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Old 9th June 2016, 05:27 PM   #10
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Originally Posted by Jim McDougall
As noted by Fernando, an excellent suggestion,...

No Jim, indeed such idea wouldn't occur to me; actually i showed surprise ( ) for blue lander's suggestion.
Even assuming that we have never seen everything and that rustic smithing may come out with the most bizarre specimens, it is elementary and obliging that plug bayonet grips must be tapered, to enable them to be progressively introduced into barrels, and end with a swell before the guard, to limit introduction.
I suppose you have R.D.C. Evans work, and so you may recall this principle in page 7.
So i risk to say that this piece in discussion is definitely something else.

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