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by Rcat7147
Tue Oct 29, 2019 11:55 am
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: Krag 1899 Carbine - Serial Number 849318
Replies: 36
Views: 3696

Re: Krag 1899 Carbine - Serial Number 849318

Got it.  Thanks, Chuck!<br /><br />This one will be pretty strange, financially.<br />The barreled action that now sits in this stock came in a sporter stock but was otherwise untouched (well, the sight blade was remade in brass).<br /><br />So the old action with incorrect sight was put into t...
by Rcat7147
Tue Oct 29, 2019 2:10 am
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: Krag 1899 Carbine - Serial Number 849318
Replies: 36
Views: 3696

Re: Krag 1899 Carbine - Serial Number 849318

And finally an update!<br /><br />I found another 1899 for this stock to go in.  This one with the correct carbine sight.  <br /><br />The band and buttplate issues are now fixed as well.  Had to take off a fair bit of wood for that buttplate.<br /><br />The bore on this one is excell...
by Rcat7147
Mon Oct 21, 2019 2:41 pm
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: Thoughts on my Krag
Replies: 12
Views: 954

Re: Thoughts on my Krag

There are three rifles belonging to members of this forum that were issued to the 3rd Kentucky volunteers during the Spanish American war.  Mine among them.  <br />This was revealed in a thread a while back.  Still crazy to me.  It would be neat to get them all together again one...
by Rcat7147
Wed Oct 16, 2019 12:10 pm
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Copy of Brophy - Cheap!
Replies: 5
Views: 997

Re: Copy of Brophy - Cheap!

I did purchase this and it came in yesterday.
Other than the mentioned writing on the inside cover (doesn't bother me) and the missing dust jacket (hate them anyway), it's in perfect condition.

Neat book so far! 
by Rcat7147
Thu Oct 10, 2019 12:40 am
Forum: Other Firearms
Topic: Chafee Reese - Magazine Rifle Trials
Replies: 32
Views: 3798

Re: Chafee Reese - Magazine Rifle Trials

I was hoping you found me a buyer!  ;)
by Rcat7147
Wed Oct 09, 2019 10:05 am
Forum: Chit-Chat
Topic: Copy of Brophy - Cheap!
Replies: 5
Views: 997

Re: Copy of Brophy - Cheap!

Dont mind if I do.  I hate dust jackets anyway.

It is no longer available  ;)
by Rcat7147
Sun Oct 06, 2019 1:19 pm
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: Krag Finds in Gun Show Today
Replies: 19
Views: 2621

Re: Krag Finds in Gun Show Today


Will be keeping MY Chaffee-Reece!


;D

Ive enjoyed your book so far.  Thanks again! 
by Rcat7147
Sun Oct 06, 2019 12:02 am
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: Krag Finds in Gun Show Today
Replies: 19
Views: 2621

Re: Krag Finds in Gin Show Today

Belleville is just a hop across the river from me.<br />Glad I didnt go!<br /><br />I do make it to the flea market in Belleville every few months.  Ive picked up a couple knick-knacks there but nothing to write home about.<br /><br />Im a collector but also a dealer.  Since I buy from auc...
by Rcat7147
Fri Oct 04, 2019 10:27 pm
Forum: U.S. Military Krags
Topic: Krag 1899 Carbine - Serial Number 849318
Replies: 36
Views: 3696

Re: Krag 1899 Carbine - Serial Number 849318

Conclusion:
That is not a shim of wood.  It appears to be an area where the previous owner was starting to do some inletting to correct the issue weve been talking about.
The mystery lives on.