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  1. Value? ...or better still, take their petty animosity...

    ...or better still, take their petty animosity back to the Mauser Forums on Gunboards.
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    With a body like yours Cinders, you wouldn't be...

    With a body like yours Cinders, you wouldn't be game to lay in the sun.:rofl:
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    Sticky: Pisco, thanks for the pic, it looks like the...

    Pisco, thanks for the pic, it looks like the bottom loop of a 3, another way of telling if it is 1940 or '43 is to look at the proof marks on the left of the receiver, pre 1941 D series had the crown...
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    Sticky: Pisco, can you check the prefix? 1940 should be a...

    Pisco, can you check the prefix? 1940 should be a B, not an E.
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    I do know the answer to that....but I ain't...

    I do know the answer to that....but I ain't tellin yet.:madsmile:


    I had done the research for a book, but with my age and time being against me, I will probably add that chapter to the Lithgow...
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    This ? is an official Lithgow stamp, it can be...

    This ? is an official Lithgow stamp, it can be found on both the receiver and barrel, it is specific to 1916 and 1917 dated rifles.
  7. Thread: Playtime

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    Playtime

    Took four SMLE's to the range to check out, a 1918 Enfield Sporter, a 1913 Lithgow, a 1916H Lithgow and a 1938 Lithgow.
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    Checked zero on each at 25m, only the '16H needed sight adjustment,...
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    More help needed.

    If you look at the latest update of the Lithgow Survey, in the Survivor listings you will see some 1916/17 rifles marked with a ? (question mark), I need to add to these serial numbers to get a...
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    Sticky: Sept. update. 103094 103093 103092 103095...

    Sept. update.
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    Rog, all the 30's dates were relatively low...

    Rog, all the 30's dates were relatively low production, this one has had a relatively hard life, including tapping for a scope.
    The serial number puts it in the 1940 assembly bracket, it currently...
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    1/16" PIN through plate and peened.

    1/16" PIN through plate and peened.
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    Thanks Zed, I'm working on getting all the...

    Thanks Zed, I'm working on getting all the locations into some semblance of order to get around them....might need your help later on that.
    Great to see the pic. of your daughter shooting, when my...
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    My Latest Edition

    I guess this ends my importing from NZ:dunno:
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    The icing on the cake looks like a trip to France...

    The icing on the cake looks like a trip to France soon, currently collating the info on War Cemetries where my family members lay.
    So it will be a family get together that's been a long time coming....
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    Sticky: :):):madsmile:;)

    :):):madsmile:;)
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    Now it's about time I pointed you in the right...

    Now it's about time I pointed you in the right direction, I would have thought you would have twigged to this years ago....
    What you need to do, is paint your red phone box blue, rename it and as...
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    The Thick Plottens….It seems Helene emigrated to...

    The Thick Plottens….It seems Helene emigrated to OZ to marry a Fighter Pilot she met in Africa, Guess who acted as Character Referee.
    Nancy Wake who's code name was..... "Helene".

    Just love this...
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    No Gil, that photo was taken in 1944, the trio...

    No Gil, that photo was taken in 1944, the trio were together for what they thought might be the last time, before being moved back to the European Theatre.

    John did give me a rundown on the...
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    Our GP's had a stainless steel plate in them,...

    Our GP's had a stainless steel plate in them, used to be a bugger when it cracked out.
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    Got the good guts from my father in law who...

    Got the good guts from my father in law who speaks 7 languages, two tours of SVN.
    The girls were stationed in EGYPT at Tel El Kabir until that was sorted then to France.
    Louise was Pacific Bn....
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    Any clues on the colour bars worn by the girls?

    Any clues on the colour bars worn by the girls?
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    Thanks Gil, both the girls, Cleo and Helene, were...

    Thanks Gil, both the girls, Cleo and Helene, were at one time part of the resistance, this pic is 1944.
    Helene and family emigrated to OZ in 1950, Cleo stayed in France, Constantine not sure about,...
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    Help Identify

    I'm hoping the collective brain can help identify these Uniforms.
    This trio are from the French side of my wifes family.
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    Not known, but could hazard a guess that the case...

    Not known, but could hazard a guess that the case is sitting fractionally out of line, noticed with Super Simplex presses where you are neck sizing only.
    Another possibility is the neck sizer is...
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    The French side of the family(wifes) took a hit...

    The French side of the family(wifes) took a hit last week when we lost a 94 year old aunt. I saw the pic's of your daughter shooting, great stuff mate.
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