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    What if?

    Well here is a lark from left field!
    I am just wondering if in the big scheme of things if Holland & Holland still had the patent rites to the Sniper T configuration and that if so then in copying...
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    I had a good close look at the enlarged versions...

    I had a good close look at the enlarged versions of your pics and the "B" on the wrist after the J is an 8 and even the one on the receiver appears to look like a "B" it is an 8, that is how it...
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    I feel that given JFK fulfilling his term as the...

    I feel that given JFK fulfilling his term as the US president he could have been a close rival to Roosevelts popularity during his term in WWII both these men were a sad loss to the United States Of...
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    Not only from that conflict but others before it...

    Not only from that conflict but others before it men came home broken and the fraternity had little understanding of the horrors they had endured.
    Allot of the poor buggers were shot in WWI when...
  5. Thread: Snail mail

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    Floods are playing havoc over there maybe they...

    Floods are playing havoc over there maybe they have to use row boats!:madsmile:
  6. Thread: Snail mail

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    Waited 8 months for a book from England had...

    Waited 8 months for a book from England had actually given it up as lost as it was a rare title I most dearly wanted, it was at the right price due to the lack of research on the sellers behalf !
    Lo...
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    There is never really a single factor that causes...

    There is never really a single factor that causes an incident but the swiss cheese method where at some point a set of holes lines up allowing the bullet to pass through without hitting the cheese....
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    Obviously they did not have the numbers of...

    Obviously they did not have the numbers of aircraft so hatched a plan to put on a show, but to have a person come up with a plan who only has his single pilots license nothing else except he was some...
  9. Thread: Cartridges II

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    Jdj

    My 375 JDJ based off the 444 Marlin case J D Jones started playing around with propriety cartridges around 1978.
    This cartridge he developed is capable of taking elk, has lively recoil when loaded...
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    Telling far flung stories Surpmil of deeds done...

    Telling far flung stories Surpmil of deeds done is not the same as blatantly trying to fleece some one of their money with a clearly faked rifle and B/S story about it.
  11. So a possible load out for a squad would be...

    So a possible load out for a squad would be 5.56/308/6.8 - training ammo that may not shoot to the same poi less recoil then one goes into the field where its at the pointy end with the fighting ammo...
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    Hat Bage

    1st Canadian Armoured Carrier Regiment here is their official hat badge of which I have 3 the other not pictured is silver leading me to believe right or wrong it may be an officers one, these are...
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    Well there is only so much one can do without...

    Well there is only so much one can do without giving to much of the game away allowing this cretin to make even better fakers yes there is plenty on the web but there is also allot of stuff that is...
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    Does that ever happen smerdon! with our Govt at...

    Does that ever happen smerdon! with our Govt at any time why do you think our Aussie and N Zed brethren are so good at pilfering equipment from the US armed forces because our useless behind the door...
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    True but they tried conscription twice in the...

    True but they tried conscription twice in the first world war and it failed miserably the troops at the Western Front summed it up very well;
    "We would rather fight beside someone who wanted to be...
  16. January 6th 1949 the last of the Japanese...

    January 6th 1949 the last of the Japanese soldiers surrendered on Iwo Jima.
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    Either way if their deep the pressure wave will...

    Either way if their deep the pressure wave will sort them, I'd gather the flamer will poke a good bit of liquid fire to ensure they aint coming out of that hole.
    Of all the war fronts engaged the...
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    Type 95 Ha Go light tank vastly inferior to the...

    Type 95 Ha Go light tank vastly inferior to the allies tanks in that crew of 3 with a 37mm main and 7.7 Mg's secondary a very rough tank to ride in the turret armour was only 12mm so could be pierced...
  19. Thread: "T" for sale

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    "T" for sale

    A member here has a very very nice T for sale and I'd snaffle it if I was in the area, however I did find something of mirth in the pics posted by Lance.
    Possibly the end of hostilities or a Monday...
  20. I'm on the wrong side of Aus for that bit Muffett...

    I'm on the wrong side of Aus for that bit Muffett however never say never, does the 2 Ed have any additional info Lance or its the same as the 1st Ed S/C. TIA
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    Again need help

    Been through my COTW 14th Ed scoured the net with different spelling and titles and drew a blank!!!!!

    The cartridge was I.D'ed by the chap I brought the collection from as a 41 Patterson that's...
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    It was all supposed to have changed after the...

    It was all supposed to have changed after the Italian debacle performing the pierced heart manoeuvre that air shows would be made safer.
    Thankfully no one on the ground or outside the perimeter was...
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    You have a nice selection of rounds RCS which I...

    You have a nice selection of rounds RCS which I find and hope others do very interesting.
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    It seems the fighters were doing their circus...

    It seems the fighters were doing their circus whilst the B-17 and B-25 were at a lower level flying past the field.
    From what I took from the video whilst listening to the commentator of it who is a...
  25. He did not start out as a pilot he was in the...

    He did not start out as a pilot he was in the Navy as a gunner on the Haruna before applying for the Naval air force he qualified top of the lot and was presented with a watch by Hirohito himself...
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