pstidan

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  1. Recommended dealer request

    Sid; Check your messages.
  2. WTB Registered Ruger 10/22 Receiver

    That's very interesting. I've seen plenty of Norrell kits as my buddy at one time owned six.
  3. WTB Registered Ruger 10/22 Receiver

    I've never heard of a "Pre 86 fully transferable, Ruger 10/22 receiver". Do they even exist?
  4. WTB: Vickers 11mm lock

    Mike and M1919a6; This thread got me digging into my Vickers pieces 'n parts stash. I cannot find my demilled 11mm extractor no matter how I hard I try. I may have given it to Dolf, but I cannot remember. Anyway, what I have found was my US 11mm lock assembly with a Turkish 8mm extractor installed. It looks like I used British VSM lift arms and not the US 11mm lift arms. I use this setup with a US 30.06 feed block and barrel to shoot 30.06 ammo. It works well using Turkish aluminum Maxim belts. Anyway, on this lock the clearance between the edges of the 8mm extractor and the VSM feed arms is nice and tight, but not touching. I then dug back into the rest of my locks and found the US 11mm lift arms installed on a British VSM lock. This was the lock that I swapped lift arms with on the US 11mm lock. Now the clearance between the edges of the 303 extractor and the 11mm lift arms is wide and sloppy. There is one hell of a gap present. This indicates the 11mm extractor is wider than either a 303 extractor or 8mm extractor. One should be able to install an 11mm extractor without original 11mm lift arms on a any Vickers lock by machining 303 lift arms to clear this wider extractor. Below is the US 11mm lock with an 8mm extractor and 303 VSM feed arms. The fit is nice and tight. The lock is upside down. Below is the VSM .303 lock with a 303 extractor and 11mm feed arms. The fit is sloppy as $hit. Again the lock is upside down. Mike; As for a 45/70 Vickers, you need to contact Dave Rosenfield. He had a 45/70 setup that was made by Fred Kasse years ago. Dave sold the setup to Dolf a couple years back because he, Dave, could not find any belts to feed 45/70 ammo. Dolf has a couple custom made cloth belts that were used by 20th Century Fox studios or MGM that work nicely.
  5. WTB: Sig 556 or Swiss 550 Cocking Handle

    Did you call Benjamin Ulbricht at Gatewood Supply?
  6. WTB MG08/15 LOCK, fire control group and Fuse Cover

    Please post some pictures of you 08/15.
  7. WTB: Vickers 11mm lock

    All you need is the extractor. You can use a British .303 lock with it.
  8. WTB: Swiss 7.5 mm STG -57 / PE-57 barrel

    There's a PE57 parts kit w/barrel on GB as we speak. It's not mine and I do not know the seller. https://www.gunbroker.com/item/795392025
  9. WTB: SIG AMT MAGAZINES

    No. I use real AMT magazines. They have a feed ramp in the front interior of the magazine. 20 rounders are the easiest to find, sort of. Just try to find the 10 rounders.
  10. WTB: SIG AMT MAGAZINES

    The last ones I bought were priced at $300. That was a few years ago.
  11. WTB: SIG AMT MAGAZINES

    What's your target price?
  12. MG-34 .308 conversion experiance?

    What is the correct length for reliable functioning? Pictures would be nice.
  13. MG-34 .308 conversion experiance?

    I'm surprised that you received no postings on this thread. I have pair of 34s and picked up a .308 conversion setup on eGhey years ago. I could never get it to work reliably. It wasn't a Norwegian kit, but an OOW setup. From what I can figure out, my problem is with the barrel. OOW didn't turn them down to the Norwegian profile and they were too heavy for reliable functioning. I did pick up a real Norwegian .308 barrel and will re-try the kit again when the weather gets a little warmer.
  14. Songbird is finally gone...

    Interesting reading to be sure - https://rightedition.com/2017/02/18/songbird-mccain-evidence-words-fellow-veterans-captors/