1903 springfields comeing along along with pic this time

Discussion in 'Curio & Relic Discussion' started by robertusa123, Mar 7, 2013.

  1. robertusa123

    robertusa123 New Member

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    one down on to go. finshed the 1942 tryed to make her look good but still show she has a history. 1918 is next

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  2. colmustard

    colmustard New Member

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    Looks like you put a ton of work into that rifle, well done. A 1903 is on my list, but they seem to be getting a expensive. Keep us informed on your progress.
     

  3. robertusa123

    robertusa123 New Member

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    i notic that they are going for 1000 to 1600 on the online gunbroker sights
    will haft to check out a pawn shop or 2 to see what they ae going for their
     
  4. robertb6112

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    I paid $350 for a sporterized one and all I need is a hand guard to turn it back to its original specs. I have about $650 in it.
     
  5. kfox75

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    Looking good so far. I have my grandfather's old 1903 Mark 1 which he picked up and sporterized in the early '50s. Shoots great, but I wish he had left it intact. It is basically a $250 deer rifle now, instead of a collector's piece. Maybe I'll get bored at some point, and start odering the parts to put it back to original condition. For now, I'll keep using it the way it sits. I miss him now that he is gone, and I think the best way to remember him is to take it out and hopefully get the first buck of the season with it this year. R.I.P. Poppa Bear.
     

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  6. robertusa123

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    i think your grandfathers rifle is worth more the way it sits the way he wanted it
     
  7. racer_x

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    Here's mine another one handed down from gramps nice sporter
     

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  8. 303tom

    303tom Well-Known Member

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    You did good, can`t weight to see the other one when it`s done................
     
  9. JTJ

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    Some of the old army outfits had 2 stocks for their 03's. A working stock and a parade stock which was kept pristine and shined. They used boiled linseed oil on the stocks.