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Forum: Military Trainers 02-26-2021, 08:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 532
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, 02:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
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 02-22-2021, 11:25 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 590
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, 10:43 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 207
Posted By Herschel
Yes. According to Brophy, page 307.

Yes. According to Brophy, page 307.
Forum: Military Trainers 02-17-2021, 05:20 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,849
Posted By Herschel
Congratulations. A fine restoration.

Congratulations. A fine restoration.
Forum: Military Trainers 02-11-2021, 11:22 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,849
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, 08:54 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,849
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, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
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, 08:33 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
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, 07:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 301
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, 02:59 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
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, 02:37 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 767
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, 07:37 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,849
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, 08:10 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 842
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, 08:01 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,849
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, 09:03 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,849
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.
Forum: RFC Community Forum 01-01-2021, 09:09 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,129
Posted By Herschel
I am 83. Got my first Daisy Red Ryder when they...

I am 83. Got my first Daisy Red Ryder when they became available after WWII. Got my first cartridge gun at the age of 13. It is a Remington 511. Thought I had gone to heaven when I learned I...
Forum: Military Trainers 12-31-2020, 09:11 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,849
Posted By Herschel
The Lyman 48 sight you need will have the...

The Lyman 48 sight you need will have the elevation scale numbered to 125. It will also have a slight step up in the cross bar on the sight. Lots of parts swapping has been done on these
sights, ...
Forum: Military Trainers 12-30-2020, 04:47 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,849
Posted By Herschel
The pictures show a lot. Your rifle is one of...

The pictures show a lot. Your rifle is one of the approx 2020 Models of 1922 that were made. The stock is correct and probably original to the rifle. The magazine shown by the rifle is one of the...
Forum: Military Trainers 12-29-2020, 06:59 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 2,849
Posted By Herschel
To make a spring that will slide into and snap in...

To make a spring that will slide into and snap in place in the receiver will be very challenging. These parts come up for sale on the internet auctions from time to time. Model of 1922, Model...
Forum: Military Trainers 11-09-2020, 02:55 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,222
Posted By Herschel
There are usually 15 or 20 at the Tulsa show....

There are usually 15 or 20 at the Tulsa show. Most have been through rebuild
but sometimes a collector grade shows up. Most sellers can't tell a beater from
a nice one. That makes looking for one...
Forum: Military Trainers 09-02-2020, 08:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 891
Posted By Herschel
By adding up the production figures for each year...

By adding up the production figures for each year as shown in Brophy, #17986 was manufactured in 1930. I think it very likely your #17986 was rebarreled in 1937 or later. The M2 bolt with headspace...
Forum: Military Trainers 08-25-2020, 05:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 459
Posted By Herschel
That trigger or one very much like it is pictured...

That trigger or one very much like it is pictured in the upper left photo on page 142 in Brophy.
Forum: Military Trainers 07-09-2020, 04:05 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,781
Posted By Herschel
I doubt if a picture of me on the indoor range...

I doubt if a picture of me on the indoor range exists but I was trained on an M2 rifle when trying out for the Army ROTC rifle team at the Univ. of Arkansas in the
fall of 1955.
Forum: Military Trainers 06-26-2020, 07:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 756
Posted By Herschel
There were two variations of the Springfield .22...

There were two variations of the Springfield .22 that came drilled and tapped from Springfield Armory for scope blocks.
The 1922M1 Sales variation came with the NRA stock and were drilled and...
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