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    I have seen those hooks sewn onto the ends of...

    I have seen those hooks sewn onto the ends of straps on bags and other equipment back when I was a parachute rigger. I remember 1 canvas airdrop bag that when empty was rolled up and had 1 of those...
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    RG38 and RG39 The label on the box has a date...

    RG38 and RG39

    The label on the box has a date of 11.12.58
    The boxes only hold 15 but the label says 35
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    odd 303 ammo package

    My friend emailed me to ask if I knew why the ammo was packaged this way. I have never seen it like this before so I post the picture here to see if anyone here knows
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    Is there any way to tag the already posted stuff...

    Is there any way to tag the already posted stuff and have it moved to the new forum?
  5. Thats the extra rare wild west Africa quick draw...

    Thats the extra rare wild west Africa quick draw grip for lightning fast barrel changes. Also handy when you need to quickly get your gun off the ground and get out of trouble quicker than you got...
  6. I have no insider knowledge but as a WAG I would...

    I have no insider knowledge but as a WAG I would say its 24.5 of BM2 under a 62g AP
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    I assume you have never seen the MGS piles of...

    I assume you have never seen the MGS piles of slag that get turned into working brenís.
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    looks like a its burner for an LPG heat gun

    looks like a its burner for an LPG heat gun
  9. Thread: L4 mag issues

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    Your bren was built by historic arms. Its most...

    Your bren was built by historic arms. Its most likley already had the gas port opened up Len did that on all his brens.
    Now I know its one of Lenís guns I would now be looking at the magazine to...
  10. Thread: L4 mag issues

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    To check for spring bind just get the lower and...

    To check for spring bind just get the lower and holding the striker down push it to the rear until it engages the sear then it should still be able to move rearward aprox 1/8Ē give or take. If you...
  11. Thread: L4 mag issues

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    Its simple really. He has no experience with...

    Its simple really. He has no experience with striker fired semi auto rewelded brenguns that can be made with varying degrees of skill and use a multitude of new design components and pass no...
  12. Thread: L4 mag issues

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    It would be helpful to know what striker and...

    It would be helpful to know what striker and spring system/version you have.
    My brens all have the pirate style setup and the maximum pull weight on the charging handle is 18 pounds with or with out...
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    Push the horizontal part back until the verticle...

    Push the horizontal part back until the verticle part launches itself off to no mans land
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    You are refering to the L4A1's bolt hold open...

    You are refering to the L4A1's bolt hold open device and metric magazines. If you dont have an L4A1 with a BHO then you dont have a problem. The issue as I understand it was the BHO bending th...
  15. Thread: L1A1 SLR FOR SALE

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    Is that a Lithgow body/receiver on that rifle?

    Is that a Lithgow body/receiver on that rifle?
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    That looks like the box of rocks we used for...

    That looks like the box of rocks we used for making training loads for air drops:madsmile:
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    They were not made to use soft point bullets....

    They were not made to use soft point bullets.
    Check your feed ramps and also check the feed lips on your magazine.
    With a FMJ the tip should line up with the groove in the feed ramp and be slighty...
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    post up some pictures of the fired cases the...

    post up some pictures of the fired cases the striker and the carrier

    who built it? whos striker system did they use? there is 4 different striker systems
    there is the big spring over the rod...
  19. Thread: Bren 3/1

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    The confusion came directly from me insisting...

    The confusion came directly from me insisting that Mk1ís were converted soley based on me seeing the hole for the Mk1 rear sight in a Mk3 that I got to play with 27 years ago. The hole was visable...
  20. Thread: Bren 3/1

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    so when you count brens you go 1 3 2 4 but when I...

    so when you count brens you go 1 3 2 4 but when I count it goes 1 1m 2 3 4
    How can you state that a receiver/body that was made in 1944 came before a receiver/body made in 1941?
  21. Thread: Bren 3/1

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    The real question is... Are Mk3 bodies made by...

    The real question is... Are Mk3 bodies made by modifying Mk1 bodies or are they made new or are they made by modifying Mk2 bodies?

    The "discussion" on the other site has nothing to do with the...
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    Seems these were made in Canada prior to 1958. I...

    Seems these were made in Canada prior to 1958. I have found 20 round mags and 30 round mags. So far I found that Century may have brought them to the US from Canada in the late 80's to early 90's....
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    lug is totally identical and these still dont fit...

    lug is totally identical and these still dont fit into a metric gun.
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    Are you sure your information is accurate. I just...

    Are you sure your information is accurate. I just found some Canadian 20 round mags with the same small lug. Production date Aug-1960. Info on box is 1005-21-150-5286 case qty-1
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    Help me put these events in chronological order. ...

    Help me put these events in chronological order.
    The making of the 7.62 SLR and 7.62 bren gun magazines.
    From what I have read the bren gun was made to be compatible with the SLR. I also read the...
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