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    "...M1 has a less threatening image than..." And...

    "...M1 has a less threatening image than..." And is still considered to be evil in some places. Our idiot government declared 'em evil in 1978 because they thought the barrel was too short. Bikers...
  2. Thread: Rock-Ola Stocks

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    Look for an R or RMC in the sling well. Keeping...

    Look for an R or RMC in the sling well. Keeping in mind that a Carbine stock may not have any manufacturer's stamp.
    Go here. All the links on the menu work.
    The U.S. Caliber .30 Carbine Stocks &...
  3. Spanish or an Italian copy, given there are no...

    Spanish or an Italian copy, given there are no stamps. Very much a WHAG though. It's in pretty decent condition though.
  4. Thread: No4 mk2 bayonet

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    There are 8 or 9(I forget exactly. I have 7 of...

    There are 8 or 9(I forget exactly. I have 7 of 'em, I think.) different bayonets for the No. 4 rifle. The scabbard for the blade types are all the same. Found 'em at gun shows myself, but that was a...
  5. Thread: HRA trigger

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    "...Chinese reproduction..." Don't believe there...

    "...Chinese reproduction..." Don't believe there is such a thing. There are lots of U.S. companies that make M1 Rifle parts. However, I suspect you got exactly what he said you'd get. "his darkest...
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    Any FAL .22 semi-auto build would cost a fortune...

    Any FAL .22 semi-auto build would cost a fortune now. Probably did when the guy did the one you're thinking about was built too. As far as I know there were no .22 calibre FAL barrels. Making one...
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    "...(SAAMI) charges for the service..." SAAMI...

    "...(SAAMI) charges for the service..." SAAMI specs are on-line for free. Click on 'Technical Information' then 'Cartridge and Chamber Drawings, then Rifle, etc. Opens as a .pdf. Right click and...
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    It might have been Volume 2. Six volume set. I'm...

    It might have been Volume 2. Six volume set. I'm near the end of volume 6. Winston was a great writer, but you need to get used to his use of The King's(The Queen's now) English. He uses words like...
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    Those Resistance people had some stones. Even the...

    Those Resistance people had some stones. Even the girls.
    Suggest ya'll read some of the books about the SOE and OSS for just an inkling of what went on during the Occupation. Don't recall any...
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    "..."Bren" Carriers used as farm tractors..."...

    "..."Bren" Carriers used as farm tractors..." That was pretty common here in the late 40's, 50's and maybe 60's. Or so I've been told. I was still a gleam until the mid 50's. I did see a few in farm...
  11. Thread: What uses

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    "...The tins worth more than the oil..." Yep. ...

    "...The tins worth more than the oil..." Yep.
    Rangoon oil is supposedly a mineral oil from Burma of all places. Other sites say it's still available with a different composition due to the original...
  12. Highly unlikely anybody could fake the aging of...

    Highly unlikely anybody could fake the aging of both stamps to look the same age.
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    It's entirely possible the Real Marines used...

    It's entirely possible the Real Marines used P-14's. Suspect their web site will have at least some info. Dunno for sure.
  14. Alberta Gun Stocks apparently has no internet...

    Alberta Gun Stocks apparently has no internet site. Supposedly they are a stock duplicator. Never heard of 'em myself.
    New parts, of any kind, for Ross' will be problematic. Gunparts has some of the...
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    Long Branch was the name of the plant ALL...

    Long Branch was the name of the plant ALL Canadian Arsenals No. 4 Rifles were made. A '1950' Long Branch was one of the finest No. 4 Rifles ever made.
    "...barrel can move..." How? If you push on...
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    That's how they're supposed to work. Apparently...

    That's how they're supposed to work. Apparently the '03's the Greeks used and sold by the CMP, were altered.
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    Dropbox - M1903 Springfield-Remington-=RIA - Simplify your life
    This being the...
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    Dunno about dates, but I knew a guy who brought...

    Dunno about dates, but I knew a guy who brought one here 35 plus years ago. He was a guy who knew people who knew people in Israel. People like Moshe Dyan.
    Suspect you need a Hebrew to English...
  18. $1250.00 seems kind of light if the thing is...

    $1250.00 seems kind of light if the thing is real. Too good to be true usually is.
    It says the guy has been a seller since 2007, but only has 1 completed sale.
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    Isn't specifically Canadian. If there are no...

    Isn't specifically Canadian. If there are no broad arrow in a 'C' on the thing, it's not ours. Mind you, the RCMP used those revolvers at one time. Those'd have an 'RCMP' stamp.
    The Crown over the...
  20. "...keep the UXB guys going for 100 years..." The...

    "...keep the UXB guys going for 100 years..." The French(their Department of Mine Clearance disposes of about 900 tons of unexploded munitions every year.) and Belgians have special units who do...
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    The Brits used volley fire on a fairly regular...

    The Brits used volley fire on a fairly regular basis during W.W. I. Hence the volley sights and the 2,000 yard marking on the regular rear sights of a No. 1 Rifle. An entire regiment(About 600 to...
  22. Thread: Bayonet ID help

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    Everybody and his brother plus all their cousins...

    Everybody and his brother plus all their cousins used a bayonet like that. Up close(click on the picture and the box with the arrow) the stamps don't appear to be anything. Other than a crown on...
  23. Thread: BIG BOYS GUNS

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    "...L7 Ordnance..." Chieftain did and the Leopard...

    "...L7 Ordnance..." Chieftain did and the Leopard 1 does. Challenger 2's do not. They have a rifled 120. Either way, Point Blank Range on an L7 is 1,000 yards.
    The M1A2 Abrams is mostly about its...
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    It a stock for a 1903 or an '03A3? That sort of...

    It a stock for a 1903 or an '03A3? That sort of thing matters. It may be commercial too.
    Hard to tell exactly what the left picture is. Isn't about the picture though. You take a good picture.
  25. Thread: BIG BOYS GUNS

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    Canada wouldn't have any tanks if the rat...

    Canada wouldn't have any tanks if the rat offspring of unmarried parents Liberals got their way. The CPC isn't any better either.
    Our Leopards are Leopard 1's bought in the 1970's and we have no...
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