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  1. Or a wife from whom the shed is a place of...

    Or a wife from whom the shed is a place of refuge! :lol:
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    The real question is WWI issue or WWII? I...

    The real question is WWI issue or WWII? I suspect the details of the C Broad Arrow stamp will be the best indication.

    The small EFD stamp on the reinforce that you pointed an arrow at would be...
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    Before the Beeb's coding took over the page there...

    Before the Beeb's coding took over the page there yesterday, I was trying to say that we should not be too quick to judge the French military of 1940. In fact many, probably most units fought hard...
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    This may be of interest: Inversion therapy in...

    This may be of interest: Inversion therapy in patients with pure single level lumbar discogenic disease: a pilot randomized trial - PubMed

    Source is here

    Best of luck with it!
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    Anything marked on the butt disc? (If any) ...

    Anything marked on the butt disc? (If any)

    Anything in the butt trap?
  6. Buerlings plane crashed and burned on take off...

    Buerlings plane crashed and burned on take off from Rome IIRC. Some people felt it was not an accident, but who knows. The same was said about Gen. Sikorski and many others.

    I have an elderly...
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    They have been doing so for a long time. ;) ...

    They have been doing so for a long time. ;)

    And more importantly, so has their leadership.
  8. If I was Israeli I would see a certain meaning in...

    If I was Israeli I would see a certain meaning in ex-German tanks knocked out on the borders; perhaps they remain there for that reason?

    Mark Fenton's work reminds us how much of history is...
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    When were these "class councils" created?

    When were these "class councils" created?
  10. Thread: .303 M-10s?

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    Without seeing photos it would be hard to say...

    Without seeing photos it would be hard to say more, but the most likely scenario is a 1910-E. Not a common rifle, even among Rosses.
  11. You're doing a remarkable job, or you welder is!...

    You're doing a remarkable job, or you welder is! ;)

    Years ago I picked up a few boxes of "junk" from the estate of an old school gunsmith and in them were a number of hacksawed-off ears from P14s...
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    If I remember what I read months ago it was...

    If I remember what I read months ago it was suggested that the French government had a hand in either the construction of the level 4 lab at Wuhan or else the ventilation system for it, and that...
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    The Chinese would have no reason to expose their...

    The Chinese would have no reason to expose their own population unless they were sure they had the means to quickly the suppress the disease, and they were sure such means would not be available to,...
  14. Thread: .303 M-10s?

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    You're quite right! It was .35 Winchester - not...

    You're quite right! It was .35 Winchester - not sure where that came from now! :confused::D
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    They used to be sold muzzle down in garbage cans...

    They used to be sold muzzle down in garbage cans at the local hardware stores for about $10 a piece I've heard.
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    I'm thinking you probably mean was the M10 .280...

    I'm thinking you probably mean was the M10 .280 sporting rifle ever made in .303 in the same general configuration and with a similar level of finish?

    The answer is basically yes, that rifle was...
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    In other words, the lessons were soon learned.

    In other words, the lessons were soon learned.
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    Some discussion of this the other day:...

    Some discussion of this the other day: https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=38182&page=2
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    The "left" in the USA have clearly put their feet...

    The "left" in the USA have clearly put their feet in it with their riots and disorders; it's going to blow back badly for them in this election.

    I can see they have realized this now, but too...
  20. Thread: Barrels

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    I've got one of those LB SMLE barrels here I...

    I've got one of those LB SMLE barrels here I believe. Must see if it has a date on it.
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    They say it's all numbers in the end. Decoding...

    They say it's all numbers in the end.

    Decoding the Secret Patterns of Nature - Fibonacci Ratio Pi - Full Documentary - YouTube

    History is full of strange coincidences; Hitler and Pte. Tandey...
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    There's a reason: they're not a very practical...

    There's a reason: they're not a very practical garment, particularly not for military use. I'm sure there's no need to explain why.

    As for a pattern, any seamstress or tailor worth their salt...
  23. With this amount of trouble being taken it seems...

    With this amount of trouble being taken it seems pity not to use something closer to the original finish. The recipe, or one of them is in Angier.

    Presumably it was once a target rifle, but what...
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    Why would Ishapore be so keen on removing prior...

    Why would Ishapore be so keen on removing prior markings in 1942? After '47 certainly one would expect it, but why before? Just to make the rifles appear "newer"? In the depths of WWII, with the...
  25. And there was another, reportedly made for use at...

    And there was another, reportedly made for use at RSAF(E).

    I'd add a photo, which I have posted before here, but the photo no longer appears in the File Upload Manager. There seems to be a limit...
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