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    I had a similar issue with a No1MkIII*; shooting...

    I had a similar issue with a No1MkIII*; shooting over 12 MOA at 50 metres with SMK hand loads and PPU factory.
    Barrel was worn at the muzzle and also poor fit of the wood. A replacement new old...
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    Ouch, that's a high starting price Gil.

    Ouch, that's a high starting price Gil.
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    What is the estimated value?

    What is the estimated value?
  4. Thread: 22 TRAINER

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    My 1918 SMLE .22 is by Parker Hale. It does not...

    My 1918 SMLE .22 is by Parker Hale. It does not have any .22 markings on the wrist; but the barrel has the usual British stamps for .22 proof.
    The original 1918 barrel has been lined.
    So would...
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    That's a great result Ovidio. These are so much...

    That's a great result Ovidio.
    These are so much fun to shoot; it'll definitely put a smile on your face!
  6. Thread: Out of Nowhere

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    Every village in France has a memorial like that....

    Every village in France has a memorial like that. The same family names appearing as the boy's signed up together; or the younger ones followed big brother into trenches.
    I see in your 1st WW list:...
  7. Thread: 22 TRAINER

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    Was the Cooey sight fitted for the Military? Or...

    Was the Cooey sight fitted for the Military? Or was it just for civilan target work?
    I ask; because if it's officially a military trainer sight; it should be legal in the Service Rifle trainer...
  8. Thread: 22 TRAINER

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    Ovidio; can you get the rifle shipped to you? In...

    Ovidio; can you get the rifle shipped to you? In France you can send them in two packages; the bolt would be sent seperately 48 hours later.
    For a single shot .22 we just need to register it with...
  9. Thread: 22 TRAINER

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    In France this would be around 1,000 Euros, so...

    In France this would be around 1,000 Euros, so about 1200 US dollars. the rear sight is an added bonus! A good investment for sure.
    These are great fun to shoot; and normally quite accurate.
    Great...
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    Could the issue of getting proper alignment...

    Could the issue of getting proper alignment between the scope mount fittings and the bore be helped; by using a laser bore sighter in the chamber and a laser pointer rigged into the scope mount....
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    There's plenty to see all along the coast. Well...

    There's plenty to see all along the coast. Well worth a visit.
    I like Arromanche; it's a good spot to base yourself when visiting the landing beaches.
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    The danger of disturbing the bedding is far less...

    The danger of disturbing the bedding is far less than the danger of splitting the fore end by tightening the bolt without removing it!
    I have removed and refitted the fore end on my fulton's...
  13. I assume it was made for export; seeing as it's...

    I assume it was made for export; seeing as it's marked Germany and not Deutschland.
  14. Thread: News of PL

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    That's great to hear! We have missed him.

    That's great to hear! We have missed him.
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    WW2 Bomber crew memorial

    Here is a photo of a small memorial attached to a village church here in France.
    I'm a few days late with the date; it was 7th January 1944.

    Only one survivor; one of the gunners.
    114096
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    That's my 1929 BSA No1MkIII* I had a new barrel...

    That's my 1929 BSA No1MkIII* I had a new barrel fitted (NOS) when I bought it.
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    I have found these cheap USB borescopes to be...

    I have found these cheap USB borescopes to be very useful for the price. great for a quick rifle bore inspection. At work I use one for vehicle engine bores and catalytic convertor inspection as...
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    "Wings on my sleeve"

    I recently finished reading this biography of Captain Eric "Winkle" Brown. "Wings on my sleeve"
    tells his story of his wartime exploits and his test flying. He became the most experienced test...
  19. Pedantic Potato,. Lot's of sound advice here; and...

    Pedantic Potato,. Lot's of sound advice here; and it seems that you are already on the right track by asking and learning prior to purchase.
    Regarding a borescope, for a reasonable quality image...
  20. When buying any collector's item; be it a classic...

    When buying any collector's item; be it a classic rifle, a classic car or whatever. It's better to pay a bit more for proper quality! If you are new to what you are searching for; go to a reputable...
  21. Thread: No. 4 Mk 2

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    Has it been used as a target rifle? The photo of...

    Has it been used as a target rifle? The photo of the barrel appears to show some centre bedding material.
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    My daughter also love shooting the .22's;...

    My daughter also love shooting the .22's; especially the 1918 SMLE on the 50 metre range.
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    I like that ! :thup:

    I like that ! :thup:
  24. To correct the barrel alignment; which in my case...

    To correct the barrel alignment; which in my case was due to poor contact on the draws. I removed a very small amount of material from the contact face of the draws, to even them up.
    Then I made...
  25. Looking at your very first photo, it appears that...

    Looking at your very first photo, it appears that it's the receiver that is off centre; not just the magazine catch. The gaps between the receiver and wood are not equal.
    Are you sure of the fit in...
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