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    Toilet paper doesn't seem to be a thing here,...

    Toilet paper doesn't seem to be a thing here, this time.
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    No, that info hasn't been made available.

    No, that info hasn't been made available.
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    Commercial gun, produced in 1967.

    Commercial gun, produced in 1967.
  4. The History of the Ministry of Munitions remarks...

    The History of the Ministry of Munitions remarks that a large quantity of ammunition was sent back for salvage, and it was clear that once the packaging had been opened and the contents observed to...
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    He's wearing a BAR belt so he may have just...

    He's wearing a BAR belt so he may have just borrowed someone's rifle.
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    The Marine Corps also issued a M1961 Cartridge...

    The Marine Corps also issued a M1961 Cartridge Belt, intended for M14 magazine pockets, which would also work with the carbine pouch. The earliest ones were just WW2 or later Pistol Belts with the...
  7. Thread: 4T's

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    At one time the NRA used to get the use of a Btn....

    At one time the NRA used to get the use of a Btn. for twenty-eight days to run the Bisley meeting - those days are long gone now.
  8. I had this happen with a Sht L-E I was handed to...

    I had this happen with a Sht L-E I was handed to renovate, turned out a No.4 striker was installed and was driving into the hole in the bolthead.
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    Is it Saudi?

    Is it Saudi?
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    That '42's got the early cocking handle which is...

    That '42's got the early cocking handle which is hardly ever met with now ...
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    Eley Club, or Match.

    Eley Club, or Match.
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    There was also a similar sling for the Browning...

    There was also a similar sling for the Browning Automatic Rifle, with three claw hooks on it, not two.
  13. Thread: P14 markings

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    NOT ENGLISH MAKE was a requirement at one time...

    NOT ENGLISH MAKE was a requirement at one time for foreign-made arms submitted for commercial proof here.
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    Not here they haven't, most firearms licencing...

    Not here they haven't, most firearms licencing departments just gave up issuing new ones and variations, though they seem to be starting again now.
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    Should be a gun show at Bisley this weekend, but...

    Should be a gun show at Bisley this weekend, but I expect it's been cancelled like most (though I did go to one at Sandown Park a couple of weeks back). Rifle competition shoot on Sunday, out in the...
  16. Over the years I've picked up one or tins of...

    Over the years I've picked up one or tins of Nobels Rifle and Pistol powders, and glad I kept the book they issued for them.
  17. If the sight is jumping then the coil spring...

    If the sight is jumping then the coil spring inside the slide is either weak, missing, broken, or the retaining nut is partially unscrewed (common).

    Other possibilities: rack-and-pinion mechanism...
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    The more affluent dominions like South Africa...

    The more affluent dominions like South Africa could afford to order them directly from the commercial makers and so those don't have dates on. It's got the government viewer's mark and the double...
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    Here's another one which somebody made into a...

    Here's another one which somebody made into a Match Rifle



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    I've got a bunch of the screws here - not a dozen...

    I've got a bunch of the screws here - not a dozen but not just one, either.
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    It wasn't until 1954 that all forms of rationing...

    It wasn't until 1954 that all forms of rationing finally came to an end, with meat rationing the last to go.
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    You don't tangle with escorts, you avoid them...

    You don't tangle with escorts, you avoid them like the plague. Your job is stop cargoes coming into port, not to sink escorts, which at best can only be a bonus.

    Of course all of the action...
  23. Thread: Barrels

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    Apparently they are button-rifled.

    Apparently they are button-rifled.
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    Backsight (and backsight bed) is different. Butt,...

    Backsight (and backsight bed) is different. Butt, and buttplate is different (probably for commonality with the SLR buttplate). Magazine, obviously different. Backsight protector not compatible,...
  25. Thread: Barrels

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    They show up here as well. At least the No.4...

    They show up here as well. At least the No.4 ones, haven't seen any No.1 ones.
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