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    In the high profile incidents in recent months...

    In the high profile incidents in recent months involving collisions of U.S. Navy ships in which there has been loss of life and serious damage to ship we should give credit to the professional way...
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    I have this shorter metal oiler that is just a...

    I have this shorter metal oiler that is just a plain single ended oiler. The vendor was uncertain as to it's application but it was suggested that it is an alternative Thompson oiler? It looks to be...
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    Once you've centred up your mill over that stud...

    Once you've centred up your mill over that stud hole, John, I'd probably put a small drill through first before going through with your carbide end mill. Otherwise we may have a broken cutter/damaged...
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    I've edited a couple of the pictures. Is that a...

    I've edited a couple of the pictures. Is that a serial number?
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    Was it a metal or plastic version, please?

    Was it a metal or plastic version, please?
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    Some people swear by them, personally I don't...

    Some people swear by them, personally I don't like them, especially on small screws/bolts.
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    There is one dealer who has a few cut-down 1907...

    There is one dealer who has a few cut-down 1907 bayonets for sale which are described as "No6 bayonets" and these are significantly shorter than the original 1907 bayo. I wonder if this is what...
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    People over here tend to call them screw...

    People over here tend to call them screw extractors. Personally I don't like them much because they have a nasty habit of braking off in the sheared off screw that you are trying to extract. Then you...
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    It would be helpful to post some pictures of your...

    It would be helpful to post some pictures of your cut-down bayonet, please. It sounds like it could be an Indian cut-down 1907 bayonet because they did this as well as producing their own un-fullered...
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    You hadn't posted your post 2 when I posted my...

    You hadn't posted your post 2 when I posted my post3, Jim! They are less than a minute apart....
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    I also have this plastic version that has a tiny...

    I also have this plastic version that has a tiny grease pot incorporated into the end cap at one end.
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    My understanding is that the nickel plated...

    My understanding is that the nickel plated oiler/cleaning kit that you have there is intended for the 1903 Springfield but it will also fit the later Garand. There is a plastic version intended for...
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    Mike, did you find your Belgium made pig sticker...

    Mike, did you find your Belgium made pig sticker mixed in with other British/Canadian/U.S. made pig stickers and you just happened to notice it or was it advertised as being Belgium made? Should the...
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    Fragment of WW2 aerial gunnery target.

    My father watched this towed aerial gunnery practice target being shot down over Essex during WW2. He had to run across several fields to "claim it" before any other souvenir hunters beat him to it....
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    I do have a few MK2 steel scabbards which are...

    I do have a few MK2 steel scabbards which are supposedly rare and as can be seen, on the picture, these have parallel sides. They still have the MK1 mouth piece as per the MK1 tapered scabbard body....
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    There are multiple variations in markings of the...

    There are multiple variations in markings of the various makes of MK2 and MK2* pig sticker bayonet and I do have quite a number in my collection but none of them were very expensive, exception being...
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    I came across this:

    While browsing the net I came across this No4 MK2* pig sticker bayonet described as being a MK1. I assume that this is because the scabbard throat-piece has MK1 marked on it. The marking on the...
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    Looking on the bright side, at least we can say...

    Looking on the bright side, at least we can say that we now have the world's largest helicopter carrier, until fixed wing aircraft are embarked for the first. :lol:
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    I clearly remember the announcement being made to...

    I clearly remember the announcement being made to the public, that the design of the Queen Elizabeth would be changed to incorporate catapults and arrester gear. It was the Prime Minister at the...
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    The army must, surely, have still had a few spare...

    The army must, surely, have still had a few spare Meteor engines in store into the early 1990s because there were still a few specialist/modified Centurion "engineer" tanks in service with the...
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    Great Britain and the Royal Navy invented the...

    Great Britain and the Royal Navy invented the aircraft carrier and we were the first nation ever to launch ship based aircraft against land targets, during WW1. We also invented the steam catapult...
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    They could be Home Guard, although I'd got the idea that the buckle was different for their belt, unless they used leather belts with more than one design of buckle?


    This is an example of the...
  23. Are they WW2 British Home Guard issue? The Home...

    Are they WW2 British Home Guard issue? The Home Guard used leather equipment, sometimes, as a substitute for webbing, allegedly because there wasn't such a shortage of leather. The Home Guard leather...
  24. Somewhere I have an original WW2 British "tank...

    Somewhere I have an original WW2 British "tank crew suit" which my father purchased as surplus post WW2 for riding motorbikes off road. This is a drab green/khaki colour overall before British tank...
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    It does make you wonder how the second world war...

    It does make you wonder how the second world war would have turned out if the Nazis hadn't treated the Jews the way that they did. The outcome may have been very different.
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