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Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) September 9th, 2019, 09:48 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 354
Posted By CasualObserver
I picked up a tool awhile back but before that I...

I picked up a tool awhile back but before that I used a brass drift. Just took it easy and took my time with out "hammering" on it.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) August 22nd, 2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 605
Posted By CasualObserver
Thanks for the review. I've been looking at them...

Thanks for the review. I've been looking at them with curiosity but just can't justify buying another tok like I already have without putting the $ towards other gaps in the collection first.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) August 3rd, 2019, 07:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By CasualObserver
No idea they existed. Thanks for sharing!

No idea they existed. Thanks for sharing!
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) July 4th, 2019, 10:25 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By CasualObserver
I knew from your postings over the years you had...

I knew from your postings over the years you had a few trainers. Surprised I finally got one you don't have. I need to channel your skills on parts sourcing to find a replacement sling swivel.
...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) June 25th, 2019, 07:26 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 630
Posted By CasualObserver
Zastava m56 trainer

Took awhile to take delivery, but my latest 22lr showed up. I have a love for 22s and in particular like the trainers. While my collection of C&R stuff is quite broad, I always seem to migrate back...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) May 4th, 2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 627
Posted By CasualObserver
If you dig around on the internet there is...

If you dig around on the internet there is speculation it is actually FLPMi and is associated with a Fire Brigade in Latvia. Not a whole lot of solid evidence (or any really that I saw) but there...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 11th, 2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,493
Posted By CasualObserver
Check out the FAQ sticky at the top of the forum....

Check out the FAQ sticky at the top of the forum. There is a very good write up right at the beginning which should answer 95% of your questions I suspect.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 23rd, 2019, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 494
Posted By CasualObserver
I did just under 2 years ago when I moved. Got...

I did just under 2 years ago when I moved. Got it back pretty quick if I remember right and it was straight forward if you follow the directions (or as straight forward as the original). Fill out...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 19th, 2019, 08:37 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,583
Posted By CasualObserver
Nice buy. Be ready to chase your brass. Mine...

Nice buy. Be ready to chase your brass. Mine dents it up and then kicks it out a country mile. I have a little rubber hose cover I made and put on the brass deflector (I guess that is what that is...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 19th, 2019, 08:33 AM
Replies: 46
Views: 4,493
Posted By CasualObserver
I got mine a week or so ago as well. Was about...

I got mine a week or so ago as well. Was about 10 weeks. General consensus from what I recall over the years has been that they print and mail them out in batches. So depending on the timing of...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 8th, 2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,425
Posted By CasualObserver
Wanted to pass along that I have followed through...

Wanted to pass along that I have followed through with my resolution and my FFL03 will be in the mailbox today (I love USPS Informed Delivery for seeing what is on its way). For anyone curious it...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) January 4th, 2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By CasualObserver
Yeah, you would think something would come out. ...

Yeah, you would think something would come out. Seems like there are too many of them around that someone must know something definitive. Not like they are as rare as the St. Petersburg Calvary...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) January 2nd, 2019, 07:32 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,324
Posted By CasualObserver
There is an interesting (spirited?) discussion on...

There is an interesting (spirited?) discussion on these over on gunboards you might want to check out.

https://forums.gunboards.com/showthread.php?1067785-Mosin-91-59-lore
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) December 28th, 2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,425
Posted By CasualObserver
Any C&R New Years Resolutions out there?

I know for myself it is to get my FFL03 again. After 6 years of having one, I let it lapse early in 2018. I moved to Vermont and became house poor again in 2017 and wasn't using it so I didn't...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) December 25th, 2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 544
Posted By CasualObserver
You might have to get it from eBay. It might be...

You might have to get it from eBay. It might be listed as an ejector (you'll need to double check that though as that might not be what you are looking for). I found they weren't very plentiful...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) December 20th, 2018, 04:30 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,646
Posted By CasualObserver
Why do I keep revisiting this thread? Its like...

Why do I keep revisiting this thread? Its like death and carnage. I don't want to look, but I just feel compelled to keep looking anyway.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) December 7th, 2018, 08:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By CasualObserver
Ken you are right. I bet I was thinking of the...

Ken you are right. I bet I was thinking of the Garands I read about that were rewelds.

The drill rifles that they recovered and rebuilt used to go for 7 or 800 I thought. I guess they have...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) December 7th, 2018, 07:40 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 900
Posted By CasualObserver
I guess it depends on what you are looking for. ...

I guess it depends on what you are looking for. If I recall there was some speculation in the past that while they are original, they are welded receivers (ie they were once cut for decommission). ...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 22nd, 2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,541
Posted By CasualObserver
Pretty cool. Century imported some odd stuff...

Pretty cool. Century imported some odd stuff over the years. I remember in the early 90s passing on some ugly Browning A5 shotguns with extended mags and forearm stocks at a gun show around...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) November 19th, 2018, 11:14 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 3,225
Posted By CasualObserver
This is my go to quick reference for M1 carbines....

This is my go to quick reference for M1 carbines.

http://uscarbinecal30m1.com/Default.aspx
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 2nd, 2018, 11:30 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 687
Posted By CasualObserver
You might want to call havlin sales. I have used...

You might want to call havlin sales. I have used them for parts before for some of my older Mossberg 22 rifles and they are pretty good to work with.

If it is a factory installed choke I would...
Forum: National 2A Issues March 31st, 2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 4,125
Posted By CasualObserver
This is a very true statement. Libertarian in...

This is a very true statement. Libertarian in some ways and just very Liberal in others. I moved in the last year from Maryland to Vermont. Mostly because of family, but in part because after...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 5th, 2018, 01:32 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,376
Posted By CasualObserver
arbud I've noticed that you've asked similar...

arbud

I've noticed that you've asked similar questions about dealing with C&R transfers the last 6 months or so. If you don't have a clear understanding you might want to just stay away from...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) February 28th, 2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,247
Posted By CasualObserver
I carry my CZ82 regularly CCW. I also toss my...

I carry my CZ82 regularly CCW. I also toss my little Beretta 950 mouse gun in my shorts pocket in the summer on occasion. The CZ might not be considered by a lot of folks as ideal, but I am very...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) January 3rd, 2018, 08:06 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 5,792
Posted By CasualObserver
It was the least active year I've had since I got...

It was the least active year I've had since I got my C&R. I gifted two mosin nagants and I picked up two rifles to add to the ww2 collection so it was a wash as far as safe space goes. However, I...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) July 9th, 2017, 08:51 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,651
Posted By CasualObserver
While I would say 44-40 because that is the first...

While I would say 44-40 because that is the first thing that comes to mine when I think of an old SA Colt I would have to answer 32 WCF because I have an old Winchester of the same era already and to...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) May 13th, 2017, 03:46 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,885
Posted By CasualObserver
Great job! I have a sportorized Carcano 91 T.S....

Great job! I have a sportorized Carcano 91 T.S. I picked up on the cheap a few years ago I would love to restore to original configuration myself. It has a duffle cut so maybe it was sportorized by...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) April 23rd, 2017, 08:50 AM
Replies: 3,596
Views: 421,514
Posted By CasualObserver
Saw someone with your ID over there had picked...

Saw someone with your ID over there had picked that up and was wondering if that was you. Nice pick up. These have always intrigued me as well and saw this one over there just after it looked like...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) March 11th, 2017, 09:04 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 7,315
Posted By CasualObserver
Did you just drop your order in the mail...

Did you just drop your order in the mail recently? If so, I might have some bad news. They are showing sold out as of January 25th for field grades. Probably come back after a while, but there is...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) February 21st, 2017, 03:38 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,194
Posted By CasualObserver
So I'll toss in my two cents and note I haven't...

So I'll toss in my two cents and note I haven't ordered anything from them in a few years.

Getting my FFL associated with my account required some effort on my part, but it got done. They were...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) February 12th, 2017, 12:25 PM
Replies: 5,650
Views: 839,621
Posted By CasualObserver
PSA has new manufacture Fiocchi for $15 per 50. ...

PSA has new manufacture Fiocchi for $15 per 50. Some say it isn't as hot as the surplus, but it likely won't attract a magnet and is non corrosive.
...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) February 5th, 2017, 09:43 PM
Replies: 69
Views: 9,429
Posted By CasualObserver
You are so right about the Longbranch ones. The...

You are so right about the Longbranch ones. The one I have not only looks good, it shoots quite well as well. I happened on the receipt for the one I have the other day while looking for some other...
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) January 20th, 2017, 08:34 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,245
Posted By CasualObserver
I thought by 1985 they had stopped making the P64...

I thought by 1985 they had stopped making the P64 replaced by the P83. If it was made before 1985 it is roster exempt.
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) January 19th, 2017, 09:16 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,076
Posted By CasualObserver
Congrats. I'd be extremely pleased if that...

Congrats. I'd be extremely pleased if that arrived on my door step, no doubt!
Forum: Curio and Relic (C&R) January 19th, 2017, 01:59 PM
Replies: 68
Views: 13,076
Posted By CasualObserver
It does but I don't remember what. Sometimes it...

It does but I don't remember what. Sometimes it is referred to as in the white I believe.



Stock and or action either could be dry. New CMP stocks always needed oiled. They often need fitted...
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