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    Ammo H/S 3 - 85

    I lost the thread on the Russian ammo question but here is what I found out for the O.P's question,

    85 would be the year

    3 = Ulyanovsk Machinery Plant State Production Association, 2...
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    WL = Wilkinson Ltd VNS = Viners Ltd, Sheffield...

    WL = Wilkinson Ltd
    VNS = Viners Ltd, Sheffield England (N79)
    N49 = H. Morris & Co. Ltd., Glasgow

    Source ~ The Broad Arrow MkII
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    Your the squads point man for the next 7...

    Your the squads point man for the next 7 days...........!

    The tank scene in that village is a still from a WWII doco film I've watched it a few times on the net.
  4. He is a big man check the size of his paws the...

    He is a big man check the size of his paws the uniform does not give you the impression of just how big he really is.
    Often the meekest among us have a fire within that once ignited turns them into...
  5. Thread: SASR SICUTS

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    SASR SICUTS

    A while ago I posted a small survival knife (Left one in main pic) that was part of our SASR's emergency kit make up these were made by AKC knives.
    These were designed by Bob Cooper who is a...
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    Isn't it a normal practice if leaving the...

    Isn't it a normal practice if leaving the soldiers weapon as his grave marker that it was made inoperable I.e. bolt removed and ditched!

    I too thought a defensive position with the rifles like...
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    Awww! come on Ovidio don't tell us your that...

    Awww! come on Ovidio don't tell us your that cheap!:madsmile::lol:
    You must fuel them, the only time mine get super hot is in the mad minute my best was 25 rounds/200m even with a rim over that had...
  8. That tiger striping will look awesome I use a...

    That tiger striping will look awesome I use a 70/30 mix RLO/Mineral Turps rubbed in 24 hours drying between coats until it cannot take anymore then buff with a clean cotton rag I was also at one...
  9. Thread: Scammed

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    You'll have to ask Badger (Admin) by PM keep it...

    You'll have to ask Badger (Admin) by PM keep it out of the normal channels.:thup:
  10. Thread: Not often seen

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    84mm Gustav

    Be plenty of those here that would have fired one of these during their service.
    84mm Carl Gustav illumination round which was part of a job lot I picked up a while ago from a member here.
    Its in...
  11. Thread: Scammed

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    If the person is a member here and they referred...

    If the person is a member here and they referred you to this other identity for the item you purchased then that needs to be investigated by admin here and further more if push comes to shove and a...
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    Something like this eh! Jim mind you I'd ditch...

    Something like this eh! Jim mind you I'd ditch the handgun and keep the MG in this case.
    IRONMAN Ammunition Backpack • 500 Rounds Of Firepower - YouTube
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    I have a 1969 guns & ammo yearly one where Elmer...

    I have a 1969 guns & ammo yearly one where Elmer talks about big game hunting and cartridges and some of his early escapades when taken and imprisoned by an unruly person they Elmer ended up shooting...
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    Other oddities

    Some other gear that came along from a WWII armourer I used to visit him at his house come gunsmith shop, he had scads of awesome gear sadly all broken up by his useless son.
    Both are signal...
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    From what I have read of him in some of my books...

    From what I have read of him in some of my books he was more orienteered to what the press had him portrayed as.....vain is a word that was used!
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    I was using 1967 dated 303 MKVII about 10+ years...

    I was using 1967 dated 303 MKVII about 10+ years ago results were mixed at times I thought I was using black powder plenty of smoke and confetti out the end of the rifle with hang fires and so on,...
  17. Thread: Mortality

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    Glad your still vertical, I had a H/A Sept 13...

    Glad your still vertical, I had a H/A Sept 13 last year although had a very stiff 1 hour conversation with my wife about going up to ED, even though I pretty much knew the game was on, it was the...
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    Oops! Blue on Blue

    Watched a short doco on the gulf war and BB63 with how Suddam tried to get her with exocets and land based ship missiles.
    The attempts failed with the Mirages being shot down by F-16's or 15's and...
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    That is the trait of the breed RCS they are a...

    That is the trait of the breed RCS they are a very vocal cat explaining just what it is they have done in their day which is usually not very much, but also what you have not done for them.
    Mine has...
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    The artful dodger!

    Often a source of merriment and laughs is our Siamese who has not a clue how to be a cat and try as he may never look all that blessed with brains.
    So today we had to build a new vege patch for my...
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    Finally good weather

    The sun has finally scared the rain off and we have had a reasonably fine 2 days so its time to start getting the bikes fluids circulating again .
    I have not ridden my 848 Ducati for a while so it...
  22. Thread: Plain Nasty

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    I could not find any $'s/unit cost for the round...

    I could not find any $'s/unit cost for the round but it would be decidedly cheaper than say a copperhead round, I stumbled cross this read (link below) and I don't think they would have sent any...
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    Plain Nasty

    U.S.A's new round for the M1A2 puts a whole new category of lethality into the main gun of the tanks capability.
    I for one would not want to be anywhere near this thing if I was the bad guy.
    M1147...
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    A puzzle!

    Well I have been looking at this 303 round for a while trying to make out a who, what and when, as all I could figure with it was 8 F.1 VII.Z.
    It plagued me for a fair while and I was going to post...
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    F10 the indicators that make up a true 4T the...

    F10 the indicators that make up a true 4T the guys who know don't advertise it on the webb as there a subtleties in the stampings position and serif that tell a real T from a faker T.
    And if they...
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