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    The unscrupulous ppl out for a quick $ uncaring...

    The unscrupulous ppl out for a quick $ uncaring of those that gave their lives so they could be robbed in a different era, hope the bl**dy sharks have a good feed of those type.
    As long as there are...
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    Was there a reason they both appear to be minus...

    Was there a reason they both appear to be minus the Cutts compensator.
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    Actually you could not really put a price tag on...

    Actually you could not really put a price tag on that such is it's provenance hopefully it might be put on display if it already isn't I place the USA's Garand alongside the Lee Enfield for a battle...
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    For some reason I get the thought that they were...

    For some reason I get the thought that they were called the "Chicago piano" or "Chicago organ" after it's ties to Al Capone and the "Mobs"
  5. Thread: Done.

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    Done.

    Calling this one done 1945 Jagdtiger 8.8/L71 this is its correct finish as per instructions, sadly the silvering of the decals I neglected to clear coat the area before applying them forgot !
    Next...
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    Bob when you say "final dispositions" does this...

    Bob when you say "final dispositions" does this indicate the wreck will be cut up for scrap or valuables removed like the bronze props etc.
    I thought as a WWII wreck where there has been known...
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    Couple of Thompsons in the mix.

    Couple of Thompsons in the mix.
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    Robert Stanford Tuck shot down a 109 over the...

    Robert Stanford Tuck shot down a 109 over the channel with the pilot bailing out into it, Tuck sent the rest of his flight back to base and circled the downed german pilot.
    He circled in from behind...
  9. Thread: Queensland

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    Very much so I think Bob ! :rofl:

    Very much so I think Bob ! :rofl:
  10. Thread: Queensland

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    Aussie design.

    This is the only medium tank Australia designed & built in WWII and I think someone was compensating or hoping the MG bow gun would scare less endowed folk omg.
    Only an Aussie would think of making...
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    I've so many on bomber command they each have...

    I've so many on bomber command they each have their story ~ 1000 Bomber Raid, Looking into Hell, Flying Backwards, Hamburg Raid, Dresden Raid, Peenemunde Raid, Luck & a Lancaster, Bennet & the...
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    Another milestone.

    06.06.2024 ~ 06.06.1944 let us remember all those on this day that for them they gave up all of their tomorrows so we could have our tomorrows in relative peace. RIP

    And for all of those that...
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    Lazy Dog "bombs" (sometimes called Red Dot Bombs...

    Lazy Dog "bombs" (sometimes called Red Dot Bombs or Yellow Dog Bombs) were small, unguided kinetic missiles, each measuring 1.75 inches (44 mm) in length, 0.5 inches (13 mm) in diameter, and weighing...
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    I read of instances it in a couple of my books...

    I read of instances it in a couple of my books and cannot remember which ones sorry Daan but it was definitely described by one individual that the crowd were out for blood as he was a British...
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    The USA's Lazy Dog dropped from B-52 in VN by the...

    The USA's Lazy Dog dropped from B-52 in VN by the 000,000's good enough to penetrate a steel helmet or a meter of earth all thanks to gravity. (Mine is an early version of a Lazy Dog pencil for...
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    That pic reminds me of the German civilians...

    That pic reminds me of the German civilians treatment of the downed bomber pilots when they got hold of them, the German troops had to physically stop them killing them of no doubt I'm sure some...
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    It hit a Russian ammunition dump passing through...

    It hit a Russian ammunition dump passing through 90' of rock to destroy it.
  18. Thread: This stinks.

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    42rocker - In a further tape on it the ATF...

    42rocker - In a further tape on it the ATF Director states 11,000 search warrants executed yearly.

    He further stated they did not have body camera's on as that section/area was slated to get it...
  19. Thread: Queensland

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    Allot of the Panthers pressed into service for...

    Allot of the Panthers pressed into service for Kursk with little development they suffered breakdowns from engine fires, gearbox & driveline issues, same with the Tiger 1's mainly mechanical.

    F10...
  20. Thread: This stinks.

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    This stinks.

    Stumbled on to this from what I have seen so far the ATF director is in the hot seat.
    For those that this actually affects I suggest you follow it has more turns in it by the director than a snake...
  21. Target says range 300 yds not bad shooting...

    Target says range 300 yds not bad shooting however I did a quick calc and the rounds are certainly scrubbing off the FPS is down from the expected 2,440 to 1,962 = - 478 fps that's like got the...
  22. Thread: Queensland

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    Queensland

    Some pics of the fully running Panther at the museum we visited.
    Very nicely done up a tribute to one of the best tanks in WWII I was told there that the 75mm of the Panther had better penetrative...
  23. The "BUFF" = Big Ugly Fat Fu---r.... They do...

    The "BUFF" = Big Ugly Fat Fu---r....

    They do laps of Aus eastern side and top end normally into Darwin to land AFAIK they don't worry about Western Au as far as the Eastern states are concerned we...
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    It's in here Alan not the measurements but the...

    It's in here Alan not the measurements but the conundrum ! :madsmile:
  25. Thread: A must watch.

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    I hope the person who stopped the M-1 tanks and...

    I hope the person who stopped the M-1 tanks and Bradleys going there got fired and thrown in the jug for a total disregard of the troops safety & protection what a difference they may have made not...
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