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    Ruhr Pocket near Frankfurt? Assuming that that...

    Ruhr Pocket near Frankfurt? Assuming that that is Frankfurt am Main then it's a long way from the Ruhr, about a 3 hour drive.
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    I paid € 80.00 each for mine, they are in very...

    I paid € 80.00 each for mine, they are in very good condition. However I've seen others going for over € 100.00, or one dealer in England was asking 150.00!
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    On the sign post above the soldier there appears...

    On the sign post above the soldier there appears the town of La Motte, which is not far from Cannes of international film festival fame and the town of Grasse, centre of the French perfume industry.
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    That picture was taken around 30 miles down the...

    That picture was taken around 30 miles down the road from where I live. I frequently go to the 300 mtr range there to shoot.
    My M1 Garand! The circumstances now are a bit more peacefull.
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    He self relocated, crawling at warp speed.

    He self relocated, crawling at warp speed.
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    Happy snaps from that great european holiday?

    Happy snaps from that great european holiday?
  7. Brightening up their day. If only for a few...

    Brightening up their day.
    If only for a few seconds.
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    About 3 years ago I read in a French gun magazine...

    About 3 years ago I read in a French gun magazine a test report on the No 4 T. Using duplicage military loads they obtained groups of around 1.5 MOA or less. They also mentioned a one shot kill by a...
  9. It says in the titel "Namur Feb 1944". I only...

    It says in the titel "Namur Feb 1944". I only know of Namur in Belgium and also in Canada and that picture does not look like either of them.
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    You can never have too many rifles. Merely not...

    You can never have too many rifles. Merely not enough storage space.:)
  11. The people in the recruiting office always tell...

    The people in the recruiting office always tell the truth!
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    M1903 A3 at 100 mtrs

    Wednesday was a wet and miserable day with nothing to do, nothing but put another target out of my misery. So I packed a total of 54 assorted rounds into the range bag and drove off to the range....
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    I notice that they're all smiling except the man...

    I notice that they're all smiling except the man front left and rear right. I wonder what they were thinking.
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    Have you tried Prvi Partizan, they make a match...

    Have you tried Prvi Partizan, they make a match load with a 168 grn HPBT? I find that their 150 grn stuff is quite good, but reloaded ammo with Sierra 168 HPBts is better. Prvi is readily available...
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    Yet another question, does anyone know if this...

    Yet another question, does anyone know if this grenade launcher was used much and how popular was it? I ask because the British Forces had a similar device for the SLR, it was awkward to use and...
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    The bloke holding the rifle doesn't look too...

    The bloke holding the rifle doesn't look too happy. Is that grenade a special model for the Garand or just the normal hand thrown type?
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    USMC somewhere in Europe?

    USMC somewhere in Europe?
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    Not so sure about the degrading of powder with age. I bought 1000 rds of Austrian M2 made in 1960, still have a few left. No problems with that lot. Last year I bought 1000 rds of Danish M2 also made...
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    Going off thread a bit, your link woke dormant...

    Going off thread a bit, your link woke dormant memories, not that I ever ate C rations but the comments in the article could just have easily referred to British rations of the 70s and 80s. Just to...
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    My thoughts as well.

    My thoughts as well.
  21. Different time zones?:rolleyes:

    Different time zones?:rolleyes:
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    My feelings too. If I fire around 40 rds or more...

    My feelings too. If I fire around 40 rds or more of M2 I feel and look like the world boxing champ has used me as a punch bag.
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    Interesting thread this, I'm always keen to see...

    Interesting thread this, I'm always keen to see what can be done with an M1903. In particular the reduced loads interest me.
    Mine's a Remington M1903A3 and last week I put a few rds downrange at 100...
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    It started a few years earlier, at the battle of...

    It started a few years earlier, at the battle of Agincourt 1415 English archers recovered their arrows from the enemy positions and their bodies! Those arrows don't make themselves!

    Nice to see...
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    Which ammo does it prefer and what sort of...

    Which ammo does it prefer and what sort of grouping do you get?
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