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    I don't remember them using suicidal tactics in...

    I don't remember them using suicidal tactics in the movie and I've seen it several times now,, but of course you are getting a highly edited, out of context, trailer version on YouTube. There were a...
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    Movie Review: Greyhound (2020)

    I'm rather surprised that no-one has reviewed this movie here on the Milsurps yet.


    https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/f/f3/Greyhound_poster.jpeg


    Greyhound is an adaptation of C.S....
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    Marvy! Sounds like a load of fun! Bob

    Marvy! Sounds like a load of fun!


    Bob
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    That looks suspiciously like barrels of fuel on...

    That looks suspiciously like barrels of fuel on the back deck. Bam!

    Bob
  5. The only rifle I see in the shot is an M-14. ...

    The only rifle I see in the shot is an M-14.


    Bob
  6. I wonder what happens to the regimental pipes? A...

    I wonder what happens to the regimental pipes? A good portion of their mechanism is perishable so there would be two levels to a restoration: playability or simple displayability. But then, with...
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    Lovely! My first flying lesson was in a CAP...

    Lovely! My first flying lesson was in a CAP L-19.

    Bob
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    I'm sorry, but in order to keep the peaceful...

    I'm sorry, but in order to keep the peaceful atmosphere here, the forum doesn't allow political threads.


    Bob
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    The point was use in the field. :madsmile: ...

    The point was use in the field. :madsmile:



    Bob
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    I remember seeing a pic of a small cannon,...

    I remember seeing a pic of a small cannon, possibly an M3 37mm anti-tank gun, in the field with a Garand mounted alongside the tube to allow spotter rounds to be shot.


    Bob
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    Gas trap. Bob

    Gas trap.


    Bob
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    You even saw John Cantius Garand do it in his...

    You even saw John Cantius Garand do it in his demonstration of the M1 rifle. Call it "forward assist."


    Bob
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    I grew up around milsurp "stuff," so I love it...

    I grew up around milsurp "stuff," so I love it too. I also love the smell of military kites - aircraft. I spent several years in and out of them and know that particular scent. And for that...
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    Oh, I got it. :madsmile: Bob

    Oh, I got it. :madsmile:
    Bob
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    Like I said, the guy who was on the right and is...

    Like I said, the guy who was on the right and is now on the left is now holding left handed. It might just be the cameraman wanting a symmetrical pose, though.


    Bob
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    A lot of it is mold and corrosion or oxidation. ...

    A lot of it is mold and corrosion or oxidation. You get the same oxidation smell on your fingers when you play old guitar strings.



    Bob
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    Obviously posed, but wondering if, with the pic...

    Obviously posed, but wondering if, with the pic oriented correctly, the right-hand guy is left-handed?


    Bob
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    Note no sling. Bob

    Note no sling.


    Bob
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    They look like surplus Curtiss JN-4 Jennys. ...

    They look like surplus Curtiss JN-4 Jennys. There were a lot of those around after the war.

    Bob
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    Thank you! Bob

    Thank you!


    Bob
  21. Plane reminds me of one of the two (DC-3 and C-47...

    Plane reminds me of one of the two (DC-3 and C-47 my father worked with in the '60s. It seems that a DC-9 airliner was taxiing by the general aviation section of McGhee Tyson airfield on a rainy day...
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    1607 was a very good year, especially around...

    1607 was a very good year, especially around here.


    Bob
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    That was a big hint. Mike Farrell. Bob

    That was a big hint. Mike Farrell.


    Bob
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    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2020/06/1...

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2020/06/18989736png-1.jpg

    I like flamey wood. No, really. This would probably grade in between AAA and AAAA. Here it is in color:
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  25. Thread: My Fire!

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    Cats have an amazing ability to find and exude...

    Cats have an amazing ability to find and exude comfort. I'm never more comfortable than when I'm sharing a space with a cat.


    Bob
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