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    Sako Metric

    A little Sako 5.7mm x 43mm metric round not made anymore AFAIK think is similar to the .222.
    303 round for scale.
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    Check the H/S on the ammo some of the WWII stuff...

    Check the H/S on the ammo some of the WWII stuff is collectable and really would not shoot it as mercuric primers don't take long to rust the barrel unless you warm water flush and clean the barrel...
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    5.6 Vom & Hoffe Super Express

    From my metrics collection a 5.6 x 61Rmm Vom & Hoffe Super Express introduced in 1937 velocity is very close to the 220 Swift. 303 round for scale.
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    577 BPE

    Had a look into my N.E's pics and found a 577 BPE (Black Powder Express) 2 3/4" this one has an expander pin in the nose to aid expansion again not often seen round these parts.
    303 round for scale...
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    I use Balistol on mine have for years could use...

    I use Balistol on mine have for years could use Dubbin I did that for a while.
    A word of caution always insert the bayonet into the scabbard in the vertical plane do it horizontally and if the...
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    .17 Fred Flinstone

    .17/22.250 "Fred Flinstone" think this supposed wildcat is a bit of a figment as I can find no reference to it still something totally different.
    303 Mk VII for scale.
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    They TV & Hollywood often portray the hero though...

    They TV & Hollywood often portray the hero though seriously wounded and having crawled a million miles wins the day, in all reality if one is in a conflict you'll only make one mistake.
    Literature I...
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    Impressive collection though you may have a ways...

    Impressive collection though you may have a ways to go to get to the Dragon Mans level on my bucket list if I ever get to travel again with the 19 flu about.
    Dragonmans Military Museum - YouTube
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    Gap at wrist.

    Here is a pic of the top of my 1944 47C T shows the gap pretty well all the others I have are a bit fuzzy & out of focus.
    Mine has the Mazak butt plate as issued, I'm in agreeance with Surpmil...
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    Nice recovery top job, but I did notice in the...

    Nice recovery top job, but I did notice in the last set of pics #2 of the butt to wrist socket fitment there is no gap and with using the rifle eventually the recoil forces will start to chip the...
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    Super 303/25

    Black 303/25 Super full packet got these a while ago I am pretty o-fare with the different types of Super packaging colours but will be honest I have not seen the just plain black/white as pictured...
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    :lol::madsmile::lol:

    :lol::madsmile::lol:
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    I have a custom Rem 700 throated to shoot 80...

    I have a custom Rem 700 throated to shoot 80 grain Bergers at one sitting my son fired in a bench rest 5 shot group at 1000 yds of 126mm C-C, you had 3 minutes of unlimited sighters looking at the...
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    :lol: bit like my friends K-31 when cycled fast...

    :lol: bit like my friends K-31 when cycled fast in say a speed shoot the brass normally lands 10 - 15 feet behind him after describing a great parabolic arc getting there.
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    I think what is worst when you have intermittent...

    I think what is worst when you have intermittent rain I was going up the North past Carnarvon towards Monkey Mia on my Z900 a longish trip and my first real long one on the bike well you could see...
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    .33 BSA N.E

    A very short lived N.E round that was once considered by the Brits as a military round in .26, .33 and the lesser or rarer .40 BSA round.

    I think they were in production for only a very short...
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    I looked at the synoptic chart on the Thursday...

    I looked at the synoptic chart on the Thursday night noting the position of the 2 cyclones some distance off the North west coast, even the weather bureau predicted the rain would not start until the...
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    Nice to have the Chrysanthemum still intact....

    Nice to have the Chrysanthemum still intact.
    Looking alright.
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    My mate the Weather Man!

    Some time ago cannot remember the date there was a run organised for the group I ride with to a place out in the wheatbelt called Ardath.
    We had been out there before its like in the middle of...
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    A few more N.E's

    Packet of N.E's 500/465 a decent round full pack of 5 in their Kynoch packet of the day.
    303 Mk VII round for scale.
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    You like JATO Jim then how would you like this...

    You like JATO Jim then how would you like this C-130 they fitted up for a mission that did not go ahead, the plane was supposed to land and take off within a soccer stadium.
    Sadly the forward...
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    Elmer Keith along with Page and Donaldson are...

    Elmer Keith along with Page and Donaldson are some of the doyens of wildcatting then we Have Mann with his contribution to Ballistics of the era and today we have Litz I have a couple of Bryans books...
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    Probably have to beat us Jim if its cheap the Aus...

    Probably have to beat us Jim if its cheap the Aus Govt will buy it even if it costs the tax payers millions per year to keep them flying they'll see it as bargains apparently all our Hercs are to be...
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    I have a few N.E's Ill go through them eventually...

    I have a few N.E's Ill go through them eventually a few rare ones in there but here is an oldie for you 375 coiled cartridge.
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    Truly I was going to say the same thing as even...

    Truly I was going to say the same thing as even the plastic holder for that rare piece of kit commands good serious $'s
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