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Rifleman Q&A: Firearms Int'l Corp. Mausers?

I purchased two Belgian-made FN Mauser actions many years ago. They have consecutive serial numbers. I have been unable to ascertain even an approximate date of manufacture. The importer at the time was “Firearms International Corp.” When were they made?

Rifleman Q&A: M1903 Arsenal Repairs?

A reader inquires about modified and repaired gunstocks used on surplus M1903 bolt-action rifles that were sold by the CMP.

Rifleman Q&A: Unserialized Remington Mosin-Nagants?

A reader inquires about non-numbered Remington M1891 Mosin-Nagants.

Rifleman Q&A: Austrian Arms At Gettysburg

I need to identify this rifle. It is approximately a .71-cal. smoothbore musket fitted with a sling attachment on the trigger guard, but no forward sling attachment.

Rifleman Q&A: Hammerless Shotgun Storage

From the archives of American Rifleman, NRA member writes: I am confused about the proper handling of hammerless shotguns. Everyone has heard the advice “never dry-fire a gun, the firing pmay break.” If the gun has an exposed hammer, it can be eased down, but how should I handle a hammerless single- or double-barreled gun. Should I leave a spent shell or snap-cap in the chamber?

Rifleman Q&A: Early U.S. Model 1917 Serial Numbers

From the archives of American Rifleman, learn about Winchester-made M1917 Enfield rifles and their respective serial numbers.

Rifleman Q&A: Custom M1903 Carbine?

From the archives of American Rifleman, after spotting an unusual gun in a World War II-era photograph one NRA member writes the editors with questions about the U.S. military's use of cut-down M1903 Springfield rifles.

Rifleman Q&A: Reloading Issues With Expander Plug

Read this 'Questions & Answers' column from the American Rifleman archives for handloading techniques for wildcat sizing cartridge sizing.

Rifleman Q&A: M1 Garand Vs. M1 Carbine Rebarrels

It seems to me that few World War II-vintage M1 Garand rifles retain their original barrels today, whereas most M1 Carbines of the same era I have seen still have the original barrels?

Rifleman Q & A: ’03 Springfield Magazine Cut-off

From the American Rifleman archives, read about why the U.S. employed a magazine cut-off feature on M1903 service rifles.

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