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    Nice gun and accessories

    Nice gun and accessories
  2. Read Haig's Command A Reassessment by Denise...

    Read Haig's Command A Reassessment by Denise Winter. It is a wonder he could sleep nights after
    all the Commonwealth troops his mismanaged plans killed plus his own. This book makes you wonder
    why...
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    I bought two Vickers guns because I thought they...

    I bought two Vickers guns because I thought they looked great. Sold one and kind of regret it. They are
    the go to gun for filling a corner
  4. 11 month 11day 11 hour by Joseph e persico, good...

    11 month 11day 11 hour by Joseph e persico, good ww1 book. Includes everybody
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    When there was lots of carbines and ammo around,...

    When there was lots of carbines and ammo around, you shot them until the wood burned. Took my m2s down
    that trail. If the carry permits weren't canceled on them, who knows. But looking at my inland...
  6. I tried the same thing to get information in UK. ...

    I tried the same thing to get information in UK. My Grandfather served in Ww1 and Ww2 in the Royal Navy, then
    Merchant marine. OBE DSC etc Ww1, sunk a submarine etc. Never got any information.Side...
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    I got one mint with holster marked RAF. Surplus...

    I got one mint with holster marked RAF. Surplus out of New Zealand, 38sw and 455s, all were in great condition.
    455 were excellent plus.
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    He was sent to Colorado to do nuke stuff and then...

    He was sent to Colorado to do nuke stuff and then he was in the Canadian nuke program after Europe.
    He thought we should have built our own! Since we have the material and know how to do it since...
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    Try marine grade linseed oil. It goes into the...

    Try marine grade linseed oil. It goes into the wood, that is why it is used on hardwood rails
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    I think ammo would be an issue. 9mm easy to find,...

    I think ammo would be an issue. 9mm easy to find, 8mm easy to find. 303 or 3006 not so easy.
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    6 2 There used to be a lot of new no4 wood...

    6 2 There used to be a lot of new no4 wood around about five years ago. Mostly long branch walnut and
    hardwood. A friend of mine used to run an armory in Montreal. He taught me the proper way to...
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    I like the long buttstock on my no4 s. The rifle...

    I like the long buttstock on my no4 s. The rifle feels right on the range.
  13. Thread: 1911 magazines

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    It's pre Ace

    It's pre Ace
  14. Thread: 8mm vickers

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    Vickers,mg42,sten 1 2 3,alpha,etc all in one box!...

    Vickers,mg42,sten 1 2 3,alpha,etc all in one box! Wasn't an easy task
  15. Thread: 8mm vickers

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    Blue Vickers 8mm. I got a few of the Colt 3006...

    Blue Vickers 8mm. I got a few of the Colt 3006 guns out of Israel in the 70s. 10 if I remember. They are here
    in Canada somewhere. Nice guns, they packed the spares with mg42 spares. Just dumped...
  16. Thread: 8mm vickers

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    8mm vickers

    How many 8mm vickers were made? I have one all blue
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    My uncle was a radio tech on F86, Cf100, Voodo...

    My uncle was a radio tech on F86, Cf100, Voodo jets. He had a m1 carbine issued while in europe
  18. The issues we had going to the Philippines was:...

    The issues we had going to the Philippines was: no one could decide if it was lend lease military aid or
    did they pay for it. While that was happening they were chopping up the samples! The US...
  19. Thread: 1911 magazines

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    1911 magazines

    http://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2016/12/20161227_115150-1.jpg
    I was given a box of these many years ago, 18 in total because he was told I had
    colt 45s.I was wonder about the last one, it...
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    I think we are all to old to deal with people who...

    I think we are all to old to deal with people who don't do research. Most people don't realize that the
    majority of surplus firearm. have been rebuilt a few times by someone. So when one does the...
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    That is a nice sporter you have. The standard...

    That is a nice sporter you have. The standard rifle for everyone who wanted to move up from
    carrying military en fields in the bush in the 1960s. Not as many around as one thinks there
    are. They...
  22. Thread: L2A4 sterling

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    Blake used to have a good supply of Canadian...

    Blake used to have a good supply of Canadian Inglis HP and Canadian C1sterling parts and other hard to find stuff. Bought lots from
    him. Given time, he could find it.
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    I think that the l1a1 rifles were a more fun gun...

    I think that the l1a1 rifles were a more fun gun than the m14s when we could take them in the bush.
    Being Canada, we had lots of Canadian C1A1 stuff to use with them, top covers, C1A1 sights,c2a1...
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    I have one that has the map of the middle east...

    I have one that has the map of the middle east stamped on it through proof marks. Got it in
    Israel about 20 years ago. Also got a spare set of matching original grips and screw.
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    Allen Lever of Lever Arms got a few hundred...

    Allen Lever of Lever Arms got a few hundred bayonets with his Danish Garand rifles. They were mostly US
    surplus with some Danish ones. We went through them all, covered in grease. I have a box of...
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