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    So with the proofing of the weapon did the US at...

    So with the proofing of the weapon did the US at the time use the short ton 2,000lbs as the standard measurement also would the English proofing be based on the imperial ton 2,240lbs.
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    Rigby .350 Magnum Nitro

    Here we have my Rigby .350 Magnum Nitro.

    The .350 Rigby Magnum was introduced in 1908 as the successor to the popular 400/350 Nitro Express. Rigby developed this rimless caliber for use in the...
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    :thup: Well we are sending you a fair bit of rain...

    :thup: Well we are sending you a fair bit of rain Muffett so get yer flippers out!
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    I've been trying to watch that Tom Hanks...

    I've been trying to watch that Tom Hanks Destroyer movie but one station has the rights to it and you cannot get it on any other platform from what I have seen on you tube it looks like a good movie...
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    Sunlight what's that!

    The rain wracked off so we had a small window of time to drag a couple of bikes out to give them a run, I took the Repsol and my wife rode her "Kirby Silver Surfer".
    Both are Honda CBR 1000RR's the...
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    Thx for the reply Jim.

    Thx for the reply Jim.
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    You have some nice ones there RCS pity the water...

    You have some nice ones there RCS pity the water separates us we could have some good conversations on cartridges I have some pretty cool wildcats that I'll start on after the N.E's as for some ppl...
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    Light reading tonight

    From my shelves a fairly comprehensive analysis of Germany's secret WWII weapons programs some that came to be and others that were a bit of a pipe dream.
    They had early trials with a submerged...
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    Ted Strong Story

    The Inspirational Story of Ted Strong, Vietnam Veteran (Presented by Laurence Fishburne) - YouTube
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    Holland & Holland Super 30 K

    My Holland & Holland Super 30 Kynoch Flanged (Rimmed)

    The .375 Holland & Holland Magnum proved to be so good that it took until 1925 before Holland & Holland decided that they could neck the...
  11. Think I paid $130/Aud for this Wrights 1916 black...

    Think I paid $130/Aud for this Wrights 1916 black (Not blanco'ed) web sling 15 years ago put it on my 5MD 1916 Lithgow No.1 MKIII.

    Flea-bay has lots of replica ones but if you do buy an original...
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    .369 Purdey Nitro Express

    Not often seen and fairly rare my .369 Nitro Express, also known as the .369 Purdey Nitro Express loaded by Kynoch, this is a centerfire, rifle cartridge developed by James Purdey & Sons and...
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    Both in our thoughts and prayers here.

    Both in our thoughts and prayers here.
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    Bit of cartridge history for those interested on...

    Bit of cartridge history for those interested on the U.S Army and Roy Weatherby;

    The .30-378 was originally designed by Roy Weatherby as an anti-personnel/anti-materiel military cartridge for a...
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    Kynoch .375 Magnum

    My Kynoch .375 Magnum cartridge a very versatile round, this is a nice example of that early production cartridge.
    Whilst technically its not a Nitro Express cartridge I've included it as it has...
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    I think trusting a Tyrant would never have been...

    I think trusting a Tyrant would never have been entered into, how long would have Hitler honoured the peace deal a question that really hovers on his breaking of said deals with other parties....
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    Snider & Enfield rounds

    Here are some rounds of interest the first round is an interim paper cartridge for the Snider rifle in .577 this had a special bullet (Info below) as hollow points were not allowed.
    The others are...
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    Nice selection there RCS.

    Nice selection there RCS.
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    Kynoch .318 Westley Richards

    My .318 Kynoch nitro express for the .318 Westley Richards.

    Westley Richards introduced the .318, primarily for use in their M98 Mauser and later their P14 Enfield based bolt action sporting...
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    400/350 Kynoch Nitro Express

    My 400/350 Kynoch with FMJRN

    Introduced in 1899, the .400/350 Nitro Express is a rimmed cartridge originally designed for use in single-shot and double rifles. In 1899 Rigby approached the...
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    Tweedie Projectile

    So I finally found out what the bullet is called with the slits in the side;

    Although the Tweedie bullet had the new metal jacket, this covering had slits in the side and a shortened tip exposing...
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    Kynoch .375 N.E

    My .375 2-1/2" Nitro Express.

    Based on a flanged (British for rimmed), straight taper case. It was used in a Lee bolt action BSA magazine rifle and various single shot and double barreled rifles....
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    No.1 Gibbs .461

    Here is my .461 No 1 Gibbs

    The .461 No 1 Gibbs, also known as the .461 No 1 Gibbs 2+11/3 inch, in express form it fired a 360 gr projectile driven by 90 gr of black powder, in its heavier loading...
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    Our women that play Australian rules football...

    Our women that play Australian rules football women's league certainly do not lack the courage to get in amongst it with tackles & hip and shoulders.
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    They left out the rusted appearance of the rifle...

    They left out the rusted appearance of the rifle which was the forerunner to the digital cammo'ed weapons we see today.

    Seems a sad life for such an iconic weapon hopefully someone will buy and...
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