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    The claims in the Scientific American article for...

    The claims in the Scientific American article for the shotgun is blatantly based on imagination. And various of the claims mentioned in later newspaper articles is stretching the imagination to say...
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    WWI? I wonder what the thinking was,...

    WWI?

    I wonder what the thinking was, where/when/how, etc. You have to be very sure why you are using shotguns because your opposition will outgun you with magazine size, etc. Will have to do...
  3. Thread: Magazine ID

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    Copper spacers used to add weight to absorb...

    Copper spacers used to add weight to absorb recoil. Faster second shot.
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    Need some evidence of military use, eg how often...

    Need some evidence of military use, eg how often used, when and for what kind of activities, what worked and what didn't, what kind of ammo, etc. Probably for raids and similar close up work.
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  5. Quite acceptable for a combat rifle.

    Quite acceptable for a combat rifle.
  6. The accuracy of the firearm doesn't deteriorate...

    The accuracy of the firearm doesn't deteriorate with the age of the firearm.
  7. Good comments. Leave them.

    Good comments. Leave them.
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    Shotguns have a very specific use in warfare. ...

    Shotguns have a very specific use in warfare. The main problem is size and weight of ammunition, then the range. The shotgun ammo you can carry easily can't even closely compare with an SMG or...
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    My first gun was an BHP, bought in new in the box...

    My first gun was an BHP, bought in new in the box 1971. Used it for IPSC. Sold it at about 40 000 rounds. Ransom rest at 25m showed a group of about 50mm then. Rattled like a lot of tin cans in...
  10. Made by Fazackerly October 1949

    Made by Fazackerly October 1949
  11. The Classic Arms auction house has a reputation...

    The Classic Arms auction house has a reputation of quality service. AFAIK they will export to the USA.
  12. I don't have the detail to hand but the 303 dies...

    I don't have the detail to hand but the 303 dies might be an option or 30 Krag.
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    Russian Maxim m1910 ammo can.

    Russian Maxim m1910 ammo can.
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    What I love about this forum, you learn such a...

    What I love about this forum, you learn such a lot of stuff not part of the original post. I usually follow threads to see where they go and learn more, like this one!
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    The aircraft could carry only two mines then.

    The aircraft could carry only two mines then.
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    A mine carrying 1000kg of explosives would have...

    A mine carrying 1000kg of explosives would have been very heavy for WWII aircraft to carry I believe, even for ships. That's why I wondered. Probably the total weight of the mine.
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    1000kg of explosives per mine?

    1000kg of explosives per mine?
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    Question, why and how did you adjust the No 1...

    Question, why and how did you adjust the No 1 bolt head?
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    I hope I'm not belabouring the point, but debacle...

    I hope I'm not belabouring the point, but debacle for whom? Depends on your perception, doesn't it?
    We have interfered in Afghanistan's internal affairs long enough. It is now up to them,...
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    Be aware of the source of the 'news'. Much...

    Be aware of the source of the 'news'. Much equipment was transferred to Afghanistan over more than a decade, IIRC, so belonging officially to the previous Afghan government. How much was really...
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    Around here most shooters knows what a P17 is,...

    Around here most shooters knows what a P17 is, nobody knows about a model 1917.
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    Were it mine I would go the electrolysis way to...

    Were it mine I would go the electrolysis way to get all the rust off and parts working. Then gunsmith to ensure it is safe to shoot. If yes, then blue or similar and replace parts. Then shoot if...
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    Despite what is commonly accepted, you can be...

    Despite what is commonly accepted, you can be sure any medic these days of undeclared war will be a target. How does that medic protect himself and his patients? Food for thought.
  24. Thread: Ouch

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    Looking at that hole, you would probably have to...

    Looking at that hole, you would probably have to shorten it considerably to get a good barrel. As in 'tanker' mentioned a above.
  25. Looks like a false gun.

    Looks like a false gun.
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