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    We are talking 19th century tactics as that is...

    We are talking 19th century tactics as that is what basically WWI was assaulting positions with massed formations but against 20th century weapons point is they used them the rifle had its place for...
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    Couple of things that really shine about that mission is the Para's were up against it right from the start being some miles from the intended point to start with then having to last longer than...
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    Thanks Jim, the article clearly outlines how...

    Thanks Jim, the article clearly outlines how lethal the shotgun was with a 9 foot width and a 3 foot vertical spread was enough to take out multiple personnel with penetration of a 2" plank at 150...
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    Model 97 and modern shotgun

    Had a quick look and found these;
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    Even so they found a place in the WWI trenches...

    Even so they found a place in the WWI trenches where the trenches were not much more that a 100 yds apart and often at night stunts were done, Germans that faced the Model 97 were appalled at the...
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    Early CAC & MF 303 rounds

    Been chasing a Dum Dum hollow point for ever they are just rare as. Very nice RCS.

    Here are some of my early CAC MKVI 1907 and CAC MKII with a CAC 4 1919 MKVII and two early MF (Footscray) MkVII...
  7. F/Pin protrusion!

    F/Pin protrusion!
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    Yes the Germans were very much aware by...

    Yes the Germans were very much aware by experience exactly the sort of devastation the Mod 97 trench shotgun could inflict whether assaulting a trench or protecting it firing 00 Buckshot made short...
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    The 276 had a pronounced body taper to aid in its...

    The 276 had a pronounced body taper to aid in its extraction from the chamber after firing.
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    Where did they go!

    I was just graze reading Hatchers book on the Garand development and came across an interesting piece.
    It was between Pedersen, Garand, Bang & Colt and apparently according to the book they had...
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    Portuguese

    Here is a packet of my metric 6.5mm Portuguese.
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    I do have a steel 75mm case but I got that from...

    I do have a steel 75mm case but I got that from an American destroyer 35+ years ago when it visited the Bunbury port don't remember how I got from the crew to remove it off the ship but here it sits...
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    Yes you can see how the W M morphed from the...

    Yes you can see how the W M morphed from the round described RCS apart from Weatherby's all being belted cartridges what sets them apart is the double radiused shoulder, on thing they do not lack and...
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    340 WM

    Have not got onto the loose stuff for a bit but I picked up a full packet of these a while ago they are in good condition.
    Had to rummage through the packets they had as some had reloaded ammo in...
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    Awesome Jim sometimes it takes allot of years to...

    Awesome Jim sometimes it takes allot of years to get what one requires they just don't grow on the back yard tree and only a fellow collector can really understand just how long it takes, hours spent...
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    Yes a story in that book relates to a safety...

    Yes a story in that book relates to a safety chain they used to drag over the acoustic/magnetic mines to set them off but the rope attached to the chain was cut short (Pilfered) the mine was out on...
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    I started also to collect these little booklets...

    I started also to collect these little booklets on fighting ships from both conflicts but have not seen any here in Aus for quite some time.
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    They would probably have had a mix on the night...

    They would probably have had a mix on the night raids some with H.E others with incendiary's and some mine layers sometimes they sent over a single plane to drop them these were tracked and the...
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    Aerial mine

    A defused, German 1,000 kg 'Luftmine'. Glasgow, 18 March ~ the mine was delivered by parachute hence the lack of stabilising fins and damage to the mine.
    The Brits ever the thrifty people found each...
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    They were to scared to awaken H*tler on D-Day and...

    They were to scared to awaken H*tler on D-Day and as he had sole command of the Tigers they stayed put and really did not get to the front for 4-5 days as they found it difficult to move due to the...
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    H/Bdy bloke have a good day.

    H/Bdy bloke have a good day.
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    They also enlisted the aid of prisoners to help...

    They also enlisted the aid of prisoners to help evacuate the wounded in WWI due to the gluttonous mud it could take all day to remove a wounded person with 6-8 personnel helping, those stretcher...
  23. Isn't it fun mmppres when you put a thing...

    Isn't it fun mmppres when you put a thing together just to find a screw or such left over and its position in the whole mix is right in the centre of the item you just pulled apart and...
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    I had a friend turn me up a .064, .070 & .074...

    I had a friend turn me up a .064, .070 & .074 sent him an empty cartridge so he could get the taper right and he made them about half the length of a case with the required rim thickness.
    In all...
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    No probs its all about helping each other here...

    No probs its all about helping each other here and stopping an unwanted event we will need a range report in due course!:thup:
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