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by orbill
Wed May 02, 2018 11:30 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: My Gewher 88 made in 1890
Replies: 3
Views: 1486

Re: My Gewher 88 made in 1890

Thank you, the truck is my nephew's he showed up at his dads while I was shooting there I thought it would make a good backdrop.
by orbill
Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:22 am
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: My Gewher 88 made in 1890
Replies: 3
Views: 1486

Re: My Gewher 88 made in 1890

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by orbill
Sat Apr 28, 2018 5:13 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: My Gewher 88 made in 1890
Replies: 3
Views: 1486

My Gewher 88 made in 1890

Got my Gewher out again today seen to be shooting off to the left ( anyone know how to adjust the sights?) But at least it does fire every time now, it had a firing pin issue. At 128 years old I wood have problems too
by orbill
Sun Apr 08, 2018 11:58 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Show off your Commission Rifle Projects
Replies: 14
Views: 8340

Re: Show off your Commission Rifle Projects

Still a good looking gun
by orbill
Sat Apr 07, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Show off your Commission Rifle Projects
Replies: 14
Views: 8340

Re: Show off your Commission Rifle Projects

Yes very good shape and I have shot it. As soon as it warms up I will do a range test.
by orbill
Tue Mar 27, 2018 9:48 am
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Show off your Commission Rifle Projects
Replies: 14
Views: 8340

Re: Show off your Commission Rifle Projects

Very nice old rifle and very nice of you for getting it for him. I myself have an 1890 Danzig unaltered
by orbill
Sun Mar 25, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: reloading the 7.92x57J
Replies: 9
Views: 3046

Re: reloading the 7.92x57J

Will do, he is going to use winchester primers next time and when it gets warmer I will try to do a range test.
by orbill
Wed Mar 21, 2018 10:06 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: reloading the 7.92x57J
Replies: 9
Views: 3046

Re: reloading the 7.92x57J

Found a guy not too far from me has everything as far a sizing dies and bullets that will work. He test loaded 2 rounds for me one fired one did not. I may have read somewhere that some of the new primers are harder and don't always work anyone have any idea on that?
by orbill
Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:22 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Gew88 Ammo
Replies: 5
Views: 3559

Re: Gew88 Ammo

They have finely arrived from old Western Scrounger my
7.92 x 57 J only took 3 months but they are oh so pretty.
by orbill
Tue Mar 20, 2018 8:21 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Gew88 Ammo
Replies: 5
Views: 3559

Re: Gew88 Ammo

They have finely arrived from old Western Scrounger my
7.92 x 57 J only took 3 months but they are oh so pretty.
by orbill
Sat Mar 03, 2018 12:46 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: reloading the 7.92x57J
Replies: 9
Views: 3046

Re: reloading the 7.92x57J

When I slugged the barrel it actually is more like .312, that is about what the barrel should be and shoots the .318 bullet from what I gather so that being said I wonder if bullets from a 7.62 round will work they mic out to .314 I believe and are around 120 grains. May not be very accurate at long...
by orbill
Tue Feb 27, 2018 5:50 am
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: reloading the 7.92x57J
Replies: 9
Views: 3046

Re: reloading the 7.92x57J

Looks like good info thank you
by orbill
Tue Feb 20, 2018 11:28 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: reloading the 7.92x57J
Replies: 9
Views: 3046

Re: reloading the 7.92x57J

Absolutely I hope we can pull in the info and put it out there to help us all, thanks Ed for the info
by orbill
Tue Feb 20, 2018 2:10 am
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: reloading the 7.92x57J
Replies: 9
Views: 3046

reloading the 7.92x57J

Can anyone help with giving me what I need to reload the 7.92 x 57 J. I have been told the 8mm mauser dies will work but I need to use the .303 sizing tool from there Im lost. I know I have the .318 barrel. I have a custom loading guy here in town I just need data and the dies and bullets of coarse ...
by orbill
Tue Feb 13, 2018 11:06 am
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Gew88 Ammo
Replies: 5
Views: 3559

Re: Gew88 Ammo

Update as of today OWS still does not have any 7.92 x 57 J . I was told that she will call her loader and try to find out when it may be coming in.
by orbill
Sun Feb 11, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: My Gewehr 88/05
Replies: 1
Views: 1307

Re: My Gewehr 88/05

Looks like a nice project I have 1890 Danzig unchanged so it has the .318 barrel you probably have the larger bore good luck with it.
Regards Bill
by orbill
Wed Feb 07, 2018 10:57 am
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Gewehr 88 Project
Replies: 6
Views: 2555

Re: Gewehr 88 Project

That's terrible best of luck
by orbill
Sat Feb 03, 2018 12:47 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Gewehr 88 Project
Replies: 6
Views: 2555

Re: Gewehr 88 Project

Congrats Ed on the new boy er Steyr I mean please let us know how its going
regards Bill
by orbill
Sun Jan 21, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Gewehr 88 Project
Replies: 6
Views: 2555

Re: Gewehr 88 Project

Man that looks like a challenge good luck.
Regards Bill
by orbill
Wed Jan 17, 2018 8:42 pm
Forum: Gew88 Discussion Forum
Topic: Range report 2 on 88/05
Replies: 2
Views: 1660

Re: Range report 2 on 88/05

That it correct Ed I'm told I should have them around the end of this month
Regards Bill