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by butlersrangers
Wed Dec 01, 2021 5:44 am
Forum: Other Firearms
Topic: Fun Gun Challenge - What is it?
Replies: 8
Views: 84

Re: Fun Gun Challenge - What is it?

FredC - I don't know if there is a 'Livermore Relationship' between 'Billy' and 'Larry'. William Roscoe Livermore graduated 6th in the 1865 West Point Class. He had a long distinguished Army service career as an engineer. If possible, could you check to see if there are any past articles in "Am...
by butlersrangers
Wed Dec 01, 2021 5:14 am
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: New member looking to learn
Replies: 14
Views: 310

Re: New member looking to learn

Looking good, eh! Are you a 'Bench-Rest' shooter?

It is a little known fact that a lot of Bench-Rest Guys paint their nails before a range session or match.
by butlersrangers
Tue Nov 30, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Other Firearms
Topic: Fun Gun Challenge - What is it?
Replies: 8
Views: 84

Re: Fun Gun Challenge - What is it?

You are correct Fred. It is a 7mm cal. model 93 Mauser, likely Spanish American War capture rifle. It has been altered to use a diagonal forward & back motion of the bolt-handle to rotate the bolt and feed live cartridges and eject fired cases. It appears a bronze 'saddle' with three notches has...
by butlersrangers
Tue Nov 30, 2021 8:25 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Hunting Season is fast approaching!
Replies: 17
Views: 560

Re: Hunting Season is fast approaching!

redundant
by butlersrangers
Tue Nov 30, 2021 8:22 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Hunting Season is fast approaching!
Replies: 17
Views: 560

Re: Hunting Season is fast approaching!

Nice photo, Fred!
by butlersrangers
Mon Nov 29, 2021 3:49 pm
Forum: Other Firearms
Topic: Fun Gun Challenge - What is it?
Replies: 8
Views: 84

Re: Fun Gun Challenge - What is it?

'Zac' - You have the 'Mauser Part' right.
"Everything works better with some Model 1893 Spanish Mauser parts"
by butlersrangers
Mon Nov 29, 2021 6:37 am
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: email
Replies: 1
Views: 54

Re: email

Will Do.
by butlersrangers
Sun Nov 28, 2021 9:11 am
Forum: Other Firearms
Topic: Fun Gun Challenge - What is it?
Replies: 8
Views: 84

Fun Gun Challenge - What is it?

Found in the archive vault. Sorry about the poor picture quality. You want to guess?

(Answer will be revealed in a couple of days):
by butlersrangers
Sun Nov 28, 2021 7:02 am
Forum: Other Firearms
Topic: World's largest Buffington sight
Replies: 11
Views: 112

Re: World's largest Buffington sight

My No. 5 L-E carbine was made at Fazackerly, in 1947. The rear-sight is machined, (not stamped). The bayonet came out of a work-bench drawer, that was pretty full of them, at the 'Pattern Room' - Enfield Arsenal in 1972. Herbert Woodend, the Curator of the Pattern Room Collection, gave it to me. The...
by butlersrangers
Sat Nov 27, 2021 6:34 am
Forum: Other Firearms
Topic: World's largest Buffington sight
Replies: 11
Views: 112

Re: World's largest Buffington sight

Some Colt 'potato diggers' variations appear to wear Buffington style sights.