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    It's called propaganda. the US was very...

    It's called propaganda. the US was very proficient at it. Look at Islamaphobia today.
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    I served aboard the USS Intrepid CVA11. I was...

    I served aboard the USS Intrepid CVA11. I was aboard the Forrestall CVA59. I saw the world. I also felt vulnerable. The Chinese Mig21 shot down our air cover. 763 F4's.
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    The mother of .308 is 7.5 French. Not 8 Mauser. ...

    The mother of .308 is 7.5 French. Not 8 Mauser. We copied their round just as Garand copied their automatic rifle, the RSC 1917.
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    my highest value Enfield is my LongBranch #4T. ...

    my highest value Enfield is my LongBranch #4T. The value of it's parts is hard to calculate. I really enjoyed the Resurrection. gary...
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    30 year quest over.

    At last weeks OGCA meet, I found 5 issue cartridges for my Scott Webley .455 Navy Automatic. They cost $5 each. Dated 1917. They chambered and extracted perfect. I will shoot one for the...
  6. when I carry it is a PTa3 Keltec in .380. FMJ. ...

    when I carry it is a PTa3 Keltec in .380. FMJ. If I use it, the range will be 12" to the gut of the aggressor. Three rounds expended, three rounds left for who ever. I keep it simple and reliable....
  7. Thread: Ljungman AG-42B

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    I have the Swedish 6.5 Ag42. no problems. ...

    I have the Swedish 6.5 Ag42. no problems. Then I found the Egyptian Hakim in 8 Mauser. Same rifle, but with a very efficient muzzle brake. These rifles use the French tilting bolt and...
  8. Thread: French MAS 36

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    I used the mas 36 as I do all of my military...

    I used the mas 36 as I do all of my military guns. for the experience. I found it very efficient, accurate and well made. I make my ammo from Swedish 6.5 gallery cartridges.
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    I would make it profitable. then the gw...

    I would make it profitable. then the gw gets his due. attorney would jump on it.
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    money is an abstract. I paid $600 for my Chinese...

    money is an abstract. I paid $600 for my Chinese m14 then worked it to E2 configuration with Art scope added. The money paid was market value at the time, 1984. I wanted it, I bought it.
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    If I was in the same position I would make a...

    If I was in the same position I would make a profit. The GW was on private property. he had no jurisdiction. he was trespassing.
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    I have a T53 made in 1960. It is as new. Quality...

    I have a T53 made in 1960. It is as new. Quality is the equal of any. I prefer their SKS. less recoil.
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    Value? I have the C1 and the bayonet. The bayonet was...

    I have the C1 and the bayonet. The bayonet was the easiest and cheapest part to find during the build.
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    barrel too short to completely burn the...

    barrel too short to completely burn the gunpowder. You must be using ammo for PPSh.
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    China could have sunk my ship, the Intrepid...

    China could have sunk my ship, the Intrepid CVA11. at will. They did shoot down 763 F4 Phantoms and lost 13 Mig 21 doing it. They did not want to expand the war they won. They are far more...
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    I have a high regard for Spanish pistols. fit and...

    I have a high regard for Spanish pistols. fit and finish are superior.
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    the most comprehensive coverage I have seen. ...

    the most comprehensive coverage I have seen. Thanks..
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    Japanese warships are as useless as ours. ...

    Japanese warships are as useless as ours. missile and GPS capacity has rendered them junk.
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    [QUOTE=HOOKED ON HISTORY;268900]I thought it was...

    [QUOTE=HOOKED ON HISTORY;268900]I thought it was an off center mount. The K-var is out of production. It seemed to be the best aftermarket mount for an over the bore configuration although still a...
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    the mount is on the left side. holds zero. ...

    the mount is on the left side. holds zero. original issue is preferred. Kvar made an excellent mount to use other optics. I use Russian 8 power.
  21. Thread: tokarev vs cz52

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    I have experienced cz52 failures. non...

    I have experienced cz52 failures. non catastrophic roller lock damage. No failures with the TT33. it is still issued. I shoot all issue ammunition. Prefer Chinese.
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    my 03 sling made in 1917 is as new. I use...

    my 03 sling made in 1917 is as new. I use waxoyl. I use it on my leather jacket, shoes and the seats in my MB cars. I mix the product 50/50 with oil paint thinner. put it in a hand sprayer, spray it...
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    The .30 I went to is a 1911 converted by Tokarev...

    The .30 I went to is a 1911 converted by Tokarev in 1933. Still in service. the TT33. Which in my opinion is the best individual weapon in history. Ease of use, firepower, accuracy,...
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    I shot my 1918 Colt and watched bullets go down...

    I shot my 1918 Colt and watched bullets go down range in the sun. Lost interest. that was 1967. I find .30 caliber interesting.
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    To clarify my position on Turk 8mm, The first...

    To clarify my position on Turk 8mm, The first time i fired a Hakim (1978) it launched the brass 50 yards. I used fnm 198 gr. I discovered the gas adjuster, acquired the tool, then put the brass in a...
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