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  1. Post Sticky Thread ++++ In Memoriam ++++

    As time moves forward, we inevitably experience the passing of members of our own community here, as well people we've come to know within the wider...

    Started by Badger‎, 07-26-2010 09:00 AM
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  2. Talking Sticky Thread On-line Internet shooting trainer .....

    Received an email from a member who wished to remain anonymous, but asked us to post this on-line shooting trainer …. :D ...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-29-2011 04:42 PM
    internet, online, shooting, trainer
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  3. Post Sticky Thread Global Display of Terrorism, Earth Quakes and other Suspicious Events


    Started by Badger‎, 03-28-2011 07:23 AM
    display, earth, events, global, quakes, suspicious, terrorism
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  4. Post Sticky Thread ++++ The Virtual Wall - Vietnam War Casualties ++++


    Started by Badger‎, 12-27-2010 07:13 AM
    casualties, vietnam, virtual, wall, war
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  5. Sticky Thread Forum Guidelines.

    This forum is for the Milsurps.com community to discuss firearms interests outside of military surplus arms. So if you've been dying to show...

    Started by Stevo‎, 12-16-2006 12:34 PM
    forum, guidelines
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  6. Question Global Thread Help: How safe from viruses and hackers am I when using the Milsurps.Com web site?

    Today’s Internet exposes computer users and the web sites they access, to a wide range of malicious pieces of infectious software code, designed to...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-03-2016 07:20 AM
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  7. Question Global Thread Help: Where can I discuss politics and gun legislation issues?

    Why have a separate Social Groups area? Over the last 10 years, we’ve received many requests to permit broader public discussions amongst members,...

    Started by Badger‎, 08-08-2016 10:35 AM
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    12-04-2018 05:53 AM Go to last post
  8. Question Global Thread Help: What is the Advisory Panel Review & Validation Service?

    <center><img src="images/advisory_panel_reviewed_medium.png" alt="This item has been reviewed by members of the Milsurps Advisory Panel."><img...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-19-2014 10:18 AM
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  9. Question Global Thread Help: What is good forum etiquette and how do I deal with other members who make me angry?

    Hello folks … :) I'd like to remind everyone to re-read our Forum Rules & Site User Agreement (click here), particularly the section which covers...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-02-2017 01:32 PM
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  10. Question Global Thread Help: Why am I having a problem uploading pics to attach to my posts?

    There are some members who seem to experience site time-outs, or other problems when uploading pics as attachments to their threads and posts. It...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-26-2016 05:25 AM
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  11. Question Global Thread Help: How do I find threads with questions that have never been answered?

    Other than someone who fails to say thank you when they get an answer to a question they’ve posted, I don’t think there’s anything more frustrating...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-26-2016 09:16 AM
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  12. Question Global Thread Help: How do I use the classifieds system to buy and sell items?

    We understand you may be impatient to get on with placing your advertisement, but we would ask that you please read this post carefully, in order to...

    Started by Badger‎, 11-15-2012 07:16 AM
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  13. Question Global Thread Help: Why are my images from Photobucket, ImageShack etc. copied to milsurps.com?

    Answer: For your own protection and to help preserve them for future research by all members ... :thup: The reason we capture and store all...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-01-2011 09:52 AM
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  14. Question Global Thread Help: How do I show pics from Photobucket, Flickr, ImageShack etc. on milsurps.com?

    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator cafdfw (Harlan). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-12-2011 12:10 PM
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  15. Question Global Thread Help: How do I upload pictures to my posts for storage on milsurps.com?

    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator Harlan (deceased). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-06-2011 03:38 PM
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  16. Question Global Thread Help: Can I access the milsurps.com site from dial-up, cell phone, iPhone or Blackberry?

    The answer is YES … :beerchug: With the evolution of technology, many of our very active members want to keep current viewing our forums using...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-04-2011 08:34 PM
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  17. Question Global Thread Help: My screen is too dark!! How do I change my colour scheme on the milsurps.com site?

    A lot of members don't realize that our site supports multiple interfaces, often referred to as Forum Skins. Fundamentally, there are three...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-02-2011 12:38 PM
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» Normal Threads
  1. Butches Bore Shine and Tipton Brass Brush

    I was home 'sick' today so I thought that I would clean one of my Yugo M48A's that I took to the range last week. I figured it was time to clean the...

    Started by usabaker‎, Yesterday 08:15 PM
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  2. A 1942 philco radio I picked up.

    I figured a few of us on here would appreciate this. It is a 1942 Philco PT-2 some times called a "tropical" model. Bakelite does not distort with...

    Started by Brewer‎, 07-13-2019 11:04 PM
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    • Views: 190
    Yesterday, 10:02 PM Go to last post
  3. New AR500 Steel for the Kids.

    And by kids, I mean the humankind, not the new rifle kind. This is actually the second set (white panted steel) the first set (yellow and orange) was...

    Started by usabaker‎, 07-21-2019 04:53 PM
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  4. The Eagle Has Landed!

    Man On The Moon (1969) - YouTube

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 07-19-2019 02:09 PM
    eagle, landed
    • Replies: 4
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    07-22-2019, 02:10 PM Go to last post
  5. Advice Needed: 30GOVT'06 Winchester Pre-64 Model 70

    I got my hands on a Winchester Pre-64 Model 70 barreled receiver in 30GOVT'06 for $50.00. She's missing the extractor, extractor pin, and spring...

    Started by usabaker‎, 07-16-2019 01:39 AM
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    07-21-2019, 11:16 PM Go to last post
  6. Staff Sgt Baker

    Just back from El Paso where I and my youngest daughter (AirForce ROTC) pinned my daughter at her promotion to Staff Sergent. Got to put on my...

    Started by usabaker‎, 07-20-2019 11:35 AM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 164
    07-21-2019, 10:47 AM Go to last post
  7. A french kid was metal deteching and set off part of a shell.

    All that stuff left over from two world wars can still be dangerous. This kid is very lucky to say the least. (warning some what graphic.) WWI...

    Started by Brewer‎, 07-14-2019 02:00 PM
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    deteching, french, kid, metal, part, set, shell
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    07-20-2019, 05:38 PM Go to last post
  8. Book: The Winchester Model 70 Performance Tuning Manual

    I'm looking for a good book on the Winchester Model 70 (pre and post) and was wondering if anyone has an opinion in this book; The Winchester...

    Started by usabaker‎, 07-20-2019 10:37 AM
    book, manual, model, performance, tuning, winchester
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 26
    07-20-2019, 10:37 AM Go to last post
  9. PayPal Banishment

    Hello all, Just thought I'd give a heads up. PayPal does not allow the use of their services for, let's call it, "gun stuff." And they mean...

    Started by rcathey‎, 04-19-2019 11:01 AM
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    07-14-2019, 05:23 PM Go to last post
  10. 9.3x62 Mauser Build

    Hello all, I decided I'm gonna have everyone hold me accountable on this build instead of just sharing the finished product. I'll make mistakes...

    Started by rcathey‎, 07-08-2019 09:23 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 15
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    07-14-2019, 12:31 PM Go to last post
  11. Can you identify the place?

    Just returned from a 1000 mile solo road trip on my scooter. I visited Mount Vernon, Monticello, Mannassas, The Widerness, Chancellorsville, Ceder...

    Started by WarPig1976‎, 07-03-2019 03:29 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 249
    07-10-2019, 06:51 PM Go to last post
  12. Amazing that no-one got hurt. (According to news reports.)

    South Carolina Fireworks Store Lights Up on Independence Day - YouTube

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 07-05-2019 08:07 PM
    amazing, hurt, news, reports
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 244
    07-08-2019, 04:15 PM Go to last post
  13. Pikes Peak

    For those of you who follow bikes ~ Carlin Dunne: Four-time Pikes Peak winner killed in race crash aged 36. Carlin was racing the prototype Ducati...

    Started by CINDERS‎, 07-02-2019 08:23 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 100
    07-02-2019, 08:23 AM Go to last post
  14. Boyds (?) Semi-Inlet Stock ID Help

    Hey all. I thought someone out there may be able to ID this stock for me. I just picked it up in a local auction. I've always wanted a classic...

    Started by rcathey‎, 06-29-2019 10:33 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 163
    07-01-2019, 10:07 PM Go to last post
  15. Happy Birthday neoisprettycool

    1 member is celebrating their birthday on 06-30-2019: -neoisprettycool (Age: hidden or unknown) Happy Birthday!

    Started by Badger‎, 06-30-2019 01:00 AM
    birthday, happy, neoisprettycool
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 53
    06-30-2019, 01:00 AM Go to last post
  16. The Guns of Longues Sur Mer

    I mentioned the above place in another post, but was lucky to be over in Normandy last week, although some of my transport let me down the Citroen...

    Started by bigduke6‎, 06-12-2019 05:07 AM
    4 Pages
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    06-29-2019, 09:06 PM Go to last post
  17. Interesting Range Day Find.

    I'm a range safety office at one of the gun clubs here and found a spent round that I found intresting. The only thing I can figure is that...

    Started by usabaker‎, 06-22-2019 10:35 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 516
    06-24-2019, 09:42 PM Go to last post
  18. CLEANSHOT - 12 gauge bore cleaner

    An FFL friend handed me this thing called a Cleanshot. Asked me to try it out. Suposedly, you shoot thid round and it cleans the bore of your...

    Started by usabaker‎, 06-23-2019 08:41 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 132
    06-24-2019, 04:05 PM Go to last post
  19. Non-Milsurp: Winchester M70 Identification Help WHAT IT BE!

    Hi All, I know this is not a milsurp but I value the knowledge everyone has on this group and honestly this is one of the few forums I have a...

    Started by usabaker‎, 06-05-2019 12:23 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 31
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    06-17-2019, 10:09 PM Go to last post
  20. LST ship model presentation to a veteran

    Jim Stiles served as a Quartermaster aboard LST 32 (Alameda County) in the late 1950's to early 1960's. Stationed at Naples Italy he traveled all...

    Started by breakeyp‎, 06-15-2019 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 121
    06-15-2019, 09:45 AM Go to last post

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