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  1. Thread: Try again.

    by CINDERS
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    Try again.

    This is my 5th attempt at this,

    On the 6th Nov things in our lives took a rather sharp turn on just how tenuous our grasp with life is here on the planet.
    I had originally organised a m/cycle run...
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    I don't think the OP was trying to take away the...

    I don't think the OP was trying to take away the cost extracted in getting ashore it shows that places of small populations like this country town the losses had a far more reaching affect on them...
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    When they test dropped the first tallboy they...

    When they test dropped the first tallboy they planted a camera slap bang in the middle of the aiming mark and that is precisely where the bomb landed on the camera as they had other remote camera's...
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    They (The rifles) are all individuals I guess Jim...

    They (The rifles) are all individuals I guess Jim may come from the same factory but they are fine tuned so the parts fit and operate in that rifle and taking a bolt from one rifle may not operate in...
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    June 6, 1944: Nineteen boys from Bedford,...

    June 6, 1944: Nineteen boys from Bedford, Virginia -- population just 3,000 in 1944 -- died in the first bloody minutes of D-Day
    They were part of Company A of the 116th Regiment of the 29th...
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    The most humbling experience in my life was in...

    The most humbling experience in my life was in 1990 standing on the Arizona memorial and looking at all those names on that marble wall just mind numbing trying to comprehend just how many of the...
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    This has morphed from the GBU-28 where they had...

    This has morphed from the GBU-28 where they had to devise a way to get 50 odd feet of concrete and dirt to take out Hussiens brass as they had no conventional weapon to do it except some bright spark...
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    You cannot hide.

    Massive Ordnance Penetrator - you cannot hide underground anymore, now these things can go through 200 feet of concrete.
    Massive Ordnance Penetrator Breaks Through 200 Feet of Pure Concrete. -...
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    The POW is probably counting his lucky stars the...

    The POW is probably counting his lucky stars the GI did not find a packet of Lucky Strike cigarettes on him........
    Bit of ratting disguised as intel gathering for the ppl back home.
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    One would hope that at least someone has their...

    One would hope that at least someone has their rifle assembled just in case........
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    Doesn't appear to be a magazine in the GI's...

    Doesn't appear to be a magazine in the GI's carbine who is pointing "He went that way" .
  12. Thread: My Friends

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    Same still here for you both.

    Same still here for you both.
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    :beerchug::beerchug:

    :beerchug::beerchug:
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    Is he painting on the rainbow battalion colours...

    Is he painting on the rainbow battalion colours Mark!
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    My reference on the munitions side of things is...

    My reference on the munitions side of things is successive Govts have run our forces a bit ragged with budget cuts and lack of upgrades and as always it has been a worry that Aus eventually there may...
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    Pretty much all projies here are unobtainuim or...

    Pretty much all projies here are unobtainuim or very very limited and primers are even more so at least in West Au pistol powder is non existent.
    I did find out the other day that Aus sent over 150...
  17. Thread: Savage No4T?

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    May be the one I saw on E-Bay ADE apparently...

    May be the one I saw on E-Bay ADE apparently refurbished $4000/Aud.
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    I agree with Bruce its more like finding a load...

    I agree with Bruce its more like finding a load that the rifle likes, there are those of us here that have spent countless hours at the range and serious $'s as consumable components are not cheap...
  19. NTSB Preliminary Report On Dallas Dec 2nd Air Show Crash

    Its not looking good for the air boss think he may be having some serious questions to answer especially getting the aircraft to cross lanes!
    RIP to the airmen who lost their lives bringing pleasure...
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    What if?

    Well here is a lark from left field!
    I am just wondering if in the big scheme of things if Holland & Holland still had the patent rites to the Sniper T configuration and that if so then in copying...
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    I had a good close look at the enlarged versions...

    I had a good close look at the enlarged versions of your pics and the "B" on the wrist after the J is an 8 and even the one on the receiver appears to look like a "B" it is an 8, that is how it...
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    I feel that given JFK fulfilling his term as the...

    I feel that given JFK fulfilling his term as the US president he could have been a close rival to Roosevelts popularity during his term in WWII both these men were a sad loss to the United States Of...
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    Not only from that conflict but others before it...

    Not only from that conflict but others before it men came home broken and the fraternity had little understanding of the horrors they had endured.
    Allot of the poor buggers were shot in WWI when...
  24. Thread: Snail mail

    by CINDERS
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    Floods are playing havoc over there maybe they...

    Floods are playing havoc over there maybe they have to use row boats!:madsmile:
  25. Thread: Snail mail

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    Waited 8 months for a book from England had...

    Waited 8 months for a book from England had actually given it up as lost as it was a rare title I most dearly wanted, it was at the right price due to the lack of research on the sellers behalf !
    Lo...
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