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  1. Clay, if I can make a technical note, that is...

    Clay, if I can make a technical note, that is *not* founded with a citation but just personal knowledge and opinion. . . .

    My opinion would be you should never see the face of the receiver...
  2. Look in Jon Speeds book on Mauser Smallbore...

    Look in Jon Speeds book on Mauser Smallbore rifles, I believe there was a special diopter rear sight that were used on some rifles that may have fit in a slot similar to that.
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    A thread on gunboards similar in nature:...

    A thread on gunboards similar in nature:
    https://forums.gunboards.com/showthread.php?817866-American-Walnut-on-German-Military-Rifles

    Somewhere I have some information on US exports of walnut to...
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    From Jon Speed: "Person asked did Mauser ever...

    From Jon Speed:

    "Person asked did Mauser ever buy walnut stock materials from US sources sometime after WW1 ? Good question. Here is what I found

    In 1924 Germany moved away from its pre war...
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    Just a minor note if your nit-picking the font of...

    Just a minor note if your nit-picking the font of the number stamps.

    At this time, stamps of this nature were still hand cut, and while the definition of that changed over the decades, there are...
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    My apologies, I took “It doesn’t make sense” as a...

    My apologies, I took “It doesn’t make sense” as a an expression of not understanding.
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    If Loewe feels this is the place for discussion...

    If Loewe feels this is the place for discussion then I will answer your question here.

    The ATF is in a “nomenclature” conundrum with the AR lower, however the ATF is based on precedence and they...
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    It does make sense based on how they define a...

    It does make sense based on how they define a receiver, but like I said previously, lets have this conversation in another thread.
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    Mr. Speed sent along some very interesting...

    Mr. Speed sent along some very interesting documents in the form of the Patent. Having not had one of these in my hand, it was nice to see drawings to understand the function.


    " here are the...
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    Nice find!

    Nice find!
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    From Mr. Speed " here is only doc translation...

    From Mr. Speed

    " here is only doc translation I have ever seen that mentions Schlegelmilch. In this Letter from Franz Marcotty Mauser rep to Paul Mauser we can see that 88/97 designation for the...
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    This would be a great at length discussion,...

    This would be a great at length discussion, however it may be best to keep this thread less cluttered? If someone wants to start a new thread, I can speak at length in regards to the ATF requirements...
  13. Thread: Chilean 1895

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    Sight parts are available from several sources,...

    Sight parts are available from several sources, Liberty typically has the highest prices, and the parts are not always "correct". If your not worried about the parts being correct, since it is not a...
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    from Mr. Speed in regards to this rifle. "I...

    from Mr. Speed in regards to this rifle.

    "I see now the schlegelmilch 6 mm trials rifle sn 7 was owned by hans lackhoven in germany. I was involved with selling this rifle to a us buyer after...
  15. As a small business owner I have done some...

    As a small business owner I have done some reading on the subject.

    This is the best comprehensive article/website I have found on the website.

    https://blog.taxjar.com/economic-nexus-laws/
    ...
  16. I would fight that. Colorado might be different,...

    I would fight that. Colorado might be different, but I bet it isn't that different. I am from Ohio, here is a short excerpt on how Ohio's works

    "Effective August 1, 2019, Ohio enacted substantial...
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    If you want a copy of Jon Speed's book on the...

    If you want a copy of Jon Speed's book on the Mauser Smallbore Rifles, join the German Gun Collectors Association and purchase a copy through them.

    Incredibly knowledgeable folks, friendly,...
  18. Ohhhhh don't get me started on Holabird.... I...

    Ohhhhh don't get me started on Holabird.... I could write a 3 page rant on them.

    They are still, very ineffectively, trying to get $648 in shipping that they thought was fair for shipping 7...
  19. I would very much appreciate if you can share...

    I would very much appreciate if you can share pictures and information on your rifle.

    If you start a new thread, Mr. Speed will likely see and comment.

    thanks
  20. Thread: Gustloff KKW

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    I do not think so, but I am certainly not an...

    I do not think so, but I am certainly not an expert on these rifles.
  21. Thread: Gustloff KKW

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    A fantastic rifle for sure! The KKW's do use...

    A fantastic rifle for sure!

    The KKW's do use a standard K98k front sight base.

    I have not seen a numbered front sight base like you show, but I am far, far, from an expert on k98k's.

    Some...
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    I do not know the transition, but at some point,...

    I do not know the transition, but at some point, I would guess in the 30's, they transitioned from the roller coaster to the tangent style sight. I would suspect shortly after the rearmament program...
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    Commercial target and hunting rifles were being...

    Commercial target and hunting rifles were being built well into WWII.

    The Suhl proof house started dating in 1923, as memory serves.

    If you are interested in selling it... I have a receiver...
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    Very nice! I’ve been wanting one for a long long...

    Very nice! I’ve been wanting one for a long long time, but the very few I have come across have been beyond my reach.

    Very nice addition!
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    That particular seller has sold MANY guns that...

    That particular seller has sold MANY guns that appear to have been haphazardly put together. I have bought several items from them, to take apart, and put back together with the other items I bought....
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