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Forum: Military Trainers 12-26-2021, 11:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 901
Posted By Herschel
I have Batha's book. It covers many training...

I have Batha's book. It covers many training rifles. There are six pages on the 1922 series Springfields.

I have several books about Springfield rifles. Brophy's is the one I use most often.
Forum: Military Trainers 12-26-2021, 07:12 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 901
Posted By Herschel
I have been studying and collecting the 1922...

I have been studying and collecting the 1922 Series Springfield rifles for about 30 years. I have most of the books written about them plus some articles from periodicals from the 1920's and 1930's....
Forum: Colt 11-19-2021, 05:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,875
Posted By Herschel
Tim, I bought a Colt .357 Model used in...

Tim,

I bought a Colt .357 Model used in 1958. It came with the exact same grips as your pistol.
There is no identification of the maker on mine. Do you know who made those on your pistol
...
Forum: Military Trainers 09-13-2021, 06:13 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 698
Posted By Herschel
According to a list of 1922M1 rifles manufactured...

According to a list of 1922M1 rifles manufactured by fiscal year in Brophy' book, here are the figures.

1925 149
1926 5,733
1927 6,061

It looks like a 80XX serial numbered rifle would...
Forum: Winchester 52 09-02-2021, 09:28 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 7,735
Posted By Herschel
52 C Sporter

On page 150 of THE WINCHESTER MODEL 52 by Herbert G. Houze, it says
Model 52 Sporters made after 1953 came with the four holes in the receiver for scope bases. Prior to 1953 the four holes were...
Forum: Winchester 52 06-12-2021, 09:26 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,028
Posted By Herschel
I fired a Winchester C for 3 1/2 years while on a...

I fired a Winchester C for 3 1/2 years while on a college ROTC rifle team. We were encouraged to dry fire and did so frequently in practice and in matches. We may have damaged the rifles but I...
Forum: Military Trainers 05-10-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,562
Posted By Herschel
gcrank1 has posted useful information. I...

gcrank1 has posted useful information. I occasionally see the
older type blocks to which someone has attached a scope with
the later type attachment screws that have the concave end.
The concave...
Forum: Military Trainers 05-09-2021, 10:18 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,704
Posted By Herschel
I don't know who else was trained with a 513T but...

I don't know who else was trained with a 513T but as a freshman ROTC cadet at the Univ. of AR in 1955 I received preliminary rifle instruction with one.
Forum: Military Trainers 05-08-2021, 11:20 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,562
Posted By Herschel
ETTulia, gcrank1 is exactly correct in what...

ETTulia,

gcrank1 is exactly correct in what he says about misinformation. I have been collecting the
1922 series gallery practice rifles for about 30 years. I have learned from some books and...
Forum: Military Trainers 02-26-2021, 09:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,138
Posted By Herschel
I think the attachment of the cheek piece was...

I think the attachment of the cheek piece was well done.
Forum: Military Trainers 02-23-2021, 03:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By Herschel
To remove the windage/elevation slide from the...

To remove the windage/elevation slide from the base just turn the knurled nut on the front
of the sight base counter clockwise as far as it will go. Then press it in and life the slide out
of the...
Forum: Military Trainers 02-23-2021, 12:25 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 954
Posted By Herschel
B17flyboy, I have some 48C parts and may have...

B17flyboy,
I have some 48C parts and may have just what you need. I will check tomorrow and see
what parts I have. May can save you buying a complete sight.
Forum: Military Trainers 02-21-2021, 11:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 342
Posted By Herschel
Yes. According to Brophy, page 307.

Yes. According to Brophy, page 307.
Forum: Military Trainers 02-17-2021, 06:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,533
Posted By Herschel
Congratulations. A fine restoration.

Congratulations. A fine restoration.
Forum: Military Trainers 02-11-2021, 12:22 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,533
Posted By Herschel
I believe the notch you are referring to is what...

I believe the notch you are referring to is what I call the clip slot. It is on some 48C sights
and missing from others. The 48B that is on my model of 1922 #1564 has one minute adjustments and...
Forum: Military Trainers 02-10-2021, 09:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,533
Posted By Herschel
The easy way to identify the Lyman 48 that fits...

The easy way to identify the Lyman 48 that fits the 1922 series and 1903 Springfields is the slight
step up in the horizontal piece of the windage/elevation slide.
Forum: Military Trainers 02-08-2021, 05:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By Herschel
The OP said it was an M1 bolt. I assume he meant...

The OP said it was an M1 bolt. I assume he meant a 1922M1 bolt.

Some of the very late 1922 Models came with a 1922M1 bolt. I have Model of 1922 #1929. The SRS sales letter
says it was sold on...
Forum: Military Trainers 02-08-2021, 09:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By Herschel
My first exposure to an M2 rifle was when I tried...

My first exposure to an M2 rifle was when I tried out for the college ROTC rifle team in 1955. There were 4 M2 or 1922MII rifles in the arms room. Novices had to shoot them until they were good...
Forum: Military Trainers 02-07-2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 464
Posted By Herschel
The etching was done with a DC electric pencil. ...

The etching was done with a DC electric pencil. I collect the 1922 series Springfields. About half of these rifles I see have bolt numbers that do not match the rifle number. There is no problem...
Forum: Military Trainers 02-03-2021, 03:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By Herschel
Ron, I have been trying to contact you. At...

Ron, I have been trying to contact you.

At the risk of having my email address harvested by wrongdoers. Here it is [email protected]

Please contact me.
Forum: Military Trainers 02-02-2021, 03:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,054
Posted By Herschel
The 1922M1 and M2 magazines look exactly alike...

The 1922M1 and M2 magazines look exactly alike but the the M2 is slightly taller, allowing it to
place the top cartridge more in line with the chamber. The M2 magazine will have a small M2 stamped...
Forum: Military Trainers 01-15-2021, 08:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,533
Posted By Herschel
I have bent the springs before to make them work....

I have bent the springs before to make them work. Have never broke one. Some work better
than others. Some I have to press hard and press down on the magazine to get it to drop free.
This is...
Forum: Military Trainers 01-14-2021, 09:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,090
Posted By Herschel
As best I can tell from the photos you have a...

As best I can tell from the photos you have a 1922M1 Issue Type. It appears to have the original stock and metal finish. If it is an early one it may have the buttplate with a trapdoor and coarse...
Forum: Military Trainers 01-14-2021, 09:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,533
Posted By Herschel
The stock inletting looks correct and original. ...

The stock inletting looks correct and original. The screws that held the buttplate on were very slightly larger, or maybe longer, than the issue screws for the thinner buttplate on the 1903...
Forum: Military Trainers 01-06-2021, 10:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,533
Posted By Herschel
The magazine catch assembly can be bent slightly...

The magazine catch assembly can be bent slightly to apply pressure to hold the magazine in.
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