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  1. 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,...
  3. 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.
  7. Thread: BSA M20

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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...
  8. Thread: BSA M20

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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)
  9. Thread: BSA M20

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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...
  10. 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.......
  11. Thread: BSA M20

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    BSA M20

    I've posted this on the HMVF, but instead of copy and paste etc and tying to reword it I've put the link in below, it was too good to pass up for the price, shame I didn't have more time before...
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    Shoot straight, you bas**rds! I need to watch it...

    Shoot straight, you bas**rds! I need to watch it again, last time I was in my twenties......... young , free and single and pockets full of cash..
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    John, Just thinking out the box, maybe it was in...

    John, Just thinking out the box, maybe it was in the .22 Forum ? or maybe Gunboards ?
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    Georg, see link below, In fact anything Enfield...

    Georg, see link below, In fact anything Enfield .22 is on this site, but not just Enfield......

    https://www.rifleman.org.uk/Enfield_Rifle_Pattern_18_303cum22.htm
  15. Had a look at My .455 S&W and the back has lost...

    Had a look at My .455 S&W and the back has lost most of its colour etc were it sits in the palm of the hand, its got the brown look but seems just to be in that area, maybe the reason someone has...
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    Reminds me of a pic of an abandoned Kubble Wagon...

    Reminds me of a pic of an abandoned Kubble Wagon that my brother found on one of the Greek Islands he was on many years ago, going of memory it was still in good condition ......... just wonder what...
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    This is the advert on the link below. ...

    This is the advert on the link below.

    Universal Carrier Engine and Gearbox Assy


    Forgot to say its Price on request........
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    There is a carrier engine and gearbox, (NOS in...

    There is a carrier engine and gearbox, (NOS in the crate on Milweb) I enquired about the price 15,000.00

    I was offered a complete carrier with a Diesel engine fitted 2 years ago for the same...
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    Totally agree but I would use one of the...

    Totally agree but I would use one of the thousands of Sporterised, target rifles etc out there, I know its so tempting to make a repro out of a decent rifle, I always think back to when I was...
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    As GeeRam points out, standard HG pouches and...

    As GeeRam points out, standard HG pouches and leather belt, see link below

    http://www.homefrontcollection.com/viewitem.php?id=358

    I looked over a set many years ago, but it was only later that...
  21. Very Nice John, I've had a thing for them since I...

    Very Nice John, I've had a thing for them since I was a kid, although the first I seen was more than a cutaway, it was an L1A1 that was used by the mobile Army recruiting trailers at Game fairs and...
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    I guess its time to get the price tags out...

    I guess its time to get the price tags out again...... although I'll re write the price without someone looking over the shoulder, as she does mention time and again to sell them all ...... strange...
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    John, Meaning pics of the whole gun, think they...

    John, Meaning pics of the whole gun, think they would go down well.
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    More pics would be better, but am sure the IV was...

    More pics would be better, but am sure the IV was made between 1899-1913 or was it 1903 ? Looks very good for age.
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    Thats it Gil, the reason I got back into the...

    Thats it Gil, the reason I got back into the Bikes and being mainly WD ones, its a gradual squeeze but slowly we will loose more and more, then again when we all have electric cars etc, I guess...
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