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 luigi
Sun Feb 02, 2020 8:30 am
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: Crazy prices on guns at show
Replies: 14
Views: 992
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Re: Crazy prices on guns at show

for so, so long we were use to seeing cheap surplus rifles, pistols of all kinds under 200 bucks, but they were coming in by the train loads. now that there is literally no surplus rifles/pistols coming in, or at the very least a trickle that gets snatched up within a day of being advertised, so ex...
by luigi
Wed Jan 22, 2020 10:39 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Terry Jones has passed...
Replies: 2
Views: 320
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Re: Terry Jones has passed...

Sad news indeed. They broke ground for outrageous comedy and will always be remembered.
by luigi
Wed Jan 22, 2020 3:54 pm
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: Type 99
Replies: 11
Views: 1073
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Re: Type 99

xring I just noticed your in Woodward! Before I retired I traveled thru Woodward and several times I ate lunch at Wagg's BBQ. Walked from Wagg's down the street to Rick's Gun Shop. Is that where you got this Japanese beauty? I remember Rick maybe said 2 words the whole time I was there! LOL On a si...
by luigi
Tue Jan 21, 2020 10:49 pm
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: Type 99
Replies: 11
Views: 1073
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Re: Type 99

xring

I just noticed your in Woodward! Before I retired I traveled thru Woodward and several times I ate lunch at Wagg's BBQ. Walked from Wagg's down the street to Rick's Gun Shop. Is that where you got this Japanese beauty? I remember Rick maybe said 2 words the whole time I was there! LOL
by luigi
Tue Jan 21, 2020 7:45 am
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: Type 99
Replies: 11
Views: 1073
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Re: Type 99

Looks like you saved a gem! What Series?
by luigi
Sun Jan 19, 2020 2:49 pm
Forum: AK Style
Topic: 100 years ago on this date.............
Replies: 2
Views: 1792
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Re: 100 years ago on this date.............

And obviously still very plentiful in Ukraine.

( this one for Ghoulardi )
by luigi
Thu Jan 16, 2020 8:59 am
Forum: Combloc Pistols
Topic: Yugoslavian M 57 Tokarev Pistol Crests A-P
Replies: 65
Views: 45897
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Re: Yugoslavian M 57 Tokarev Pistol Crests A-P

I have had this M57 for a while w/ a F196XXX S/N. I believe it is 1963 birth year.
It has the "crappy" add-on safety. It has a nice feel and shoots very well.
by luigi
Fri Dec 27, 2019 12:11 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: USPS announces it will be selling FESTIVUS stamps
Replies: 7
Views: 968
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Re: USPS announces it will be selling FESTIVUS stamps

I am confused? I thought they were going to honor this guy:
by luigi
Wed Dec 25, 2019 8:17 am
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth Pistols
Topic: RAF MARKED ENFIELD NO2 revolver
Replies: 29
Views: 8163
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Re: RAF MARKED ENFIELD NO2 revolver

How do you save money by wasting resources in a war? I just don't get it. It would make sense if they simply stopped making them with hammer spurs, but thats not what happened. I have heard the theory that it was done as a safety measure though, Initially for tank crews who could somehow cock the h...
by luigi
Tue Dec 17, 2019 11:34 am
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth Pistols
Topic: RAF MARKED ENFIELD NO2 revolver
Replies: 29
Views: 8163
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Re: RAF MARKED ENFIELD NO2 revolver

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I am just stating the replies I received from the British members on Gunboards. If someone has technical papers from Enfield that would help solve the myth issue.
https://forums.gunboards.com/showthread ... mk1+hammer
by luigi
Mon Dec 16, 2019 9:17 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth Pistols
Topic: RAF MARKED ENFIELD NO2 revolver
Replies: 29
Views: 8163
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Re: RAF MARKED ENFIELD NO2 revolver

From what I have learned from some Brits, the spurless hammer version has nothing to do with tankers. It was strictly for cost savings in production and training.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Enfield_No._2#Variants
by luigi
Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:03 am
Forum: German Pistols
Topic: Luger advice...
Replies: 5
Views: 2265
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Re: Luger advice...

Love to see picture when you can! Is it 9mm or 7.62mm? I reload "light loads" 9mm 115gr FMJ for my luger.

Per Rapidbob I use a magazine tool to load!
by luigi
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:53 am
Forum: Japanese and Far East Rifles
Topic: Ariska Type 99
Replies: 9
Views: 1915
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Re: Ariska Type 99

Helpful Dating Chart: No Series 1941
Series Table 2.JPG
by luigi
Sun Sep 29, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: Would the Brits stain a walnut forend to match?
Replies: 5
Views: 1629
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Re: Would the Brits stain a walnut forend to match?

I am with englishman_ca on this!

Did the same with my No. 4 that had different types of wood and did the Fiebings Leather Dye / alcohol to "match" the color
by luigi
Sun Sep 22, 2019 6:28 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: They Shall Not Grow Old
Replies: 11
Views: 1695
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Re: They Shall Not Grow Old

Swihartmark

They also have a IWM in Manchester and one in Duxford ( next to you teaching buddy ). Flights are cheap..have fun!

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