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by Nick787
Tue Jun 09, 2020 6:37 pm
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: Blast from the past (Serial #5000)
Replies: 0
Views: 931

Blast from the past (Serial #5000)

My Krag research since having a KCA membership has dipped in recent days. As a way of renewing interest in the history of Krag research i obtained a Newspapers.com membership and have begun scouring old newspapers from around the country in regards to Krag Jorgensen rifles. <br /><br />I came upon a...
by Nick787
Mon Jun 08, 2020 2:04 pm
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: 1896 Krag steal?
Replies: 13
Views: 1795

Re: 1896 Krag steal?

<blockquote>Most U.S. Krag rifles and carbines were rebuilt/refurbished during the course of their service. This work was done at Springfield Armory, U.S. Arsenals and Depots. <br /><br />During reconditioning work, wood and metal parts were skillfully refinished as needed and reused. Some parts wer...
by Nick787
Mon Jun 08, 2020 1:59 pm
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: 1896 Krag steal?
Replies: 13
Views: 1795

Re: 1896 Krag steal?

<blockquote>Nick787! Meaning no disrespect, and I ask this because of your comment about looking down the bore: do you know the trick for removing the bolt? If someone did not tell or show you how you could spend a long time when it is deceptively simple! If you don't know how just sing out and the ...
by Nick787
Tue Jun 02, 2020 7:25 pm
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: 1896 Krag steal?
Replies: 13
Views: 1795

Re: 1896 Krag steal?

<blockquote>this is a truly beautiful rifle I would love to own. How is the bore and does it have a circled P behind the trigger guard and a cartouche on the left side of the stock?<br /><br />Is it the light or is it nickled or chromed?<br /><br />Congrats.</blockquote><br /><br />I'm relatively ne...
by Nick787
Mon Jun 01, 2020 3:17 pm
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: 1896 Krag steal?
Replies: 13
Views: 1795

1896 Krag steal?

During this whole pandemic I decided to take a trip to my local gun store. There I found a "1898" krag in original full military condition, it even came with the original cleaning kit, I was in love, I always wanted one and jumped at the opportunity to buy it. The store was asking $899 and...