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    Your rifle was converted from the wartime no 4...

    Your rifle was converted from the wartime no 4 Mk1 to the Mk2 standard, trigger not hung from the trigger guard but the body. Subsequently Fultons in the UK, a company noted for its quality work on...
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    Butlersrangers True, the Boer were riflemen used...

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    True, the Boer were riflemen used to small group fighting and no or minimum casualties. Therefore, longer distances to keep them away. Engaging the enemy at a distance and then...
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    As experience and knowledge catches up with us, I...

    As experience and knowledge catches up with us, I often wonder what the purpose of military rifle sights beyond 300meters was. What was the purpose except for competition? I know about volley...
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    220gr was the military bullet weight. Doesn't...

    220gr was the military bullet weight. Doesn't mean you can't shoot any other as long as its safe.
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    Any shot that hits the target is good! Makes...

    Any shot that hits the target is good! Makes them not afraid to come along for more later.
  6. quote=browningautorifle;507029]you know as well...

    quote=browningautorifle;507029]you know as well as I how superb they were[/quote]

    FN or the MAG. Really tough, accurate, dependable, trustworthy, etc.
  7. Handled a Tommy gun, felt ill-balanced and...

    Handled a Tommy gun, felt ill-balanced and awkward to carry. Feeling might improve with more handling but I doubt it. Uzi, FN, AR15 felt well balanced in comparison.
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    Doubt if that's even remotely a dummy gun. Looks...

    Doubt if that's even remotely a dummy gun. Looks like pole waiting to be set up, possibly part of the netting support.
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    Most interesting. Sure it's South African? ...

    Most interesting. Sure it's South African? Commercial stuff?
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    by Daan Kemp
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    Changes the tank to a fire support base. Such a...

    Changes the tank to a fire support base. Such a multi purpose tank may end up with no purpose left against other single purpose tanks
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    Got out of national service camps by joining...

    Got out of national service camps by joining permanent force. Never regretted my 30 years service.
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    by Daan Kemp
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    I was wondering if the cost of each AMP equals...

    I was wondering if the cost of each AMP equals the combined cost of all the others?
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    Personal opinion. Combat rifle distances rarely...

    Personal opinion. Combat rifle distances rarely requires shooting past about 100m. Further than that you use mortars and LMGs. Combat statistics of the number of kills per rounds fired support...
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    Shouldn't have recoil like that. Are you holding...

    Shouldn't have recoil like that. Are you holding it correctly?
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    I don't see the point with this post [#8], what...

    I don't see the point with this post [#8], what am I missing?
  16. Couple of seconds later.

    Couple of seconds later.
  17. MP18 Bergman first produced in 1918. British...

    MP18 Bergman first produced in 1918. British Lanchester was a copy of the later version. Sten magazines too, as it was already in production for the Lanchester. Sten and MP38/40 magazines should...
  18. That part of the video does start with British...

    That part of the video does start with British Free Corps. On the other hand, it also looks like a very much later insert to make up video length.
  19. Looks more like Mauser cartridge bandoleers. 303...

    Looks more like Mauser cartridge bandoleers. 303 usually closed flap over pouches.
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    Lizarding doesn't sound so bad.

    Lizarding doesn't sound so bad.
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    Interesting. Does using the battle sight result...

    Interesting. Does using the battle sight result in the same MPI?

    Options: Try another ammunition brand. Fit a lower front sight. Check back sight for correct fitting.
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    Shoot it a lot.

    Shoot it a lot.
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    Wonder why Brit gunmakers used it then? As well...

    Wonder why Brit gunmakers used it then? As well as the LE rifles, etc. Was it because nothing better available then? And waxing add a layer outside that wears off? Makes the wood slippery when...
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    Sure does look ugly. Cleaned up it should look...

    Sure does look ugly. Cleaned up it should look better.

    Some work would make it look better, 18" barrel, front sight, weld bolt handle, woodwork, reblue, etc. Over capitalising but it could be...
  25. The main difference between paratroopers and...

    The main difference between paratroopers and normal infantry is the mental attitude. You have to think differently: you land after jumping, knowing you are alone in enemy territory with only what...
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