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    USA Waffenwerke

    Sold in 2010 & 2017, pictures from the latter:
  2. Thread: Way Over Priced

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    I also think it was no bargain, these are not...

    I also think it was no bargain, these are not rare or even uncommon. If not for the missing forend then I guess it would be simply full retail+, but $2000 for a problem zf41 ar/42 (which I bet more...
  3. Thread: ar Zf41

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    I do not study the subject (rifles fitted with...

    I do not study the subject (rifles fitted with optics), but I will say one thing, it would be unusual if this wasn't a zf41 because they are common for MB this year and typically they group together,...
  4. Thread: ar Zf41

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    It being a solid FB means it is unlikely original...

    It being a solid FB means it is unlikely original to the rifle. MB is very consistent in production and this is a couple blocks before solid bands begin to show. I do not see how something like this...
  5. Thread: Lotz Of Money

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    Hard to find rifle, especially in this condition,...

    Hard to find rifle, especially in this condition, but $3300? That's kind of nuts really... I liked the add $150 for transfers to California! He must live in a ritzy suburb of Atlanta to throw around...
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    If he has medical bills, then I hope he gets a...

    If he has medical bills, then I hope he gets a reasonable price for it, but he bought this in 2010 for $725, a good deal even then, - and i have zero problem with him tripling his money if he can...
  7. Thread: Gew 98

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    In 2009 this rifle had a matching stock; the...

    In 2009 this rifle had a matching stock; the handguard was missing though. Sold as a bargain at $400, now its worth less than $400.
  8. Thread: Gew98 sniper

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    No bargain at that price.

    No bargain at that price.
  9. Thread: Put Together

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    If it is it is a very good fake...

    If it is it is a very good fake...
  10. Thread: Put Together

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    BSW 1933-1939, the Simson brothers were an early...

    BSW 1933-1939, the Simson brothers were an early target of the National Socialists, especially due to the influential governor of Thuringia (Saukel) and early nazi enthusiast Fritz Walther. The...
  11. Thread: Gew98 sniper

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    I agree with Rick's analysis, the rifle is...

    I agree with Rick's analysis, the rifle is authentic in so far as it is a sniper rig, that the bolt is good, and that it is damn desirable even in this condition. Still has a buttload of problems,...
  12. Thread: Elite II

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    Had the bridge repair in 2011 and 2015

    Had the bridge repair in 2011 and 2015
  13. Thread: ELITE III

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    Rifle unchanged since October 2015 - except plaque removed (image)

    BNZ45, "Pinstripe" stock, K98k, untouched, Exc+
    Auction # 514269786

    This item has been Sold!
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  14. Thread: Gew 98

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    I agree, the rifle is period work, - a rifle that...

    I agree, the rifle is period work, - a rifle that saw a lot of service too. Probably original barrel, with period counterbore, the near total mismatched state is also common for war work. The...
  15. Thread: G98 Modified

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    $1000 opening is borderline madness...

    $1000 opening is borderline madness...
  16. Thread: Gew 98 Modified

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    A man with his handle use to be on Gunboards,...

    A man with his handle use to be on Gunboards, sounds like the same guy from your description of his demeanor, but irregardless, I have seen his wares often on Gun Broker and he is no "specialist" on...
  17. Thread: Gew 98 Modified

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    I have considerable doubts over that bolt, - and...

    I have considerable doubts over that bolt, - and when you see one problem it makes me suspect there are more. $800 is a lot for this rifle...
  18. Thread: Kar98AZ

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    These type of rifles carry cow bells because such...

    These type of rifles carry cow bells because such evaluations are full of vague opinions based upon shaky experience. There are a multitude of variables at work on these, but i think this 98a is...
  19. Thread: Early Gew98

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    Yes, but very rare, - super rare this early....

    Yes, but very rare, - super rare this early. Mauser did not make a lot of military rifles (G98) in this period. Mauser made more in 1899 than 1900!

    A good catch at its current price (though much...
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    Where the hell do these people come from... this...

    Where the hell do these people come from... this guy probably knows Bob Jensen, this is probably one of Bob's rifles, yet this ninny describes the EWB as "early nazi police" in Bavaria, - this is...
  21. Thread: Kar98AZ

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    What an absurdity, - Belgian's supplying the...

    What an absurdity, - Belgian's supplying the provisional Reichswehr... the only two countries that hated one another more than Belgium and Germany, was Germany-France and Germany-Poland, there is...
  22. Thread: Abortion

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    Yes, but.. it is a damn desirable receiver. I...

    Yes, but.. it is a damn desirable receiver. I would pay $150 for the receiver/TG. That is also a buttload of pictures for a essentially a junk shooter...
  23. Thread: ar 42 W/ Zf41

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    ar/42 is by far harder to find, as a code, - not...

    ar/42 is by far harder to find, as a code, - not because Mauser-Berlin made less rifles in 1942 than 1941, but because there are a huge number of "dual codes" polluting the receiver mix. There were...
  24. Thread: bcd4

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    Smart to wait for it to drop off GB servers, but...

    Smart to wait for it to drop off GB servers, but not so smart adding the FP to the receiver... Gustloff dropped receiver FP much earlier in 1944. A dead giveaway and totally unnecessary, but typical...
  25. Thread: bcd4

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    WWII GERMAN 98K MAUSER-1944-“bcd 4”...

    WWII GERMAN 98K MAUSER-1944-“bcd 4” CODE-PHOSPHATE

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