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  1. Depress the lever/button on the front of the...

    Depress the lever/button on the front of the sight and slide up the windarm.
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    SPRINGS 'n THINGS.

    Been following a thread on Gunboards about the Auxiliary Spring.
    I have not commented as I could not find the info. that I had on this, Gunboards being the forum I found to be the entry point for a...
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    I shudder now every time I walk past that safe.

    I shudder now every time I walk past that safe.
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    BUGGER.....I LIED!

    Well I've been caught out.
    Going thru my collection looking for a particular mark when I came across this
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    Now I've always said that I did not have an FTR in my collection, but I guess...
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    Well there's only one way to get one, Pester...

    Well there's only one way to get one, Pester Badger and post pic's and info on French Arms.
    That's what I did with Italian ones and low and behold.....a new forum.
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    Firing the sub cal. for the Charlie Guts ache was...

    Firing the sub cal. for the Charlie Guts ache was always a challenge using the 6.5x55 indoor round.
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    Bob, the train and carriages were obscured down...

    Bob, the train and carriages were obscured down range, only the targets were exposed.
    This system was in use at Singleton in 1966/67 at 3RTB, but the system was upgraded to a full CINIE Range by the...
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    Issue 5, also found D 252 Issue 3, 10 pages. D...

    Issue 5, also found D 252 Issue 3, 10 pages.
    D 258 13 pages, will scan when I get time, send me an email address.
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    Watched a movie on the Battle of Long Tan the...

    Watched a movie on the Battle of Long Tan the other night, good shots of the Owen, M60, L1A1 and M16 in action.
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    Your problem Cinders, is you need a bigger house.

    Your problem Cinders, is you need a bigger house.
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    Good one Ovidio, I don't see those stirrers...

    Good one Ovidio, I don't see those stirrers commenting now.:beerchug:
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    It's been a long fight to get this commission up...

    It's been a long fight to get this commission up and running, this deal is very close to my heart, losing friends and family and seeing at first hand the effects on both the individual concerned and...
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    Have Australian D258 May83 and 259 Jun77, also a...

    Have Australian D258 May83 and 259 Jun77, also a parts manual somewhere.
  14. BSF IS 26TPI WOOPS meant Brass. which is...

    BSF IS 26TPI
    WOOPS meant Brass. which is whitworth threadform
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    Actually Bruce, it was not the end, just a change...

    Actually Bruce, it was not the end, just a change in format.
    The Rifle Clubs maintained Rapids and Snaps, just slightly different and the Omark with it's large loading port was the go to Rifle....
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    Spent a few years sleeping with mine back in the...

    Spent a few years sleeping with mine back in the day:madsmile:
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    It's really starting to pee me off. Came back...

    It's really starting to pee me off.
    Came back from Townsville via the coast to drop some gear off to one of my grandaughters in Proserpine.
    Now back home 12 days and we get the message that she has...
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    Pete, those pic's would be the Singleton/Putty...

    Pete, those pic's would be the Singleton/Putty region.
    I have a heap of live fire pic's not yet converted to digital, a lot of super 8 film, will get to it one day.
    Camera's were a nono but my...
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    No, most Lithgow rifles were upgraded to Mk. VII...

    No, most Lithgow rifles were upgraded to Mk. VII commencing in 1918 and still going well into 1960.
    There may be one or two that escaped the program....they'd be rare.
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    Sticky: Thanks

    Thanks
  21. Lack of contact or minimal contact of the left...

    Lack of contact or minimal contact of the left bolt lug will cause this with a number 4.
    You can eliminate the wood fit by removing it and firing the reassembled rifle, support under the magazine,...
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    Interestingly enough, Potassium Chlorate was the...

    Interestingly enough, Potassium Chlorate was the go to primer composition until about 1930, it was the byproduct of this that caused the rapid rust problems experienced.
    It brings me to a course...
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    Hey BAR, don't ask me how it works, it just does....

    Hey BAR, don't ask me how it works, it just does.
    Been written about back in Jim Sweets days.
    Most click bangs are primer related, so I guess a bit of heat must improve that initial ignition.
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    Hey Cinders, no clicks or bangs.....I wrote that...

    Hey Cinders, no clicks or bangs.....I wrote that in my first draft that seems to have gone to that place where all missing things go.

    Sat the ammo in the sun for awhile, old trick....still...
  25. I remember that, it was interesting but had a few...

    I remember that, it was interesting but had a few teething problems.
    Tony had it on one of our sniper shoots, not very competitive, myself and Frank Taylor(two times champion shot of the Army) put a...
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