Become our sponsor and display your banner here
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 11 to 20 of 20

K98 Bayonet Question - Continued - The Rest Of The Story

Article about: Several weeks ago I posted some questions and pictures of a K98 bayonet I was looking at. I had plans to go see it last weekend and it all fell through. Last night I got to go to see the bay

  1. #11
    SRB
    SRB is offline
    ?

    Default

    wd40 cant help ....... much harder to go

  2. # ADS
    Circuit advertisement
    Join Date
    Always
    Location
    Advertising world
    P
    Many
     

  3. #12
    SRB
    SRB is offline
    ?

    Red face

    I'm a little proud of myself (not matching numbers, but I do not mind)........ 20e (price and delivery)Click image for larger version. 

Name:	100_4657.jpg 
Views:	22 
Size:	136.5 KB 
ID:	958449Click image for larger version. 

Name:	100_4658.jpg 
Views:	30 
Size:	216.8 KB 
ID:	958450Click image for larger version. 

Name:	100_4663.jpg 
Views:	57 
Size:	207.5 KB 
ID:	958451

  4. #13

    Default

    Quote by SRB View Post
    u need for this screws - screw driver spanner and regularAttachment 958183
    Dear SRB, Do you know what size spanner it takes? What number spanner? I see individual bits for sale but I need to know a size.

    Thanks,

    William

  5. #14

    Default

    Thanks to all the many posts. I was away for a few days and missed quite a few.

    Thanks,

    William

  6. #15

    Default

    I used PB Blaster on the release button & screws. Both screws came out fairly easily and the catch loosened up well. I am now ready to soak them in vinegar to remove the rust. Does it matter whether it is white or apple vinegar? About how long should I allow them to soak? Do you use a little steel wool on the parts then?

    Are there any marking I should be looking for under the wooden grips on the tang or on the clip plate (not sure what that top piece of metal is called or what it is for)?

    William

  7. #16

    Default

    I used white vinegar, its hard to judge time as condition of rust can vary if its light maybe only a few hours, zero grade wire wool or scotchbrite will help to remove surface rust, pretty much soak it for a few hours wipe it over and repeat until you are happy.
    regards marks i think sometimes the release catch is marked and maybe the wooden grips.
    i have three here where the catch is stuck, what is pb blaster.
    "and when he gets to heaven,
    to saint peter he will tell:
    "Just another marine reporting, sir
    I've served my time in hell."

  8. #17

    Default

    Quote by wpheaton View Post
    ..................... Are there any marking I should be looking for under the wooden grips on the tang or on the clip plate (not sure what that top piece of metal is called or what it is for)?

    William
    William, It's usually called a "flashguard" and dates from the Imperial time period that was originally designed to protect the wood grips from the muzzle flash from some of the rifles of that era. Some of which were still in use in the TR era - which if you've ever fired one at night emits a large ball of flame .

    Early TR bayonets had forging die markings, assembly numbers, serial numbers, and Waffenamt markings internally that gradually decreased to zero or just a few as time went on. Being seen on the tangs, flashguards, and grips (not necessarily all of them on the same item, it varies by maker and time period). Best Regards, Fred

  9. #18

    Default

    Quote by greatwhite View Post
    I used white vinegar, its hard to judge time as condition of rust can vary if its light maybe only a few hours, zero grade wire wool or scotchbrite will help to remove surface rust, pretty much soak it for a few hours wipe it over and repeat until you are happy.
    regards marks i think sometimes the release catch is marked and maybe the wooden grips.
    i have three here where the catch is stuck, what is pb blaster.
    PB Blaster is a US brand of penetrating solvent, it works really great.

    I have had them in for a few hours at home. I will get them out when I get home and check them.

    Thanks,

    William

  10. #19

    Default

    Quote by Frogprince View Post
    William, It's usually called a "flashguard" and dates from the Imperial time period that was originally designed to protect the wood grips from the muzzle flash from some of the rifles of that era. Some of which were still in use in the TR era - which if you've ever fired one at night emits a large ball of flame .

    Early TR bayonets had forging die markings, assembly numbers, serial numbers, and Waffenamt markings internally that gradually decreased to zero or just a few as time went on. Being seen on the tangs, flashguards, and grips (not necessarily all of them on the same item, it varies by maker and time period). Best Regards, Fred
    Great information Fred, thanks, I can't wait to get home and check for markings on the tang and flash guard. I see the need for a flash guard.

    William

  11. #20

    Default PB Blaster

    Quote by greatwhite View Post
    I used white vinegar, its hard to judge time as condition of rust can vary if its light maybe only a few hours, zero grade wire wool or scotchbrite will help to remove surface rust, pretty much soak it for a few hours wipe it over and repeat until you are happy.
    regards marks i think sometimes the release catch is marked and maybe the wooden grips.
    i have three here where the catch is stuck, what is pb blaster.
    Name:  download.jpg
Views: 45
Size:  10.4 KB

Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12

Similar Threads

  1. K98 Bayonet Question

    In K98 Bayonet
    04-24-2016, 09:58 PM
  2. K98 Bayonet question

    In K98 Bayonet
    05-31-2013, 12:20 AM
  3. Canadian No 4 Mk II Spike Bayonet with a story.

    In Bayonets and trench knives of the world
    09-12-2012, 03:12 PM
  4. Question Bayonet Question

    In Bayonets and trench knives of the world
    01-29-2012, 10:13 PM
  5. Value Question on a bayonet

    In Bayonets and trench knives of the world
    02-13-2010, 12:16 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •