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  1. I agree, it looks like Indian DP wood on a decent...

    I agree, it looks like Indian DP wood on a decent rifle. I notice the sight protector appears to be back to front.
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    I can see no reason for them being different, as...

    I can see no reason for them being different, as far as Iím aware the only difference is the overall thickness/width of them. The Mk3 is narrower to match the narrower housing.

    Rather than confuse...
  3. Wow, amazing.

    Wow, amazing.
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    Iíve always liked the Kongsberg Colts, quite a few were imported into the UK a while back.
  5. Take a look at this thread and forum as a whole....

    Take a look at this thread and forum as a whole.

    Activity Stream - 1919a4.com Forums
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    Iíve always tapped the turrets of any scope after Iíve made an adjustment. Thereís nothing worse than making small adjustments which appear to make no change and then the next adjustment causes a...
  7. If I recall correctly, the Bren sling was...

    If I recall correctly, the Bren sling was originally a rifle sling with Bren hooks added. Then it became a rifle sling with an additional length added to the middle and then late war (44?) or even...
  8. What happens if you push the front of the bolt...

    What happens if you push the front of the bolt down as you push the bolt forward?

    As far as I can tell, if the bolt passes over the round, either the mag is not seated correctly, the mag lips are...
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    I used to think that such damage was unthinkable...

    I used to think that such damage was unthinkable but as Iíve got older Iíve realised that most of this surplus was regarded as cheap and disposable in the past. They were regarded as tools by most...
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    I donít think itís a repro, it could easily have sat in a depot for decades. As a general purpose tool chest it likely would not be removed from service for disposal like a specific kit would after...
  11. 149 - Matching Lower, Barrel and Breech Block....

    149 - Matching Lower, Barrel and Breech Block. Bipod and Piston Ext are Enfield.

    151 - Enfield Bipod and Breech Block

    153 - All matching, no second barrel

    155 - Enfield Bipod, Breech Block...
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    Yes after A9999 came B1 and so on. Other...

    Yes after A9999 came B1 and so on.

    Other manufacturers include Canadian Cycle and Motor (CCM) and Australian General Electric (AGE). ZB also made a similar version (V rare) and I would hazard a...
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    There were plenty in stock for the very minor...

    There were plenty in stock for the very minor post war requirement.
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    I thought while thereís discussion of tripods, Iíd post up some rough serial number to mark changes as I suspect the OPs tripod actually started life as a Mk1* from the way he describes it.

    BSA...
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    Plenty of NZ Bren Tripods here in the UK, I think...

    Plenty of NZ Bren Tripods here in the UK, I think I have 3 or 4 NZ marked to go with some of my NZ /\ A marked guns.
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    Hat trick, it sounds like your tripod is a Mk1*...

    Hat trick, it sounds like your tripod is a Mk1* so wouldnít have had the AA option.

    The reason for so few AA parts is that people convert the Mk1* tripods to Mk1 as itís just a matter of swapping...
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    I think heís after the locking button for the bayonet boss fitting on the head rather than the AA leg latch.
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    Sounds like your tripod maybe a Mk1*, only the...

    Sounds like your tripod maybe a Mk1*, only the serial will confirm it.

    I sold 5 top halfís about 3 years ago which went for about £120 each, the bottoms I had went for £50 each (all on the bay)....
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    The annoying thing is that thereís some really good repro stuff out there. I bought a repro steel muzzle booster for the Browning .303 and itís perfect even down to the tool marks. The only obvious...
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    What grinds my gear is the folks who join the gun...

    What grinds my gear is the folks who join the gun forums just to buy original parts to make Star Wars items. In the past Iíve posted on various gun and aviation forums about the Browning Mk2 .303...
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    I always believed we Brits always used a good...

    I always believed we Brits always used a good oldBritish thread until I tried to find the thread on the STEN barrel nut. Who would have thought ANS was the answer!

    Regarding the tripod, are the...
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    Some of those Baptys guns have come on to the...

    Some of those Baptys guns have come on to the market in recent years. The boys frame with a savage No.4 action bolted to it springs to mind.
  23. Are you wanting to mock one up or to help ID the...

    Are you wanting to mock one up or to help ID the correct item?
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    Often remarked or corrected when FTRíd due to the shot last/phosphating and suncorite painting removing the shallow electro pencilled original markings.
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    /\/\ Agh yes, I should have worded that a little...

    /\/\ Agh yes, I should have worded that a little different.
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