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Message started by Jdawg on Dec 4th, 2018 at 9:20pm

Title: Re: !898 24 inch barreled, 30:40 Krag,
Post by Jason60chev on Jan 2nd, 2019 at 8:59am
Is the 5 pointed star on the underside of the barrel or is it at the 6 O'clock position on the muzzle crown? If on the muzzle crown, it would be indicative of a 1903 Springfield Star Gaged barrel. There was a special gage used to measure the bore/rifling. Exceptional bores/barrels were star gaged and used mostly for National Match rifles.

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