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  1. WTB: Accuracy International Precision Marksman/L96 wanted

    Per title, Accuracy International Precision Marksman/L96 in 7.62/.308 wanted :)
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    John Ah, with you, that makes much more sense...

    John

    Ah, with you, that makes much more sense :madsmile:
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    BSA example younger than 1963? Are you...

    BSA example younger than 1963?

    Are you referring to the more recent straight pull conversions John?
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    Looks like I have the latest so far - 1960 A2873

    Looks like I have the latest so far - 1960 A2873
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    ACOG service/fixing

    Is there anyone in the UK that knows their way round fixing ACOG's?

    A shooting club acquaintance has an ACOG that has gone awry (elevation) and needs someone to fix it

    Thanks in advance :)
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    Glad I got one from you about 8 years ago Brian!...

    Glad I got one from you about 8 years ago Brian! :thup:
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    I think that Kev may have answered the original...

    I think that Kev may have answered the original question.

    Once you have a drawing of what you want, a doddle to turn up a spacer and, if required, a bolt on the lathe (assuming you know what...
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    Ok Patrick, I will happily defer to you on this...

    Ok Patrick, I will happily defer to you on this one ;) :lol:
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    My experience? My dad was a toolmaker and watch...

    My experience? My dad was a toolmaker and watch repairer and taught me much, and I started my electronics and engineering apprenticeship with Marconi way back in 1969. After school I worked in a...
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    It isn't a matter of how much torque is put on...

    It isn't a matter of how much torque is put on it, it is just bad engineering practice, and an easy way to ruin a thread, which wouldn't be a good outcome on an internal thread.

    And mixing BA and...
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    Bruce, that's not actually correct. 1BA is...

    Bruce, that's not actually correct.

    1BA is 88.333% of 0BA diameter, 2BA is 88.679% of 1BA diameter, etc - and it doesn't follow in a linear scale on pitch either.

    BA is a weird thread, as...
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    My copy has arrived.......but has to go back. ...

    My copy has arrived.......but has to go back. The sender ripped the dust cover when sliding it in the cardboard packaging :rolleyes:
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    Ah, been wating for that to come out, ordered,...

    Ah, been wating for that to come out, ordered, thanks Roy!
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    Thanks chaps for the replies so far, John,...

    Thanks chaps for the replies so far, John, replied to your PM :thup:
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    Thanks for that, unfortunately they are closed. ...

    Thanks for that, unfortunately they are closed.

    I have made enquiries with the REME museum, but they are also closed and only responding remotely, they only have access to online material, and...
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    Help please - SA80 AESP wanted

    Can anyone help please:

    I am looking for the AESP (Army Equipment Support Publication) for modifications to the SA80 family of rifles - or, Rifle, 5.56 mm, L85A1/Machine gun L86A1/5.56 mm Rifle...
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    What default browser are you using? Google? I...

    What default browser are you using? Google?

    I had problems in the past accessing eBay via Google as the default browser, changed my eBay access to being via MSN, no further issues.
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    Was just teasing ;)

    Was just teasing ;)
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    So out of curiosity, I wonder how many No 8's are...

    So out of curiosity, I wonder how many No 8's are already/still in private hands in the UK?

    I have one, acquired it in 2018.

    I first shot one around 1967/8 whilst in the Army and Air Cadets, so...
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    Well, if we are being pedantic, I must be the...

    Well, if we are being pedantic, I must be the pedant's pedant - the correct spelling is verdigris :madsmile:
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    He's not that unlucky, he's survived potentially...

    He's not that unlucky, he's survived potentially being vapourised three times! :lol:
  22. Great sales pitch for a firework store, a mega...

    Great sales pitch for a firework store, a mega display :lol:
  23. Thread: RFI SLR mag

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    I really cannot imagine who you might be talking...

    I really cannot imagine who you might be talking about Peter :lol:
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    I will be up for a copy of the book when it is...

    I will be up for a copy of the book when it is reprinted! :thup:
  25. Thread: No 4 T parts

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    Could they be 10-32 UNF? BSF threadform is 55...

    Could they be 10-32 UNF?

    BSF threadform is 55 degree angle, BA is 47.5 degrees, and UNF is 60 degrees, which is probably where the issue is.

    Can you get a thread gauge on it to check (accepting...
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