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    On of 79 Irish contract sets acc. to IDS.

    On of 79 Irish contract sets acc. to IDS.
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    Dove Cottage again.

    Dove Cottage again.
  3. Looks much better Mr. Humble, though I feel a...

    Looks much better Mr. Humble, though I feel a modern scope on a vintage rifle is like putting slicks on mag rims on a Bentley. Sorry! ;)
  4. Too late now Northof60! :ugh:

    Too late now Northof60! :ugh:
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    Here it is, Luke Tippins' finest! Looks like...

    Here it is, Luke Tippins' finest!

    Looks like the photos have been redone to avoid the problem areas pointed out the last time. Perhaps a new trigger guard next time? ;)
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  6. Thread: Not often seen

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    Soon to be banned in Castro's Canada I suppose:...

    Soon to be banned in Castro's Canada I suppose: too much muzzle energy etc.
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    The really important question is, does it have...

    The really important question is, does it have the lens brush?? :lol:
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    Quite something isn't it? That's Wordsworth's...

    Quite something isn't it? That's Wordsworth's Dove Cottage. It's a place for a poet, like the Dordogne
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    13 weeks to get a medical degree at $55. a week....

    13 weeks to get a medical degree at $55. a week.

    The Civil War of the United States: Mary Edwards Walker, born November 26, 1832

    And don't forget the grave-robbing for cadavers for dissection...
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    I believe we had a previous thread about this...

    I believe we had a previous thread about this rifle on auction, with a suitable exposť.
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    No....

    No....
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    Timeless place, was there in 2012.

    Timeless place, was there in 2012.
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    And I think the rifle closest to the camera also,...

    And I think the rifle closest to the camera also, and what is more something I have not seen before - what looks like a patch let into the forend to eliminate the recess for the long range dial sight.
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    IMHO it would be a pity to D&T an original rifle...

    IMHO it would be a pity to D&T an original rifle now, but yours so your choice. Some have made up a cantilever mount to go into the express sight dovetail, as well as the dovetail on the bridge you...
  15. Gents, I know of course that snipers like other...

    Gents, I know of course that snipers like other soldiers did sometimes put their names on scope cases etc, I've had at least one myself, (Busch Visar), but one's home address is not part of a...
  16. Thread: Type 38 Story

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    There are several accounts of multiple rounds of...

    There are several accounts of multiple rounds of .303 being fired through .280 Rosses with no catastrophic results;about ten rounds in one case and that shooter apparently wasn't able to discern that...
  17. It would be very unlikely for a sniper to put his...

    It would be very unlikely for a sniper to put his name and address on any part of his equipment in wartime. Much more likely that the said Mr. McCoull was using the case to hold some other...
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    The fear and discomfort that a possible reality...

    The fear and discomfort that a possible reality evokes is in direct proportion to its unpleasantness, and to the urgency that it be confronted and understood.

    :wave:
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    Suncorite in 1896? Or 1906 or 1926 or 1936? ...

    Suncorite in 1896? Or 1906 or 1926 or 1936?

    No.:rolleyes:
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    The ocular cell is loose in the scope shown.

    The ocular cell is loose in the scope shown.
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    In that era it would have been a rust bluing...

    In that era it would have been a rust bluing process. There is a formula given in "Firearm Bluing and Browning" by R. H. Angier that purports to be one used at RSAF Enfield before WWI.
  22. Thread: Ross 35 WCF

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    Double thread.

    Double thread.
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    The title of a thread can be edited by selecting...

    The title of a thread can be edited by selecting the "Advanced" editing option.
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    What are you trying to do to the rifle?

    What are you trying to do to the rifle?
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    Double thread, delete it someone.

    Double thread, delete it someone.
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