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    The annoying thing is that thereís some really good repro stuff out there. I bought a repro steel muzzle booster for the Browning .303 and itís perfect even down to the tool marks. The only obvious...
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    What grinds my gear is the folks who join the gun...

    What grinds my gear is the folks who join the gun forums just to buy original parts to make Star Wars items. In the past Iíve posted on various gun and aviation forums about the Browning Mk2 .303...
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    I always believed we Brits always used a good...

    I always believed we Brits always used a good oldBritish thread until I tried to find the thread on the STEN barrel nut. Who would have thought ANS was the answer!

    Regarding the tripod, are the...
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    Some of those Baptys guns have come on to the...

    Some of those Baptys guns have come on to the market in recent years. The boys frame with a savage No.4 action bolted to it springs to mind.
  5. Are you wanting to mock one up or to help ID the...

    Are you wanting to mock one up or to help ID the correct item?
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    Often remarked or corrected when FTRíd due to the shot last/phosphating and suncorite painting removing the shallow electro pencilled original markings.
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    /\/\ Agh yes, I should have worded that a little...

    /\/\ Agh yes, I should have worded that a little different.
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    Peter L said his wife is selling whatís left but I think he also said they (or someone with the rights) will be doing a ĎThe guns of Dagenhamí reprint...
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    I cleared out some bags of kit left over from the...

    I cleared out some bags of kit left over from the RAF Swinderby to RAF Halton move in 1995. In them I found quartz fibre dosimeters, 7.62mm ammo, SLR parts, lots of DKP 1 and 2, WW2 Carlisle...
  10. Another update with some barrels available for...

    Another update with some barrels available for sale.

    149 - Matching Lower, Barrel and Breech Block. Bipod and Piston Ext are Enfield.

    151 - Enfield Bipod and Breech Block

    153 - All matching,...
  11. Updated and new details added. 149 - Matching...

    Updated and new details added.

    149 - Matching Lower, Barrel and Breech Block. Bipod and Piston Ext are Enfield.

    151 - Enfield Bipod and Breech Block

    153 - All matching, no second barrel
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  12. Updated and new details added. 149 - Matching...

    Updated and new details added.

    149 - Matching Lower, Barrel and Breech Block. Bipod and Piston Ext are Enfield.

    151 - Enfield Bipod and Breech Block

    153 - All matching, no second barrel
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    Thanks gents, Iíve pretty much done as described except I think Flying10 has identified my issue, to much heat! My steel turns black so I shall try less heat and see if that works. I shall report...
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    How to soft solder?

    Not a how to, but a request to tell me how to.

    Iíve been trying to soft solder mild steel and having zero luck! Iíve got good clean metal and can get the solder to adhere to one piece but not...
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    It could have been donated/taken in to service in...

    It could have been donated/taken in to service in an emergency (WW1, Post Dunkirk etc.) or perhaps it was a commercial sale to foreign military who follow British practices.

    I suppose it could...
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    It must have been filmed in the USA as the gun...

    It must have been filmed in the USA as the gun body is made of a Mk2 front (gas vent/cylinder and barrel locating peg) and the rear is obviously Enfield Mk1.
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  17. Updated and new details added. 149 - Matching...

    Updated and new details added.

    149 - Matching Lower, Barrel and Breech Block. Bipod and Piston Ext are Enfield.

    153 - All matching, no second barrel

    181 - Matching Barrel and Barrel nut,...
  18. Thanks Kev, I've got that number, its one of...

    Thanks Kev, I've got that number, its one of Pauls from Enfieldguns.com (or it was)
  19. Updated and new details added. 149 - Matching...

    Updated and new details added.

    149 - Matching Lower, Barrel and Breech Block. Bipod and Piston Ext are Enfield.

    153 - All matching, no second barrel

    181 - Matching Barrel and Barrel nut,...
  20. Thanks for that Kev, I'll add those details.

    Thanks for that Kev, I'll add those details.
  21. Some noted details so far. 149 - Matching...

    Some noted details so far.

    149 - Matching Lower, Barrel and Breech Block. Bipod and Piston Ext are Enfield.

    153 - All matching, no second barrel

    181 - Matching Barrel and Barrel nut, lower...
  22. Thread: BIPOD

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    From what Iíve read, there is a role pin that should hold the bipod to the missing part. As this part allows the gun to be swivelled on the bipod, this role pin is the week point and shears,...
  23. Thread: BIPOD

    by Brit plumber
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    When I say improved, thatís what the US call it when they weld the 2 sides of the pivot. The one you have has obviously broken so not an improved version lol.
  24. The ZB certainly do but I will need to check my...

    The ZB certainly do but I will need to check my Mk1 to see if that has any FF marks.
  25. Thread: BIPOD

    by Brit plumber
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    Itís the improved M249 Bipod with a part missing.

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2019/11/normal_53653EF772D34E1C91E2BDBC6FB19851j-1.jpg
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