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  1. Thread: Not often seen

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    Portuguese

    Here is a packet of my metric 6.5mm Portuguese.
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    I do have a steel 75mm case but I got that from...

    I do have a steel 75mm case but I got that from an American destroyer 35+ years ago when it visited the Bunbury port don't remember how I got from the crew to remove it off the ship but here it sits...
  3. Thread: Not often seen

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    Yes you can see how the W M morphed from the...

    Yes you can see how the W M morphed from the round described RCS apart from Weatherby's all being belted cartridges what sets them apart is the double radiused shoulder, on thing they do not lack and...
  4. Thread: Not often seen

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    340 WM

    Have not got onto the loose stuff for a bit but I picked up a full packet of these a while ago they are in good condition.
    Had to rummage through the packets they had as some had reloaded ammo in...
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    Awesome Jim sometimes it takes allot of years to...

    Awesome Jim sometimes it takes allot of years to get what one requires they just don't grow on the back yard tree and only a fellow collector can really understand just how long it takes, hours spent...
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    Yes a story in that book relates to a safety...

    Yes a story in that book relates to a safety chain they used to drag over the acoustic/magnetic mines to set them off but the rope attached to the chain was cut short (Pilfered) the mine was out on...
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    I started also to collect these little booklets...

    I started also to collect these little booklets on fighting ships from both conflicts but have not seen any here in Aus for quite some time.
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    They would probably have had a mix on the night...

    They would probably have had a mix on the night raids some with H.E others with incendiary's and some mine layers sometimes they sent over a single plane to drop them these were tracked and the...
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    Aerial mine

    A defused, German 1,000 kg 'Luftmine'. Glasgow, 18 March ~ the mine was delivered by parachute hence the lack of stabilising fins and damage to the mine.
    The Brits ever the thrifty people found each...
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    They were to scared to awaken H*tler on D-Day and...

    They were to scared to awaken H*tler on D-Day and as he had sole command of the Tigers they stayed put and really did not get to the front for 4-5 days as they found it difficult to move due to the...
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    H/Bdy bloke have a good day.

    H/Bdy bloke have a good day.
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    They also enlisted the aid of prisoners to help...

    They also enlisted the aid of prisoners to help evacuate the wounded in WWI due to the gluttonous mud it could take all day to remove a wounded person with 6-8 personnel helping, those stretcher...
  13. Isn't it fun mmppres when you put a thing...

    Isn't it fun mmppres when you put a thing together just to find a screw or such left over and its position in the whole mix is right in the centre of the item you just pulled apart and...
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    I had a friend turn me up a .064, .070 & .074...

    I had a friend turn me up a .064, .070 & .074 sent him an empty cartridge so he could get the taper right and he made them about half the length of a case with the required rim thickness.
    In all...
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    No probs its all about helping each other here...

    No probs its all about helping each other here and stopping an unwanted event we will need a range report in due course!:thup:
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    I would strongly suggest you read the threads on...

    I would strongly suggest you read the threads on this site on the fitment of the bolt as it is not just a plug and play by swapping bolt heads to attain the correct head spacing it also has to bear...
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    Apparently they the Taliban now have more...

    Apparently they the Taliban now have more Blackhawk helicopters that the Australian Armed Forces!
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    From my shelves, I suggest you get a copy of this...

    From my shelves, I suggest you get a copy of this book Surpmil have a read and digest exactly what was written from the front at Gallipoli to our Govt here in Australia.
    Which ever way you look at...
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    From my collection a good read if your into the...

    From my collection a good read if your into the secret side of things.
  20. Started with my dad WWII vet 4 years o/seas LAC...

    Started with my dad WWII vet 4 years o/seas LAC Engine Fitter, brother 20 years RAAF Flt/Sgt, Brother in/law VN Vet and myself doing a 2 year stint in the cadets ('72-'73) where we were introduced to...
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    30Three our country is the same for our war...

    30Three our country is the same for our war memorials you can be at a small isolated place where a small town is and you'd have a high chance there is a monument there for those that answered the...
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    I just watched it again it was a miracle that...

    I just watched it again it was a miracle that none of those brave lads perished in what was basically a hang you out to dry situation and so great to see that for at least some of the surviving Irish...
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    The only thing that was a little off was the...

    The only thing that was a little off was the Sniper T with only a post reticule and the S/A shot by the bren gunner of the man in the white suit everything apart from those 2 minor things made a...
  24. Thread: 1915 Lithgow

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    About the only thing that may help me is the 2...

    About the only thing that may help me is the 2 vol set I have about Lithgow and its people or I'll SMS Ian and ask him!:thup:

    The * means rust or a cut in the barrel near the mark Pg 100 Armourers...
  25. Thread: 1915 Lithgow

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    On the butt stock is 2 MD ~ The 2nd Military...

    On the butt stock is 2 MD ~ The 2nd Military District was an administrative district of the Australian Army that covered most of New South Wales, with its headquarters in Sydney. The southern border...
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