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    Interesting indeed. One might ask himself why......

    Interesting indeed.
    One might ask himself why...
    National guard is probably a bit less aggressively trained, but it still gets a training which is far away from law enforcement.
    But for me at that...
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    Very bad idea sending soldiers to quell uprisings...

    Very bad idea sending soldiers to quell uprisings from civilians.
    Iíve been sent in the South of Italy against organised crime in Ď94-95, and it was my worst time in the Army.
    You just donít have...
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    It is 50 km south-west of Cologne. About 40-45 km...

    It is 50 km south-west of Cologne. About 40-45 km west of Bonn
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    Nice shooting!

    Nice shooting!
  5. The fact is that also here up North most people...

    The fact is that also here up North most people would wholeheartedly disagree.
    We’re three nations in one country...at best.
    I often feel we should be a confederation of independent states.

    Now...
  6. Sicily is still Italy:lol::lol::lol: Just for...

    Sicily is still Italy:lol::lol::lol:
    Just for fun;)
  7. I always appreciate tributes like this. Memory...

    I always appreciate tributes like this.
    Memory is important.
    Plus...you also were on the right side of History.
    Even though many in my family fought against the Allies in WWII, I wish to add my...
  8. There is written "Tofang-e namunah 1309 Karkhaneh...

    There is written "Tofang-e namunah 1309 Karkhaneh eslihah-e sazi Brno", which means: Rifle model 1309, Brno arsenal.
    At least on mine:D

    ---------- Post added at 10:51 PM ---------- Previous post...
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    Yes, that is what I meant. Did not write Japanese...

    Yes, that is what I meant. Did not write Japanese origins.
    Thanks.
    Ugly thing that one...
    Ugly times after all...
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    Deportation of Japanese citizens after Pearl...

    Deportation of Japanese citizens after Pearl Harbor?
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    You gave word to my same impressions. I was...

    You gave word to my same impressions. I was trying to figure out where I'd seen that place or a very similar one.
  12. Iwo Jima?

    Iwo Jima?
  13. Thread: WWI 20"

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    That is a beauty!

    That is a beauty!
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    Thanks my friend...and still...I don’t fully...

    Thanks my friend...and still...I don’t fully agree:lol:
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    That stock is simply gorgeous! Wonderful rifle...

    That stock is simply gorgeous! Wonderful rifle that is!
  16. Thread: P17 Winchester

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    Range day with the Winchesters. I’m quite...

    Range day with the Winchesters.
    I’m quite happy...

    First 5 shots at 100 meters with the P14...
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    First 8 shots at 200 meters with the Model of 1917:D
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    Between the bulls eye and...
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    I use 41 grs. of N150 behind a 140 grs. FMJBT...

    I use 41 grs. of N150 behind a 140 grs. FMJBT from S&B
    OAL 78 mm.
    WLR primer.
    Works fine.
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    That sounds strange to me. Swiss 7,5 is...

    That sounds strange to me. Swiss 7,5 is definitely .308.
  19. Thread: P17 Winchester

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    Got her to the range twice already. Good, but...

    Got her to the range twice already.
    Good, but not yet anything to brag about.
    I really must get some experience with the aperture sight again.
    Until now, after the Army time, I have shot aperture...
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    I would also dare saying that you might want to...

    I would also dare saying that you might want to shoot the first round at 25 or 50 meters. Just for the sake of it.
    When I bring a new rifle to the range, if the sighting through the muzzle does not...
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    I love my Enfields, but strangely enough my...

    I love my Enfields, but strangely enough my favourite has become one with a Mauser action...:lol::p;)
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    Hi Cinders, nice reading from you again. Me...

    Hi Cinders, nice reading from you again.
    Me too...I thought you got lost.
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    They’re having a pretty hard day. Their world is...

    They’re having a pretty hard day.
    Their world is crumbling down, all they have ever believed and fought for is crashing down on them at the speed of light, but they’re alive.
    I bet their emotions...
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    My father, over 3000 jumps, always told me “have...

    My father, over 3000 jumps, always told me “have all the fun you want, but stop doing BS below 600 meters”.
    From there on, look for a safe spot to land on and hit it as accurately as you can. Sooner...
  25. Thread: P17 Winchester

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    Just reloaded 20 rounds. 45 grs of Lovex and S&B...

    Just reloaded 20 rounds.
    45 grs of Lovex and S&B 180 grs FMJBT ball.
    OAL 84,4-84,5 mm.
    I’ll compare them with the commercial ammo.
    Fully resised scrounged cases. 12 Hornady and 8 Fiocchi.
    All...
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