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Old 04-04-2021, 12:44 PM
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yesterday's estate sale find - U.S. 1905 bayonet - blade marked [ RIA - 1906 - flaming ordnance bomb ] leather sheath marked [RIA - 1911 - H.E.K. ] happy till i discovered that even repo handle parts would cost over 6 times more then my purchase price !
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Old 04-04-2021, 01:56 PM
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I donít know what your skill level is but have you considered making one yourself
I like it,,, nice find
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Old 04-04-2021, 03:10 PM
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not in this case - made many knife + pistol grips but i'd like to maintain some integrity with this one if i decide to keep it - might just sell it as is -
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Old 04-05-2021, 05:19 AM
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1905

I might have some scales. Same on cmp and M14.
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Old 04-05-2021, 05:44 AM
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I donít know what you paid for it but it is still a nice find.
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Old 04-05-2021, 06:22 AM
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I might have some scales. Same on cmp and M14.
thanks , but i already ordered them -
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Old 04-05-2021, 06:25 AM
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I don’t know what you paid for it but it is still a nice find.
thanks - became an even better find when i remembered having a 1903 Springfield rifle made in 1906 , all original except for 1918 barrel -

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Old 04-05-2021, 03:21 PM
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How many of those knives have ended up with duct tape handles? In the hands of a grandkid and used to clear blackberries and brush? Then thrown at a tree and broken! Glad you are restoring this one.
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Old 04-12-2021, 11:09 AM
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handles poor fit but will do - internals + latch took 3 hrs. of file work + fitting to repro parts from SARCO -
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Old 04-15-2021, 08:37 AM
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This bleep bleep thing is going to fit he mumbles to himself with file in hand.

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Old 04-21-2021, 01:10 PM
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at least i did not use a dremel + grinder on latch ! -
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