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    Those old ram rods were made in two pieces and...

    Those old ram rods were made in two pieces and far too often came apart in cleaning. The cleaning jag portion stuck in the bottom of the barrel would result in a trip to a gunsmith if you didn't have...
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    After the Feb. '64 fire at Colt Remington...

    After the Feb. '64 fire at Colt Remington wouldn't have any excess to sell on the open market. Other than a few rejected by the inspectors I can't see how they had any before that date either. I'm...
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    You can't sell it on Ebay and it depends on the state for other sales.
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    Most soldiers missed so that would be correct.

    Most soldiers missed so that would be correct.
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    The drill manuals tell you what hand does what...

    The drill manuals tell you what hand does what and each move to make. Just like a person who has never held a gun before can be taught to load and fire the Army way so can you. Just stick to the...
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    The ribbon will need to be removed before you...

    The ribbon will need to be removed before you change it that much, the sweatband might have to be but, if leather, it might stretch enough. I would go with Mitch Critel's advice.
  7. From the photos it looks like an older defarb...

    From the photos it looks like an older defarb when we still removed the bluing. The washers are changed, the markings are gone, the lockplate has been changed to say Tower, the barrel bands are no...
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    Look inside the lock to see if it is marked, it...

    Look inside the lock to see if it is marked, it looks to me to be a Parker Hale. The maker's name would have been on top of the barrel and may have been removed. It could also date to the brief time...
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    Any marks inside the lock?

    Any marks inside the lock?
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    I had to go find that: 19461 (Looks like you...

    I had to go find that: 19461
    (Looks like you have to click on the image to see it)
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    I agree with Pennvolunteer. The shade of blue...

    I agree with Pennvolunteer. The shade of blue varies on originals. The fact that you are walking is the more obvious sign you are infantry.
  12. I didn't notice this until today, can't tell a...

    I didn't notice this until today, can't tell a thing without a photo. If you can't post one here email it to: boydmiles1959@wmconnect.com
  13. Most likely post war military academy. The...

    Most likely post war military academy. The photographer didn't locate to Knoxville until after the Federals had occupied the city.
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    Adjutant Generals office head quarters, Army of...

    Adjutant Generals office head quarters, Army of the Potomac, 1863 ca. March, Waud, Alfred R. (Alfred Rudolph), 1828-1891, artist. http://www.loc.gov/item/2004660189/
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    http://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/ppmsca/33100/33105v...

    http://cdn.loc.gov/service/pnp/ppmsca/33100/33105v.jpg This wouldn't post as an image so you have to hit the link. The flys do follow the roof line but are larger than actual flys, they may be tarps....
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    19201 Not at all the same but a method of setting...

    19201 Not at all the same but a method of setting up officer's tents that I have seen in post war images. The two wall tents are set up facing each other and the fly between. I used a set up like...
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    19200 Not what I was looking for but an example...

    19200 Not what I was looking for but an example of a tarp used as a tent.
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    19199 Not as flat but still not the same as a...

    19199 Not as flat but still not the same as a tent roof.
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    If you polish the new buckle first it will get...

    If you polish the new buckle first it will get any anti-tarnish coating off so it can turn colour correctly. To get wear marks you have to wear it. You could buy a good quality buckle and offer to...
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    Bill is out of the re-hab hospital and is on the...

    Bill is out of the re-hab hospital and is on the long road to recovery at home. Still has mobility issues and a lot of pain. There are money issues as the illegal alien drunk driving without a...
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    You congratulate the groom.

    You congratulate the groom.
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    It is even better to learn from other people's...

    It is even better to learn from other people's mistakes.
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    Now you get to hear why that is a mistake.

    Now you get to hear why that is a mistake.
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    You could sand it down and paint it, a few coats....

    You could sand it down and paint it, a few coats. Flip the top and trim the bracing and it would look better.
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    Is this a repeat of the other ad or a second...

    Is this a repeat of the other ad or a second revolver?
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