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Old December 25, 2017, 18:56   #1
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Sporterized 03-A3

What's a decent price on a sporterized Smith Corona 03-A3? Serial number in the 4700000 range..

Also, what's with the front sightpost/flash hider? not typical 03-A3 as far as I can tell.

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Old December 25, 2017, 19:30   #2
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That looks to me like someone built a jungle carbine wannabe out of an 03a3. No idea as to v worth.
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Old December 25, 2017, 19:32   #3
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A Jungle Springfield, hmmmm. Have no idea, but my wild ass auction loony guess would be that some one would pay $400 for it.

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Old December 26, 2017, 15:39   #4
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That's a pretty neat looking 03. I had thoughts once of having something similar to that built. Then I discovered the FAL.
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Old December 28, 2017, 08:39   #5
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Is it my glasses or are there no pictures ?
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Old December 28, 2017, 10:38   #6
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Is it my glasses or are there no pictures ?
I see a small box with an x that I can't open, but then my 'Puter suks. YMMV as they say.
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Old December 28, 2017, 11:49   #7
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UPdate Photo please

I built a Cavalry Carbine from a Cut Sporter 03-A3 ,,I cut down a cracked handguard and grafted a section to the military stock where it was cut off,, Standard 03 front sight and a Redfield Rear Sight , Looks Like a Miniature 1903 .. Darn if its not one of the most accurate 03's I have ever had !

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It's the Eggnog factor!
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Pic is showing up again?? Went away for a day or two.. weird..
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I know little to nothing about 03-A3s or M1s or M1 Carbines but would like to dabble in them a bit.

Is there a preference between Springfield or Smith Corona as far as these go? They both made a shit load of them it seems.
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I know little to nothing about 03-A3s or M1s or M1 Carbines but would like to dabble in them a bit.

Is there a preference between Springfield or Smith Corona as far as these go? They both made a shit load of them it seems.


Both are exactly the same --The Typewriters are a little more rare thats all !
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