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by Local Boy
Sat Jan 16, 2021 6:34 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Dating Photographs
Replies: 5
Views: 123

Re: Dating Photographs

The soldier is wearing a mask so I'd say around 1918 to 1920 during the Spanish Flu epidemic. He's shouldering a Krag and wearing an older style uniform so he must be with the National Guard. :lol:
by Local Boy
Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:42 pm
Forum: Sporterized and unofficial modified Krags
Topic: Correcting Barrel Indexing
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Re: Correcting Barrel Indexing

Hmmm...things to think about?

Thanks FreadC!!!
by Local Boy
Tue Jan 12, 2021 6:36 pm
Forum: Sporterized and unofficial modified Krags
Topic: Correcting Barrel Indexing
Replies: 11
Views: 184

Re: Correcting Barrel Indexing

GREAT solution to a barrel alignment problem BR! I have a similar problem with a Model 1917 Eddystone.. I've had to correct the issue by tapping the front sight all the way to the left to the point of almost touching the left side of the front sight wing guard. Actually, I could probably use the lef...
by Local Boy
Sun Jan 10, 2021 8:23 am
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: Model 1898 Krag Restoration Video
Replies: 2
Views: 92

Re: Model 1898 Krag Restoration Video

Thanks again Whig! I've enjoyed watching the Anvil/Primer series of videos but haven't seen that one. Mark Novak did another video were he takes a rusty shotgun and demonstrates how you can take a carding brush to restore the bluing without much effort. He explains that on many occasions the rust do...
by Local Boy
Fri Jan 08, 2021 7:09 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Amazing Summary of Current Voluntary Servitude We Have in the United States!
Replies: 7
Views: 220

Re: Amazing Summary of Current Voluntary Servitude We Have in the United States!

Thank you Whig for posting the discourse on "Voluntary Servitude". However, I do struggle with an answer: 1. Do I try not to draw attention to myself and comply with the demands of our governmental leaders. 2. Do I petition a government only to have my petitions fall on deaf ears. 3. Do I allow myse...
by Local Boy
Wed Jan 06, 2021 4:54 pm
Forum: Sporterized and unofficial modified Krags
Topic: "Up-Grading" Faux Carbine
Replies: 12
Views: 481

Re: "Up-Grading" Faux Carbine

Well done BR!!!
by Local Boy
Sat Dec 19, 2020 9:39 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Krags in the Movies
Replies: 52
Views: 17390

Re: Krags in the Movies

Great picture Knute1!
by Local Boy
Fri Dec 11, 2020 8:43 pm
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: Rehabing a cut-down
Replies: 7
Views: 260

Re: Rehabing a cut-down

Another GREAT stretch job Chuck!

From now on you'll be known as Charles "Stretch" MacArthur.
by Local Boy
Mon Dec 07, 2020 9:12 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Pearl Harbor Day
Replies: 2
Views: 163

Re: Pearl Harbor Day

Thanks BR for remembering! Mom was a ten year old girl living in Honolulu when Pearl Harbor was attacked...she remembered a lot of loud explosions and smoke in the distance. As a young boy growing up in Hawaii we really got a kick watching planes fly by that were used in the filming of the movie "To...
by Local Boy
Fri Nov 27, 2020 11:07 pm
Forum: Sporterized and unofficial modified Krags
Topic: building a new Krag
Replies: 6
Views: 308

Re: building a new Krag

Looking good!!!