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Eddystone fixer upper

M1903, M1903A3 and M1917.
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Eddystone fixer upper

#1 Post by echo1 » Wed Oct 04, 2017 12:19 pm

Hi Fellas

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I had a guy on another board accept my offer on an M1917 Eddystone sporter. Fortunately, no permanent alterations were done to the metal, just the wood. What was done, was done by a skilled craftsman of the era, '50s - '60. Anyway, I had been on a hunt for the right M1917 for a few years, as I had acquired a complete stock set as part of a bundle in an estate liquidation. So when it's all said and done I'll have me a fine rifle for well under the market value. PAX

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Re: Eddystone fixer upper

#2 Post by Zeliard » Thu Oct 12, 2017 11:13 pm

Mine's a 50s-60s sporter as well. Nicely done and was only $150. They put new sights on it but at that price I really didn't care about that.
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Re: Eddystone fixer upper

#3 Post by echo1 » Fri Oct 13, 2017 8:27 pm

This one was salvageable and was returned to as issued. The trickiest part was the FSB. I have another sport job, 03-A3 Smith Corona, that I thought was a Griffin & Howe, it was done so nicely. I took pictures and emailed the to the G&H historian. He was kind enough to send back comparisons pictures of the differences. Like your, was at the LGS listed as milsurp $200 bucks. Swoop. PAX

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