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

Registered: 09/19/10
Posts: 299
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

Registered: 10/10/12
Posts: 62
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 itís 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: 175
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.
All we're really given is the sunshine and your name.
Kenny Chesney - Get Along

#6909038 - 10/04/17 05:08 PM Re: WTB 1903a3 [Re: JGW]
JGW Offline
Bird Dog

Registered: 09/19/10
Posts: 299
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: 244
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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