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 bobvz
Fri Jun 30, 2017 8:25 pm
Forum: US Rifles
Topic: M1/M14 marring other riflestocks in your gunsafe?
Replies: 8
Views: 7246
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Re: M1/M14 marring other riflestocks in your gunsafe?

I alternate my rifles muzzle up muzzle down. This prevents mishaps like that. It also allows you to get more guns in your safe.
by bobvz
Sat Jun 24, 2017 9:20 pm
Forum: Military Bolt Action Rifle General Topics
Topic: 1962 Surplus ad, what to get if you had 35 bucks
Replies: 35
Views: 21766
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Re: 1962 Surplus ad, what to get if you had 35 bucks

$1.00 in 1962 is the same as $8.00 today. So a $35 rifle in 1962 would cost $280 today (not accounting for collect-ability). The real deal is those 1893 Mausers at $10.00 that are selling for nearly $400 today.
by bobvz
Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:47 pm
Forum: Sporterizing
Topic: R. FAMAGE pawnshop-sporter project
Replies: 47
Views: 25313
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Re: R. FAMAGE pawnshop-sporter project

professrh wrote:
Sun Jun 18, 2017 11:23 pm
Okay, this is probably a dumb question, but could you resize (or fireform) 6.5x55 cases for use in your sporter, and go from there?

--Prof
Unfortunately not. the .30-06 case is 63 mm long and the Swede case is only 55mm long.
by bobvz
Sun Jun 18, 2017 9:29 pm
Forum: Sporterizing
Topic: R. FAMAGE pawnshop-sporter project
Replies: 47
Views: 25313
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Re: R. FAMAGE pawnshop-sporter project

I guessed that since the barrel wasn't set back they used a slightly oversized reamer to clean up the chamber. This resulted in the larger than normal case head. Not really a problem in a military rifle but can play havoc with the reloader. I had to wrap a 2mm width strip of aluminum tape around the...
by bobvz
Sun Jun 18, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Sporterizing
Topic: R. FAMAGE pawnshop-sporter project
Replies: 47
Views: 25313
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Re: R. FAMAGE pawnshop-sporter project

I picked up one from a pawn shop too. It was in a Siles sporter stock (web split) and had a real nice forged bolt handle. Barrel was cherry inside but badly pitted outside. My 'smith at the time sent it to a barrel shop in Georgia where they contoured it to a slim sporter contour and eliminated the...
by bobvz
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:26 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Thank You For Rescuing The Forum
Replies: 4
Views: 6585
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Re: Thank You For Rescuing The Forum

Ditto that!!!!! This forum has provided me with much value. I'll help it all I can.
by bobvz
Fri Jun 16, 2017 9:23 pm
Forum: Yugoslavian Rifles
Topic: 7.65x53 Yugo M24/47
Replies: 4
Views: 5779
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Re: 7.65x53 Yugo M24/47

Oooooooh, nice score! Did you reproduce the safety breech feature or just install the barrel as a regular M98? I did a 24/47 as a 7x57 w/safety breech. It prints little groups.
by bobvz
Thu Jun 15, 2017 6:49 pm
Forum: Sporterizing
Topic: R. FAMAGE pawnshop-sporter project
Replies: 47
Views: 25313
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Re: R. FAMAGE pawnshop-sporter project

I picked up one from a pawn shop too. It was in a Siles sporter stock (web split) and had a real nice forged bolt handle. Barrel was cherry inside but badly pitted outside. My 'smith at the time sent it to a barrel shop in Georgia where they contoured it to a slim sporter contour and eliminated the...
by bobvz
Mon Jun 12, 2017 8:03 pm
Forum: Spanish/S. American/Central American/Mexican Rifles
Topic: Spanish model 95 saddle ring carbine
Replies: 1
Views: 1771
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Re: Spanish model 95 saddle ring carbine

That's my favorite Mauser saddle carbine of all time. Classic design. I think one of the most beautiful ever designed. Great score!
by bobvz
Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:57 pm
Forum: Sporterizing
Topic: R. FAMAGE pawnshop-sporter project
Replies: 47
Views: 25313
United States of America

Re: R. FAMAGE pawnshop-sporter project

I picked up one from a pawn shop too. It was in a Siles sporter stock (web split) and had a real nice forged bolt handle. Barrel was cherry inside but badly pitted outside. My 'smith at the time sent it to a barrel shop in Georgia where they contoured it to a slim sporter contour and eliminated the ...
by bobvz
Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:40 pm
Forum: Military Bolt Action Rifle General Topics
Topic: C&R site
Replies: 6
Views: 6414
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C&R site

Here is another good resource for C&R info: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UClq1dv ... DOQ/videos
by bobvz
Mon Jun 05, 2017 9:31 pm
Forum: Military Bolt Action Rifle General Topics
Topic: Old Collecting and Shooting link
Replies: 0
Views: 3245
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Old Collecting and Shooting link

Here is a link to the old site with assembly and dis-assembly guides:

http://web.archive.org/web/201010010206 ... nloads.asp

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