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    11-05-2019, 11:20 AM
    gnoahhh replied to a thread MAS rifle in Rimfire Area
    I've owned a couple MAS 45's and rank them as one of the best military .22 trainers. The funky receiver configuration doesn't lend them well to "sporterizing" if the goal is to create an elegant scoped rifle, but it can be done. Would I choose one...
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    10-28-2019, 10:54 PM
    ? The M1903A1 didn't morph into 1903A3's. It was simply the 1903 Service rifle with "C" pistol grip stock starting in 1928 (March 15, 1928 to be exact). C stocks were to be phased in as stock blanks for the S stocks were used up- but there were...
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    10-28-2019, 11:16 AM
    Apples and oranges. You are referencing M1903A3 while the OP has a dandy M1903. Remington took over the old M1903 machinery from the Rock Island Arsenal which had lain in mothballs for 20 years, and commenced manufacturing of 1903's both for us...
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    10-24-2019, 11:05 AM
    Good advice, re: de-oiling the rosewood before epoxying. (Ditto when using ebony.) When attaching a forend tip I stick a 1/4" dowel in just to locate it and secure it until the epoxy cures. For a final sure-fire way to keep it permanently...
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    10-22-2019, 01:27 PM
    Immense score last weekend: a sealed 8 pound jug of 4759! Had to fork over $200 for it, which I gladly did. (And he threw in a pound of L'il Gun and two pounds of 2400!) Life is good once again. Gives me almost 20 pounds of 4759- it should see me...
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BP Bronze Point IMR Improved Military Rifle PTD Pointed
BR Bench Rest M Magnum RN Round Nose
BT Boat Tail PL Power-Lokt SP Soft Point
C Compressed Charge PR Primer SPCL Soft Point "Core-Lokt"
HP Hollow Point PSPCL Pointed Soft Point "Core Lokt" C.O.L. Cartridge Overall Length
PSP Pointed Soft Point Spz Spitzer Point SBT Spitzer Boat Tail
LRN Lead Round Nose LWC Lead Wad Cutter LSWC Lead Semi Wad Cutter
GC Gas Check