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    If the above suggestions do not cure the issue,...

    If the above suggestions do not cure the issue, be sure and do a search of this forum and the other Luger forum for threads on the issue. It's not an uncommon malefaction and sometimes several...
  2. Very nice pistol and most impressive to include a...

    Very nice pistol and most impressive to include a matching magazine. The script 'f' is part of the serial number, military pistols were numbered 0-9999 with a letter suffix added as numbers were used...
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    Photos are needed to assess condition and finish...

    Photos are needed to assess condition and finish originality, which are key value components. Matching magazines are often faked, so be careful what you wish for in terms of an honest assessment....
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    I heartily agree with this thread and am glad...

    I heartily agree with this thread and am glad Mike started it. My wife is a nurse but works in admin and is not directly caring for patients. However she is close enough to the front lines that I...
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    With care and some practice I agree that cell...

    With care and some practice I agree that cell phones especially newer ones can take impressive photos.

    Brad I suggest you review the FAQ and check to see if the various parts match via number. ...
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    Congratulations. It looks like you have some...

    Congratulations. It looks like you have some rust on the pistol, if you search the forum there are threads that discuss rust reduction by rubbing the pistol gently with 0000 steel wool and oil.
  7. Thread: I want one !

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    Mr. Werle has another video where it is a bit...

    Mr. Werle has another video where it is a bit easier to discern the spent cases.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tmmnU-5nzME
  8. Thread: I want one !

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    The modified Luger action in the video was full...

    The modified Luger action in the video was full auto. When the Luger action functions at full auto, the cycle is so fast that it sounds/feels like a single shot. I had a Luger with an unusual...
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    Craftsman was a Sears house brand. Sears set...

    Craftsman was a Sears house brand. Sears set specs and bought tools made by others marked "Craftsman". Sears sold the Craftsman brand to Black & Decker in 2017, probably to raise funds to stave off...
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    I asked a similar question a few years back...

    I asked a similar question a few years back https://luger.gunboards.com/showthread.php?39918-Grip-proofs-on-1936-Luger&highlight=grips In general I find grip markings interesting on both commercial...
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    Which is why I admire Crozier. It looks like he...

    Which is why I admire Crozier. It looks like he decided to risk his career to help his crew. That takes courage and character. Modly's behavior strikes me as less honorable.

    Perhaps, but...
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    Normal procedure in the case of questionable...

    Normal procedure in the case of questionable conduct by an officer of this grade would be suspension, a hearing, then discipline if warranted. That was not followed. That the civilian leadership...
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    LOL, Jerry sometimes you have a way with words. ...

    LOL, Jerry sometimes you have a way with words. I would not frame it quite that way but I (mostly) agree with you.
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    I enjoyed 1917 for the characters and...

    I enjoyed 1917 for the characters and cinematography. IMO it deserved its Golden Globe and Academy Award nominations and wins. While the story line and some of the realism were less compelling the...
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    Based on the facts in evidence I agree that...

    Based on the facts in evidence I agree that Crozier is fairly called a hero, and am encouraged that many career naval officers appear to view him as one....
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    Nice photos of a nice example, thanks for posting.

    Nice photos of a nice example, thanks for posting.
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    I have a shooter with the upper and side-plate...

    I have a shooter with the upper and side-plate re-blued by Charles Danner a few years ago. IMO the work was so well done those parts are fairly called restored. When I show shooting friends this...
  18. My favorite negligent discharge story involves...

    My favorite negligent discharge story involves two U.S. Army officers testing the performance of a machine gun in 1919 at Camp Meade in PA. They were curious about how overheating impacted accuracy....
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    I have a friend who is also an expert machinist...

    I have a friend who is also an expert machinist and he is likewise fascinated by Lugers. Seeing my modest collection was his first exposure to the pistol. The Luger pistol includes various cuts and...
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    Welcome and thanks for posting. Your...

    Welcome and thanks for posting. Your mainspring-install video is a definite help and I will try your method next time. What I really like about your approach is that it decreases the chance of...
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    Those have the same part number and appearance....

    Those have the same part number and appearance. There is not a narrow extractor variant that I am aware of. My own experience with aftermarket extractors is poor, the one I have prevented the...
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    Go to the New Collector's Board on this site and...

    Go to the New Collector's Board on this site and download the FAQ, it has a parts breakage survey. Re: your question on narrow and large size parts, I've never heard of such a distinction and would...
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    I'm in the same camp as WLyon. I am continually...

    I'm in the same camp as WLyon. I am continually astounded at how much fraud occurs in Lugers and frequently see obvious fake magazines. However it is the well-done fakes that worry me. Because of...
  24. Congratulations. Per Dwight Gruber's V6...

    Congratulations. Per Dwight Gruber's V6 Commercial database this is a new pistol for the list, check the stickies and you can download your own copy. I'm envious, it looks to be a lovely example.
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    Restoration or not is always a subjective not a...

    Restoration or not is always a subjective not a financial decision. As noted market value change does not cover restoration cost.

    Cars and airplanes are examples of things that are often...
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    I would also suggest you search the forum at...

    I would also suggest you search the forum at length, browsing old threads on shooters and how to find Lugers, your question comes up often.
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    Welcome, congratulations on your acquisition. I...

    Welcome, congratulations on your acquisition. I have found Prvi Partisan .30 Luger ammo performs better than Fiocchi in most but not all of my .30 Luger 'shooters'.
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    I don't like being the naysayer, but I don't see halos on the barrel serial and the mag base looks like it might have been ground down. It is always difficult to judge finish and magazine...
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    More detail on how exactly the pistol jammed...

    More detail on how exactly the pistol jammed would be helpful. When Lugers malfunction there are various things that can go wrong, the failures can have different causes, and therefore different...
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    On checking reviews for this, they are so far...

    On checking reviews for this, they are so far highly favorable. I appreciate forum members mentioning the movie, I plan to go see it. The trailers show encounters between British and German soldiers...
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    I often do the same, saying one while meaning the...

    I often do the same, saying one while meaning the other. Your terminology for the recoil lever is correct, my mistake. Neither recoil lever nor ejector were numbered parts.
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    The FAQ discuss which parts should be numbered. ...

    The FAQ discuss which parts should be numbered. The mainspring guide and magazine release were not numbered. If by recoil lever you mean the s-coupling link, those were not numbered but should be...
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    I had this exact same issue recently,...

    I had this exact same issue recently, http://forum.lugerforum.com/showthread.php?t=39936 The issue turned out to be an out-of-spec aftermarket replacement extractor.

    I have also had the same...
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    You can get your money back with credit cards,...

    You can get your money back with credit cards, generally, when an item is materially different than what was described. IMO PayPal does not want to appear materially inferior to CCs, that is why...
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    Paypal sadly is only one of the most glaring...

    Paypal sadly is only one of the most glaring examples of how the U.S. Government no longer really cares about enforcing anti-trust statutes. I try to avoid them already and will try even harder after...
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