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    Thanks for that. This, and I copied your response...

    Thanks for that. This, and I copied your response to that thread as well:
    http://www.k98kforum.com/showthread.php?256-Winter-Trigger-and-Manual-Addendum-Insert
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    I have the same holster. They were misstamped,...

    I have the same holster. They were misstamped, it’s a holster for a Radom. There are no bnz coded holsters for the GP.35 in German service. A double stack GP.35 mag won’t fit in the spare mag pocket....
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    Pwcosol, I just went back and read your...

    Pwcosol,
    I just went back and read your background / Globe posts. I had not seen them in the interim between my original post and this comparison. That's pretty much responsive to what I asked. If...
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    Sorry for the delay Steveo, been busy at work. It...

    Sorry for the delay Steveo, been busy at work. It was an interesting review. All things have been reproduced since the 80s and before, even very mundane things. I use "Pakistan" as a general catchall...
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    I have Heidler's book but was lazy and didn't...

    I have Heidler's book but was lazy and didn't look at it. These are clearly a very good make of an action cover of lesser materials and workmanship than the earlier hkv 41 and jqh 42 examples. The...
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    Well put and part of the back story on these that...

    Well put and part of the back story on these that needs telling. The blue jkh 42 covers are prevalent as far as these go. The green hkv 41, not so much, and the "oilskin" the harder of the three. I'd...
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    Conclusion: Did Globe Militaria find a stash...

    Conclusion:

    Did Globe Militaria find a stash of these in Norway made up by a small manufacturer ("ovt") under some late war contract? Did Globe Militaria send an original off to Pakistan, Poland,...
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    What I don't like: 1) There is no known "ovt"...

    What I don't like:

    1) There is no known "ovt" code. It would be a late three letter code, but in all these years there is no listing of it. That doesn't mean it doesn't exist, but it doesn't help...
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    First, let me start with what I like with the...

    First, let me start with what I like with the comparative examination:
    1) The ovt 44 cover is fairly well made, with components that appear to be period correct, these include:
    - the steel button...
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    Lilallie (Steveo) sent me the subject "ovt 44"...

    Lilallie (Steveo) sent me the subject "ovt 44" action cover for examination. Big :thumbsup: to Steveo for doing this to advance knowledge and information. I've compared it to the two I own, the most...
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    ZM, Starting out, your best bet for general K98k...

    ZM,
    Starting out, your best bet for general K98k / Mauser discussion is the Gunboards forum:
    https://forums.gunboards.com/forumdisplay.php?6-The-K98-Mauser-Forum

    This is more of a specialist,...
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    Welcome Bryan. I vacationed on Vancouver Island...

    Welcome Bryan. I vacationed on Vancouver Island years back. Beautiful place, nice people. Most memorable was an Orca watching zodiac boat tour. They did not disappoint.
    Cheers
    HB
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    That's a superb example Dave, coolest I've seen...

    That's a superb example Dave, coolest I've seen with the acid etched serials. Pic stickied for ref.
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    Too much heat during heat treatment.

    Too much heat during heat treatment.
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    Well said Dave. The transparency of a forum is...

    Well said Dave. The transparency of a forum is necessary. Beware the dictator, even the one who declares his benevolence. Beware the forum censor as his motives may not always be good.
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    No collecting hobby worth being in is fake free...

    No collecting hobby worth being in is fake free ;) The beauty of ours, as a result of our collective mentality and stewardship, is that we are on the perpetual hunt for humpery and ferreting it out...
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    Yep, that’s me. I use the “roadkill autopsy”...

    Yep, that’s me. I use the “roadkill autopsy” metaphor. Once I see it’s roadkill it’s enough for me. I don’t need to know what kind of truck killed it ;) It’s that old school funshow mentality where...
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    Good catch. I would recommend that new guys who...

    Good catch. I would recommend that new guys who want to learn, who would not have caught this, go and review vetted originals in our pic sticky library. Much time has been devoted to compiling it as...
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    Where is the bolt pic? This is how we do it. Just...

    Where is the bolt pic? This is how we do it. Just the facts. Here is the byf 44 7149 or 7148 (or whatever it is supposed to be) subject bolt and a pic of an original byf 44 bolt. Go look here for...
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    Another, a M.16 Austrian:

    Another, a M.16 Austrian:
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    My problem is parasites and humpers who use our...

    My problem is parasites and humpers who use our site to glom free information to use against us. The purpose of the site is for us to advance our hobby interests for knowledge and enjoyment, not...
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    It causes me some irritation to see these jobbers...

    It causes me some irritation to see these jobbers and dealers doing this, then invariably exploiting the free information we provide here to carnival bark and mark stuff way up to "reward" our free...
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    So, you're saying that front band is humped?...

    So, you're saying that front band is humped? Don't you know that 100 million Mausers were made?


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KX5jNnDMfxA
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    Just my opinion. I'm skeptical at times. ...

    Just my opinion. I'm skeptical at times.

    Gentlemen, also please note how this has been saved for when this turns up again. Auction pics, bidding pics, pics of the serial and humpery. If it is not...
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    Right out the gate, five auctions won, all from...

    Right out the gate, five auctions won, all from the same seller, in two weeks. This bidder's only transactions......The winning bid history:
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