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    Did you think that they were another colour other...

    Did you think that they were another colour other than brown for the RAF in 1918? The RAF was formed in 1918 and it's predecessor, the Royal Flying Corp (RFC), was part of the army so it was only...
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    He got what he deserved.

    He got what he deserved.
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    Somewhat alarmingly I encountered 2 recently who...

    Somewhat alarmingly I encountered 2 recently who had no idea when WW2 started or ended.
  4. The metal has to be hard enough but not too hard....

    The metal has to be hard enough but not too hard. If the steel isn't hot enough before quenching during the hardening process the metal will be too soft. Get the metal too hot before quenching,...
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    Have you unchecked all of the content blockers...

    Have you unchecked all of the content blockers (parental controls) on your broadband?

    I think that it will turn out to be something simple that is causing the problem.

    Have you actually tried...
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    If you go onto your broadband provider, see if...

    If you go onto your broadband provider, see if there are any "content blockers" checked. If so try unchecking all of them to start with. They can cause all sorts of problems.
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    Have you got "Enable Java Script" checked under...

    Have you got "Enable Java Script" checked under Safari preferences?
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    That seems like a ridiculous price unless, of...

    That seems like a ridiculous price unless, of course, it was covered in gold leaf.
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    Gil, it would be fascinating to hear more about...

    Gil, it would be fascinating to hear more about your son's service and experiences in the Royal Army Medical Corps. Anything that you and him are comfortable saying publicly.

    I have been a...
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    I suggest that you carefully check the settings...

    I suggest that you carefully check the settings that you have your computer set to. It sounds like you have a setting either "checked" or "unchecked" that shouldn't be in order to see everything on...
  11. It's interesting to see evidence of the quality...

    It's interesting to see evidence of the quality control in use at the time of manufacture. The dimples show that the receiver was thoroughly tested for the correct hardness, at time of manufacture,...
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    I have seen "Australia" stamped on 1907 grips...

    I have seen "Australia" stamped on 1907 grips here in the UK which doesn't require the country of origin to be shown.
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    The "stamping" on the side of the receiver looks...

    The "stamping" on the side of the receiver looks like it was done "on Saturday morning in the garden shed".
  14. Both Royal Navy Sea Harriers and RAF Harriers...

    Both Royal Navy Sea Harriers and RAF Harriers were deployed to the Falklands war of 1982 aboard HMS Invincible and the significantly larger HMS Hermes. (Surprising but true, HMS Invincible was...
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    But how original is it?

    But how original is it?
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    With no labelling on them they could be "special...

    With no labelling on them they could be "special purpose" gloves for almost anything.

    If you wish to buy "modern military surplus items" and don't want to end up with items that aren't look for a...
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    Are there any markings on them? For something...

    Are there any markings on them? For something like this I would expect to see markings of some kind, if issue.
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    No, but I have an interest in aeroplanes.

    No, but I have an interest in aeroplanes.
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    It's probably worth repeating again that, "if one...

    It's probably worth repeating again that, "if one goes to a horse fair with a handful of cash and shout out "I want a horse!", one will most likely leave the horse fair with a horse (and no money)...
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    You're not a fool but it's best to do your...

    You're not a fool but it's best to do your homework or get advice first if the item is expensive and you're not sure, before parting with your cash.

    Anything for sale that that has an "elite...
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    Possibly one of the best places to see early...

    Possibly one of the best places to see early aircraft, all in one place, in the UK, is the Shuttleworth Collection and is well worth a visit.

    https://www.shuttleworth.org/explore/the-collection/
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    Thanks Jim. I couldn't quite work out why there...

    Thanks Jim. I couldn't quite work out why there was a hole in the base.

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    Hopefully he wasn't on the...
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    25 pounder shell

    I recently found this 25 pounder shell and case in an "antiques centre" and thought it too good to pass by on. The 2 items came together so I assume that the shell is correct for the case but...
  24. Thread: WW2 German?

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    WW2 German?

    Is this genuine WW2 German made, please?

    Ww2 German small metal container semi relic | eBay
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    Did you find it already in the US?

    Did you find it already in the US?
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