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  1. The info he told me is out there on the web, but...

    The info he told me is out there on the web, but it was long ago, This was way back before mobile phones and PC's, ................ there's certain things I don't think should be shared on forums...
  2. I remember the influx of F/S knives when I was a...

    I remember the influx of F/S knives when I was a kid, most then sold as replicas etc, I've viewed a lot of originals when I could, but never bothered with them I was told what to look for by a...
  3. Any decent machine shop could thread a barrel in...

    Any decent machine shop could thread a barrel in in seconds..... you can do it yourself with a die nut as long as you have a lathe etc (you don't need the lathe but helps tp keep things square.)
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    Quite a rare beast Rob, not cheap either, as you...

    Quite a rare beast Rob, not cheap either, as you Know Phil Rose, he may be able to prize some bits off a certain dealer he knows to build on up.

    I contacted Phil after the No7 parts went missing...
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    Agree with BAR, I also doubt it was Military use...

    Agree with BAR, I also doubt it was Military use either, but even back then personnel kit was purchased rather than issue, but an officer would of been well looked after, only purchase back then was...
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    I'll have a signed one Gil, I'll take another too...

    I'll have a signed one Gil, I'll take another too for someone we know, he probably could do with something good to read......
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    Thats it Mick, my post should of read water...

    Thats it Mick, my post should of read water bottle carrier..... I thought it was a US one at first until I got it up on a bigger screen.
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    Still no takers ........ Look at the PLCE, non...

    Still no takers ........ Look at the PLCE, non (UK) standard issue water bootle........... anyway I'm just wondering if they may of been from the M&AW Cadre ?
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    Its what I meant in the big give aways......, but...

    Its what I meant in the big give aways......, but no one has spotted the other bit of kit......
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    They are the big give aways (The comms gear, I...

    They are the big give aways (The comms gear, I thought was a single sided headset used with the clansman radio but expanding the picture looks more like the headsets for the Racal 5080 (also can be...
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    A picture tells a thousand words.......... one...

    A picture tells a thousand words.......... one piece of kit stands out in that picture that tells me they maybe something special.
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    Very nice, The DWM 1916 one would just fit in my...

    Very nice, The DWM 1916 one would just fit in my collection.......
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    Steve, Have a look at the link, if you look to...

    Steve, Have a look at the link, if you look to page 710 you'll see here was a lot more Base and Command workshops then many know of, 42 Command workshop was just down the road from me, two of My...
  14. Thanks for the pics F10, but as stated last time...

    Thanks for the pics F10, but as stated last time and in my PM, I contacted a few big collectors of WD bikes etc and there is only about two known in existence and one of them was dug up at Arnhem, I...
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    Dr Payne .....

    Good to see Rog & Dave yesterday,

    Must apologise for not saying goodbye, but I did see Dave, it was a last minute thing going there and was a perfect opportunity to drop off a fellow members...
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    Got one myself John, I intended to graft part of...

    Got one myself John, I intended to graft part of a spare body on the part that Geoff had machined off........ its still in the back of a cabinet.............., lovely rifle but as its been said...
  17. Thread: Scimitar

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    Been trying to find some pics of when I was in...

    Been trying to find some pics of when I was in BATUS but they seem to have disappeared, One thing I would say, the drivers would have to be a slim build and lubed up to get in and out quick, maybe...
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    Have to laugh at that one Mick, many years ago...

    Have to laugh at that one Mick, many years ago our club organised a Military rifle shoot, from a standard as issued rifle it slowly become any rifle with a bolt, scoped or not, in the space of a...
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    Value? Listed is one thing Gil, but the proof is in the...

    Listed is one thing Gil, but the proof is in the pudding........ there are a few not quite right L42's out there, I remember Scotarms had a L42 listed, it wasn't an L42, but it was made up on a No4T...
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    Value? Hmm, some prices quoted are a little inflated I'm...

    Hmm, some prices quoted are a little inflated I'm afraid, I based my figure on what Mike may be able to get for it, for a dealer to buy it and an auction price it would be a lot lower, you only have...
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    A classic .........

    A classic .........
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    Value? I would say Roy W is on the money regarding value...

    I would say Roy W is on the money regarding value and that would be the top price in my opinion far less in an auction, as It bears no scope number on the butt, its the reason I say it was done...
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    Value? Always hard to put a price on something like...

    Always hard to put a price on something like this, I PM'd Mike as I have a Chest for a L42, I bought sometime back from a fellow member on here, as I was holding on for a similar rifle that was...
  24. Thread: Scimitar

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    I thought that was the Gurkhas..........

    I thought that was the Gurkhas..........
  25. Thread: My SIG 550's.

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    Lovely rifles..... I get to shoot one twice a...

    Lovely rifles..... I get to shoot one twice a year, unfortunately missed out last week due to work.
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