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by 72 usmc
Sat Jan 25, 2020 8:25 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: No. 7, Gibbs JC also Ishapore
Replies: 1
Views: 88
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Re: No. 7, Gibbs JC also Ishapore

The Gibbs have strap markings from an Ishapore 2A1 rifle and the flash cone does not have 2 pins like on a real No.5 JC Gibbs markings Screen Shot 2020-01-25 at 7.19.05 PM.png A genuine No.5 flash cone & two pins flash-hider.jpg A Gibbs flash cone and set screw Screen Shot 2020-01-25 at 7.19.33 PM.p...
by 72 usmc
Fri Jan 24, 2020 10:19 pm
Forum: Military Bolt Action Rifle General Topics
Topic: Hungarian 91/30
Replies: 24
Views: 11664
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Re: Hungarian 91/30

Thank you, those are fantastic, a great find
by 72 usmc
Fri Jan 24, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Fun Facts and Trivia
Topic: M4 sherman In WWII
Replies: 14
Views: 3654
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Re: M4 sherman In WWII

M4 Sherman - The Workhorse of D-Day More info https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IJ-7H5GCNp0 Inside the Sherman M4A2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NEetQixvTQc Ontario Regiment Museum's M4A2E8 Sherman M4A2E8 Sherman (Part 1) Engine deck and Ammunition https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n_W9iGRkPdk M4A2E8...
by 72 usmc
Fri Jan 24, 2020 7:20 pm
Forum: Yugoslavian Rifles
Topic: Barrel lug number M59/66A1
Replies: 14
Views: 1699
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Re: Barrel lug number M59/66A1

You are the expert, maybe the M59 and the M56/66 are marked differently?
by 72 usmc
Fri Jan 24, 2020 6:30 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: Indian (Navy Arms) JC ishapore
Replies: 7
Views: 193
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Re: Indian (Navy Arms) JC ishapore

transfer of info is here: Also see the photos in this link: https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=16038 Those rifles where converted in a now defunct shop in Martinsburg, WV. Gibbs/Navy Arms at one time was a neat place to visit because they had tons of stuff stacked in there shop and it was a t...
by 72 usmc
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:48 pm
Forum: Military Bolt Action Rifle General Topics
Topic: Hungarian 91/30
Replies: 24
Views: 11664
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Re: Hungarian 91/30

How are they marked, how about a photo? Just an 02?
Do any have a Russian Tula star ? Never saw one marked with a Tula star
by 72 usmc
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:35 pm
Forum: Metal Care and Cleaning
Topic: Carcano Bore Brush
Replies: 2
Views: 91
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Re: Carcano Bore Brush

Sounds like you need a variety Tipton Universal Kit Nylon 0r bronze or both Kits Includes: 17 Caliber (5-40 threads) 338 / 8mm Caliber 20 Caliber (5-40 threads) 35 / 9mm Caliber 22 Caliber 375 Caliber 243 / 6mm Caliber 40 / 416 Caliber 25 / 6.5mm Caliber 44 Caliber 270 / 7mm Caliber 45 Caliber #2390...
by 72 usmc
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:10 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: Indian (Navy Arms) JC ishapore
Replies: 7
Views: 193
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Re: Indian (Navy Arms) JC ishapore

Ya, that is what I thought for a conversion, what is a real No. 5 Jungle carbine worth? And that sucker sold in 4 hours?? Is that nuts, or what? Why would you want a fake when you can buy a real JC? If you like a NATO round, an Israeli K98 is a cheeped choice and fine shooter. Ishapore 2A1 Rifle (si...
by 72 usmc
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:54 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: Indian (Navy Arms) JC ishapore
Replies: 7
Views: 193
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Re: Indian (Navy Arms) JC ishapore

Very odd half of the updated edits are gone? I corrected the picture. This is a screen shot not a direct garb so it should stay put.
by 72 usmc
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:40 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: No. 7, Gibbs JC also Ishapore
Replies: 1
Views: 88
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No. 7, Gibbs JC also Ishapore

Gibbs Rifle Co No 7 Jungle Carbine, was an Indian 2A1 rifle with the barrel shortened and fitted with a former British No 5 rifle-type cone flash hider. 1990s conversions. History The Gibbs Rifle Company of Martinsburg W. Virginia produced the No 7 'Jungle Carbine', this a converted Ishapore, Indian...
by 72 usmc
Thu Jan 23, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: Indian (Navy Arms) JC ishapore
Replies: 7
Views: 193
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Indian (Navy Arms) JC ishapore

Empire Arms just posted two of the fake Enfield .308 Jungle Carbines made by Navy Arms: INDIAN Enfield No.2A1 bolt-action "Jungle Carbine" # R1388 (7.62x51 NATO) mfg. by Rifle Factory Ishapore in 1967. Excellent-PLUS condition, with full oil-blacked surfaces. This is a cut-down rifle (by NAVY ARMS) ...
by 72 usmc
Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:37 am
Forum: French Pistols
Topic: 7.65 French Long.
Replies: 46
Views: 7209
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Re: 7.65 French Long.

For the record, Steinel .32 French long pistol ammunition Manufacturer: Steinel Ammunition Co. Condition: New 50per cardboard box Bullet Weight: 110gr Bullet Type: Plated Round Nose Casing: Brass- Starline with correct cuts( Factory brass not converted) and “ 7.65 FL ” Headstamp Shell holder best f...
by 72 usmc
Thu Jan 23, 2020 11:06 am
Forum: French Pistols
Topic: 7.65 French Long.
Replies: 46
Views: 7209
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Re: 7.65 French Long.

Thank you Superbug 1, could you please also get me a size diameter of the FMJ bullet at the bottom of the bullet near the the brass edge as best as you can. Is it .308 or .309 inch? The video said they are 30 cal carbine bullets, so I figure it's .308 inch, but it would be neat if they are actually ...
by 72 usmc
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:10 pm
Forum: Japanese Pistols
Topic: Source for Nambu 8 mm Ammo?
Replies: 5
Views: 3263
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Re: Source for Nambu 8 mm Ammo?

This is great, but at a buck a round. STEINEL AMMO in Ohio. Not reformed brass. And who shoots a hundred rounds in a vintage pistol like it is a modern 38? But it is nice to fire a clip or two :shhh: :shhh: https://www.steinelammo.com/product/8x22mm-nambu-83gr-fmj-50-count/ Screen Shot 2020-01-22 at...
by 72 usmc
Wed Jan 22, 2020 9:07 pm
Forum: French Pistols
Topic: 7.65 French Long.
Replies: 46
Views: 7209
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Re: 7.65 French Long.

The old way, playing with .32 french long. 2014 Video , He uses Hornady XTP .309 .30cal 90 grain bullets Mike Beliveau Load development and shooting the 32 French Long cartridge Part 1 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4bt-6Ijhphw Mike Beliveau Load development and shooting the 32 French Long cartridg...

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