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New to me 1903

M1903, M1903A3 and M1917.
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New to me 1903

#1 Post by eboggs » Sat Feb 03, 2018 6:37 pm

Picked this one up recently. Ive had a soft spot for pre war C stocks lately and couldn't pass this one up. Id like to think this is an original 1903A1, but, wishful thinking. ;)

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Re: New to me 1903

#2 Post by luigi » Sat Feb 03, 2018 8:35 pm

Nice Looking rifle! Have you had a chance to fire it yet?

I have a question about the pre-war C stock. DO you think it was original to the rifle? I had heard that C-Stocks were used on the early 1930's on A1's, arsenal rebuilds, NM and DCM rifles and some target rifles? I think that some std production rifles were also supplied with C-stocks? The reason I ask is that I have a 1.44 Springfield ( 1934 ) and was told that the most correct stock would have been a finger groove S stock.

Let me know your thoughts? Your rifle looks to be in great shape! Thanks for posting.

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Re: New to me 1903

#3 Post by VMASCIOP2000 » Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:08 am

Great rifle. Thanks for the pics.
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Re: New to me 1903

#4 Post by M14man » Sun Feb 04, 2018 9:30 am

This is good to have for 03 lovers..
EDIT I am sorry it does not enlarge enough to read it. The download is easily readable, but the forum must automatically shrink it down.
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Re: New to me 1903

#5 Post by Hippycrowe » Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:02 am

Nice rifle I had a 1929 one boy it was accurate I could hit golf balls at 100 yards all day long.

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Re: New to me 1903

#6 Post by M14man » Thu Feb 08, 2018 8:56 am

Here is a link where that page can be seen!
http://www.trfindley.com/origstmps/m1903guidea.jpg

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