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  1. I have used Cheshire Gun Room in the past to...

    I have used Cheshire Gun Room in the past to import articles from the UK to the US. Just provided them the import permit and a pile of cash, and they took care of things UK side. Gets sent Air...
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    Interesting thing to me is, what scope would have...

    Interesting thing to me is, what scope would have had a carry handle mount in the late 70s/ early 80s, but not been calibrated for 5.56? And why would it be worth the trouble of making up a pretty...
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    That's exactly what I was thinking. I have a...

    That's exactly what I was thinking. I have a genuine South African made weaver style mount. Very similar construction, thick aluminum walls, and screws tied to internal steel inserts. Cryptic numbers...
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    Can you post a picture of the channel? The...

    Can you post a picture of the channel? The Australian Army experimented with a cover to fit the LC-7-40 Ring Sight, which fits a M16 carry handle, but your cover is much more robust than the ones I...
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    Is your sight in need of the sheet metal slide on...

    Is your sight in need of the sheet metal slide on cover, or the action cover with the mounting boss?
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    Sure thing, I'll send you a PM and we'll see what...

    Sure thing, I'll send you a PM and we'll see what we can do.
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    Am I seeing it right that the rail for the...

    Am I seeing it right that the rail for the unisight has an "A" marked on it? Any chance there is also "RBG" after it? My mate may have made that during his time with REME.
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    Is charger cover the same reinforced one used on...

    Is charger cover the same reinforced one used on the C1 sniper scopes? It does seem very much like a prototype unit - I can't imagine the cheek weld is very suitable and it doesn't seem like it would...
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    If someone has a WorthPoint subscription, we...

    If someone has a WorthPoint subscription, we could find out - https://www.worthpoint.com/worthopedia/telescopic-sight-slr-fal-l1a1-unit-537461071

    Tis a shame...I'd still love it, got a cover and...
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    Are there any markings on the OEG sight? I've had...

    Are there any markings on the OEG sight? I've had a this one in my collection for years, but have never been able to tell anything about it. Appears to be a similar reticle, but the form factor is a...
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    Well, at least this one that was at auction some...

    Well, at least this one that was at auction some time ago is marked RJ&B.

    Maybe the lot of sights that were made for the EM1/2 were one manufacturer, and a supplemental quantity was purchased for...
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    I wonder if the horizontal lines are a...

    I wonder if the horizontal lines are a lithographic process, instead of etched, and have sublimated off over the years?

    Anyone have a Beck made sight or another that still has the lines?
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    Hard to get a good photo or even see it, but the...

    Hard to get a good photo or even see it, but the reticle in this example sure doesn't appear to have the horizontal lines, only the vertical post. Time and humidity have not been kind to it...
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    Thank you!

    Thank you!
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    I have a mate with something similar - found it...

    I have a mate with something similar - found it to be a pretty high quality optic given the apparent age. Mounting reminds me a bit of the rail setup for the SUSAT. I have never seen any photos or...
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    X8E2 Unit Sight Variations?

    So, I finally convinced a friend of mine to let me take a few photos of his X8E2 Unit Sight. This is the first one of these I have ever seen in the flesh and was quite excited to finally get my hands...
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    Great photos, thanks for sharing! Always...

    Great photos, thanks for sharing! Always interesting to see all of the ancillary items.
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    Drop shipping is a fairly common practice........

    Drop shipping is a fairly common practice..... bloke finds something on Amazon or AliBaba or whatever, lists it on another website for a few dollars more than what it is listed for on Amazon, then...
  19. Help Finding British Singlepoint Sight Trials Reports

    Hello everyone, I am working on researching a book on the history of reflex type sights and I am trying to locate several reports generated by the British Army in the early 1970s on the Singlepoint...
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    Sticky: Hello everyone. New member doing some research...

    Hello everyone. New member doing some research for a book.
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