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Krags For The Citizenry
Jan 28th, 2020 at 11:28am
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A 1901 sporting article (somewhat hard to read) about the Krag barrel methodology followed by a call to allow citizens to purchase the rifle.

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Re: Krags For The Citizenry
Reply #1 - Jan 28th, 2020 at 2:04pm
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Also mentioned that the receiver started out as a forging, I think the starting weight before machining wad 6+ pounds. Chamber end of the barrel was heat treated?!?1, did not know that. Bits and clues from all over on how Krags were made.
  
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