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    That was a long trip. Well worth seeing. No, it...

    That was a long trip. Well worth seeing. No, it wouldn't be so bad. I had the chance to shoot a Boys rifle back in the '80s and it was about the same. The heavy mass absorbs most of the recoil.
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    That was a long trip. Well worth seeing. No, it...

    That was a long trip. Well worth seeing. No, it wouldn't be so bad. I had the chance to shoot a Boys rifle back in the '80s and it was about the same. The heavy mass absorbs most of the recoil. ...
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    Just about mint...

    Just about mint...
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    Like today's vehicle wiring that has coatings...

    Like today's vehicle wiring that has coatings made from vegetable products and has vermin attack it, I would think rats and mice would join racoons and others. Come out in the AM to find mounting...
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    He hasn't seen and doesn't care anyway. He left...

    He hasn't seen and doesn't care anyway. He left right after making that statement and didn't even see my reply. I doubt he'll be back...
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    Thus the heavy load to back up the broken ones.

    Thus the heavy load to back up the broken ones.
  7. Those 30mm Rarden guns were great. Maybe a bit...

    Those 30mm Rarden guns were great. Maybe a bit antiquated now but super accurate.
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    Looks like he's embedded with the ARVN. Nice...

    Looks like he's embedded with the ARVN. Nice M1A1 though, too much cameras. They'll get in the way of fightin'...
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    Things have reversed completely here. Now...

    Things have reversed completely here. Now primers are virtually unavailable and when they are, they're $100/$110CDN or so per thousand with limits to buy. Powder is usually $110CDN per pound but I...
  10. Not quite what I'm saying. Just because they're...

    Not quite what I'm saying. Just because they're all the same maker doesn't make them correct. Sometimes it's just fantasy.
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    Nice lookin' piece...

    Nice lookin' piece...
  12. I saw that one. I enjoyed sitting in the field...

    I saw that one. I enjoyed sitting in the field watching them fire the 30mm too... This one was as good as going to the gas station to "Fill up your tank"...
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    That's a clear enough pic...you don't need to...

    That's a clear enough pic...you don't need to send me any. That one will do nicely... The 75mm cartridge case M5A1 was made for use with the 75mm Pack Howitzer M1 (later redesignated M116).

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    If you need help posting pics, I can help. I'll...

    If you need help posting pics, I can help. I'll post them...PM me.
  15. If you look through the threads here long enough,...

    If you look through the threads here long enough, you'll find testimony from Peter Laidler and others that worked on the rifles personally...that describe great piles of parts being used in the...
  16. M47/C (BSA Shirley). The "S" is Savage.

    M47/C (BSA Shirley). The "S" is Savage.
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    Depends very much exactly which one you're...

    Depends very much exactly which one you're referring to...? Pics will help also.
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    Well that's simply not true. Sometimes it's more...

    Well that's simply not true. Sometimes it's more like no one's interested. There are some very advanced Japanese collectors here.

    I wouldn't worry about it though.
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    The mag is of course from the L4 series and they...

    The mag is of course from the L4 series and they worked beautifully, I had a couple myself for use.
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    Yes, they used the FN FAL blade and scabbard. ...

    Yes, they used the FN FAL blade and scabbard. Spear point blade and false edge with small scabbard, ball finial and long frog stud.
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    Hard to find for sure. I never had one nor saw...

    Hard to find for sure. I never had one nor saw one for sale. I only know of one in captivity hereabouts...the last pic...
  22. Pose...no kiddin'... "You on the left, can you...

    Pose...no kiddin'... "You on the left, can you point at the mine like you're interested?" Pretty high ranking EM's except the E6.
  23. There was a guy in Calgary Alberta that used to...

    There was a guy in Calgary Alberta that used to offer them. Oilman will know of him as well as a couple others here...was Hank Holm but he could well be gone now. He made this stuff on his hobby...
  24. Here's one source has a few... British Pattern...

    Here's one source has a few... British Pattern 1888 Mark 1 knife bayonet

    Couple on Ebay also... p1888 bayonet: Search Result | eBay
  25. Those around here without searching too hard. If...

    Those around here without searching too hard. If you're stuck let us know. They're not cheap though.



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