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    Agree with Bindi. Keeps the history.

    Agree with Bindi. Keeps the history.
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    Cartridge weight and size, and reloading are the...

    Cartridge weight and size, and reloading are the main challenges.

    Sending a shotgunner against a rifleman with a rifle that goes brrrt is not good.
  3. The rifleman who knows his firearm and the...

    The rifleman who knows his firearm and the ammunition it fires very well, will be able to engage long distance targets by applying the skills learnt as a rifleman and sniper. And allow for minor...
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    Shotguns have a very specific use in war. Very...

    Shotguns have a very specific use in war. Very close shooting.

    However, successful shotgunning has to do with reloading. You can't replace five 30 shot rifle mags shooting automatic with the...
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    Posed photo

    Posed photo
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    Use an RCBS Rockchucker since 1983 with many...

    Use an RCBS Rockchucker since 1983 with many different dies. Still works excellently. Also a Piggyback that I know has been in use since new in 1984. Still working well as long as you don't rush...
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    Guys think on the time this took place. What...

    Guys think on the time this took place.

    What was the reason for the US participation in this opening?
    US - new to Britain, showing solidarity, show the flag, see how good we are, we are part of...
  8. Thank you Frederick303. The doctrine makes it...

    Thank you Frederick303. The doctrine makes it clear, seemed to work well for the German forces. Their concept of mission oriented action worked very well in South African operations in Angola too....
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    I tried two Lee progressives and never could get...

    I tried two Lee progressives and never could get them to work. The primer feed especially.

    The dies and hand sets work very well. Pity they don't make 410 hand sets any more.
  10. Frederick303, it seems most of the points you...

    Frederick303, it seems most of the points you mention are applicable to all the military rifles of the same age; some more, some less. All problems solved by proper training.

    I would like to read...
  11. Good spotter. Watch the hits [dust, etc] and aim...

    Good spotter. Watch the hits [dust, etc] and aim off. Many meters high. The stuff good snipers are made of.
  12. Could you post the basis for this please? I...

    Could you post the basis for this please? I would love to know.
  13. That's exactly what it means. You take hold of...

    That's exactly what it means. You take hold of the strap to lift what's inside out of where it was. Dead, injured, wounded removed from vehicle/boat/etc. Especially when whatever is inside the...
  14. Some of the Japanese machine gun ammo was almost...

    Some of the Japanese machine gun ammo was almost identical to 303 IIRC. They used lots of captured British stuff too.
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    The OP hasn't been back since Oct 2019.

    The OP hasn't been back since Oct 2019.
  16. Well said!

    Well said!
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    Irrelevant bit of useless information. Friend...

    Irrelevant bit of useless information. Friend had LB with a dull bore, couldn't get it to shine no matter what he did.

    One day on the shooting range with unlimited ammo, he and some others put...
  18. LE rifles are inaccurate because of rear locking....

    LE rifles are inaccurate because of rear locking.
    More than any other rear locking rifles.

    LE rifles aren't as strong as other military rifles because or rear locking.
    Although the other...
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    The rear sight looks done with a file and not...

    The rear sight looks done with a file and not finished off.
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    Not relevant to the thread really, but I've found...

    Not relevant to the thread really, but I've found the Mini14 needs very little cleaning. Almost cleans itself. This from shooting many thousands of rounds in competition. Thorough cleaning...
  21. The Beretta if you want to widen your collection,...

    The Beretta if you want to widen your collection, or the Walther.
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    That looks like a later add on. Please post...

    That looks like a later add on. Please post photos of the complete rifle to compare.

    Others will be along later with more information.
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    looks like the end with the button is to fasten...

    looks like the end with the button is to fasten it to the rifle. The buckle might be wide enough to allow the button to go through, but the sling looks too short for that It might also be part of...
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    Seeing the enemy were equipped with similar...

    Seeing the enemy were equipped with similar rifles they weren't at a disadvantage.
  25. Thread: "Contact"

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    I suspect it is a movie word. Otherwise how...

    I suspect it is a movie word. Otherwise how would moviegoers know?

    Not included in military usage where I'm from.
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