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Thank You: Addley precision is alive and well. I may have to break my piggy bank.

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The pictured Parker Hale mount would do the job. Would you part with it?

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Patrick, I would be willing to part with a charger bridge but it will be a bit before I can. I am in the middle of moving into the house I just bought so everything is packed away right now.
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Springfield Sporters used to sell brand new old stock 'in the white' charger bridges. i dont see tham listed on line anymore. I bought two over the years and riveted them back onto receivers. The bridges were made by Ishapore and are a little different in form to those of British origin.

Not hard to do and as mentioned you need three or four hands to hold everything in place.  Eventually, I got smart and I used temporary screws to hold things together while I worked on one rivet. 

The rivet blank is slightly tapered, so I annealed a steel nail then spun it in an electric drill so that I could form the taper with a hand file down to required size.

Often the bridges were removed to allow one to get a lower sight line when using a rear peep sight originally designed for a long lee. Or sometimes to create the clearance to attach a side mount scope bracket. 
Are there any holes drilled and tapped in your left receiver wall?
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Would you part with the Parker hale scope base? It would solve my missing bridge problem.

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THANK YOU! TAKE ALL THE TIME YOU NEED NO RUSH!

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Hey, so sorry for not getting back to you in a reasonable time frame. I had to go to the hospital this afternoon to visit the surgeon that had to remove the tip of my finger a few weeks ago to have the remaining stitches removed. I didn't see that you've asked a question twice so far concerning my scope mount until a few minutes ago.
I'm going to assume that you using all caps on that reply is an indicator that you are a little upset do to the fact that I did not respond in accordance to your time frame.
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goosic - think he was responding to bear with glee but i could be wrong here , we do love our lively discussions here but hopefully no one gets too upset , im more the passive reader on this one and will admit i often dont follow as well on this type of thread , hope everyone gets what they needs learns something new and has a good time doing it , 

hope that finger is healing , why on earth did they have to remove it ? i get the stitches not the tip ? 
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The x-rays showed the bone was crushed. The surgeon said he could fix it but I would have pins and all kinds of other goodies sticking out of me for a few months. I asked if he could just cut the smashed bone out and sew up the hole. He says,"Yeah, Yes,I can do that!" Woke up two hours later with a pinky finger shorter then the other one...
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I am like A_Square, I think the all caps response was just Patrick being excited that I have a charger bridge packed away. I had told him it would take a while for me to get to it because of the move and all.

Good luck with the finger. Sounds like you made a much better shoice than the pins sticking out. How did you mangle it in the first place?
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I think you're right and I wasn't going to assume anything. You just never know when someone uses all caps these days.No issue from me. I was changing a barrel out that someone had used a pipe wrench on. I was putting the new barrel on and and missed hitting the action wrench, hitting the exact center of the tip of my pinky finger blowing the nail clean off. Just a FYI to anyone. The white/silver looking strands you think might be metal stuck in you are actually your tendons.
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OOOOH! that's would Hurt Goosic!
 
Finger shortening reminds me of Ranulph Fienns after he froze his fingers badly.
Had bone sticking out the ends, and surgeon didn't want to cut of the dead ends until they had dried properly. R said they caught on everything and caused a lot of Pain,...so he took an electric saw and chopped the ends off!
Surgeon went mad with him,....then told him he'd done a good job!
 
When I broke mine it healed with an overlap so was much shorter than the other pinkie, but in time it came back to exactly the same length!
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Hi: I’m not upset just a poor typist. On the contrary I am grateful for your response and sorry to hear about your problems with your finger. As I am not familiar with this site are you the member that posted photos of the Parker Hale side mount? If so would you be willing to part with it?   My rifle is a sported BSA MKIII no 1. As soon as I’m able to attach
Photos I will. The rifle was apparently modified by professionals it has nice after market
Sights, a nice walnut stock. In short it’s pretty, with strong rifling. I just can’t deal with the
Short sight radius.

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i crushed the tip of my right ring finger in my motorcycle accident years ago , no pins and such just an enlaged tip with the smashed bones intact , some nerve loss and a weird nail but i never thought to have it removed back then , 


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I had the tip of my left hand ring finger squished off at work. It got caught between a pallet with 1500 lbs. of finished paper product on it and the roll case roller it was travelling on during packaging. That hurt. Now that finger is 3/8" shorter than it should be. Worse pain I have ever experienced other than being married. I'll leave that as it is.
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oddly - i do not recall any related pain to the finger , probabl because of the other five broken bones in my right hand - broken wrist on the left and crushed right knee cap ....oh - and hitting the gas tank with the twig & berrys might have distracted me as well , 
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