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    01-21-2018, 11:21 AM
    Got out the other week. After looking at my notes I decided to try a good previous Red dot load with imr red in 303. 6.5, 7.0 and 7.5gr with 316202 sized to .314 in the same rifle, same boolits from the same batch. Using ten rounds of each...
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    01-14-2018, 09:23 PM
    You are correct the o ring wont have to used again as the casing is fire formed to your chamber, provided it's neck sized properly. IVI is Canadian ammo 1997 and 1992. The brass is ok some years it's top notch, thick at the bottom and a bit thin...
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    12-28-2017, 02:07 PM
    Your welcome. Good luck ! Ralph
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    12-28-2017, 09:15 AM
    Morning, that's the front sling swivel exactly. I can only assume they built in large numbers. Issue to where and how many I have no idea. Before our now debunked gun registry they were piles of them around, now not so many. You could get one for...
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    12-27-2017, 12:04 AM
    Not aware of PH p17 or 14s, seen a few BSA p14 &17s as well as churchil branded ones and bubbas. i can only assume there are more. there were PH modifed no1s sold by sears up here. They have no rear hand guard and the cut outs were filled in with...
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    12-26-2017, 10:44 PM
    Bombers they were issued as survival rifles to the RCAF planes after ww2. Some were modifed surplus, some were from parker hale and there were the EAL rifles purpose built, EAL rifles fall into two catagorys military and civilian (each catagory has...
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    12-26-2017, 05:22 PM
    Higgens, nurmrich/e gunparts had cut off forends at one time, now i do not know. Maybe try Brian Dick longarms as well. Jmax I know of the grooves for the hood, but i havent found any PH branded ones that fit close to it. I managed to get one off...
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    12-25-2017, 09:08 PM
    That's outstanding. Good luck!
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    12-25-2017, 01:36 PM
    Hi. Good find getting a LB "bomber". I think there are no sight hoods made for the PH front sights, belive me i have looked and other PH hoods will not fit. Caution about the crown seen many that look very good but under closer inspection they are...
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Retired navy articifer. Been collecting rifles since i was 19. I am a machinist. Have loved the silver stream since i was eight when i got a tin melting set
Nova Scotia
rifle building and restoration
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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