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    Any further updates gentlemen? I know these...

    Any further updates gentlemen?
    I know these things take loads of work and time to come to fruition and that there are extenuating circumstances and covid.

    I am always interested in a copy but not...
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    Both neat pictures. That certainly...

    Both neat pictures.




    That certainly could be, although half of my interest in this hobby is observing really OCD details.
    Do you mean they were widely used?

    Sorry, I also realized I was...
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    I would like to cross post this one more time...

    I would like to cross post this one more time with an update in case anyone does not want to follow the other thread.

    Fake T99 Sniper on GB | Gunboards Forums



    Thread with the same seller...
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    Well here is the latest: "CANADIAN LONG BRANCH...

    Well here is the latest:

    "CANADIAN LONG BRANCH ENFIELD No4 Mk1* T SNIPER RIFLE"

    https://www.gunbroker.com/item/959384597


    I love the appeals to sources.
    He is basically trolling the forum...
  5. Thread: Lithgow Mk III

    by AD-4NA
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    Oh yeah, I am not alleging that every single...

    Oh yeah, I am not alleging that every single lithgow ever made was upgraged for MkVII ammo, just that it makes me and it sounds like you also more suspicious that a little bit of that sold rifle...
  6. Thread: "T" for sale

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    Thats not very nice of them, especially since...

    Thats not very nice of them, especially since back then they could put the country of origin stamp all over the place.
  7. Thread: P14 Sniper Wood

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    He sold the front No 4 Mk I (T) pad with the...

    He sold the front No 4 Mk I (T) pad with the chopped receiver as well.

    I have seen these gunbusters type sellers before.
    Not real motivational to the responsible firearms owners out there to...
  8. Thread: P14 Sniper Wood

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    I was wondering if I would get a reply as to what...

    I was wondering if I would get a reply as to what happened and why if I messaged him before the pitchforks and torches came out.
    Or messaging him to at least tell the buyers of completed listings...
  9. Thread: Lithgow Mk III

    by AD-4NA
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    True, I am always suspicious of faked or...

    True, I am always suspicious of faked or mismatched volley sights. I noticed that in the listing and then totally forgot about that before I posted it here as a shining example. Odd also that the...
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    Well this is a new wrinkle on the arisaka for me....

    Well this is a new wrinkle on the arisaka for me. Makes the verdict on the guy pretty final in my opinion.

    Fake T99 Sniper on GB | Gunboards Forums
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    I am still, still not over the less savory...

    I am still, still not over the less savory antiques and firearms dealers and sellers writing entire encyclopedias in their descriptions, starting with the whole history of the entire category of the...
  12. Thread: Lithgow Mk III

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    Lithgow Mk III

    Nice Lithgow "true" Mk III rifle sold. Not so common in that condition maybe.
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    I like dogs myself but the pictures of pets thing...

    I like dogs myself but the pictures of pets thing on ebay or gunbroker always gets me.

    "Oh the seller has a dog or cat? Let me pay three times the price because they must be an alright guy and...
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    That seller always seems to be flogging...

    That seller always seems to be flogging reproduction wood that he acts like they are one offs.

    Not sure if he is making any of them himself or just selling on Prestigious Wood Stocks products.
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    The condition is nice. It would be interesting if...

    The condition is nice. It would be interesting if someone would dive into the French archives and check out the provenance story.
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    When I saw this one, I kind of thought some...

    When I saw this one, I kind of thought some damned dirty ape army armorer from The Planet of The Apes got their stinking paws on this No 5.
  17. Thread: P14 Sniper Wood

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    Congrats, (maybe?) I saw that No3 Mk1* (T) A...

    Congrats, (maybe?) I saw that No3 Mk1* (T) A stock on U.S. Ebay and wondered how may viewers knew what they were looking at; or how many forum members noticed it.

    That was for a pretty specific...
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    Interesting, so that's one source. BVZ24 are you...

    Interesting, so that's one source.
    BVZ24 are you ordering one of their stocks in?
    Looks nice, I'd be interested in how it compares to say the Prestigious Wood Stocks Mk I wood.
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    Interesting, I believe I have seen pictures of...

    Interesting, I believe I have seen pictures of servicemen posing with them both ways including some of them featuring a finish shiny enough to be blueing.
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    For the record, it is now confirmed that Remington used the same brown Bakelite buttplate on both their World War II period Model 11 and Model 31 shotguns.

    This is a posting of a picture of the...
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    Yes I am aware; this is an older thread I wanted...

    Yes I am aware; this is an older thread I wanted to bump again and the pictures comparing the variations did not survive the great forum outage of 2021 and I do not believe I have them anymore.
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    Reproduction Shtle MkI Backsight Protector

    Is there currently anyone making reproduction SMLE/Shtle Mk I Backsight Protectors which are available?

    I saw some for sale on ebay out of Finland of all places a while back.
    I have one...
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    Parris-Dunn USN Mark 1 Metal Parts Finish

    I figured this might be the best subforum to get an authoritative answer on the topic, but what was the original factory finish on the metal parts of the Parris-Dunn USN Mk 1 Dummy Training Rifle?
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    Indian Use of Vickers Berthier

    I've seen information that India supposedly adopted the Vickers Berthier Mk III (Light Machine Gun) before World War II and seen some pictures of some production examples. I am interested in how...
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    Weedon Repair Standard Documents

    Does anyone have a copy of the instructions or contract requirements for the Weedon Repair Standards or has anyone seen any original documents related to the procedure?

    I am interested in the...
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