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  1. Thread: VZ24 Sniper

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    Actually I think these rings are easier to...

    Actually I think these rings are easier to produce than the bracket type mount, but of course less market for them for being rarer. Still does not solve the problem of the non-available IOR scopes...
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    Well, the story continues. I mailed that website...

    Well, the story continues. I mailed that website and already today have a reply from Kevin Francis Doyle's eldest son. Maybe I'll go back to the family. We'll see..
  3. Thread: help

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    Posting pictures in here would surely help your...

    Posting pictures in here would surely help your accreditation in here. I assume you could sell these in here, but for you being new it would be helpful if you post the pictures also in here.
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    Wow, excellent information! The rifle was made...

    Wow, excellent information! The rifle was made when he was one/two years old. I wonder how post WWII it managed to escape rebuild since I assume they would not had been very happy with someones name...
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    The huge gap is also a result of having taken off...

    The huge gap is also a result of having taken off the stock for cleaning. I suppose if I give it a few light taps from front the gap would become smaller. It isn't noticeable when in hands, seems...
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    Lance, maybe you are aware of it, but Bob Faris...

    Lance, maybe you are aware of it, but Bob Faris had ".303 Rifle No. 5 with Hung Trigger", serial E6. Ian described it "[..] This B.S.A. rifle was used to assess strengthened action for grenade...
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    Lithgow No. 1 Mk.III from 1924

    Among a few other items from Malaysia (see the thread on the Omark rifle) was this Lithgow No. 1 Mk.III* (with the * then lined out again) rifle with a receiver date of 1924. For what I could tell...
  8. I'll better not tell you how much the proof is...

    I'll better not tell you how much the proof is over here since then you'd ask me the next time to get it done here before I ship something to you Simon ... ;).
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    Different idea then muffett.2008, do you possibly...

    Different idea then muffett.2008, do you possibly still have contact to someone from Malaysia from back then? Maybe he can help me.
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    muffett.2008, thank you for confirming you have...

    muffett.2008, thank you for confirming you have seen Omark rifles in the hand of Malaysians. Can you remember if you have seen either of their rifles with a scope? Or do you possibly know someone...
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    Exactly the reason that he is no longer here was...

    Exactly the reason that he is no longer here was why I had asked you if you have or know or have seen the claimed picture of an Omark Model 44 rifle in the hands of RAAF in Malaya. You had...
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    Lithy, thank you for your reply. I clearly did...

    Lithy, thank you for your reply. I clearly did NOT intend to claim my rifle being an AUSTRALIAN sniper rifle. However, knowing on the origin of my rifle and personally pulling it from a crate of...
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    It does need some gloss now, so curious to see...

    It does need some gloss now, so curious to see how it will become after oiling and steel wool.
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    The dark stain makes the cut almost invisible in...

    The dark stain makes the cut almost invisible in the overall picture. Very nice!
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    I think it is rather unlikely that an Austrian...

    I think it is rather unlikely that an Austrian took a British sniper scope as trophy, but who knows ..
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    Thank you. I have the following direct questions:...

    Thank you. I have the following direct questions:
    - Do you have any additional information on Malaysian used Omark Model 44 sniper rifles? And/or possibly the pictures user "trooper554877" had...
  17. A British weapon with British CIP proof may not...

    A British weapon with British CIP proof may not look as disturbing as a British rifle with a foreign CIP proof ;). Not going to shoot this rifle anyway, so I will not have it proofed and I'm...
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    I had not found that thread earlier, thanks for...

    I had not found that thread earlier, thanks for posting the link to it. What was very interesting was post #11:

    Too bad this member is gone and especially that all old pictures are gone. Since you...
  19. No. But it is a risk too. Over-pressure. And what...

    No. But it is a risk too. Over-pressure. And what for? I would not be concerned on factory .303 Ammo. Not on the rifle, but on the scope. And after all, this only to be able to shoot it once or...
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    Not knowing who you are referring, would you mind...

    Not knowing who you are referring, would you mind making him aware of this thread/asking him on this?




    This sounds interesting and would correspond with what desperatedan posted above. Can...
  21. Credit should go to the friend of mine who did...

    Credit should go to the friend of mine who did the job. He's not a gunsmith btw :).


    No plan to actually shoot this rifle. While I can understand the interest in how one like this would perform,...
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    After some trying I finally figured that (at...

    After some trying I finally figured that (at least in my Browser) I need to click the image and drag it to the left to see the second picture. Interesting, this would then mean the same rear sight...
  23. SMLE WWI Sniper with PPCo dovetail mount and scope

    First of all (and most important): this is NOT an original WWI Sniper rifle. But it was made up using an original WWI scope base, an original scope with its original mount (that I've had for years,...
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    I stripped that red paint from the stock and took...

    I stripped that red paint from the stock and took better pictures. Find them attached. And yes, of course I preserved the sticker that was attached to the stock.


    The bolt matches the serial...
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    Do you know if the Australian Army trialed these...

    Do you know if the Australian Army trialed these rifles with scopes? If yes, do you know which one?
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