Tapwater ( use dist...
by Zeliard
Sun May 10, 2020 10:40 pm
Forum: Metal Care and Cleaning
Topic: Adventures in Bluing
Replies: 0
Views: 771

Adventures in Bluing

Original authors indicated in BOLD Superfluous posts removed, minor edits for spelling. Gaston Adventures in bluing! Well, now is about the time you think about bluing the rifle. As most of us have learned, the .303 Indian Re-works have been pretty neglected by their former owners, and although they...

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