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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I think Yugo mausers are some of the most underrated surplus rifles available these days. I have had a M24/47 and a K98 refurb and they both shot very well. I ended up selling the M24/47 to a good friend of mine so he could get in on milsurps.
- Fri Jun 23, 2017 10:28 am
- Forum: Military Bolt Action Rifle General Topics
- Topic: M1917 or SMLE?
- Replies: 29
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I would go with the a No. 4. They are pretty common in my area and sporter versions can generally be had for pretty cheap. SMLEs are a little harder to find lower prices. Either way, I'd price the needed components you'd need to restore a sporterized version and see if its worth it versus getting an...
- Sat Jun 10, 2017 9:12 am
- Forum: Antique Cartridge and Black Powder Rifles
- Topic: Euroarms 1841 Mississippi
- Replies: 4
- Views: 4607
The twist of a 1841 54 cal should be 1 in 66 which is best for patch and ball. You could use a minie ball is so inclined. I think the standard powder charge was 90 gr but your mileage may vary depending on your rifle. I've seen target loads a low as 40-45 gr. I'd like to see some pictures, the 1841 ...
- Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:58 am
- Forum: US Pistols
- Topic: Considering first 1911 purchase advice?
- Replies: 6
- Views: 6679
I would advise only purchasing a used military 1911 in person. There are too many variables that could make it a bum deal to do so sight unseen. If you are able to easily go to Washington from Georgia to examine, I am sure you could find a more local, better provenanced piece that would not cost you...
- Wed Jun 07, 2017 9:46 am
- Forum: United States Rifles
- Topic: Early low number 1903
- Replies: 15
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It would seem like if that rifle was going to fail, it would have done so sometime in the last 112 years. Looks awesome by the way. Please post the results when and if you do take it shooting. It might help the naysayers.
- Tue Jun 06, 2017 12:11 pm
- Forum: Meet and Greet
- Topic: New member from old forum
- Replies: 0
- Views: 1542
I was disappointed when I found the old forum had gone off-line. However seeing this forum up and running makes me feel better. Hopefully we can establish a new knowledge base like on the old forum.
See you around,
See you around,