Third Party Press

Search:

Type: Posts; User: runner

Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. Your very nice rifle does not match up to the...

    Your very nice rifle does not match up to the pictures of the Mauser Banner Modell, because it is not one. It is a Mauser Standard Modell, a similiar but separate model that went into production in...
  2. Replies
    6
    Views
    224

    Thanks for the information on the barrel channel...

    Thanks for the information on the barrel channel SN or lack thereof, I had assumed the channels wee always numbered. The information sharing is what makes this forum tops in its class.
  3. Replies
    6
    Views
    224

    In the same lot as the above Gew. 98 and the SM I...

    In the same lot as the above Gew. 98 and the SM I posted earlier, I also got a mostly matching byf 42, all matching but the bands, in a walnut stock. A matching metal G24/t that appears to be in a...
  4. Replies
    6
    Views
    224

    And now for the gruesome bolt photos

    And now for the gruesome bolt photos
  5. Replies
    6
    Views
    224

    Matching, but abused 1915 DWM

    This one came in the same lot as the Standard Modell that I posted in the Weimar section. It appears to be all matching, but someone just had to modify the bolt. I can't actually ID the Sn on the...
  6. Replies
    5
    Views
    301

    Pictures comparing the two Blank Sidewall SMs.

    Pictures comparing the two Blank Sidewall SMs.
  7. Replies
    5
    Views
    301

    I lost the pictures of my original Blank sidewall...

    I lost the pictures of my original Blank sidewall SM when my computer crashed a few years ago, so I just snapped a few for comparison purposes.
    One similiar mark is the one on the top of the sight...
  8. Replies
    5
    Views
    301

    Second set of pictures: The first photo in...

    Second set of pictures:

    The first photo in this set shows the Large and Small banner variations used on the different variations of
    Standard Modells, with large version being used only on the...
  9. Replies
    5
    Views
    301

    Blank Sidewall SM, new low SN

    And under the category of: Why would anybody buy that? I present my latest find.

    I have a weakness for Standard Modells in particular and strange items in general. While viewing a pretty large...
  10. Replies
    17
    Views
    617

    Early war, mid war, late war, it is really just...

    Early war, mid war, late war, it is really just personal preference. I personally like the prewar and early war dates 1934 to 1940. But they are hard to find in good condition as most saw field use....
  11. Replies
    12
    Views
    271

    I don't see any evidence of Polish use on this...

    I don't see any evidence of Polish use on this one. Agree with swjXE, someones attempt at a sporter.
  12. Thread: Refinishing

    by runner
    Replies
    21
    Views
    836

    The receivers on most Gew. 98s are simply "in the...

    The receivers on most Gew. 98s are simply "in the white" meaning the steel was just polished bright. What is flaking off is probably rust scabs.
  13. Thread: Refinishing

    by runner
    Replies
    21
    Views
    836

    I don't know what type of oil you are using. But...

    I don't know what type of oil you are using. But I have cleaned up some pretty crusty rifles. carefully disassemble, and clean all the metal using CLP and a rough cloth and old toothbrush. Wipe it...
  14. Thread: S/147 1937

    by runner
    Replies
    13
    Views
    466

    Rifle looks good. The early front sight base...

    Rifle looks good. The early front sight base being cut for a hood appears to have been done by an armorer when the rifle was
    in for some inspection/minor repair. TO me it would not affect value at...
  15. Replies
    6
    Views
    402

    Great looking rifle Chris. Is the sling the early...

    Great looking rifle Chris. Is the sling the early type with the sewn on H buckle, or the later type with the football stud? I am guessing the former since the rear swivel is fastened with a stud and...
  16. Interesting project. Are you wanting data on the...

    Interesting project.
    Are you wanting data on the Standard Modells that went to China and/or the two orders of actual K98ks (sun firing proof) that were sold to China
  17. Replies
    118
    Views
    4,432

    I totally agree with Dave, never convince...

    I totally agree with Dave, never convince yourself that your hobby is a financial investment. I own three 1964 Chevelle Super Sports. One heavily modified that I drive, one basically stock that is my...
  18. There is no way to tell what that hand guard was...

    There is no way to tell what that hand guard was factory installed on. Could be a Gew. 98, a 98b, or a walnut stocked K98k. They were all the same size
    and seldom marked with anything but a serial...
  19. Replies
    118
    Views
    4,432

    I agree that the fear of rampant inflation is a...

    I agree that the fear of rampant inflation is a player in this market. I own a small farm in Indiana, 179 acres, about half of it is in untillable wooded hillsides. It is located about 1 1/2 hours...
  20. Replies
    3
    Views
    251

    You are referring to the second one in the photo...

    You are referring to the second one in the photo right?
  21. Replies
    3
    Views
    251

    Help with bolt identification

    In sorting parts, I found two bolt bodies that I cannot identify. Both are full length model 98 bolts.
    both have the normal "ball" straight handle, not the pear shaped knob sometimes seen.

    On...
  22. Thread: Polish 1923 W98

    by runner
    Replies
    2
    Views
    148

    Polish 1923 W98

    Last night I posted photos of a stock asking for ID. As I had hoped it was Polish. Today I got what was left of the rifle (still hoping the bolt turns up).

    Everyone here in the Commonwealth of...
  23. Replies
    13
    Views
    411

    Looking forward to your review. In addition to...

    Looking forward to your review. In addition to the three long rifles I have a K98 and VZ29 and K29 I can provide information on.
  24. Replies
    13
    Views
    411

    Paul, what are your thoughts on when these "Z"...

    Paul, what are your thoughts on when these "Z" builds with the 98a sidewall were built. I am guessing in the same time period as the newly manufactured W.Z.98a due to
    the similarity of the sidewall...
  25. Replies
    13
    Views
    411

    Ok , my bad. The guy here in Virginia only had...

    Ok , my bad. The guy here in Virginia only had the stock and bolt, not a complete rifle. See my post asking for help on stock markings.
    He brought me the stock today, supposed to bring the bolt...
Results 1 to 25 of 500
Page 1 of 20 1 2 3 4
Military Rifle Journal