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    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2019/11/48c9a7792ddf771730f23cc043546328-1.jpghttps://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2019/11/93ec2a2358f8ecb41a0165fd787c345d-1.jpghttps://www.milsurps.com/i...
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    Itís an original
  3. Thread: GSTP

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    GSTP

    The ďlesserĒ ones are still good watches just varying desirability. The Omegas and Longines seem to be the most desirable.
  4. Thread: GSTP

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    GSTP

    No, Peter I havenít worked on or even seen a Kurt before. Iíve worked on the main ones of course.
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    Yes, the watch you purchased is a Watch, G.S. ...

    Yes, the watch you purchased is a Watch, G.S. GSTP, from what Iíve found means general service temporary pattern, because were trying to gather as many watches as they could for service. Peter may...
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    To answer Michaels question, the Crystal is made...

    To answer Michaels question, the Crystal is made of celluloid and they yellow over time. When they decompose they cause the hands and other steel parts directly exposed to rust. Have it replaced by...
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    The muzzle is up on the two band pictures.

    The muzzle is up on the two band pictures.
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    Hope these help....

    Hope these help....
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    Itís an original WWI era US Quartermaster Corp uniform,rather complete as well. Staff sergeant chevrons.
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    Look up the battle of Chateau-Thierry 18 July...

    Look up the battle of Chateau-Thierry 18 July 1918.
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    Need L1A1 inner stock return/ recoil spring

    You must admit heíd probably look fetching in a too too. I think heís got the legs for it. [emoji2]
    Sorry, back to the L1A1.[emoji2]
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    Donít judge, Gil. Itís 2019 after all.[emoji2]
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    You may not want to google that.

    You may not want to google that.
  14. Thread: Sharps M1863

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    Sharps M1863

    That is exactly how the B.B. was in my Shiloh sharps. I hand stoned the surface until it fit nice and tight, no slop at all and I had to lever it out like yours.
    They are a lot of fun arenít they,...
  15. Thread: Sharps M1863

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    Sharps M1863

    The Shiloh sharps I had had a tight fitting gas check or plate. Not loose fitting at all. I made the longer cartridges out of nitrated paper with ring tailed bullet. When you loaded it, the plate was...
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    Can we see some pictures of the breach block...

    Can we see some pictures of the breach block etc., Patrick?
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    Used to shoot a Shiloh sharps. They are as close...

    Used to shoot a Shiloh sharps. They are as close to original as possible. Does this help? I loaded as original with nitrated cartridges.
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    Donít tell him your name,Pike.
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    What is Wrong With This Picture?

    Oi, Merle....
    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2018/06/01d7a99d8f3a470f59f2ffa52ce14848-1.jpg


    PS, Iím just having fun.[emoji2]
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    Ummm.... Sorry, could you repeat the...

    Ummm....



    Sorry, could you repeat the question, please?
  21. Try a British P1907 bayonet.

    Try a British P1907 bayonet.
  22. Thread: new Krag!

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    new Krag!

    The mills sling I have came on a canteen.
  23. The UE 59 on the trigger mech housing. Enfield...

    The UE 59 on the trigger mech housing. Enfield manufacture.
  24. Great display, Paul! I miss the Novi MAAC show,...

    Great display, Paul!
    I miss the Novi MAAC show, I used to live 5 minutes down the road in Northville. Ive found quite a few Enfields etc. over the years.
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    Very nice musket! Yes thatís the flash hole. What a beautiful bore. Youíre right, it probably wasnít issued before being put in store. Then sold off as surplus after the Civil War.
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