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    Mine would be the Fusil de Infanterie Modèle 1907-1915 Modifié 1934 in 7,5x54mm. These are very under rated weapons and accurate.
    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2010/05/_ADM0-1.jpg
    Patrick
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    Actually the French M2 is very comfortable to...

    Actually the French M2 is very comfortable to wear and you can easily see through the eye lens, you do get a wide view through it.
    These masks were simple and easily made which is why many American...
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    The .308 is the Century arms, Inc. conversion...

    The .308 is the Century arms, Inc. conversion from HELL, go get the 7,5x54mm one. The ones Century did are notorious for having bad chambers, the reamers they used to do these conversions were BAD....
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    What is interesting was when I was in Iraq in...

    What is interesting was when I was in Iraq in 2005 at COB Speicher near Tikrit we were building a compound and low and behold we found both WWII German and Italian Bombs where we grading for the...
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    SHOOT AWAY ... both of these are very common not...

    SHOOT AWAY ... both of these are very common not worth much at all.
    I just 'traded' two full cases of this .303 to a WWI British reenacting friend in CA
    Patrick
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    One important fact people do not realize is that...

    One important fact people do not realize is that only approximately 250 FSA Modèle 1949-1956 rifles were converted in France to 7.62 NATO for use by the Sûreté Nationale (National Police) none of...
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  8. These battalions were made of native Vietnamese...

    These battalions were made of native Vietnamese from both Tonkin (Northern part) and Annam (Southern part) with French 'White' Officers.
    Siam/Thailand was an independent country surrounded by both...
  9. The British and Canadians were armed with the...

    The British and Canadians were armed with the Short Magazine Lee-Enfield (SMLE) No.1 Mk.III and No.1 Mk.III*
    The French were armed with either the Fusil d'Infanterie Modèle 1886 Modifié 1893 "Lebel"...
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    Where we have the battles is a CLOSED SITE as...

    Where we have the battles is a CLOSED SITE as they are on private property and to protect the the trenches from people trashing them up like they did a previous site.
    Alot of work has gone into...
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    Here are a few pictures of the event that we did...

    Here are a few pictures of the event that we did for Bastille Day 2009

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    That is because I do WWI reeancting with both the...

    That is because I do WWI reeancting with both the GWA located in PA and GWHS located in CA ... I have loads of goodies :)
    Patrick
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    You mean like this ..... ...

    You mean like this .....

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    'Pierre" le rat de tranchée doit...
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    Deutsche Waffen und Munitions Fabrike A.G., de...

    Deutsche Waffen und Munitions Fabrike A.G., de Karlsruhe and Royal Thai Arsenal of Bangkok also made 6.5x50SRmm Japanese ammunition. The Thai's called this Type 83 (1940)
    Patrick
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    I have converted over 3,000 rounds of surplus...

    I have converted over 3,000 rounds of surplus Berdan primed 8x50Rmm "Lebel" to Boxer primed succesfully and these cartridges have lasted me a long, long time. Every onece in awhile I lose a cartridge...
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    Number 2 is easy ... Chargeur de Fusil...

    Number 2 is easy ...
    Chargeur de Fusil Semi-Automatique (F.S.A.) Modèle 1917 R.S.C. (Ribeyrolle,Sutter,Chauchat)
    It is made from folded steel (acier plié) produced in black-blueing (bronzé bleu)...
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    Sticky: List of some of the various contractors that made...

    List of some of the various contractors that made pieces for the Fusil d'Infanterie Modèle 1907-1915, Fusil de Infanterie Modèle Modifié 1916 and Epée-Baïonnette Modèle 1886 Modifié 1915 during The...
  18. Question: How do I tighten a loose forend to the...

    Question: How do I tighten a loose forend to the barreled assembly?
    Answer: As the wood has shrunk a bit over time, the best way to restore a tight fit of the forend to the barreled assembly, you...
  19. Question: How do you use the grenade launcher on...

    Question: How do you use the grenade launcher on the Fusil Modèle 1936-1951 ?
    Answer: The launcher sight is locked at 45° to shoot anti-personnel grenades at various ranges from 100 to 400 meters...
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    As we have many different members from many...

    As we have many different members from many different countries on this forum with a few from France itself and I for one respect the French military and its weaponary, All I want is this forum to be...
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    Vous remercier... J'étais juste curieux s'ils avaient changé la nomenclature, qu'ils semblent ne pas avoir fait si. Si vous décidez de scruter le livre, je serais intéressé dans une copie, tout vous...
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    These are new made reproduction chargers made in...

    These are new made reproduction chargers made in the USA. Alot of these are horrible and have to be re-shaped in order to be used, this is probably why you paid so little for them, they did not work...
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    Sont ils l'appelant un boîte de culasse ou bloc de culasse ?
    J'aimerais voir le livre entier
    Patrick
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    As you have a member here from France posting...

    As you have a member here from France posting this type of stuff can offend him and make him think all people think here in the US is France Surrenders at will.

    Maybe you will remember these men...
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    There was also one done for the M1 Garand ... I...

    There was also one done for the M1 Garand ... I saw a copy of this once, wished I had the money at that time to purchase it
    Patrick
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