Search:

Type: Posts; User: Warren; Excluded Forums: Milsurp Knowledge Libraries (READ ONLY)

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.06 seconds.

  1. Replies
    8
    Views
    278

    Do it inside of a plastic dry cleaners bag. Just...

    Do it inside of a plastic dry cleaners bag.
    Just remember NOT to put your head inside the bag for too long :madsmile:
    This way you will not lose the ball or the spring when they launch into orbit
  2. Replies
    12
    Views
    667

    Ammunition boxes was my guess..... Artillery and...

    Ammunition boxes was my guess.....
    Artillery and as you said, small arms chests for arms and ammo.
  3. Replies
    5
    Views
    255

    The M82 was basically the Lyman Alaskan. They...

    The M82 was basically the Lyman Alaskan.
    They are a simple scope unless the OG lens cell has been loctited or sealed in.
    Then they become a bit of a BIT*H to work on.
    I would suggest getting a...
  4. Whomever cleaned it did a nice job!! Even the...

    Whomever cleaned it did a nice job!!
    Even the screw slots are clean...
  5. Replies
    12
    Views
    667

    I have shipping records of Canada sending boat...

    I have shipping records of Canada sending boat loads of rough sawed hardwood blanks and most of it is walnut.
    It does not specify what it is for so I am assuming it was for rifle furniture.
    From...
  6. Replies
    6
    Views
    353

    The 32 mounts made in India are HORRIBLE!!! Some...

    The 32 mounts made in India are HORRIBLE!!!
    Some of the Chinese mounts are very good, but it depends from which maker. There are several makers.
    I have rebuilt a number of the RSM scopes (Mk.1/2...
  7. Replies
    5
    Views
    255

    The manual mentioned above is a copy of all the...

    The manual mentioned above is a copy of all the blueprints of the parts used in the M84 scope.
    There are no instructions on how to tear them down, reassemble or make adjustments.
    If you want to...
  8. Replies
    1
    Views
    266

    Looks like a good, clean, unmolested 4T Wonder...

    Looks like a good, clean, unmolested 4T
    Wonder if I sold that one back in the late 50's and early 60's when I worked in the surplus store in Edmonton...
  9. Replies
    41
    Views
    2,607

    The rifle cases, assuming that is what they are,...

    The rifle cases, assuming that is what they are, look like hand stitched packing felt...Look at the crude stitching up the length of the case or ???
    Did they cut the stitching or did it just rip out...
  10. Thread: No.32 MkII

    by Warren
    Replies
    3
    Views
    371

    By the looks of the screws, some one has been...

    By the looks of the screws, some one has been playing around with it and recently.
    Not much goes wrong with the Mk.1 other than the detents break off and jam the turret from turning.
    Does not look...
  11. Replies
    2
    Views
    526

    There will/should be labels available shortly. I...

    There will/should be labels available shortly.
    I have lent a spare label I had to a friend who is going to get some made.
    I will post here on the site, when they are available and looking at my...
  12. Stay away from muricatic acid.. What you need is...

    Stay away from muricatic acid..
    What you need is phosphoric acid..
    I make repro No.4(T) chests and have to clean the coating off the slotted screws before bluing them and have been doing it for...
  13. It sounds like the post war Czech refurbish...

    It sounds like the post war Czech refurbish stamp.
    About 1/4 inch or 6 to 7 mm OD
  14. Replies
    5
    Views
    850

    The rivets look like tube rivets to me.....FWIW...

    The rivets look like tube rivets to me.....FWIW
    If they are Auzzie they will have a makers name on them.
    No makers name and no marks on the brass. Hmm...
    The brass does look too good to be true...
  15. Thread: The MG08/15

    by Warren
    Replies
    138
    Views
    65,303

    Sticky: The 08/15 bipod will fit and was used on many T...

    The 08/15 bipod will fit and was used on many T gewehrs.
    The other more commonly used bipod had a wider stance, tublar legs and larger feet.
    The feet were almost cupped, and I assume to compensate...
  16. Replies
    21
    Views
    3,187

    There was going to be a copy of the base and...

    There was going to be a copy of the base and rings for the 67 scope.
    I had one and sent it to someone in NZ who was going to copy it and do the cnc program so copies could be made.
    The ONLY reason...
  17. There were Pattern 14 rifles fitted with Aldis...

    There were Pattern 14 rifles fitted with Aldis scopes that were part of the 1922 to 1925 rearming of the Latvian Army.
    I have one of the scopes and will photograph it and see if I can get the photo...
  18. Replies
    7
    Views
    706

    Fake?! That is a hard one to call.. It does have a...

    That is a hard one to call..
    It does have a couple of the features of the repro that looks like someone did a number on with a file and the number stamp on it to make it look like the real thing....
  19. Replies
    0
    Views
    324

    WTB: Winchester A5 scope in any condition.

    I'm looking for an A5 scope in any condition, even with a bent tube.
    I just need a few parts from inside of it.
    If you have a beater kicking around the junk box and want to make a buck or two on it...
  20. I also go with Roger in setting up the scope to...

    I also go with Roger in setting up the scope to the rifle.
    If it is a matched set you SHOULD not run into much problem unless you have a damaged mount, which I did find once......
    I have a distant...
  21. I believe this is the target you are using.....

    I believe this is the target you are using..
    124606
  22. Replies
    6
    Views
    601

    Be VERY careful with bino's and as Gill says,...

    Be VERY careful with bino's and as Gill says, they are a bit*h to work on and if any grey or powder on the screws they are normally toast.
    I have a few sets here I was sent for evaluation and other...
  23. Replies
    3
    Views
    382

    Happy Birthday Doug!!!! WOW !!! it has been...

    Happy Birthday Doug!!!!
    WOW !!! it has been years since we last corresponded so if you read this drop me an email.
    Warren
  24. Replies
    12
    Views
    1,252

    Bob Faris DID HAVE more weapons than the British...

    Bob Faris DID HAVE more weapons than the British Army.
    It was known in the collecting circle as Pattern Room USA
    He got a lot of stuff that was out of the ordinary, to put it mildly and had...
  25. Replies
    14
    Views
    1,531

    GASP, WHEEZE !!!! And mine are still in the...

    GASP, WHEEZE !!!!
    And mine are still in the box!!!
Results 1 to 25 of 120
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4
Hi-Lux OPTICS