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Old April 2, 2012, 08:36 PM   #13
Mike Irwin
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"but the British were very proud of their finished goods at the time"

Yet they weren't above making a buck, either.

For example, Rigby manufacturing his bolt rifles from Mauser-made actions for a number of years.

It was more financially feasible for him to get them from the source rather than either designing his own or having someone make them for him in Britain.
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