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#6907586 - 10/03/17 02:39 PM WTB 1903a3
JGW Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/19/10
Posts: 276
Loc: Collin County, Texas
I am looking for a 1903a3 for a custom rifle build. I don't care if the stock is pretty or beat up, or if barrel is bad: I want the receiver, trigger assembly, sites, bolt, etc to be nice (not pitted, etc., but it doesn't matter if the finish is gone, as I am going to have them re-finished).

A rifle that someone "sporterized" back in the 50's -60's when people were doing that a lot would be fine.

Please let me know what you have and how much you are asking.

McKinney, Texas

#6907715 - 10/03/17 04:07 PM Re: WTB 1903a3 [Re: JGW]
Fltexan Offline
Light Foot

Registered: 10/10/12
Posts: 46
I have a Timney trigger for your build if you are interested.

#6907975 - 10/03/17 07:17 PM Re: WTB 1903a3 [Re: JGW]
jackwabbit2 Offline
Veteran Tracker

Registered: 05/02/08
Posts: 2266
Loc: collin county
I have one it’s been drilled and tapped for scope mounts and currently has redfield 1 pc base and rings textbif you would like pics 469 595 2127
I have some magic beans if anyone is interested. No extra time hunting but they'll make you fart to the tune of Back In Black...

KC 1/10/10

#6908657 - 10/04/17 11:27 AM Re: WTB 1903a3 [Re: JGW]
VigoPark Offline

Registered: 02/06/12
Posts: 171
Loc: Ft Worth
Hey Greg, you might check on page 3, barnshooter had a Smith Corona for sale. My understanding, those are the premiere 1903s, alot of them were converted to A4 sniper rifles.
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#6909038 - 10/04/17 05:08 PM Re: WTB 1903a3 [Re: JGW]
JGW Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/19/10
Posts: 276
Loc: Collin County, Texas
Thanks guys, I'll follow up on those leads.

#6909411 - 10/04/17 10:54 PM Re: WTB 1903a3 [Re: JGW]
TXBoss Online   content

Registered: 03/25/15
Posts: 183
Loc: DFW
You might want to check the for sale postings on the CMP website forum. There are usually some barrelled receivers in all conditions there for a reasonable price.
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