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  1. Poll Sticky Thread Milsurp Interests Poll

    I'd like to get a feeling for our membership's milsurp areas of interest. You may choose more than one option when responding to the poll. ...

    Started by Stevo‎, 11-20-2006 10:12 PM
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    interests, milsurp, poll
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  2. Announcement Sticky Thread Falklands War: Snipers Down South (New Book)

    We have a member (Gil Boyd), who has co-authored a new book which is now available on eBay UK. If you’re interested in this campaign and...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-01-2020 03:08 PM
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  3. Sticky Thread WW2 Ordnance and Weapon Manuals - Over 100 - Downloadable!

    Hi All I have uploaded a large number of WW2 ordnance and weapon manuals to my blog pages. They cover British, American, German, Russian and even...

    Started by RRPG‎, 02-29-2020 02:08 PM
    100, downloadable, manuals, ordnance, weapon, ww2
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  4. Lightbulb Sticky Thread USA Gun and Knife Shows Listing

    Click PIC for a directory of gun and knife shows throughout the USA. Comments (pros or cons), to help other members, may be left as posts...

    Started by Badger‎, 11-22-2010 02:27 PM
    gun, knife, listing, shows, usa
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  5. Announcement Sticky Thread Introducing Milsurps Collector Talk Radio ....

    We are pleased to announce the introduction of Milsurps Collector Talk Radio. Available Internet wide, this radio channel broadcasts 24 hours a day,...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-24-2013 08:46 AM
    collector, introducing, milsurps, radio, talk
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  6. Sticky Thread * Berthier Carbine and Rifle Information *

    Pictures of the various type of Berthier Carabines, Mousquetons and Fusils Prototype à base de Carabine Modèle 1890 Top: Carabine de...

    Started by 1886lebel‎, 01-28-2009 07:12 PM
    berthier, carbine, information, rifle
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  7. Post Sticky Thread Classic GUNS Magazine Editions on-line FREE (1955 eidtions and onwards)

    Classic GUNS Magazine Editions Click On The Cover Or Issue Date To Download A PDF Version Of These These issues are saved as a PDF file so you...

    Started by Badger‎, 11-30-2011 02:33 PM
    1955, classic, editions, eidtions, free, guns, magazine, online, onwards
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  8. Post Sticky Thread Hatcher's Notebook

    Hatcher's Notebook Author: Julian S. Hatcher Publisher: The Military Publishing Service Company (1947) ISBN: 978-0-8117-0350-5 (Hard Cover...

    Submitted by Badger‎, 11-30-2010 03:01 AM
    hatcher, hatcher's notebook, julian hatcher, notebook
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  9. Lightbulb Sticky Thread Fundamentals of Ballistics (Department of Defence 1949)

    Fundamentals of Ballistics (Department of Defence 1949) This video is a demonstration of the fundamentals of ballistics, principles of physics...

    Started by Badger‎, 09-05-2010 03:03 PM
    1949, ballistics, defence, department, fundamentals
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  10. Lightbulb Sticky Thread "The Somme" (1976 BBC Documentary)

    "The Somme" (1976 BBC Documentary) This excellent BBC documentary is over 70 minutes long and is part of the collection of "Open Source Movies". ...

    Started by Badger‎, 07-20-2010 07:43 PM
    1976, bbc, documentary, the somme
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  11. Lightbulb Sticky Thread Shotgun Ammunition: 'Rounds of Authority' (1997) (AVA20354VNB1 - 1997)

    Shotgun Ammunition: 'Rounds of Authority' (1997) (AVA20354VNB1 - 1997) Federal Law Enforcement Training Center This video addresses...

    Started by Badger‎, 07-20-2010 07:20 PM
    1997, ammunition, authority, avavnb1, rounds, shotgun
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  12. Lightbulb Sticky Thread Infantry Weapons and their Effects (WWII and Korean era U.S. Training Films)

    Infantry Weapons and their Effects (WWII and Korean era U.S. Training Films) "Infantry Weapons and Their Effects" is an official WWII era...

    Started by Badger‎, 07-20-2010 06:02 PM
    effects, era, films, infantry, korean, training, weapons, wwii
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  13. Lightbulb Sticky Thread Fundamentals of Small Arms Weapons (WWII U.S. Training Films)

    Fundamentals of Small Arms Weapons (WWII U.S. Training Films) These combined videos demonstrate the mechanics of pistols, rifles and machine guns....

    Started by Badger‎, 11-04-2009 12:42 PM
    arms, films, fundamentals, small, training, weapons, wwii
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  14. Sticky Thread *Modèle 1936 MAS Survey ... Updated: 01-29-2009*

    I would like to ask all our valued members to please help and contribute to this post as much as you can .... This is how we learn and disseminate...

    Started by 1886lebel‎, 01-29-2009 02:49 PM
    1936, mas, modèle, survey, updated
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  15. Announcement Sticky Thread Links to Milsurp Collector Web Sites and Discussion Forums

    "Mouse Click" on any LINK to open a new browser window to any web site "Mouse Click" on any LINK to open a new browser window to any web site

    Started by Badger‎, 01-02-2008 01:46 PM
    collector, discussion, forums, links, milsurp, sites, web
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  16. Announcement Sticky Thread How do I report "spammers" or inappropriate posts?

    Since October, 2006, the Military Surplus Collectors Forums have grown consistently from month to month, now approaching over 15,000 registered...

    Started by Badger‎, 07-03-2007 09:16 AM
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  17. Announcement Sticky Thread Welcome .... New Members, Please Read First!

    Welcome to MILSURPS.COM, an on-line resource for collectors of military surplus firearms and accessories. First of all, we'd like to extend our...

    Started by Badger‎, 10-13-2006 02:02 PM
    members, read
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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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...

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  29. 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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  1. Gil Boyd -L42 serial number 13328

    Gil- the above rifle you recently researched for me seems uncommon. It has no M47 or TR on the wrist band and no T on the left side of the receiver....

    Started by Sgreg‎, Today 06:28 PM
    boyd, gil, l42, number, serial
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  2. The Military Rifle Journal

    Back in the early 90's there was a organization called The International Military Rifle Association and they published a monthly called "The Military...

    Started by Atticus Thraxx‎, 05-13-2020 06:43 PM
    • Replies: 4
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  3. PIAT closed cell foam butt pad filler dimension request

    Can someone provide a tracing of the outline of the rubber like pad that fits around the PI AT butt stamping. A side view with the recess...

    Started by breakeyp‎, Today 05:38 PM
    butt, cell, closed, dimension, filler, foam, pad, piat, request
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  4. PIAT Anti-Tank Weapon

    PIAT: Britains Answer to the Anti-Tank Rifle Problem - YouTube

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 04-25-2020 05:29 PM
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  5. Seeking Kabul-Made Lee-Metford and other firearms help

    Greetings everyone. I'm researching material for an upcoming book dealing with the Kabul Rifle Factory, arms production, and Martini Identification....

    Started by 3Miles2Gburg‎, 05-24-2020 01:20 AM
    • Replies: 2
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  6. L42A1 s/n 13328 : Gil Boyd

    Gil, could you please give us some history on the above L42 ? Thanks so much.

    Started by Sgreg‎, 05-25-2020 01:50 PM
    boyd, gil, l42a1, s or n
    • Replies: 2
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  7. Ground dug 303 cartridge case restoration

    Hi All With lockdown in full swing in the UK, I have been unable to get out and recover any WW2 relics. This meant that, due to a heightened level...

    Started by RRPG‎, 05-23-2020 05:57 PM
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    303, cartridge, case, dug, ground, restoration
    • Replies: 13
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    05-25-2020, 03:51 PM Go to last post
  8. Armoured panel ID.

    Here's a tricky one guys. One of the club's I am a member of, just reopened our outdoor range (thank god), it's an old RAF airfield and the butts...

    Started by mrclark303‎, 05-20-2020 08:01 PM
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    05-25-2020, 12:37 PM Go to last post
  9. Sleeving a Martini Henry Rifle Barrel

    Sleeving a Martini Henry Rifle Barrel. I found a carbine in my shop from long ago that some ungrateful person cut a slot across the barrel at the...

    Started by mmppres‎, 04-03-2020 08:11 PM
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    barrel, henry, martini, rifle, sleeving
    • Replies: 17
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    05-23-2020, 10:48 AM Go to last post
  10. Artillary fuse ID

    I've had this paper weight for about thirty years and have always wondered what it would have been on. It's more pointed than other period fuses I...

    Started by jamie5070‎, 05-16-2020 11:41 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 109
    05-20-2020, 08:56 AM Go to last post
  11. French MAS rear stock cartouche

    Can anyone help me identify what this cartouche signifies, please? Also, would it be found on a MAS 36 rifle? or perhaps a later model? Thanks...

    Started by natlmatch‎, 03-05-2020 03:57 PM
    cartouche, french, mas, rear, stock
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 167
    05-19-2020, 11:35 PM Go to last post
  12. I don't like plastic pistols

    I can't possibly the only one that just can't fathom owning a plastic gun (yeah I know 'polymer'). I mean I have come close twice in getting...

    Started by usabaker‎, 04-10-2020 08:50 PM
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    • Replies: 78
    • Views: 2,042
    05-18-2020, 11:18 AM Go to last post
  13. New to Milsurps - Need Help Choosing

    Hello all, I am new to milsurp rifles but I've caught the bug you could say. I already have an M1 Garand and a 1903a3 and I am now looking towards...

    Started by 13 + 1‎, 04-25-2020 11:16 AM
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    argentinian 1909, choosing, finnish, m28, mausers, milsurps, swedish m96
    • Replies: 11
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    05-18-2020, 01:58 AM Go to last post
  14. VE DAY 75 YEARS LATER

    I let this anniversary slip up o me this year until I saw a news story. I was lucky enough to know a few WWII vets, wish I had known more and the...

    Started by HOOKED ON HISTORY‎, 05-08-2020 06:20 PM
    • Replies: 7
    • Views: 183
    05-18-2020, 01:48 AM Go to last post
  15. I NEED RIFLES PICS FOR A BOOK IM WRITING. PLEASE READ

    Hello guys Im Andrew Bertelli from Italy I have, with other friends, a website and a FB group with more than 6000 members, that talk about WW2...

    Started by andreabert‎, 05-17-2020 12:47 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 141
    05-18-2020, 01:16 AM Go to last post
  16. Historical milsurp rifle length classifications

    I'm not sure if this belongs here but it seems like it may fit here. Full size rifle, carbine, short rifle... And other... Is there a classical...

    Started by Fruler‎, 05-13-2020 09:08 PM
    classifications, historical, length, milsurp, rifle
    • Replies: 7
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    05-17-2020, 05:31 PM Go to last post
  17. Brass butt plate with Swastika

    I had a rifle come in recently fitted with this butt plate. The rifle itself is a pre-war BSA Model 12 target rifle. Has anyone see one of these in...

    Started by Ovenpaa‎, 05-17-2020 09:45 AM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 139
    05-17-2020, 02:57 PM Go to last post
  18. Chassepot/Gras M1866-74

    Well, had been on the lookout for a project for a while, and I found this. A Chassepot/Gras 1866-74. This particular example was made in 1869, and no...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 05-06-2020 09:05 PM
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 186
    05-17-2020, 06:54 AM Go to last post
  19. This is #1

    What is this!

    Started by CINDERS‎, 04-05-2020 12:36 AM
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    05-16-2020, 03:15 PM Go to last post
  20. Hakim experts out there

    Can someone explain the tiny, wire spring/clip things that lock the action screws and the compensator on Egyptian Hakim rifles? They appear fragile...

    Started by ohgunner‎, 05-03-2020 10:41 AM
    experts, hakim
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 193
    05-15-2020, 08:38 PM Go to last post

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