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  1. Sadly, the recent NAO report on the RN and its...

    Sadly, the recent NAO report on the RN and its CBG plan paints a less than rosy picture of the future, and post Covid financial pressures will likely make it even worse.

    Key point summary of the...
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    Value? Echo the above, register (if you aren't already)...

    Echo the above, register (if you aren't already) on K98kforum and post it in the G41/G-K43 section.....(to my non-expert eyes, its looks like one worth saving, if it's not been too messed with)
  3. Thread: Barrel length

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    And the introduction in combat at the same time...

    And the introduction in combat at the same time of the MP43/44 showed where the future was going to be with infantry battle rifles....which is why the No.5 got dropped as soon as they could.
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    Not according to many Russians..... ;)

    Not according to many Russians..... ;)
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    :thup::):clap: Refreshing to hear that. I...

    :thup::):clap:

    Refreshing to hear that.
    I have a particular interest in Norwegian capture K98k's which have several decades of use and changes post WW2 and its all part of their continuous...
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    Yep, they are Curtiss JN-4 Jenny's, and yes...

    Yep, they are Curtiss JN-4 Jenny's, and yes thousands of them were sold off cheap for $50 each in the early 20's by the US Govt, many of them never used and still in crates. They were very much the...
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    I think you've got that correct. A lot of...

    I think you've got that correct.

    A lot of Kar98az have been fitted with K98k bolts, and so you may get an offer of a trade from such a Kar98az owner if you advertise in the right places, although,...
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    No one would do that today......not even a pro...

    No one would do that today......not even a pro stunt-person (not without wearing a 'chute at any rate)

    She clearly had zero fear and was very confident of what she was doing, and as I said, she...
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    Her name was Gladys Ingle, and it was all staged,...

    Her name was Gladys Ingle, and it was all staged, as can be seen from the multiple camera angles and locations.....BUT, it was all real, so no question about her bravery or utter stupidity depending...
  10. Thread: No.15 SA Chest

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    Well 7.92 would be a fun way to dispatch...

    Well 7.92 would be a fun way to dispatch bunny's.......a mate of mate in the USA often uses his scoped M1903A4 for squirrels.......in his words, "because I can" :lol:

    I have the same GSG pict rail...
  11. Thread: No.15 SA Chest

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    Now you've picked my interest.....:D Like to...

    Now you've picked my interest.....:D
    Like to know more about the suppressor and optic mount you used. Do use you the pukka GSG pic rail mount that replaces the standard rear sight or did you use one...
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    Not seen that milled and checkered bolt handle...

    Not seen that milled and checkered bolt handle before on a K98k?

    Maybe one for the experts on the K98k Forum

    http://www.k98kforum.com/

    What years and makers are the 2 x K98's?
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    And a really, really late made BSA one at that...

    And a really, really late made BSA one at that with a '47 dated PK serial.

    As for the rest of it well...........:bash:
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    ....put your tea bag in the mug, not in the...

    ....put your tea bag in the mug, not in the harbour....... :lol::lol:


    My best mate, who emigrated to sunny California nearly 20 years ago, always posts on Facebook to his US friends..."Happy...
  15. Thread: No.15 SA Chest

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    :lol: I'm quite lucky, in that its only in the...

    :lol:

    I'm quite lucky, in that its only in the past year or so, that we've had an intake to our small club of newer younger club members that were not initially interested in old milsurps or old...
  16. Thread: No.15 SA Chest

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    I admire you for that level of anal...

    I admire you for that level of anal commitment.......however barking that idea is :rofl:

    I get the hump if I have to move the ruddy empty thing around from its permanent location, I can't even...
  17. Thread: No.15 SA Chest

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    Nope, I've not seen one, or heard of it being...

    Nope, I've not seen one, or heard of it being done either, and as pointed out above, it would totally defeat the whole point of the chest in its service use!

    And I'm not understanding why you...
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    That makes more sense then. I was at an arms...

    That makes more sense then.

    I was at an arms fair a few years back and he had a stand and I was just ideally looking at some of the stuff while he was talking to a customer and there was mention...
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    I think this is David's website that he trades...

    I think this is David's website that he trades under now.......?

    https://www.enfieldguns.com/
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    That's the problem with old git eyes and battle...

    That's the problem with old git eyes and battle sights on old milsurps, especially v-notch K98k sights :(

    I have a rare 6x pre-war P.Kohler Berlin commercial scope in great condition that would...
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    Fair enough.... What the latest CTS from 2nd...

    Fair enough....

    What the latest CTS from 2nd batch that you have on record then, as mine is only just over a 100 or so from the end number in Peter's book?
  22. We've had trouble at 900 yrds at Bisley with...

    We've had trouble at 900 yrds at Bisley with No.4T's on a very hot day, on the bloody new electronic targets, as with no human marker in the butts the spotters couldn't see jack through the heat...
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    Yes, 5 figure serials with or without letter...

    Yes, 5 figure serials with or without letter blocks are right for mid to late war byf's it seems......(I admit late war 98's are not my main interest and I've never seen a 5 number one for sale in...
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    2nd contract batch of Mk.III's made by Cooke...

    2nd contract batch of Mk.III's made by Cooke Troughton & Simms started at serial number 18300...?
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    Yes, I remember rolling about when watching that...

    Yes, I remember rolling about when watching that episode as well (can't believe its nearly 40 years ago!!) one of the two most famous clips in OFH........along with this other floor rolling around...
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