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    To be fair and to balance things up, (in fighting...

    To be fair and to balance things up, (in fighting aside) the resistance fought bravely under the Nazi jackboot for 4 years, at a great cost in lives, assisting allied aircrew escape and providing...
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    I've only seen a couple of ex "Norge" K98's in...

    I've only seen a couple of ex "Norge" K98's in the original 7.92mm, rare rifles in the UK (as said, the vast majority are .30-06), any chance of sharing a few pics with the rest of the anoraks!
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    Nice one Gil, have a great weekend mate....

    Nice one Gil, have a great weekend mate....
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    Good grief ... I thought it was bad here in the...

    Good grief ... I thought it was bad here in the UK!

    Here in the UK, successive governments have dumbed down lessons, subverting teaching from teaching subjects in depth, to teaching kids purely...
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    Ian, mine is the same, bright and shiny bolt...

    Ian, mine is the same, bright and shiny bolt face, the bore guages as new, with no throat erosion. It still broke a bloody firing pin though!
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    The firing pin failed on mine last week, sheared...

    The firing pin failed on mine last week, sheared off at the lugs, so I can't undo the bloody thing!

    I'm having to cut it off at the cocking piece, leaving enough to unscrew from the cocking...
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    I suppose the only other thing you could do is...

    I suppose the only other thing you could do is actually cut off the action body and remove the extractor from its slot, then try to unscrew the barrel from the remains of the body.

    It could be...
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    I don't know about the US kits, but there will be...

    I don't know about the US kits, but there will be a another option coming soon.

    News to follow....
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    I'm in a fairly low risk area, but we get a lot...

    I'm in a fairly low risk area, but we get a lot of people here from London at the weekend, they stick out like the proverbial bull dogs dangling bits!

    Few bother with masks and cough, shout and...
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    Three bottles of beer left Geoff!! You left the...

    Three bottles of beer left Geoff!! You left the most important to last mate!

    Glad you're feeling better, hell of a lot of it your neck of the woods mate....
  11. Thread: Prices.

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    I couldn't agree more Ron. Spoiling Children is...

    I couldn't agree more Ron. Spoiling Children is exactly that.

    If you're never had to work hard for what you have, you have no idea of the blood, sweat, tears and years it takes build an estate.
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  12. Very interesting guys, many thanks indeed for the...

    Very interesting guys, many thanks indeed for the information.

    I've seen two failed SMLE action bodies over the years, one twisted along its length and another with a clean fracture on the left...
  13. I was wondering the same thing re head spacing. I...

    I was wondering the same thing re head spacing. I have to say (rightly or wrongly) I've always had my doubts about the strength of the 2A1 action and 7.62x51.

    I know the steel is changed, but...
  14. Good point, why not have a go... Regarding...

    Good point, why not have a go...

    Regarding replacement forends, SMLE examples are still available here in the UK, but I've never seen a 2A1 forend.

    We had a batch of 2A1's come onto the UK...
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    From a UK perspective, most country boys also...

    From a UK perspective, most country boys also shot and hunted (scouts, army and air cadets were also very popular) and rifle and pistol club memberships were encouraged and popular.

    The idea being...
  16. I'm with Ron on this one, so much damage and old...

    I'm with Ron on this one, so much damage and old repairs, I would fit a replacement and set about the fun and games of bedding.

    As said, plenty of correct 'how to' resources on here to absorb....
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    M1 Carbine lesson for the day, always something...

    M1 Carbine lesson for the day, always something new to learn....
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    I might be tempted to replace the forend to be honest, that one has certainly taken a real hammering.

    What's the availability of 2A1 forends guys?
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    Interesting....

    Interesting....
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    I can't really find the words for that cut and...

    I can't really find the words for that cut and shut creation.....

    With regards to the No5, after it's initial use in Europe and the middle East, production was cut short after the famous wondering...
  21. Thread: .22 WMR AR

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    Very interesting, I've never seen one before, AR...

    Very interesting, I've never seen one before, AR lesson of the day!
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    I second that one Geoff....

    I second that one Geoff....
  23. Thread: .22 WMR AR

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    Excellent stuff. How rare are the stocks, I don't...

    Excellent stuff. How rare are the stocks, I don't think I have ever seen one.
  24. Thread: .22 WMR AR

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    Absolutely, it conforms to the "keep it simple...

    Absolutely, it conforms to the "keep it simple stupid" system, like my Tippmenn Arms .22 M4 and uses a reciprocating solid bolt and buffer, giving plenty of room to eject the spent brass.

    These...
  25. Thread: .22 WMR AR

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    Here's a pic of the bolt design, as you can see...

    Here's a pic of the bolt design, as you can see it's a piece of high quality engineering. before you ask, I pondered about the gas key too, its there to add a little more mass apparently.
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