Dating springfield armory model 1903a1
- Formerly Director of Civilian Marksmanship (DCM).
Info on how to buy M1 and some other items direct from govt.
Excellent forum pages for discussions on shooter and collector topics. - Well known supplier of black powder guns, parts, supplies.
Parts often very poor quality, but sometimes you get desperate.
- Wonderful summary of information on various carbines (not rifles) of Mauser, Mosin-Nagant, SKS and many other foreign types. and foreign military surplus parts, stock finishes and related info.
Great for identification and history of these interesting and often affordable collector arms. Has detailed photos to identify M1 carbine buttplate makers that are big enough to be useful, only place I have found these.
Contributors include some of the top collectors and authors and the whole think is in color, and provides links ot many advertisers and references. Focus is on nostalgia and architecture of the structure, not the fascinating details of the contents.
- Nice site for "serious collectors" heavy emphasis on antiques and curios & relics.