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    The parts never went very far John, but thats...

    The parts never went very far John, but thats another story........ had an email from Promo, he seemed very concerned I'm selling rifles !!! but have reassured him its only excess or stuff that...
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    Thanks for all who enquired, it is or was a...

    Thanks for all who enquired, it is or was a limited market For the parts, but they are now gone. I have various rifles etc that will be listed in the for sale forum, so keep an eye out, plus...
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    I'd give it a home but unfortunately too much on...

    I'd give it a home but unfortunately too much on my plate at present.
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    John, The reason I mention them on here rather...

    John, The reason I mention them on here rather than the for sale part of the forum, only LE enthusiasts will know they are as rare as hens teeth.
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    LEC, New made Fore-ends and Nose caps

    If anyone is looking for any spares regarding the LEC, then please contact me. I have a fore- end and handguard and nose caps.

    These were for a project that was shelved, the wood work is hand made...
  6. I agree John, But Its a shame when someone does...

    I agree John, But Its a shame when someone does experiment with original old rifles etc, but as its been drilled and tapped for a scope not a problem in my opinion, lot cheaper to run and more...
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    With a bit a use You may start to find the...

    With a bit a use You may start to find the "appeal" some of us get trudging through fields or searching a beech........
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    I've been using imjur since photo bucket decided...

    I've been using imjur since photo bucket decided to hold me to ransom, none deleted so far, also backed everything up now on a hard drive etc.
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    I doubt you could get out of that quick after a...

    I doubt you could get out of that quick after a "rat pack " chicken biryani, it certainly makes me go more regular than normal. They need to account that you have to surface lay...
  10. Excellent, amazing what controlled rust can...

    Excellent, amazing what controlled rust can do......
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    On the subject of webbing a mate of mine at work,...

    On the subject of webbing a mate of mine at work, said he and his muckers were issued with 58 patt webbing during his basic, didn't sound right to me as it was 10-11 years ago, but we had a look on...
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    No worries, but in the mean time look out for the...

    No worries, but in the mean time look out for the original ones on ebay etc, they turn up when you least expect it, don't be put off by the ones with the internals removed, they can be easily...
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    To be honest I couldn't put a time on it, I doubt...

    To be honest I couldn't put a time on it, I doubt it would be this year.......
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    Question is how long can you wait ? I'm too busy...

    Question is how long can you wait ? I'm too busy for anything at present as I'm getting ready to build an extension, I'm behind schedule but probably a good thing due to the weather we have had !!...
  15. Looking good, look forward to the final carding,...

    Looking good, look forward to the final carding, I've got my Webley .455 Auto to do at some point
  16. May help, also leaving it in the cold then...

    May help, also leaving it in the cold then bringing it into the warmth or even leaving it in the bathroom during and after a shower..... in theory you shouldn't be able to see the shiny underneath,...
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    I cant judge anything by the pics posted but the...

    I cant judge anything by the pics posted but the Bracket stands out most as a modern repro, the turrets etc look legit to me and the rest of the scope looks like it may of been sanded in a lathe,...
  18. Its a learning curve bluing, I disregard any info...

    Its a learning curve bluing, I disregard any info regarding times etc, (although leaving it too long can result in pitting...) , the pics show it hasn't rusted enough, make sure the area is spotless...
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    I imported around 10 of the repro tins few years...

    I imported around 10 of the repro tins few years ago, they are very good, but I asked them not to have any markings on them IIRC. if any one is interested then I could bring some more in, I cant...
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    Bit of turret fitting below and one of the 432's...

    Bit of turret fitting below and one of the 432's just in off the car park, me in the previous days snowfall, -32 IIRC.

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2019/08/cICqtiK-1.jpg...
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    I worked on them in Batus Peter, "The Bulldog"...

    I worked on them in Batus Peter, "The Bulldog" just the mortar side of things, including seats and racks. They are showing there age, not sure if any are in service anywhere else.
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    Kev, I've a copy of similar picture of one of my...

    Kev, I've a copy of similar picture of one of my brothers (next one up from me) sitting on My Dads BSA M20/M21, seating arrangements were My Dad and oldest brother pillion on the bike, my Mum in the...
  23. Thread: BSA M20

    by bigduke6
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    Happy times ? Looks an excellent bike, you can...

    Happy times ? Looks an excellent bike, you can tell its an early one from the rear mudguard, was it restored? (the whole bike not the mudguard)
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    DD, Funny you mention side cars, My Dad had side...

    DD, Funny you mention side cars, My Dad had side cars on most of his bikes, Think the first one was an ex AA bike which was an Ex WD bike (Norton Big 4), when I was born the mode of transport was...
  25. Thread: BSA M20

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    When I was in Normandy, I was talking to an Ex...

    When I was in Normandy, I was talking to an Ex Recy Mech, he mentioned something similar regarding recovering M20's and B40's by the dozen.......
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