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  1. Thread: P17 Winchester

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    Yesterday I brought the old warhorse out again....

    Yesterday I brought the old warhorse out again.
    Same reload as Patrick suggested me. OAL 84,7, not .5 as written there.
    Low light due to stormy weather, so I needed three rounds to get to where the...
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    I’d look for a Mosin 1891. The old Imperial one....

    I’d look for a Mosin 1891. The old Imperial one. Longer, rough and less available.
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    First “approach” with reloaded ammo at 100 meters.
    Standard recipe for my Peruvian.
    Not too shabby.
    Have to keep playing with her.
  4. They are, at least here in Italy. No problems at...

    They are, at least here in Italy. No problems at all with that.
    No limits also for the quantity of firearms you want to buy.
  5. 1909 Argentinian Mauser...Ooooops, I did it again

    Today, driving back from Germany through Switzerland at the end of a trade show, I called a guy who put a 1909 Argentinian Mauser on sale.
    He was along my way home, so I took a chance to go see the...
  6. Thread: PUNJI PITS

    by Ovidio
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    And each war, everything has to be learned again...

    And each war, everything has to be learned again from zero...
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    Thanks for the recipe:D

    Thanks for the recipe:D
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    So, today, after flying back from Las Vegas via...

    So, today, after flying back from Las Vegas via London and sleeping 12 hours, I went to the range with Patrick’s pet load (48 grs. of N140, 168 grs HPBT match bullets from Hornady and OAL of 84.7 mm,...
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    My bet is that you found something interesting....

    My bet is that you found something interesting.
    Be it a field mod or something done later, it looks useful and well done.
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    Hi Amadeus, I normally use Sellier & Bellot...

    Hi Amadeus,

    I normally use Sellier & Bellot FMJBT 180 grs. bullets.
    Also Hornady or other high-end brands will be ok.
    PPU also. I think they even have a 150 grs. bullet.
    I lately reload it with...
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    It pretty much depends on the kind of sights for...

    It pretty much depends on the kind of sights for me.
    With normal open sights I’m pretty good, shooting often around 2-3” groups, sometimes close to 1”.
    With aperture sights I’m relearning, but am...
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    Interesting indeed. One might ask himself why......

    Interesting indeed.
    One might ask himself why...
    National guard is probably a bit less aggressively trained, but it still gets a training which is far away from law enforcement.
    But for me at that...
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    Very bad idea sending soldiers to quell uprisings...

    Very bad idea sending soldiers to quell uprisings from civilians.
    I’ve been sent in the South of Italy against organised crime in ‘94-95, and it was my worst time in the Army.
    You just don’t have...
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    It is 50 km south-west of Cologne. About 40-45 km...

    It is 50 km south-west of Cologne. About 40-45 km west of Bonn
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    Nice shooting!

    Nice shooting!
  16. The fact is that also here up North most people...

    The fact is that also here up North most people would wholeheartedly disagree.
    We’re three nations in one country...at best.
    I often feel we should be a confederation of independent states.

    Now...
  17. Sicily is still Italy:lol::lol::lol: Just for...

    Sicily is still Italy:lol::lol::lol:
    Just for fun;)
  18. I always appreciate tributes like this. Memory...

    I always appreciate tributes like this.
    Memory is important.
    Plus...you also were on the right side of History.
    Even though many in my family fought against the Allies in WWII, I wish to add my...
  19. There is written "Tofang-e namunah 1309 Karkhaneh...

    There is written "Tofang-e namunah 1309 Karkhaneh eslihah-e sazi Brno", which means: Rifle model 1309, Brno arsenal.
    At least on mine:D

    ---------- Post added at 10:51 PM ---------- Previous post...
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    Yes, that is what I meant. Did not write Japanese...

    Yes, that is what I meant. Did not write Japanese origins.
    Thanks.
    Ugly thing that one...
    Ugly times after all...
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    Deportation of Japanese citizens after Pearl...

    Deportation of Japanese citizens after Pearl Harbor?
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    You gave word to my same impressions. I was...

    You gave word to my same impressions. I was trying to figure out where I'd seen that place or a very similar one.
  23. Iwo Jima?

    Iwo Jima?
  24. Thread: WWI 20"

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    That is a beauty!

    That is a beauty!
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    Thanks my friend...and still...I don’t fully...

    Thanks my friend...and still...I don’t fully agree:lol:
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