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  Topic: Scored a 1917 colt at work
Mike Rockhill

Replies: 4
Views: 5871

PostForum: Other Weapons and Militaria   Posted: Sun Feb 20, 2011 4:59 pm   Subject: Scored a 1917 colt at work
Im really thrilled with this gun, I finally got to shoot it today after the range finally thawed out. Its awesome! Its close to being right on, and fairly accurate with my about average pistolero skil ...
  Topic: Scored a 1917 colt at work
Mike Rockhill

Replies: 4
Views: 5871

PostForum: Other Weapons and Militaria   Posted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 12:48 pm   Subject: Scored a 1917 colt at work
I guess while im in the sharing mood here is a pic of 1917 colt revolver and ammo I got from a fellow I work with. I have always wanted one of these, so to hear a guy ive worked with for years had one ...
  Topic: Yugo 6.5 x 51r brass?
Mike Rockhill

Replies: 9
Views: 5161

PostForum: Japanese Weapons and Militaria   Posted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 12:06 pm   Subject: Yugo 6.5 x 51r brass?
you still coming to the shootout right?
  Topic: Battle damged 31st series
Mike Rockhill

Replies: 1
Views: 2096

PostForum: Japanese Weapons and Militaria   Posted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 11:38 am   Subject: Battle damged 31st series
Recently picked this mummed 31st series (M/M bolt) up last weekend at the allentown PA show after drooling over it for the past several shows. I have some other cool damaged pieces but this is by far ...
  Topic: Yugo 6.5 x 51r brass?
Mike Rockhill

Replies: 9
Views: 5161

PostForum: Japanese Weapons and Militaria   Posted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 11:22 am   Subject: Yugo 6.5 x 51r brass?
hey dave, how ya been? I have to pull away from the internet thing everynow and then, lotta stupidity flying around lately. But Im feeling rusty and out of practice and recently got a new 99, so im in ...
  Topic: Yugo 6.5 x 51r brass?
Mike Rockhill

Replies: 9
Views: 5161

PostForum: Japanese Weapons and Militaria   Posted: Sat Feb 19, 2011 1:20 am   Subject: Yugo 6.5 x 51r brass?
Dont sweat the 51 part (if thats the part your concerned about). Its been called 6.5x50, 50.5 and 51 over the decades. This is good brass for the price and i, like dave ,have done alot of loading with ...
  Topic: Japanese use of captured weapons
Mike Rockhill

Replies: 16
Views: 8157

PostForum: Japanese Weapons and Militaria   Posted: Mon Jun 08, 2009 11:51 am   Subject: Japanese use of captured weapons
There are known pics of japanese troops with springfield and enfield rifles. There are the modified dutch rifles, there are modified dutch short sword, converted to act as bayonets, converted standard ...
  Topic: Shorty Bayonet Question/ID
Mike Rockhill

Replies: 6
Views: 4091

PostForum: Japanese Weapons and Militaria   Posted: Mon Jun 01, 2009 9:35 pm   Subject: Shorty Bayonet Question/ID
Not that it adds much, but the scabbard was originally US, with the circled "RE". The Chinese got plenty of US 1917 rifles and I assume the bayonets and scabbards with them, through lend lea ...
  Topic: 'S' Marked 38 Dust Covers
Mike Rockhill

Replies: 6
Views: 3396

PostForum: Japanese Weapons and Militaria   Posted: Thu May 28, 2009 6:50 pm   Subject: 'S' Marked 38 Dust Covers
I always thought these "S"s were japanese. They ae about the same size and font of the "S"s found on certain ranges of tokyo type 38s. They seem to be stamped on most of the larger ...
  Topic: Blevins Shoot 2009
Mike Rockhill

Replies: 18
Views: 12220

PostForum: Japanese Weapons and Militaria   Posted: Thu May 28, 2009 6:47 pm   Subject: Re: couple things
A couple things I left out, some of the guys had never experienced the products from some Little old Alabama based Companies. http://www.postimage.org/gx1ezaf9.jpghttp://www.postimage.org/gx1ezcKi.jp ...
  Topic: Blevins Shoot 2009
Mike Rockhill

Replies: 18
Views: 12220

PostForum: Japanese Weapons and Militaria   Posted: Thu May 28, 2009 6:45 pm   Subject: Blevins Shoot 2009
I'm here (sloppy salute) Hows the head trey? I'd post some photos of the viscious wounding but my camera is on the fritz. Enjoy the S&W, best damned door stop I ever had. I jammed it down the fron ...
  Topic: Last series Kokura Type 38 rifle
Mike Rockhill

Replies: 1
Views: 2048

PostForum: Japanese Weapons and Militaria   Posted: Thu Sep 04, 2008 7:58 pm   Subject: Last series Kokura Type 38 rifle
Kokura did not originally blue their bolts even the last rifles.
  Topic: Japanese Rifle? Trouble Identifying
Mike Rockhill

Replies: 2
Views: 2532

PostForum: Japanese Weapons and Militaria   Posted: Thu Aug 14, 2008 9:06 pm   Subject: Japanese Rifle? Trouble Identifying
Your rifle is a type 38 training rifle. The give away is the lack of mum and type markings or "shiki" and a star or other logo in their place. The serial number having a letter is also indic ...
  Topic: Anyone seen this Izawa proof before.
Mike Rockhill

Replies: 2
Views: 2601

PostForum: Japanese Weapons and Militaria   Posted: Sun Jul 20, 2008 9:27 pm   Subject: Anyone seen this Izawa proof before.
I found this proof on several parts of my late 9th series 21358, one of the highest reported. The proof looks like or is a "Z" and I have found it on the small protrusion on the head of the ...
  Topic: Location of Arsenal mark on Jinsen
Mike Rockhill

Replies: 8
Views: 4234

PostForum: Japanese Weapons and Militaria   Posted: Wed Jun 11, 2008 9:25 pm   Subject: Location of Arsenal mark on Jinsen
Dave try "me rikey!" i don't think anyone claimed that yet
 
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