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    11 O'clock on the 11th we will be at our village...

    11 O'clock on the 11th we will be at our village memorial. Every French village will generally do the same.
  2. During the recent school holidays, my daughter...

    During the recent school holidays, my daughter had to make a diary of what she did; for the school.
    She wrote about reloading ammunition and cleaning the .45 calibre pistol with her Daddy.
    I'm...
  3. My daughter is shooting a Feinwerkbau 300S air...

    My daughter is shooting a Feinwerkbau 300S air rifle in photo 1 and a 1918 SMLE in.22 in the second photo.
    She is showing good levels of concentration and accuracy for her age. My wife also shoots;...
  4. Some children are still enjoy being taught how to...

    Some children are still enjoy being taught how to shoot. Makes for a very pleasant afternoon for the family. Far better than leaving them in front of a computer screen all afternoon!

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    Probably most of the 680 Old Rugbeians ( ex Rugby...

    Probably most of the 680 Old Rugbeians ( ex Rugby School pupils) who died in the First World war would have been carrying a Lee Enfield.
    There's your link!
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    The bolt head can need a firm push to get it over...

    The bolt head can need a firm push to get it over the spring. As already mentioned, make sure there's no crap preventing the spring moving in to allow the bolthead to release.
  7. Unfortunately not available outside the UK.

    Unfortunately not available outside the UK.
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    Excellent! :thup::thup:

    Excellent! :thup::thup:
  9. Thread: BLETCHLEY PARK

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    I have read about Bletchley Park. It is indeed...

    I have read about Bletchley Park. It is indeed one of the most important sites in British WWII history.
    I definitely want to visit when I get time in the UK.
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    If an original L42 is way out of your price...

    If an original L42 is way out of your price range; it may be worth looking for an L39A1. Basically the same rifle with target sight's and no box of accessories; but same hammered barrel and calibre...
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    I understand it's new manufacture; as are the...

    I understand it's new manufacture; as are the Fairburn Sykes copies for similar money.
    It's one thing making a replica of a known article, such as the Fairburn Sykes. But inventing a completely new...
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    D-Day fighting knife?

    The SARCO website is showing D-Day fighting knives for sale for less than 30 dollars.

    I have never seen any reference to such a knife; it seems a bit too cheap for something special and a bit too...
  13. Thread: War movies

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    "Paths of Glory" by Stanley Kubrick; filmed in...

    "Paths of Glory" by Stanley Kubrick; filmed in 1957 with Kirk Douglas. This film was banned in France at the time; due to it's portayal of the execution for cowardice of French troops.
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    Can you find the PPU ammunition in texas. It's a...

    Can you find the PPU ammunition in texas. It's a good factory load and the brass is good for reloading.
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    Regarding the original post from Chubbs; a photo...

    Regarding the original post from Chubbs; a photo of the trigger guard may be useful. To ensure that it is not bent!
    I know Peter mentioned some people bend the thing to bodge the trigger. But I...
  16. Thread: Help Identify

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    A very interesting thread Muffet. Some very brave...

    A very interesting thread Muffet. Some very brave people served SOE and the Resistance.
    It's great that you can piece together the history of your relatives.
    If you do get to France; let me know!
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    Life is still good generally Muffet. It's always...

    Life is still good generally Muffet. It's always busy for me at work. My Enfield collection is slowly increasing. Picked up a very nice 1918 SSA made peddled scheme MkIII* that was made into a .22...
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    So if we've fitted a replacement bolt to a used...

    So if we've fitted a replacement bolt to a used receiver; and got reasonable contact on both lug's and head space is good.
    Would you recheck the contact area after firing ? and if so; how many...
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    Muffet. Thank you for taking the time to show us...

    Muffet.
    Thank you for taking the time to show us the effects of poor bolt contact. The photos of the bent cases are worth seeing.
    Very interesting stuff!
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    WWI shell and lighter.

    I picked up a couple of nice items during the holiday.
    Firstly : I found a Trench Art lighter made from a 1916 37/85 small shell case.
    A week later I found an empty 37/85 case. both are February...
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    A few more photos of the camp They made up a...

    A few more photos of the camp
    They made up a convoy to tour the local villages and country side which included a couple of the Sherman tanks and Halftracks, loads of 6x6 trucks, Jeeps and Harley's...
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    Great show for liberation memorial

    Our local town organised a military camp and parade for the celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Liberation. Some really impressive pieces were present. More vehicles than in Paris for their...
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    It had a similar effect in France as well.

    It had a similar effect in France as well.
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    Flying 10; I am aware that there is a difference...

    Flying 10; I am aware that there is a difference between 75mm and 3" .
    But seeing as we don't know if it's been measured with a micrometer or just an imperial tape measure across the base; I just...
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    You say its 3" diameter. That's not far off 75mm....

    You say its 3" diameter. That's not far off 75mm. Just a thought that it could be an American production 75mm for the French Field Gun of that calibre.
    I have a 75mm shell case by Remington for the...
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