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    Golden State Arms in California marketed under...

    Golden State Arms in California marketed under Santa Fe was the company that started the term. I presume Gibbs got it from them.
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    Seems the jungle nickname started after WWII when...

    Seems the jungle nickname started after WWII when many LE were reworked to be that short, just longer than the 'tanker' version. Can't remember the company in west USA that started the name right...
  3. Looks like a 303 "Improved" chamber - reamed...

    Looks like a 303 "Improved" chamber - reamed chamber, moved shoulder and expanded case, no more taper. Provides more volume for more propellant. Hardly necessary for a No5 I would think.

    Need...
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    The flash eliminator for the no5 is a distinctive...

    The flash eliminator for the no5 is a distinctive characteristic for it, that one is probably aftermarket as you say. The British parachute brigade used the no 5 in Norway, Denmark and Holland, the...
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    Man, those rifles were awesomely accurate!

    Man, those rifles were awesomely accurate!
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    Yep, shot that. Interesting that commercial...

    Yep, shot that. Interesting that commercial carbines - same weight, same barrel length, same ammunition - don't have any comments about recoil, muzzle flash, etc...
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    Cinders. Your wife is a keeper. Follow the...

    Cinders. Your wife is a keeper.

    Follow the rehabilitation programme very closely for good recovery. Follow sensible heart precautions for the rest of your life.

    Listen when she reminds you to...
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    Interesting the on-going myth about recoil and...

    Interesting the on-going myth about recoil and carbines.
  9. All the apartheid crap etc happened decades after...

    All the apartheid crap etc happened decades after republic in 1961, thus direct purchase of arms with no problems, mainly from UK. Used to be the Union of South Africa. Thus many no4 mk2 bought...
  10. LE twist was always 1:10 even No 5 rifle.

    LE twist was always 1:10 even No 5 rifle.
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    I remember a thread about fixing non-working LE...

    I remember a thread about fixing non-working LE mags, or the knowledge library, or somewhere on the forum. Have you done a search here?
  12. You would have to research average European size...

    You would have to research average European size since 1900, as that will give you the soldier's sizes too. From memory the average WWI British Soldier was about 5'2" and the average upper class,...
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    Some doubt about the oiling of ammunition. Looks...

    Some doubt about the oiling of ammunition. Looks like loading BAR magazines. Cleaning rod, rags and oil can is incidental to loading the magazines.
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    Read up about Fort Drum and Corregidor and how...

    Read up about Fort Drum and Corregidor and how the fort was retaken. Makes you think about flamers.
  15. When the population density is very low there...

    When the population density is very low there aren't many people and thus no need for last names. You will be known by your parents and grandparents, which are good enough to identify you.

    This...
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    Gallery or saloon shooting was done in Europe...

    Gallery or saloon shooting was done in Europe since about 1850, when it was common for people to go about armed and shooting was was normal in every day life. Called gallery or saloon shooting...
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    Evidently the 'Ronson' myth appeared post WWII?

    Evidently the 'Ronson' myth appeared post WWII?
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    Sorry, no. I look at development considerations...

    Sorry, no. I look at development considerations as published in many books and articles; armoured vehicle losses in battle, such as Middle East, India/Pakistan. All of them diesel engined. WWII a...
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    Combat indicates diesel fuelled armoured vehicles...

    Combat indicates diesel fuelled armoured vehicles burn just as quickly as petrol. HEAT and APDS penetration create more than ample heat. At those temperatures the fuel actually is unimportant,...
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    Diesel fuelled armoured vehicles burn just as...

    Diesel fuelled armoured vehicles burn just as easily as petrol ones. Diesel has better fuel consumption and usually less finicky than petrol vehicles. I'm generalising.
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    Photos would allow the experts here to give you...

    Photos would allow the experts here to give you informed opinions.
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    Diesel explodes and burns just as easily as...

    Diesel explodes and burns just as easily as petrol, if hit with same projectiles.
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    Not knowing anything about the 2Pdr ATk gun and...

    Not knowing anything about the 2Pdr ATk gun and all the other firepower available, the comment about it seems a bit biased? Isn't solid shot what it should have for ATk?
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    No photos? Very difficult to provide any...

    No photos? Very difficult to provide any information. Have friend send you photos, the experts will be along soon to explain.
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    First determine if the barrel is still 25,5". If...

    First determine if the barrel is still 25,5". If it's been shortened you either need a new barrel and stock, or accept it as it is.
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