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    No Alan....... The parts list is a list of...

    No Alan....... The parts list is a list of parts. It is not a list of AVAILABLE parts. I might have misinterpreted what you said above (thread 22) but the body was not available with or without...
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    Kevin 'bluddy' Wilson was one of my favourite...

    Kevin 'bluddy' Wilson was one of my favourite Australians
  3. Iraq bought the first large export batch of No2...

    Iraq bought the first large export batch of No2 Mk1 revolvers in the mid30's. All were commercially proofed instead of military proofed and some early ones came back during GW2 as BP says. We had a...
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    Mmmmmmmm.... I don't recall there being a...

    Mmmmmmmm.... I don't recall there being a 'proper' way to carry them. I carried mine in the holster on my right side because I'm right handed, with the landyard loose around our necks, really so...
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    Talking of Oz terminology, when I came back to...

    Talking of Oz terminology, when I came back to England, even my mum and sister couldn't understand what I was talking about. Even today I put my strides on in the morning or feel a but crook...
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    Agree with DRP. The engraved markings are...

    Agree with DRP. The engraved markings are Canada/REL without any shadow of doubt. Problem number 1 would be lack of any form of stop rings. Without stop rings it WILL slide within the mount during...
  7. I have seen one or two over the years since I...

    I have seen one or two over the years since I joined as a very young apprentice Armourer in January 1963. I have to say that while I seem to have lead a rather sheltered life and didn't seem to get...
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    Tell me about it DRP. Maybe in Australia barrels...

    Tell me about it DRP. Maybe in Australia barrels weren't available as a separate part. But to be honest I don't ever recall seeing a No4 in the Australian military. except in a classroom in...
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    I don't know where the author of your documents...

    I don't know where the author of your documents got his info from Alan. The No4 barrels are suffixed with the letter C as not supplied separately. NOT so, we used to order them 10 at a time! The...
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    Next Summer

    Next Summer
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    It used to be said that if you need a bayonet on...

    It used to be said that if you need a bayonet on a sub machine gun, then you REALLY do need a bayonet!!!!! The last means of true mechanical defiance..

    I have never seen the colour illustrations...
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    I have to say that I never saw or even heard of...

    I have to say that I never saw or even heard of something like this in my time, from Cadets at my boarding school in 1960 or so onwards. 2 mags wasn't going to make a difference as BAR says. ...
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    At the start of the programme the MoD requirement...

    At the start of the programme the MoD requirement was codified along with the number required, almost 1100. The main Ordnance depots were ordered to submit their stocks of No4T's to Enfield (via a...
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    What is very interesting are the small amendments...

    What is very interesting are the small amendments , especially the fully amended booklet (1802 above) dated up to 1955 and includes the strange 'safety or anti rebound thinggy....... Quite how it...
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    Anyone get the serial number of the early A...

    Anyone get the serial number of the early A prefix Bren?
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    It's a home made lash-up. I could list what's...

    It's a home made lash-up. I could list what's wrong Tyler but my computer doesn't contain enough ink. Sorry, but that's the way it is I'm afraid.
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    Value? I 'acquired' a superb Asahi Pentax Spotmatic...

    I 'acquired' a superb Asahi Pentax Spotmatic camera with a lens (was it 1.2, .4 or .6,) that you could almost take pictures in the dark with. My friend Al 'acquired' a Minolta SRT101 that he said...
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    Value? Chaps.........., please....... The colour of the...

    Chaps.........., please....... The colour of the wood makes no difference and made no difference to us at the sharp end of the Armourers shops, believe me. We fitted or re-fitted what was available...
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    I never saw them as Bren sling hooks

    I never saw them as Bren sling hooks
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    But don't forget that this was a Jaguar engine -...

    But don't forget that this was a Jaguar engine - when Jaguar were owned by Brtish Leyland
  21. Yes although I've only used oil on and inside the...

    Yes although I've only used oil on and inside the bolt
  22. Thread: Scimitar

    by Peter Laidler
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    The complaint about the Scimitar was that it was...

    The complaint about the Scimitar was that it was neither fish nor fowl. Not big enough gun or range to compete with armour and insufficient armour to defeat even the most mediocre anti-tank in the...
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    That is EXACTLY how to do it, as per thread 5...

    That is EXACTLY how to do it, as per thread 5 pointer above. The No4 and 5 are the same. Done hundreds of 'em!
  24. Yes, that is exactly the stuff. It is medium...

    Yes, that is exactly the stuff. It is medium thickness as opposed to GRAPHITED grease which is runny.
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    TerryLee, my post, thread 8 overleaf, to which...

    TerryLee, my post, thread 8 overleaf, to which you refer, post 16, was meant to be a joke!
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