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    I've heard over there on gunboards there is an...

    I've heard over there on gunboards there is an expert for SS rifles. Pretty sure he has proofs the e/37 marked band was swapped by a field armorer :googlie.

    With the SS SSR snipers, first make...
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    BCD4 rifle with 5-digit serial number would not...

    BCD4 rifle with 5-digit serial number would not have the serial on the receiver. And they would also not have the Acceptance on the receiver. This is typical for SAUER. So it is a SAUER receiver with...
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    You would not keep the crates where you took out...

    You would not keep the crates where you took out the rifles, would you? You would use it as firewood rather than to carry around empty wooden crates. So simply those crates survived which were still...
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    The serial number on the receiver has been...

    The serial number on the receiver has been scrubbed. If you were to ask me, someone used an original Sauer LSR receiver and restored it with an all matching BCD K98k and in this process removed the...
  5. BLC Zielvier Low Turret and High Turret comparison

    Recently been lucky and ran into a rifle advertised as faux sniper rifle. They were right in that the poor picture did show fake bases, but the additional pictures of the scope I requested confirmed...
  6. Many old collectors in Austria and Germany claim...

    Many old collectors in Austria and Germany claim that Mahrholdt was the company who did the Single Claw sniper setup for Steyr. They most often even don't call it "Steyr SC mount", but is referred as...
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    Post the pictures of whatever you were looking...

    Post the pictures of whatever you were looking at, but without the link.
  8. Haven't you heard of the secret vacuum stamp the...

    Haven't you heard of the secret vacuum stamp the SS was using to differ their guns from the Wehrmacht rifles :googlie
  9. Joke does not work since it IS a SS rifle.

    Joke does not work since it IS a SS rifle.
  10. SS Gew98 to K98k conversion with raised serial number

    Since it was a discussion over on gunboards.com, I thought I would share some detail pictures that indeed a rifle can have raised serial numbers even when the stock is not sanded simply due to poor...
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    Pretty sure the table on your pic is from the guy...

    Pretty sure the table on your pic is from the guy who runs LMD Militaria/Leon: you can see a resin K98k rifle which looks like the one on his website, also the K.43 and G.41(M) look like the same...
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    Probably this rifle here:...

    Probably this rifle here: http://lmd-militaria.com/page538.html ?
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    Hey Matt and Brian, did this pic while coming...

    Hey Matt and Brian, did this pic while coming home from a week holiday and leaving for the second week, so hence my late reply ...

    SSR rifles receiver is (only) 359 accepted on right side,...
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    Sorry Brian, but you beat me to it! The whole...

    Sorry Brian, but you beat me to it! The whole Sauer Family of (regular) Side Rail and Turret Snipers!

    From the rear:
    SSR (CE42)
    LSR (BCD4)
    HT (CE44?)
    LT (CE43/44?)

    But I need to mention -...
  15. Thread: Zeilsechs

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    "Ziel" is German for "target". And "Zeil" is not...

    "Ziel" is German for "target". And "Zeil" is not a German word at all, like someone wrote "tagret" instead of "target". I guess you now understand what he meant...
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    Wow, it did attract quite some attention. More...

    Wow, it did attract quite some attention. More than I had thought it would attract!

    tsmgguy we can indeed argue if the condition can be called "mint", but what you mention would indicate NOS or...
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    And finally a single last picture of what I also...

    And finally a single last picture of what I also had liked a lot on the gun - the both e marked and WaA proofed safety.
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    Having noticed we only have two BCD 41 coded K98k...

    Having noticed we only have two BCD 41 coded K98k rifles in the picture library got me to take very detailed pictures of this rifle to post them here for a reference too.

    Personally I also really...
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    Mint K98k bcd 41

    Usually one would say "only dropped once", but this doesn't apply to the rifle in question. The soldier it was originally issued with retunred from Russia with this rifle, at the very end of the war...
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    Seems already gone once again..

    Seems already gone once again..
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    I am 99% sure your scope was made up based on an...

    I am 99% sure your scope was made up based on an unused DKL scope tube. Note no step in the sunshade and additional screws in the tube.
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    The scope pre-dates WWII and the mount is...

    The scope pre-dates WWII and the mount is civilian and not military. Most possibly a post WWII marriage between two items.
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    If I'm not mistaken it re-appeared on gunbroker.

    If I'm not mistaken it re-appeared on gunbroker.
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    Matt, is the scope in your original starting post...

    Matt, is the scope in your original starting post yours? If yes, can you try and see if it would fit an original SS Double Claw sniper, or if the distance between the scope feet would be slightly...
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    Wow, what an ugly beauty ;-). Congratulations to...

    Wow, what an ugly beauty ;-). Congratulations to it!
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