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Yes they are accurate !!!!  I used to shoot one in Jr ROTC back in High School !!!!
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i converted an 03A3 that someone had faked into an 03A4 to a 22cal , 

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Nice job.  But your going to mess up those architectural drawings.
Did you put those notches in the stock for the bolt handle and cutoff?
I am finishing a scant stock for the A303 with pure tung oil and although I don't need a notch for the bolt handle, I may need it for the cutoff.  I didn't notice the notch in the old stock before starting the tung oil.  I was thinking of using a rasp and then 400 grit sand paper.  Or not using the cutoff for singles.  The stock is coming out nice and I hate to mess it up.  The stock is an unissued original.
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Very nice!
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Took years to find the .22 magazine. One day I was at the LGS talking to the owner and he mentioned he had an M22 magazine I could have. I almost fell over.



Another hard to find item Sent to me from my UK friends.



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"Nice job.  But your going to mess up those architectural drawings." - nope that was years ago - that building is getting old now - much like me ...........i did this back in a day when i had lots of these drawings available for this purpose , 
this was a bubba 03A4 that was messed up so bad the rifle was not to be fired anymore , 

"Did you put those notches in the stock for the bolt handle and cutoff?" NO , the cutoff notch is original , the bolt notch modification was done when bubba turned a nice 03A3 into a fake 03A4 including bending the bolt - i will admit it worked , my conversion to 22cal was complicated by having to incorporate that modified bolt body into the purchased military 22 cal bolt i bought , some of this project was a challenge but it was all a pleasure , it shot very well when complted , my nephew is shooting rabits in his garden with it these days , 
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The drawings brought back memories of when I did design/build electrical with a drawing board and pencil or sometimes ink.  Today it's all cut and paste computers.
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I can see I am dealing with the unwashed here. LOL



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i hear you , i drew with pencil [multiple leads to get the right line]then to ink , had a full set of pens , drew on drafting table with a T-square then machine or parallel bar and triangle - did my perspectives with the curves and underlay grids , i guess time has passed us by my friend , 

no one would value those talents today , i can still run a slide rule , started college with that technology and in my third year they had the fancy calculators by HP and texas instruments , so much has changed in our lifetimes , when we are gone - no-one will remember those methods either , starting to feel like my grandparents that went from horse and buggy to horseless carriage and flying machines , 

i sold off all my big drafting equipment back before it was actually obsolete , i gave away [to a good friend ] my last remaining drafting machine - a 1950s small arm machine of my fathers - he intends to actually use it this summer for a few projects , i can no longer see to use my scales and such , so i gave him all of that as well , 

its hard looking back at all the money spent on that equipment and thinking im no longer capable of using it , its a real pleasure working with the young folks that do our "detailing" drafting these days they can produce such accuracy in so little time in such a consistent manner , im so happy to know these "new draftsmen" and sorta understand how they do what we worked so hard at so many years ago , ours work in 3d models that would have made our mental work so much easier , 

i am blessed to have always seen things in 3d when it came to the drawings , so many cannot , im no sculpter but i see in 3d with every 1d plan - even if only in my imagination , still an architect - designer at heart , 


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I was an electrician, not an engineer, and was always able to see the building in the drawings.  Probably comes from laying out the walls for conduit before the pour and then seeing the whole office and warehouse appear, bit by bit, some months later.  Ended up in the office drawing and estimating.
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you sir are just like my son - he started as an apprentice and has just done as you did , we shall see if it works out for him , i had lunch with him and his family [my lovely daughter -in -law and two magnificent grand children ] he is quite happy at this point , 

i gota ask him about my box - the obsolete breakers are driving me nuts , 
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Hit the kid up for a new panel.  It's a Sat. morning for him and a buddy, while you play with the kids.
Good luck to your boy.  He should know that his day will no longer be over at 4:00, the job goes home with you, and when he starts dealing with customers the stress will come.  No discouragement intended, just to be aware.  I did it for forty years and provided a good life for my family.
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RIP my friend.





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RIP ? Did I miss something??!
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Originally posted by hoadie hoadie wrote:

RIP ? Did I miss something??!


I would say so.

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I am sorry for your loss.
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