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    Heck, The Army types complained when the Qual...

    Heck, The Army types complained when the Qual course for the M16/M4 added the kneeling position. Offhand/standing- what is that?
  2. Hands of Thor revisited: Put on a UK mind set...

    Hands of Thor revisited:
    Put on a UK mind set (forgetting my USA experience with S-W and Colt revolvers) and found a hand position that works well.
    What does not work: Firing right handed...
  3. Many Thanks Peter.

    Many Thanks Peter.
  4. Need info on this Enfield No. 2 Mk 1** revolver

    A friend requested that I research this Enfield revolver for him. Since my knowledge of Enfield and Webley "pistols" is almost nill I turn to the forum for assistance.

    The attached pics are of...
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    Be strong. You matter to us too. With much...

    Be strong. You matter to us too. With much respect, Steve
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    They look real to me. Material, construction and...

    They look real to me. Material, construction and color seem correct. Missing the "US", NSN & manufacturers info. Depending on the product government contractors sell off overruns and seconds. ...
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    My 1 cents worth. It is the old question: Looks...

    My 1 cents worth. It is the old question: Looks vs function.
    For a shooter I would be more interested in function and accuracy. A little cold blue on the front and rear sight at minimum to aid...
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    In a book on the plant that I read recently the...

    In a book on the plant that I read recently the Ford auto workers had trouble learning to build a product with millions of parts instead of several thousand parts. ie Had to learn how to use the...
  9. Many thanks gew8805.

    Many thanks gew8805.
  10. Need ID on early WWII leather "Enfield" rifle sling

    Back in 1968 I acquired this leather rifle sling from an American mail order company. In all my years looking at milsurp rifles I have never seen another one. Any info the forum can provide would be...
  11. Many thanks gents for all the info and history. ...

    Many thanks gents for all the info and history. Steve
  12. Do Mk VII .303 bullets really upset in .......

    The Mk VII .303 military FMJ bullet was designed with a light nose filler to cause the bullet to "up set" or yaw quicker increasing the wound channel. Did this design feature actually produce the...
  13. Great info, Many Thanks

    Great info, Many Thanks
  14. Enfield WWI/WWII pull through cleaning gear-what does it look like?

    Now this is kind of strange. In all my years of "millsurping" I just realized that I have never seen an example of WW1 or WW2 Enfield cleaning equipment other than brass or plastic oil bottles. ...
  15. Question: Sterling Mk 4 SMG extractor spring plunger and the center spring plunger

    Questions on the Sterling Mk 4 SMG (L2A3):
    --Is the extractor spring plunger the same part as the bolt's center spring plunger?
    --Is the purpose of the center spring plunger at the rear of...
  16. Where WWI 75MM & 8 Pound Quick Fire casings re-loaded?

    Silly question.
    During WWI vast amounts of 75MM and 18 Pound Quick Fire shells where expended. Did the French and/or British reload the cases or just process them for scrap. If they where...
  17. High Standard

    High Standard
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    Silly question. How do you use the British style...

    Silly question. How do you use the British style can opener on the pocket knife shown in post 4 third pic from left on table lower left corner. When I use this style can opener I get a very rough...
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  20. Need info on non-USA WWII .45 ammunition production.

    Gents,
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    Your thoughts on this "No. 4 T"

    I have the opportunity to purchase this "No. 4 T" (no transit case or scope can etc) for $2,500 USD. The seller acquired it approx 15 years ago. The cheek piece, front hand guard and front band...
  22. I did not show the brushes. The rod came with a...

    I did not show the brushes. The rod came with a bore brush and USGI M16 style chamber brush both with the civilian thread.
  23. ID of this sectional steel cleaning rod. Early M16?

    Recently added this sectional steel cleaning rod to my gear bag.
    Question: Is it an example of early M16 US issue cleaning equipment? One of the rod sections is knurled. Thx
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    USGI LSA lube. Has teflon in it so that is why...

    USGI LSA lube. Has teflon in it so that is why you have to shake it. The military replaced it with CLP.
  25. Just picked up

    Just picked up
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