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Have him try again now.  Fixed.
I also took out the question/answer below so spammers don't see it.

Site Technical Help or Site Feedback / MISSING Posts
« on: March 17, 2020, 01:21:43 PM »
I'm very sorry to state that I had messed up the forum yesterday and deleted any posts older than 90 days.  As such, I had to revert back to an older backup and many newer messages and posts have been lost.  I apologize for the problem.  Please repost your questions / answers if you can.  Also, any recent new members may need to recreate their logins. However, I am attempting to recreate those if possible.


General Discussion / Re: Hello from me.
« on: November 14, 2019, 05:08:46 PM »
Welcome!  Looking forward to seeing your two guns. 

Site Technical Help or Site Feedback / Forum Updated 3-7
« on: March 07, 2017, 02:58:53 PM »
We have upgraded the Forum software package today. Some users may have seen error messages during the 1 hour it was being worked on.  Please let me know if you see anything weird going on or error messages.  Shouldn't be any problems but you never know.

C96 / C12 Broomhandle / Re: C96 WWII
« on: January 20, 2017, 03:21:42 PM »
Thanks for the reply.  How can I upload more pictures?  I have about 15 more.
You can only add 4 at a time using the "ATTACH:" file option below the box where you type in your responses.  Its better to just link to the images on another service such as or and similar sites. 
More details at the link that 1914mauser suggested: [size=0px],121.0.html[/size][/color]

Thank you!

General Discussion / Re: 2017
« on: January 03, 2017, 05:41:31 PM »
Cheers to all of our Mauser collectors!  I wish you a safe new year and I hope your collection grows.  Preserve the history, enjoy the engineering.

Its possible that your images are in CMYK mode in Photoshop.  Using the "Save For Web" method changes it to RGB which is for use on the web.  CMYK is for print.

I've not experienced this before myself.  But I'll keep an eye out for it.

Model HSC Pistol / Re: HSc Production Chart
« on: May 10, 2016, 09:18:47 AM »
Love the photo in the grips.  Neato!

Site Technical Help or Site Feedback / Re: spam users
« on: June 03, 2015, 10:58:18 AM »
Alan did notifiy me he removed a few posts by a user named Randolphol, whom I reviewed and banned.  Feel free to report anything that looks Spammy.

Site Technical Help or Site Feedback / Re: spam users
« on: June 03, 2015, 10:56:58 AM »
When you see this, feel free to report the post, or if you have Moderation rights, ban the user.  There is no need to have people in our midst posting nonsense or Spammy messages.  This community is what we make of it.

You can look up the source of their IP address using tools such as 

General Discussion / Re: The old site
« on: May 04, 2015, 11:03:27 AM »
This can be done.  I had already started on this about a year ago and added a couple.  See the menu now on the main web site which is WordPress. 
I'd need a volunteer who is willing to copy over the old information and create the missing pages as well as curate some of the content we need to add.  Best fit is someone already familiar with Wordpress, but if not, it's pretty easy to learn.

General Discussion / Re: The old site
« on: May 01, 2015, 11:06:34 AM »
We are in the process of decommissioning the old hosting server where the old site resides.  The old site is also utilzing old code technology that is not maintainable going forwards.  Our primary focus will be on the forum here on the new site.  However, we can indeed take some of the old content such as articles, etc. and move them over. 
I will try to turn that site back on temporarily so you can retrieve what you may want to backup.   We will need to recreate some of the content on this new site, either inside the forum or outside the forum (top nav from home page).
Please indicate what is most important to retain.  You may email me at for faster attention from me.

General Discussion / Re: Some nice additional Mauser finds
« on: April 13, 2015, 05:58:11 PM »
Wow, that chair is spectacular!  What a great find.  I think a trip to Obendorf is in order.

A really good show if you can make it.

Also the JAG military show at the same time, same place.

The National Gun Day & Civil War Show will be held on Feb 28th - Mar 1st, 2015 in Louisville, Kentucky. This Louisville gun show will be held at the Kentucky Fair & Expo Center and hosted by National Gun Day Promotions of Kentucky. All federal, state and local firearm ordinances and laws must be obeyed.

Will be hosted in the North Wing.

For more information about the National Gun Day & Civil War Show contact National Gun Day Promotions. All inquiries should be made directly to the Louisville gun show promoter. Including vendors and dealers looking for tables at the gun show.

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