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    Thanks Steve, you did an awesome job! I was able...

    Thanks Steve, you did an awesome job! I was able to "snap" pix of the relevant pages on that book link, I seem to remember finding that, but was too, er, um, lazy to follow through on it...

    Russ
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    Unfortunately this is what happens when a few...

    Unfortunately this is what happens when a few densely populated "enclaves" are allowed to dictate policy for the others occupying 90% of the remaining area. Sad, but true. Having moved from NY to TX...
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    She be done! Turned out pretty nice, the printer...

    She be done! Turned out pretty nice, the printer charged me $80 plus shipping so I've got $170 total in the round. I've asked him if he wants me to put in a plug here for him in case there are...
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    I recently read "Spearhead" and was really kind...

    I recently read "Spearhead" and was really kind of shocked at how many guys survived a direct hit. Seems like an anti tank round either bouncing around or even just piercing the shell would be fatal...
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    I found I had a "toggle switch" in my add-ons to...

    I found I had a "toggle switch" in my add-ons to en/disable Java, but removing it didn't fix the problem. I can find no reference to Javascript within FF on this laptop and will need to find out why....
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    Sorry it's been awhile. Smiley: :wave: Link...

    Sorry it's been awhile. Smiley: :wave: Link

    Seems to work from my other 'puter, I'll need to do some poking around on the laptop...

    Russ
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    Step one on my "new" primer. Got it turned and...

    Step one on my "new" primer. Got it turned and threaded from aluminum bar stock on my old pre-war II Atlas. First time I've cut threads on a lathe since 1972! I don't have a mill so I'm leaving the...
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    Thanks Charlie, I'd seen them all except the...

    Thanks Charlie, I'd seen them all except the first one (illum shell). We're gonna go with yellow, it's the only color that seems to be "out there" in the explorable universe. I've seen pix of one...
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    For every one they find, how many get through?...

    For every one they find, how many get through? Same here in the States with drugs, guns, illegals, etc...

    Russ
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    Hi All, I found a guy on E-Bay that 3D-printed...

    Hi All,

    I found a guy on E-Bay that 3D-printed me a shell with fuze, vaguely going by dims off the 'net. He's waiting on me to state what color to paint it and what text to stencil onto it. I have...
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    I've been researching my 4" Kriegsmarine U-Boat...

    I've been researching my 4" Kriegsmarine U-Boat deck gun shell casing and can say without a doubt that "metric vs inch vs actual projectile diameter" is not as cut and dry as you'd think. The throat...
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    I need to try this, thanks. I've got another...

    I need to try this, thanks. I've got another 'puter in the house I can try.

    Russ
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    Doug, I'm a Win7x64 holdout using the latest...

    Doug,

    I'm a Win7x64 holdout using the latest "old" Firefox version, 56.0. I totally detest the newer upgraded FF version, same with Win10.

    What's odd is the panel shows up fine but only as a...
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    I'd forgotten about that, just did it and...

    I'd forgotten about that, just did it and nothing's changed. Here's a pic showing HTML is turned off and I have no available way to turn it back on:
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    Trouble with Basic Functions...

    Hi All,

    When I make a post, all the proper icons are showing (Fonts, HTML link, IMG, etc.) but they are unclickable. It's like the whole panel is just an image, IE, clicking does nothing and the...
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    First time I heard "AR500" was watching...

    First time I heard "AR500" was watching Battlebots on TV, it's what they use for armor. Should hold up pretty good...

    Russ
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    Yup, Brit Plumber called it! Oddly, there are at...

    Yup, Brit Plumber called it! Oddly, there are at least two case lengths for the C/32, this one (657mm) and a shorter version (459mm). Now to find a scale drawing of the projectile so I can "fake"...
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    Yahoo, got an answer!

    Hi All,

    I felt the need to post back with a definitive answer. I've prolly spent over 10 hrs Googling various artillery stuff, finally found "Robert's Armory" with actual contact info, and they...
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    Wow, I missed a lot on my previous post. Sunray...

    Wow, I missed a lot on my previous post. Sunray mentioned the HMCS Haida National Historic Site and that was who I had contacted. I did get one e-mail stating they were forwarding my query to someone...
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    I can't help but wonder if this is a 105 shell of...

    I can't help but wonder if this is a 105 shell of some sort. This Wiki pic of a 4" QF shell shows the projectile to be slightly larger above the cannalure
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    Jane's Manual?

    Hi All,

    Hoping someone here might have a copy of Jane's Artillery Book, I'm at wit's end trying to identify an artillery shell casing I have. I've posted here about it in the past, maybe a year...
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    With the short barrel and no stock extension,...

    With the short barrel and no stock extension, would this be considered a pistol?

    Russ
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    Mainly because most of them could care less about...

    Mainly because most of them could care less about their rights or freedoms, or anything else for that matter. Many of them can't list their Senators or Representative, or even who the current...
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    Well, it is California after all. What else would...

    Well, it is California after all. What else would we expect? Any sale of any firearm there is prolly "illegal"...

    Russ
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    Hope they weren't heading out for Gallipoli... ...

    Hope they weren't heading out for Gallipoli...

    Russ
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