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    Top chap Phil....

    Top chap Phil....
  2. I would concur with Roger,the flaming bomb...

    I would concur with Roger,the flaming bomb inspection marks were applied at the factory, as the rifles were paid for and contracted by the US Government, so they required the same legally defined and...
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    Did the Santa Fe arms examples originally come...

    Did the Santa Fe arms examples originally come from the huge Parker Hale/ Interarms buy Brian?
  4. I feel your pain Jim, I've got arthritis in my...

    I feel your pain Jim, I've got arthritis in my lower back, hips and hands, particularly through the thumb joints...

    Not fun! Prone shooting is out, it hurts like a bitch these days, so it's out...
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    Probably not, virtually all the Carbines have...

    Probably not, virtually all the Carbines have been through overhaul and ended up as a parts mix anyway from what I have seen so far.

    Assuming it's mechanically sound, you could start with a...
  6. Not having served, but spent time in the Mekong...

    Not having served, but spent time in the Mekong Delta back in the early 1990's,it's the unrelenting humidity that seems to rot the clothes from your back and make electronic equipment fail, the...
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    Ah, didn't notice I had been beaten to it.....

    Ah, didn't notice I had been beaten to it..
    Nothing to see here, move along please..
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    India withdraws it last Enfieds

    Apparently India is finally getting rid of its final SMLE's and No4's.

    https://gulfnews.com/world/asia/india/india-police-decommission-historic-british-era-rifles-1.69276030

    They must be 'well...
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    It sure would be fun Jim!

    It sure would be fun Jim!
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    If you have ever had the pleasure of firing a...

    If you have ever had the pleasure of firing a Martini, you can feel and see the energy and effect that large slow round had on a target, the cast iron target holders at my range literally rock...
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    I have to say, it's a fine looking Springfield...

    I have to say, it's a fine looking Springfield sporter, lovely lines.

    If the bores good, you will sell her without any problems.
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    Keep us posted Gil, I don't know how you find the...

    Keep us posted Gil, I don't know how you find the time to do all this mate!
  13. Thread: 1917 FILM

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    Well guys ... Drum roll please ... It's a...

    Well guys ... Drum roll please ...

    It's a bloody good film! Hollywood had been successfully kept on the leash!

    Great efforts have gone into the equipment used, only a bunch of anoraks like us...
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    Off tonight Gil, I'll give you my thoughts...

    Off tonight Gil, I'll give you my thoughts tomorrow mate....
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    "SMLE just oozes character", beautifully put...

    "SMLE just oozes character", beautifully put Roger, it's a rifle that's filled with charisma, possibly because it's the rifle many of our fathers and grandfather's carried in the commonwealth, my all...
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    Well done to Jeff, I look forward to the read...

    Well done to Jeff, I look forward to the read...
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    We'll, I'm off to see it tomorrow night, l hope...

    We'll, I'm off to see it tomorrow night, l hope it's better than Dunkirk, that was a dreadful film, the 1958 John Mills version is 'far' superior.
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    To be fair, I only hump my L1 from the back of...

    To be fair, I only hump my L1 from the back of the Land rover to the firing point, it's a tiring 5 or 6 yard hike!

    And then I shoot from a bench, arthritis makes prone shooting far to painful...
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    Welcome aboard, you'll find many like minded...

    Welcome aboard, you'll find many like minded folks on here, always happy to help.
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    She's absolutely beautiful, shame you can't shoot...

    She's absolutely beautiful, shame you can't shoot her, but it's a stunning example of a very rare rifle and I would give a kidney to have her in the collection!
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    Are you allowed to shoot this C1 Airforce, or is...

    Are you allowed to shoot this C1 Airforce, or is it kept on a collectors certificate.
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    All there I think, but doubled up, using my phone...

    All there I think, but doubled up, using my phone so it's a bit of a fiddle....

    ---------- Post added at 10:43 PM ---------- Previous post was at 10:43 PM ----------

    Looks like a superb,...
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    Airforces FN C1A1 pics

    Airforces FN C1A1 pics from his thread attached...
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    Pm sent....

    Pm sent....
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    You have to love politicians, bloody fools, with...

    You have to love politicians, bloody fools, with the memory of goldfish!

    We only have Fn UK (formerly Manroys) left here now to manufacture small arms.
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