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    Nicely done...

    Nicely done...
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    Could be a post refurb, got pics?

    Could be a post refurb, got pics?
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    If one looks a bit you can find pics of their...

    If one looks a bit you can find pics of their house still, not much in size. Easy to find and the story is posted. Two brothers...and they didn't do much time for it.
  4. Pulgas was named for fleas... Las Pulgas:...

    Pulgas was named for fleas... Las Pulgas: Eighteenth century soldiers accompanying a survey party for the San Luis Rey Mission were constantly bothered by fleas, or Las Pulgas, while camping here....
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    Never have I seen that set up, only the ones that...

    Never have I seen that set up, only the ones that took their own Winchester stamped bayonets.
  6. Pulgas? Margaritaville? Those tarpaper...

    Pulgas? Margaritaville?

    Those tarpaper shacks look about right, what I'd expect. He told me about a guy coming off guard and firing a shot down the line of bunks and out the end across the...
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    What are the letters half hidden by the suncorite...

    What are the letters half hidden by the suncorite seen in the second pic?
  8. My Great Uncle went through Parris Is back in...

    My Great Uncle went through Parris Is back in 1919, I wonder what the facilities were like then? Doubt they were even Quonset huts...likely wooden shacks. Maybe even bell tents? I think the navy...
  9. I'm wondering if this is Parris Is as I've been...

    I'm wondering if this is Parris Is as I've been to MCRD San Diego back in the '70s when lots of the old buildings were still there and don't recognize this one? Or is it somewhere else altogether? ...
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    Good questions... ---------- Post added at...

    Good questions...

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    Meaning I wondered if this one was noticed but never sorted out. They had others and...
  11. A bit more on them... 3rd Battalion, 28th...

    A bit more on them... 3rd Battalion, 28th Marines - Wikipedia
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    I had an M1 rifle like that years back. Turned...

    I had an M1 rifle like that years back. Turned out the barrel was bent in the thickest part and had been since the factory. It was a Danish return and near new because no one could figure out why...
  13. That was my thought.

    That was my thought.
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    I'm looking at the rear sight in this pic and see...

    I'm looking at the rear sight in this pic and see a stake mark/zeroing line on the right side. That must be for alignment of the rear sight at assembly so it doesn't end up too far left? Unless you...
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    Was one of my favorite movies back then.

    Was one of my favorite movies back then.
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    Don't know about the bowling ball resin but the...

    Don't know about the bowling ball resin but the stuff from midway would be worth a look.
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    The tip just needs a spot of weld on it to bring...

    The tip just needs a spot of weld on it to bring it back up. The more extreme length repairs can use a short length of drill rod and then carefully shape the end again to correct length. It's a...
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    Peter just messaged me and told me he has been...

    Peter just messaged me and told me he has been released yesterday. He's going to start posting again slowly so look for him.
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    You HAVE rosin? I thought the stuff Brownell...

    You HAVE rosin? I thought the stuff Brownell used to peddle was unavailable now? What do you have? I need some...
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    Wouldn't the originals be blued? Suncorite came...

    Wouldn't the originals be blued? Suncorite came later? Sure it would have been through refurb in later years and a second war to boot but bluing at the start...
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    I think they always shall too. I was looking for...

    I think they always shall too. I was looking for details of this crew and found another four or so...that went down the same day taking a shot at sub pens in Bremerhaven. They too had memorials...
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    Looks good too.
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    Normal. Not really any permanent way to tighten...

    Normal. Not really any permanent way to tighten them. We didn't want them too hard to get on or off. You could try different FH to get a tighter one?
  24. For simple viewing, sometimes a macro picture...

    For simple viewing, sometimes a macro picture will bring up detail the human eye can't get. Real good clear closeup with natural light?
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    The way I read it is he intends to use a...

    The way I read it is he intends to use a different and acceptable powder load for the ammo? You can't safely reduce unknown powder anyway. I agree the cases run through dies and use the live primer...
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