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    Not quite, but 11-C is known to exist.

    Not quite, but 11-C is known to exist.
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    I've wondered in the past about these complaints...

    I've wondered in the past about these complaints over the sealing of early R.E.L. scopes.

    The reason I wonder if that I've yet to see any UK made MkI scope that had any sealing at all.

    I would...
  3. Certainly not issued to a driver in the RFA so he...

    Certainly not issued to a driver in the RFA so he must have picked it up somewhere. An early one that's for sure.
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    Lovely original patina, looks quite "untouched"....

    Lovely original patina, looks quite "untouched".

    Maybe tell the wife she doesn't need to dust around it anymore. ;)
  5. Thread: Gew 98 Scope?

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    Yes, it is a WWI scope and was originally fitted...

    Yes, it is a WWI scope and was originally fitted with double claw bases. Under the solder below the rifle number is the letter suffix to the serial number.

    These scopes like most scopes of that...
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    Passenger doesn't seem to be in any rush to get...

    Passenger doesn't seem to be in any rush to get out of the vehicle at the end.
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    The most interesting stats: what proportion of...

    The most interesting stats: what proportion of each group that was diagnosed actually died, does not seem to be there, but could be extrapolated.
  8. Sounds like something either made up from...

    Sounds like something either made up from leftovers after the factory closed or a "lunchbox special", perhaps made from rejected or discarded parts?
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    The mysterious "GF" marking sometimes said to be...

    The mysterious "GF" marking sometimes said to be "Gujerat Force(s)" or some such unlikely term.
  10. The makers are working from drawings and what...

    The makers are working from drawings and what they can find in the way of information online. They cannot import originals to the PRC in order to copy them. I believe they will welcome accurate...
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    Looks like it spent some time in the "dusty,...

    Looks like it spent some time in the "dusty, spiteful and divided" parts.

    Though I suppose that describes quite a few countries now. ;)
  13. Thread: Ross Sporter

    by Surpmil
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    And an extra screw added to the charger bridge...

    And an extra screw added to the charger bridge "cover". The backsight is not original IMO, but that could be easily rectified with one of the correct type (adjustable leaf and patent-dated ramp)
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  14. Thread: Chest for n4 T

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    I have often wondered by what mysterious process...

    I have often wondered by what mysterious process the front shapes of the cheekrest were arrived at. I defy anyone to make sense of it, and then they were put on so far up the butt that the hand...
  15. No, same price as last time I believe.

    No, same price as last time I believe.
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    Buttstock butchery is not per the SOP so some...

    Buttstock butchery is not per the SOP so some knob here in NA did that. You are correct about the renumbering.

    The repeated re-numberings of the bracket just reflect the swapping and changing...
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    By the end of the war REL had over 7000 employees...

    By the end of the war REL had over 7000 employees and produced everything from Admiralty Fire Control Predictors to radios to No.42 scopes, but I doubt they had a webbing department, though it is...
  18. Thread: 1910 Mk3 Ross

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    Niagara Falls Home Guard rifle number 12. Note...

    Niagara Falls Home Guard rifle number 12. Note the original small aperture on the rear sight.
  19. R.E.L. Ltd. Telescope, Signaller's C Mk.VII on fleaBay

    REL didn't make many and not many turn up for those who may be interested.

    Ends in about two hours.
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    The alternative was to remove the back sight or...

    The alternative was to remove the back sight or clean from the muzzle as some snipers preferred not to remove the scope once zeroed. A trials No4(T) I owned had dents in bolt face where it had been...
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    Moot point now! British government and banks...

    Moot point now! British government and banks don't support British industry. Result: much of it isn't even British anymore. Most Britons don't seem to care much either. :dunno:
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    Depends which stories you mean. Blow-backs did...

    Depends which stories you mean. Blow-backs did happen, but AFAWK, only due to misassembly.
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    Might as well, all the shops get them made in...

    Might as well, all the shops get them made in China and then try to charge you like they were made here! :D
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    Mechanically speaking I think the questions have...

    Mechanically speaking I think the questions have been answered as above. Sir Charles Ross, quite apart from his ego, would not have wished to admit any liability by publicly acknowledging a fault in...
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    No 3981 HBMCo. Correction: 3982 (Didn't...

    No 3981 HBMCo.

    Correction: 3982 (Didn't notice you'd already posted the photos, Paul87Buick ;)
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