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    Fantastic stuff! Thank you for the pictures, this...

    Fantastic stuff! Thank you for the pictures, this gives me a clue what can be out there to collect :cheers::thup:

    Regards from Vienna to New Zealand
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    Thank you guys for the excellent information....

    Thank you guys for the excellent information.
    Great pictures nzl1a1collector!
    Will look forward to get one or two of these tools.

    Regards from Austria!
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    My L1A1 is British built by BSA 1960. Looking...

    My L1A1 is British built by BSA 1960.
    Looking for correct tools and a copy of the EMER.
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    Gas block reamer and other SLR tools

    Can anybody tell me if the gas block reamer tool is useful?
    I am looking for some tools to complete my L1A1.
    What other tools were there and can be useful to have like cleaning rod etc?
    In one...
  5. Thread: My L1A1

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    I think I stay with the plastic for the near...

    I think I stay with the plastic for the near future.
    Will wait now for the Hythe sight :)
    The Tritium foresight I found with a dealer is quite expensive at 55GBP I think.

    Had a look at the...
  6. Thread: My L1A1

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    Thank you, I am very happy with the rifle. For...

    Thank you, I am very happy with the rifle.
    For now I will leave her in black until I finde a nice set of wood.
    Found a Hythe sight from a guy in Germany, its on the way to me.
    What I am lloking...
  7. Thread: My L1A1

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    Thank you for the advice on the SUIT sight...

    Thank you for the advice on the SUIT sight mrclark303.

    Yesterday I checked the boresight with the 15m borsight chart, it was in the tolerance.
    Today I took the black beauty out on the range and...
  8. Thread: My L1A1

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    Any source for the Hythe sight? SUIT sight with...

    Any source for the Hythe sight?
    SUIT sight with a new meaning for me :lol::madsmile: Will leave it for later.....

    Does anyone have a copy (digital or paper) of the EMER for the slr for sale?
  9. Thread: My L1A1

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    Took off the handguard and found the markings on...

    Took off the handguard and found the markings on the barrel. The barrel seems to be the original from 1960.
    The idea with the Hythe sight sounds interesting also a Trilux sight is an interesting...
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    Thank you, how do I see if the barrel was...

    Thank you, how do I see if the barrel was replaced? Are there normaly any markings on a replacement?
    The rifle has new Italian proof marks.
  11. Thread: My L1A1

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    My L1A1

    Hello everybody,

    I am the new proud owner of this full military spec L1A1. Manufactured by BSA in 1960 and in perfect condition. I think it had an FTR before it was stored and sold. Since...
  12. Thread: COMING SOON!

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    My book arrived today in Austria! Great god is...

    My book arrived today in Austria! Great god is this fantastic :D:D
    Congratulations Steve, extremley well done!

    Regards from Austria!
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    A re written EMER would be very interestig! I...

    A re written EMER would be very interestig!
    I will take one copy when it gets published.
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    The Austrian contract C96 are quite rare. The...

    The Austrian contract C96 are quite rare. The Austrian Military Museum in Vienna owns about a dozen in varios states.
    The unit marking is for a Luftfahrt Arsenal (Air Force Arsenal). The Air force...
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    Definitley it belonged to the 8th Bataillon Royal...

    Definitley it belonged to the 8th Bataillon Royal Tank Corps.
    8.RTC was formed in 1938 as preperation for war.
    In 1939 the RTC was renamed into Royal Tank Regiment and 8.RTC became 8 RTR.

    8 RTR...
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    Hi, can you post some pictures, that will make...

    Hi,
    can you post some pictures, that will make identification and further information easier.
    Hope I can help.

    Regards

    Frank
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    Sorry Jim, did not read #2. Absolutly correct. ...

    Sorry Jim, did not read #2. Absolutly correct.

    Regards
    Frank
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    Hi Peter, the jib can be turned to front or rear....

    Hi Peter, the jib can be turned to front or rear. The dummy barrel is housed in place of the 75mm main gun just to look like the real tank. Nice early ARV but not as nice as the
    Centurion...
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    Sorry gentleman, definetly an Armoured Recovery...

    Sorry gentleman, definetly an Armoured Recovery Vehicle but not based on the M7 Priest.
    It is the Grant ARV I (T2 (M31) Tank Recovery Vehicle) based on the M3 Grant Tank.

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  20. CONTAINER Pullthrough for Lee Enfield L42A1

    There is one of these rare birds called CONTAINER Pullthrough for Lee Enfield L42A1 sniper with the original Brush, Lens, Cleaning
    on "that" auction site right now!!!!
    A chance to complete the CES....
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    It is called a staff pointer and is used for map...

    It is called a staff pointer and is used for map exercises to point out a distant objekt to another person.
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    It is an ex Austrian custom (border) police rifle...

    It is an ex Austrian custom (border) police rifle according to the marking on the butt plate ZW stands for "ZOLLWACHE". Austrian Gendarmerie and custom (border) police carried M95 until early 1970s...
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    It is called a "Staff Pointer". Used for map...

    It is called a "Staff Pointer". Used for map reading exercises and so on.
    Officers and specially staff guys in the field with map and prismatic - danger to everybody. I had the compass only for...
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    L42A1 Mount IWS L5A1

    I bought the L42A1 Sniper Rifle IWS Scope Mount Bracket exact replica made in Canada and as far I see now it fits perfect for my rifle.
    Was the IWS Mount L5A1 numbered to the specific rifle?
    ...
  25. Sticky: Thanks Simon!!! Regards from Vienna Frank

    Thanks Simon!!!

    Regards from Vienna

    Frank
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