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  2. I agree, the idea of a "kill switch" is a silly...

    I agree, the idea of a "kill switch" is a silly idea cooked up by people who don't understand how things work.

    I'm sure they have an IFF system, but it has to be settable by the firer.
  3. The Falklands conflict was extremely carefully...

    The Falklands conflict was extremely carefully studied to understand modern air defence theories between (what is today called) "near peer" conflicts.

    I believe that the Exocet which struck...
  4. I have a p13 charger in my junque somewhere...

    I have a p13 charger in my junque somewhere...
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    125863 I'm afraid there has been a bit of a...

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    I'm afraid there has been a bit of a mix up - while the barrel is a MkI, the receiver body is a Mk3 - so the earliest that gun in the photo could be is late 1943/early 1944.

    wrong photo...
  6. My understanding is that Moskva was air defence...

    My understanding is that Moskva was air defence for the ballistic and cruise missile armed ships, and command and control with it's sensor suite.

    Having said that Russia has run thru all of it's...
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    The sling is reversed. The curley wire goes to...

    The sling is reversed. The curley wire goes to the rear stock.

    The only photo I could find:
    https://www.real-gun.com/img/sten-51.JPG
  8. There are now photos and a short video clip - not...

    There are now photos and a short video clip - not much doubt of the cause.
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    It wasn't for sale - it was a case of "show and...

    It wasn't for sale - it was a case of "show and tell"...

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    this little item was at the same show (sorry for the image clarity)
    I don't want to hijack PB's thread, just interesting...
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    It appears I had that gun in my hands on March...

    It appears I had that gun in my hands on March 30th, 2013 at the Calgary Easter Gunshow.

    At that time, it belonged to a fellow in Saskatchewan...
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    I believe I posted photos at...
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    I looked at the photos and immediately noted all...

    I looked at the photos and immediately noted all the pitting (and "soft" markings) under the paint.

    As DRP says, I'd say I should export my accumulation of "junque" to the UK, because I could...
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    Generally the "beak" on metric doesn't seem to be...

    Generally the "beak" on metric doesn't seem to be required.
    I've seen/had a number of metric mags which the "beak" could not serve any purpose, but they locked in and function.
  13. I am sorry to hear that. "Absent Friends..."

    I am sorry to hear that.
    "Absent Friends..."
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    The charger bridge is used to re fill expended...

    The charger bridge is used to re fill expended magazines, i doubt it has ever been used in combat with an M14.

    Recommended Spares:
    M14 main spring (fyi Norinco/Polytech are a different diameter...
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    Fake?! Appears to be an "Antiqued" repro

    Appears to be an "Antiqued" repro
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    UK Patents implies it is Sterling manufactured.

    UK Patents implies it is Sterling manufactured.
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    http://www.geocities.ws/psarms/SALiterature/SA-9mm...

    http://www.geocities.ws/psarms/SALiterature/SA-9mmWeaponsBrochure.pdf

    Sterling Advertised 10, 15 and 34 rd mags.

    Looking at your photo, it doesn't match the illustrated ones, but looking at the...
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    Is it straight or curved?

    Is it straight or curved?
  19. Well they are KR serial numbered, so purportedly...

    Well they are KR serial numbered, so purportedly at least would have been serial numbered before Mr. Edmiston bought Sterling.

    At the same time, according to the GoD book, Sterling obtained...
  20. damaged and / or stripped bodies sold to Sterling...

    damaged and / or stripped bodies sold to Sterling as scrap.
  21. Example of Fazakerley L2A3 re marked by Sterling

    Here is an example of a Fazakerley manufactured L2A3 remarked and sold commercially by "Sterling" as a Mk4.
    currently for sale at D&B Militaria in the UK
    Deactivated Sterling SMG SN. 2103 ^
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  22. Sticky: The Club executive members who set up the account...

    The Club executive members who set up the account are no longer involved and not cooperating so the money is probably lost.

    Someone needs a class action lawsuit...
  23. Sticky: Paypal has been holding about $20,000 in my Clubs...

    Paypal has been holding about $20,000 in my Clubs membership dues for more than 5 years.
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    I've had at least 2 "standard No4MkI* rifles...

    I've had at least 2 "standard No4MkI* rifles "linished and remarked by RFI.

    Off the top of my head I cannot recall the date(s) engraved on the right butt socket(s), but I believe they were mid...
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    You've done beautiful work. The MP5 was...

    You've done beautiful work.

    The MP5 was introduced in 1966...

    From H&K's website:HISTORY
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