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    I know theat bush fires are a regular occurrence...

    I know theat bush fires are a regular occurrence in Australia; but I was wondering how long does it take to grow back, to the point where it becomes a risk area again?
    Will you get a free season...
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    That's terrible news Muffet. Can't imagine how...

    That's terrible news Muffet. Can't imagine how the Firemen must be feeling when faced with such inferno's. They must be worn out. Brave men indeed!
    Hope you get a break with the weather. It's been...
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    You would probably need an underground safe room...

    You would probably need an underground safe room at a reasonable depth and maybe a CO2 extinguisher system to assist.

    How are things in Australia now? The fires were all over the news a coupl of...
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    Sound's like he's jinxed! That is some seriously...

    Sound's like he's jinxed! That is some seriously bad luck!
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    Whether it is an old firearm, motorcycle or...

    Whether it is an old firearm, motorcycle or automobile; some collector's just don't get that maintenance is required at regular intervals; even if your not actually using it.
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    Great to see your families trophies Muffet. You...

    Great to see your families trophies Muffet. You must be very pleased to have recovered them. Well done!
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    Thanks for posting that Gil. Interesting story...

    Thanks for posting that Gil.
    Interesting story and the finer details will probably never be known.
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    It's an interesting story; but would be nice to...

    It's an interesting story; but would be nice to see some official verification. There wasn't much threat of invasion after the Germans went into Russia. Handing out weapons for resistance in the UK...
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    Done. I'd like to take the opportunity to thank...

    Done. I'd like to take the opportunity to thank Badger and all the member's of this site. I have learnt a lot of very useful and interesting info over the years.
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    It is not uncommon to see a rear sight...

    It is not uncommon to see a rear sight re-numbered when it has been replaced with a serviceable used part.
    I had a similar crossed out marking and re-numbered rear sight on my No1 MkIII* rifle
  11. Thread: Jutland Doco

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    Very interesting documentary. Watched it today. ...

    Very interesting documentary. Watched it today.
    The wreckage seems to clarify the poor handling of the cordite charges as the reason the ships effectively blew themselves up after being hit.
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    What channel is it on? Youtube?

    What channel is it on? Youtube?
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    11 O'clock on the 11th we will be at our village...

    11 O'clock on the 11th we will be at our village memorial. Every French village will generally do the same.
  14. During the recent school holidays, my daughter...

    During the recent school holidays, my daughter had to make a diary of what she did; for the school.
    She wrote about reloading ammunition and cleaning the .45 calibre pistol with her Daddy.
    I'm...
  15. My daughter is shooting a Feinwerkbau 300S air...

    My daughter is shooting a Feinwerkbau 300S air rifle in photo 1 and a 1918 SMLE in.22 in the second photo.
    She is showing good levels of concentration and accuracy for her age. My wife also shoots;...
  16. Some children are still enjoy being taught how to...

    Some children are still enjoy being taught how to shoot. Makes for a very pleasant afternoon for the family. Far better than leaving them in front of a computer screen all afternoon!

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    Probably most of the 680 Old Rugbeians ( ex Rugby...

    Probably most of the 680 Old Rugbeians ( ex Rugby School pupils) who died in the First World war would have been carrying a Lee Enfield.
    There's your link!
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    The bolt head can need a firm push to get it over...

    The bolt head can need a firm push to get it over the spring. As already mentioned, make sure there's no crap preventing the spring moving in to allow the bolthead to release.
  19. Unfortunately not available outside the UK.

    Unfortunately not available outside the UK.
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    Excellent! :thup::thup:

    Excellent! :thup::thup:
  21. Thread: BLETCHLEY PARK

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    I have read about Bletchley Park. It is indeed...

    I have read about Bletchley Park. It is indeed one of the most important sites in British WWII history.
    I definitely want to visit when I get time in the UK.
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    If an original L42 is way out of your price...

    If an original L42 is way out of your price range; it may be worth looking for an L39A1. Basically the same rifle with target sight's and no box of accessories; but same hammered barrel and calibre...
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    I understand it's new manufacture; as are the...

    I understand it's new manufacture; as are the Fairburn Sykes copies for similar money.
    It's one thing making a replica of a known article, such as the Fairburn Sykes. But inventing a completely new...
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    D-Day fighting knife?

    The SARCO website is showing D-Day fighting knives for sale for less than 30 dollars.

    I have never seen any reference to such a knife; it seems a bit too cheap for something special and a bit too...
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    "Paths of Glory" by Stanley Kubrick; filmed in...

    "Paths of Glory" by Stanley Kubrick; filmed in 1957 with Kirk Douglas. This film was banned in France at the time; due to it's portayal of the execution for cowardice of French troops.
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