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    Cinders, you have a 76mm projectile amongst the...

    Cinders, you have a 76mm projectile amongst the lot I sent you, it was the polished silver one.
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    Works ok for me Zed.

    Works ok for me Zed.
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    …..and more so when the only cover you can dive...

    …..and more so when the only cover you can dive into is covered in boxthorn.


    I have some tactics manuals dating back to WWII, will check them, but I have a recollection of Contact Drills back in...
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    Words in use back in the early sixties when I ...

    Words in use back in the early sixties when I wore a green suit. part of basic Infantry drill.
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    Thanks for showing that Al, it saves me putting...

    Thanks for showing that Al, it saves me putting it up.
    Just as an aside, be careful with any inference when discussing these type mods and fixes, there are a few of us that do this for a living.
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    Funny that we are discussing this combination, I...

    Funny that we are discussing this combination, I have a 1912 BSA 22 target configuration with this combination.
    I had it to the range a week ago, it gave me grief as the trigger was far too light,...
  7. Fair chance, would have been sold out of service...

    Fair chance, would have been sold out of service by 1920 or so, converted to Range Pattern, Impressed in 1940, served as line 2, sold onto the open market around 1947.
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    I knew that Pisco.

    I knew that Pisco.
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    The early ball and socket are often used to give...

    The early ball and socket are often used to give a single stage trigger, both my Lithgow HT's have this configuration, along with a couple of my Range rifles.
    The thing to note is the position of...
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    Good to see you enjoying yourself at last.

    Good to see you enjoying yourself at last.
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    as promised, the sight I took off was an LSA...

    as promised, the sight I took off was an LSA 1909 SIGHT patent No. 12,672, these sights are relatively flimsy and prone to damage being of tubular construction.
    Finding one undamaged albeit well...
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    I will take a couple of pic's tomorrow, The 19...

    I will take a couple of pic's tomorrow, The 19 did a lot of damage, 70% lung function remaining, Heart and Kidney damage and more tests next week.

    She's a pretty sick puppy.
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    The Range sights that came with it are worth more...

    The Range sights that came with it are worth more than the rifle itself Bindii, currently residing in my sight collection.....I will find a surplus BSA No.9 sight for it that will be period correct.
  14. Strewth, I've read this all three times.....some...

    Strewth, I've read this all three times.....some is sinking in, other bits are just confusing.....but all in all a wealth of knowledge with a bit of supposition.
    Just need someone to put it all in...
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    BIRTHDAY GIRL

    Finally got my 1920 Lithgow to the range for a birthday bash.
    Usually do this on Australia Day, but with all that's been going on this year and the range just re-opened, this is the earliest I could...
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    Testing uploading of pics

    Testing uploading of pics.
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    It could be a variation of this short range...

    It could be a variation of this short range target frame

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    But steel targets were out of style by the early 1900's, the last on my range was replaced in 1902.
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    Ahh yes, but the fun is in the cleanup:madsmile:

    Ahh yes, but the fun is in the cleanup:madsmile:
  19. The steel one, I have one that came from Inf....

    The steel one, I have one that came from Inf. Centre.
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    Lithgow made heavy barrels in the 70's for 7.62mm...

    Lithgow made heavy barrels in the 70's for 7.62mm conversions.
    They were hammer forged, using the same equipment used to make the Black Mountain range of barrels for target rifles....
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    Sticky: May 2020, additions thanks to Damian Allan....

    May 2020, additions thanks to Damian Allan.
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    Thanks Dann, he was making me giddy again.

    Thanks Dann, he was making me giddy again.
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    The big problem I see is that the Health Care...

    The big problem I see is that the Health Care people here in OZ are blinded by the one virus, and ignoring other symptoms in their haste to get the patient thru the system.

    My wife was diagnosed...
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    Have you seen this Demo? or are you too blue in the face from waiting?
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    Just to avoid confusion, as the 84mm Carl Gustav...

    Just to avoid confusion, as the 84mm Carl Gustav also had a TPTP round, the round for the 106 RCL was actually called Cartridge QF 106mm, but to avoid confusion with the American training round,...
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