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    easy, a RSC 1918. well probably very very...

    easy, a RSC 1918.

    well probably very very difficult, but if you only want one more make it THE one you want.
  2. Thread: Book Review

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    No Moon Tonight. D E Charlwood. an australian...

    No Moon Tonight. D E Charlwood.

    an australian navigator in bomber command, england, ww2.

    wow. for the last few hours i was not myself, living in australia in 2019 but another man, in england,...
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    not exactly lost, but there is a warehouse full...

    not exactly lost, but there is a warehouse full of armour in my town in northern nsw.

    from what i remember inc a restored universal carrier, a restored ferret scout, a m113, poss a centurian and...
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    whoever it was made for would have been the...

    whoever it was made for would have been the coolest kid on the block with that.
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    wow, a very uncommon piece of kit. i hope it is...

    wow, a very uncommon piece of kit. i hope it is now yours.

    lovely.
  6. wot abou' the P14? :D

    wot abou' the P14? :D
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    lovely bd6. the S&W has the perfect wear. some...

    lovely bd6. the S&W has the perfect wear.

    some may question my taste, but i love webley autoloaders.

    i doubt i will ever jump through the necessary hoops for a pistol license, but an...
  8. Thread: ANZAC Day 2019

    by henry r
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    lest we forget.

    lest we forget.
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    i literally swore out loud in appreciation when...

    i literally swore out loud in appreciation when the first pic opened. that doesn't happen often.

    beautiful collection.
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    thanks alan and superbee, a very interesting...

    thanks alan and superbee, a very interesting article.
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    :( showing as "forbidden"

    :( showing as "forbidden"
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    mind blowing. the level of skill and...

    mind blowing.

    the level of skill and dedication is astounding.

    thanks for sharing.

    imagine what would happen if this guy and the thornycroft/dennis/peerless family got together.
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    the video i was thinking was one of the "Anvil"...

    the video i was thinking was one of the "Anvil" series by c&rsenal on youtube. no idea which one though.
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    i haven't tried it myself but i have seen footage...

    i haven't tried it myself but i have seen footage of a gunsmith using a hammer to tap the displaced metal back into place, re-shaping the slot with a small file, then smoothing the head with a quick...
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    i truely don't understand how someone could do...

    i truely don't understand how someone could do what he did. that being said in my eyes he has voided his right to live. (and to humane treatment)

    i would say he needs to be made an example of......
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    make a tag and tie it too the trigger guard so...

    make a tag and tie it too the trigger guard so you don't forget.

    excluding the two annoyances it sounds like a fun day out.
  17. nice find. two thumbs up to the owner who...

    nice find. two thumbs up to the owner who sold/swapped it back to you. it is great when people understand/appreciate history.

    a No3 T is at the top of my dream sniper rifle list, so I'll enjoy...
  18. Thread: Lee Sporter

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    as above, please post some pictures. ...

    as above, please post some pictures.


    https://encrypted-tbn0.gstatic.com/images?q=tbn%3AANd9GcSG8wv5G5dORBJ7f8zukRIRcT1X-W_5gOG22Bftq51J4aogWG3Y

    fredrick beesley was a london gunmaker with a...
  19. Thread: Lee Sporter

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    from the description it sounds like a no1 pattern...

    from the description it sounds like a no1 pattern lee speed sporting rifle.

    they were a commercial sporting rifle based on new commercial lee enfield actions, it is not a modified ex military...
  20. edit... read the whole post before replying.

    edit... read the whole post before replying.
  21. by random chance i ended up in the palm beach rsl...

    by random chance i ended up in the palm beach rsl (returned servicemans league) club last night, in sydney, australia.
    in a display cabinet was, what i later worked out to be, a alexander henry...
  22. do you plan to shoot them? if yes, do you want to...

    do you plan to shoot them? if yes, do you want to deal with 1 or 2 more cartridges?

    if you don't plan to shoot them or don't mind different cartridges, try a Type 99.

    for desirability, to...
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    my thoughts would be to use one of the british...

    my thoughts would be to use one of the british figure targets. watch from the 15.00 mark.

    The No 1, Mk III*, Short, Magazine, Lee-Enfield (SMLE): Musketry of 1914 -PART TWO- - YouTube
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    does the guy just right of centre have a m1/m2...

    does the guy just right of centre have a m1/m2 carbine with two mags taped/clipped together?

    i thought that was a more modern (com block?) thing.

    edit: or is it sgt stripes?
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    hbd ian.

    hbd ian.
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