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    My Uncles log books show quite a few missions to...

    My Uncles log books show quite a few missions to Peenemünde Gil.

    460SQN (Australian) Lancasters.
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    I'm trying to confirm rightly or wrongly, that...

    I'm trying to confirm rightly or wrongly, that the Hartford London Navies were made on London factory plant shipped back to the US and continued serial numbers from the end of London production?

    I...
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    Toot, and if I may venture, Toot!

    Toot, and if I may venture, Toot!
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    Re Peters mixed ordnance hypothesis as to how my...

    Re Peters mixed ordnance hypothesis as to how my NZ L2 found itself in the UK, it's certainly an idea I hadn't considered.

    Certainly, most of the deactivated L2A1's that came onto the UK market...
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    All absolutely fascinating info Peter/ Woodsey...

    All absolutely fascinating info Peter/ Woodsey and Gil (adds to the group information), re our traditional habbit of going off piste, I think we're gone so far off course on this occasion, were...
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    Interesting stuff Peter, looks like the only two...

    Interesting stuff Peter, looks like the only two ex NZ L2's in the UK (possibly in the northern hemisphere) have by coincidence, ended up 30 miles apart!
    Funny old world....

    I would assume these...
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    I often wonder were my ex NZ L2A1 came from...

    I often wonder were my ex NZ L2A1 came from Peter.

    Considering NZ only had 300 or so to start with.

    It's the only full Aus/NZ spec example I have ever seen, or heard of in the UK, (mine was NZ...
  8. Very interesting piece and excellent job on the...

    Very interesting piece and excellent job on the hammer recreation..
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    Nothing to apologise for Peter, always...

    Nothing to apologise for Peter, always interesting stuff...
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    It's certainly odd, as you say Jim, the rifles...

    It's certainly odd, as you say Jim, the rifles must have surely been swimming in cosmoline before being sealed up in crates.

    We can only hypothesize that the rifles were accidentally not inhibited...
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    NZ also added an individual census number to each...

    NZ also added an individual census number to each rifle along with the 'NZ' stamp.

    Something NZ did from the 1850's
    (originally applied to Snider's I believe) to 1959.

    I don't know if this...
  12. Outstanding shooting that man, mine shoots just...

    Outstanding shooting that man, mine shoots just fine (within the somewhat vague No5 grouping we all accept and understand), certainly no winner though!
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    Many thanks for your kind offer Alan. I've...

    Many thanks for your kind offer Alan. I've probably got more than enough spares in my gun room now however, (way more, my wife would say)!

    I would suggest the sales area here though, always demand...
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    Cheers Jim, just have to implement Peters...

    Cheers Jim, just have to implement Peters suggested fix for the front band issue and get her onto the range for zeroing.
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    Here's a couple of quick phone pics with the new...

    Here's a couple of quick phone pics with the new forend fitted, colour matched and oiled, certainly looks like beech to me
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    Ill check for markings Brian... I'm sure its...

    Ill check for markings Brian... I'm sure its beech.
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    Thanks Peter, I was somewhat taken back by the...

    Thanks Peter, I was somewhat taken back by the rough shaping on first 'offer up', for instance, though the forend is straight, with no twist (so a good starting point) the barrel was pinching the...
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    Replacement No4 forend

    Hi all,

    I replaced the internally cracked forend on my 44 dated Maltby with a 1950's NOS replacement.

    All restocked and bedded correctly via Peters excellent articles on the subject, with some...
  19. Those were the days.... Still, our new QE...

    Those were the days....


    Still, our new QE class carriers make her look like a rowing boat in comparison.
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    Hi Geoff, Still searching, maybe it was in the...

    Hi Geoff,

    Still searching, maybe it was in the .22 section, problem is it was a question posted mid thread by a UK chap who had issues with this build occasionally firing more than one round per...
  21. Here's mine, sold about 8 years ago, not the best...

    Here's mine, sold about 8 years ago, not the best of condition, some bright spark 'cleaned' it :banghead: and removed much of the original nickel in the process, but quite rare chambered in .44...
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    I have to say Imbel make excellent Fals, top...

    I have to say Imbel make excellent Fals, top notch quality.

    Our SP examples we're based on US civilian rifles, lacking the auto sear and and bolt carrier sear trip extension.

    A mate used to...
  23. Interesting piece, these copies have an interest...

    Interesting piece, these copies have an interest all of their own.

    Thanks for sharing guys.
  24. Very nice find, Spanish copy perhaps? I used...

    Very nice find, Spanish copy perhaps?

    I used to have a Nickel plated Model 3 chamberd in .44 American.
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    Cheers Jim, Ill have to sit and have a really...

    Cheers Jim,

    Ill have to sit and have a really methodical look through...

    Problem is, it was a mid thread interruption from memory
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