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    That's an interesting collectable Charlie ... I...

    That's an interesting collectable Charlie ... I want one!

    When I was a kid in the mid 1970's, I remember seeing a toy Lee Enfield, oh boy did I want one, destined never to happen unfortunately...
  2. The problem you have is that these Rifles had a...

    The problem you have is that these Rifles had a multitude of Indian users, from various Policing related organisations, to the Army in Cashmere and other boarder Provences, were a 'larger' crowd...
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    Curious about accuracy after taking in and out of...

    Curious about accuracy after taking in and out of the woodwork, considering they were never exactly 'tack drivers' and bedded is rather basic to say the least, so would there really be any...
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    Welcome to Milsurps... As has been said, a...

    Welcome to Milsurps...

    As has been said, a million different ways to clean a rifle...

    I use German Brunox spray (good blast down the bore) and leave to soak for 10 mins.

    While that's soaking...
  5. Not looking good then Gil, no personal locator...

    Not looking good then Gil, no personal locator emergency beacon, would tragically mean he went in with the F15.

    We can but hope and pray he made it out...
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    This box came from my Father in Law, he's 80 this...

    This box came from my Father in Law, he's 80 this year and was an RFD from 1960 to 1980.

    A great period to be a firearm dealer in the UK!

    My wife remembers Lugers, C96s etc on the kitchen table...
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    While certainly not widely issued, the M16 was...

    While certainly not widely issued, the M16 was used by various units in the Falklands campaign, specifically, some Royal Marine elements (Mountain and Arctic Warfare), plus SAS and SBS.
  8. A day to remember all the young men on both sides...

    A day to remember all the young men on both sides who gave their lives doing their duty.

    It's a shame that while many of the veterans from both sides bare no animosity to each other and their...
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    Superb looking trials T, very nice indeed.

    Superb looking trials T, very nice indeed.
  10. Like you say Gil, "gumming up an Enfield action"...

    Like you say Gil, "gumming up an Enfield action" ... What total and complete Rollocks!

    What did they 'gum' it up with, quick drying cement mixed with steel pins??

    Few other things would stop...
  11. I've really enjoyed it Gil, very good read mate...

    I've really enjoyed it Gil, very good read mate and a real credit to your hard work making it happen, a real labour of love.
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    Thanks for the info guys, it's a really neat...

    Thanks for the info guys, it's a really neat little ammo box, still surprised I can't find pics of any other examples!
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    What an amazing picture Ovidio, so glad things...

    What an amazing picture Ovidio, so glad things are opening up for you again mate..
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    I believe my M2 stock originated in Norway. It...

    I believe my M2 stock originated in Norway.

    It seems a lot of surviving MAP related material now seems to be concentrated in Norway, Holland and France.
  15. A couple of years ago, I handled a superb lend...

    A couple of years ago, I handled a superb lend lease 1928A1, absolutely mint and factory fresh.

    It was an ex Home Guard example that never got handed in and was 'kept' as a keepsake following...
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    Cheers guys, the tuning kit replaces the old...

    Cheers guys, the tuning kit replaces the old steel spring guide and front top hat with custom made delrin replacements and a custom made Swedish steel mainspring has delrin rings added to the front...
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    BSA Mercury Challenger rebuild

    I recently fought a 'back garden bush war' against a rat issue back in April. I was caught out without any suitable rifle to deal with the invaders in a suburban environment.

    So, I decided I...
  18. Thats a beautiful Ross Doug!

    Thats a beautiful Ross Doug!
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    Well done Charlie, buyer beware!

    Well done Charlie, buyer beware!
  20. I have to agree Daan, mine is my all original...

    I have to agree Daan, mine is my all original Enfield 1917, ex NZ issue No1MkIII*
  21. I've always found the fact that shotgun...

    I've always found the fact that shotgun cartridges are not licenced a real peculiarity of our licencing law.

    The vast majority of firearms related crime in the UK is shotgun related after all.
    ...
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    Many thanks for your advice Charlie, luckily the...

    Many thanks for your advice Charlie, luckily the replacement after oiling is a dead ringer for the stock.

    I gave that another oiling last night as well as the new top wood.

    The birch started...
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    Here's a close up comparison picture of the birch...

    Here's a close up comparison picture of the birch top wood front end.
    The top example is the replacement I had that works without fault, (coincidentally, it's dimensions are exactly the same as the...
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    British .38 ammo box

    Hi all,

    I wouldn't imagine this box is a rare item for one moment, but I came across this today, oddly I can't find anything on Google, perhaps it's my poor searching!

    How common were the 180...
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    Spot on Jim,my mistake!

    Spot on Jim,my mistake!
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