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    Wonder why the riggers did not use a spreader bar...

    Wonder why the riggers did not use a spreader bar on the Mirage so the chains are not pulling in but cradling the aircraft, just my take on it after 20 years of hire crane operating.:dunno:
  2. Thread: New toy

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    Hey the irony of the story is after you'se lot...

    Hey the irony of the story is after you'se lot threw us out here it was then decided 200 odd years later by crikey that Australia is the go nice climate as well and out you come :p. Don't panic I am...
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    Katana Tang

    I had visons of getting my Katana sword polished up, I sourced a chap over east that was trained in Japan for those 10 years I asked about the tang and that would have cost me $200/Aud for the...
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    May have a slight warp in the fore stock!

    May have a slight warp in the fore stock!
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    Putting together

    Think they have repro wood sets here at usedguns.com.au postage may sting you I agree with Alan on the refurb I brought a Lithgow 1916 5th Military district as I was born and live in the state it was...
  6. Adding to #5 always use a chamber bore guide and...

    Adding to #5 always use a chamber bore guide and some way of measuring the rod so whilst your pushing the rod scrubbing the bore your not exiting the bore completely as you can get or damage the...
  7. If your using a brass jag then sometimes the...

    If your using a brass jag then sometimes the copper leaches from the jag but is only miniscule, but looking at that you have copper in the bore is no biggy just keep going until its not discoloured....
  8. I would let things lie low and allow PL time to...

    I would let things lie low and allow PL time to recover from what must have been an exceptionally difficult and trying time for himself and family, he may or may not come back to us here I hope he...
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    Yep they would be just like shooting ducks on...

    Yep they would be just like shooting ducks on water No cover, once holed your boat becomes a submarine and who's steering the boat. Think I would avoid that thing like the plague as you'ed end up in...
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    RLO - raw linseed oil for all wood furniture on...

    RLO - raw linseed oil for all wood furniture on the 303's I normally do a 80/20 mix of RLO with Mineral Turpentine just thins it a smidge to get it soaking into the pores a bit quicker others may say...
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    The pressures towards the muzzle will be a lot...

    The pressures towards the muzzle will be a lot less than at the chamber and just in front of it, however best to wait until one of the qualified persons here weigh in who work or have worked on the...
  12. Thread: Reading List?

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    Another book

    Another good read harrowing......one for the secret stuff........another of a rather hilarious endeavour if it were not so serious
  13. Thread: Out of Nowhere

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    Out of No Where II

    I had another look at this memorial and discovered some interesting things that you may not have noticed and its to do with 2 wars and 2 generations if you look at the 1914-18 war you will see the...
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    Don't fool with the sights get as much done as...

    Don't fool with the sights get as much done as you can and leave it, your only interest is to get the grunge off it and replenish the stock start trying to drift things out who knows what malady's...
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    What ever you do not I repeat do not use ordinary...

    What ever you do not I repeat do not use ordinary steel wool on the bluing it will remove it quicker than your money at a bar, the secret is STAINLESS steel wool and WD40 or RP7 not the soap ones...
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    Value? Sadly the unfired bit may be erroneous to some...

    Sadly the unfired bit may be erroneous to some they have to be proofed and zero'ed then packed in cosmoline and shipped out so saying it is unfired is sorta not the truth - unfired from the factory...
  17. WEC oiler

    My WEC /|\ steel capped just as I received it.
  18. 95mm oal nob top convex base brass construction...

    95mm oal nob top convex base brass construction small opening up top so a MkII as you suggested thank you for your speedy reply.:thup:
  19. Oiler!

    I got this last year from that site I do not know what mark of oiler it is nor who made it and vintage is the 1860 a date or just a rack No. any help as always is appreciated by me. Thank you.:thup:
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    New toy

    So my wifes Ducati is getting way to many Klms on it so this bike came up at a reasonable price and I know my wife can comfortably ride this type as she rides the 1000RR Repsol I have.
    Its got high...
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    We are in dire straights here as well shortages...

    We are in dire straights here as well shortages all around as ADI has to honour its conractural powder obligations to the US so powder for Australian shooters is drying up and its the same with...
  22. Well there you go! I had a look at my measley...

    Well there you go! I had a look at my measley collection of oilers and found I have a WEC with a /|\ sporting a perfect and nicely patin'ed steel cap not one speck of rust as good as the one in the...
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    I don't know about you all but after my little...

    I don't know about you all but after my little swaray in Sept last year I have looked at what I have modestly amassed over 50 years of collecting different themes and items related to war and history...
  24. Thread: Out of Nowhere

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    Out of Nowhere

    This little place is off the beaten track that I was told about on a new road we have found for our motor cycle riding on weekends.
    It is next to a small wooden hall on the Thompsonsbrook road which...
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    Remembering them

    This has taken me a fair few years to put this little Australian montage together as a mark of respect not only for those that went away and did not retrurn but those that were left behind.
    In...
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