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Old 08-17-2016, 01:33 PM
Roadkingtrax Roadkingtrax is offline
 
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Need to fix the link with HTML brackets.

[img]YOURPICTURELINK[/img]

Or use the bottom link in the Photobucket page.

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Old 08-17-2016, 08:51 PM
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original 1907
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Old 08-18-2016, 03:52 PM
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Thanks Roadking!
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Old 08-18-2016, 03:54 PM
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Wow...A rod bayonet Springfield!

Beautiful.
I just sold that rifle a week and a half ago for $4,000.00 and some change. The guy who bought it really liked it!
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Old 08-23-2016, 08:44 PM
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Not a direct photo, but the link works
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Old 09-14-2016, 12:04 PM
WebSmithEddy WebSmithEddy is online now
 
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Default New to me 03-A3

I got my first Garand a few months ago. Picked up this 1943 Remington 03-A3 while on a vacation road trip. Now I just need an M1917 to complete my 30-06 American milsurp family. (I know, I should get a regular M1903, too, but for now the 03-A3 will have to represent.)



More photos here...

More details on the gun and how I found it on this thread:
http://forums.thecmp.org/showthread.php?t=197123

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Old 10-10-2016, 04:03 PM
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Default My new MK1

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Picked up my first 1903 today.

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Old 10-18-2016, 12:06 PM
WyoDutch WyoDutch is offline
 
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Default Remington 03A3s



CMP purchase of two Greek bring-backs about 20 years ago.

Top one is an April, 1944 2-groove barrel on a September, 1943 receiver. RIA rebuild stamped (RIA EB), making it a rebuild date somewhere between 1947 and 1958. Cartouches pretty well sanded off, but faintly legible. Very nice wood. Rifle must have been seriously used and abused. Even the 1903A3 bolt was replaced with a 1903 model at some point.

Bottom rifle is a January, 1943 mfg. with December, 1942 4-groove barrel. Very nice wood with all stamps (crossed cannon, FJA, etc.. intact. No rebuild stamp.
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Old 12-03-2016, 10:36 PM
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Here are my 1903 and 1903a3's

That's one heck of a scope you have on there!

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Old 12-07-2016, 10:05 PM
NMC_EXP NMC_EXP is offline
 
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Default Custom M1903 Match Rifles

Going back 20 years I had collected quite a few US service rifles including several M1903 variants along with bayonets. Most were sold thru Rock Island Auction in 2013 or 2014. Some of the folks here may own them now.

I could not leave well enough alone and started buying vintage target rifles including those built on Springfield receivers. I need to get better photos. This one was a condition photo prior to my last relocation.

The bottom rifle is on a M1903A3 receiver in a laminated prone stock (maker unknown), with a Dayton-Traister trigger and an Obermeyer barrel in 7.62 x 51. When I bought it it was wearing a 24X Redfield 3200 scope which now resides on my wifes 40X F-class smallbore rifle.

The upper rifle is very interesting. It is on a M1903A4 receiver, in a Marksman style stock (maker unknown), Canjar trigger, heavy barrel (maker unknown) in .308 cal. I know some provenance on this rifle. It was owned by a Col. Gayle Bahr. He was from Mississippi. The following is from a gent who knew Col. Bahr:

I had the privilege of knowing Col. Bahr. He lived in Hernando Mississippi and was the founder of the Desoto Rifle and Pistol Club. He was a High Master in rifle and pistol I believe. I remember one of his Highpower Rifles as a Springfield Action that had been barreled and built by Boots Obermeyer. He shot a Winchester 52 in our prone smallbore matches. He and his wife also shot trap and skeet as I recall. He was a retired Air Force officer and a banker after that. He was a first class gentleman.


I know many think this is sacrilege but back in the 50s and 60s Springfields were a dime a dozen. All in all this was not a bad fate for them.

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