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    To add to Bindi's correct and helpful suggestion:...

    To add to Bindi's correct and helpful suggestion: if you're unaware, your sling is on back to front.

    The closed head of the rivet faces up against the furniture, the base of the rivet is hidden...
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    Bear, I was replying to an earlier comment...

    Bear,

    I was replying to an earlier comment which seems to have disappeared. Jim's comment came after it, hence the confusion. I've subsequently deleted mine to remove further concern.

    Too bad...
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    G'Day Oysters, Wonderful find, that Mod 1917...

    G'Day Oysters,

    Wonderful find, that Mod 1917 is in brilliant shape. Some one's had a crack at getting the barrel off by the look of those jaw marks on the reinforce. These barrels are a real...
  4. Thread: The Invasion!

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    1. Excellent, a start. Don't stop until you've...

    1. Excellent, a start. Don't stop until you've reached beyond your beliefs.

    2. Disagree entirely. You were simply developing the Execution Plan as you became aware of new facts, data and...
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    Great news, Clarkie! Well done. :thup: Here's...

    Great news, Clarkie! Well done. :thup:

    Here's some inspiration for others: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2lYxrPPE2Mk
  6. Thread: The Invasion!

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    Onya Clarkie, never give in! :thup: It's the...

    Onya Clarkie, never give in! :thup: It's the thrill of the chase, or the patience to win in the end that makes it all that more therapeutic...

    And as for the Greenies, you've made a great...
  7. Thread: OT Spitfire

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    Thanks for sharing this, what a magnificent story...

    Thanks for sharing this, what a magnificent story and interview! The realisation on his face that the footage was him was very moving. Outstanding.
  8. Thread: The Invasion!

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    Toading: to seek out, close with and kill the...

    Toading: to seek out, close with and kill the amphibian enemy (with great violence) seize their ground, repel attack by day and night, regardless of season, weather or terrain.

    It's not lewd,...
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    Doubt it Bindi, the CFN would have to be ultra...

    Doubt it Bindi, the CFN would have to be ultra lazy not to whip the current slab sided monstrosity off and pop a correct Mk II back on in it's place. The cocking piece is a maintenance item, so you'd...
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    Mr Clark, that's bloody tremendous! Some...

    Mr Clark, that's bloody tremendous! Some happiness pills downrange is fantastic. Eliminating vermin is a bonus!

    I've got a .177 break action air rifle. Bought it for dispensing the most hideous...
  11. Thread: New Addition

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    That is pretty impressive! A lot of work gone...

    That is pretty impressive! A lot of work gone into making that one. Kinda wonder if buying .303 ammo wouldn't be a lot more economical, given the cost and time required to fiddle around with the...
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    Nope, just can it. The mainspring, striker...

    Nope, just can it. The mainspring, striker extractor and spring may probably be salvageable.

    Jim's advice is concrete. Your safety and that of others counts far more than a another hundred bucks....
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    Here's a little info on the attacks that did...

    Here's a little info on the attacks that did occur to Australia during 1942-45 courtesy of Emperor Hirohito and his Service Leaders:

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    One of the chilling attacks that shook contemporary...
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    As a chronic Enfielditis sufferer, all I can...

    As a chronic Enfielditis sufferer, all I can offer is - keep going. ;)
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    This is another incomprehensible violent,...

    This is another incomprehensible violent, selfish, intolerable act. I have nothing but deep sympathy for those families who are now grieving, the friends who now have a hole in thier heart and...
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    I had a similar need a while ago. I boldly...

    I had a similar need a while ago. I boldly approached Flea Bay and bought a small bag of M2 x 3mm countersunk flat headed copper rivets. In American speak, that's about 5/64 OD and 1/8" long....
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    Bruce, Your inbox is chokers, mate. Can you...

    Bruce,

    Your inbox is chokers, mate. Can you send a few old pieces of corro to the bin so we can still talk to you? Thanks mate. Back to the barrel folks... :thup:
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    Well, you were also UV sterilising at the time,...

    Well, you were also UV sterilising at the time, right? ;)
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    F10, you're wonderfully optimistic there. Well...

    F10, you're wonderfully optimistic there. Well done. :thup:

    Enjoy that sun while it lasts!
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    Well done fjruple! Great expansion. :thup: ...

    Well done fjruple! Great expansion. :thup:

    I'll stick with a central theme, that without Remington as an established, equipped and knowledgeable arms manufacturer, the Eddystone subsidiary would...
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    Aldo, Your post is visible, it's working. Just...

    Aldo,

    Your post is visible, it's working. Just give it a few hours to refresh and log out and back in again.
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    Sadly, not at all. A couple of things to...

    Sadly, not at all. A couple of things to consider:

    1. During the Weedon Repair process, rifles were stripped, inspected, modified and reassembled with parts that met the minimum requirement of...
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    Gil, I tend to believe what the docs are saying...

    Gil, I tend to believe what the docs are saying and am not doubting their logic here. Taking a rather circumspect approach is sensible for them, because of their constant, or repeated exposure to the...
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    What exactly does this term mean? The bolt has...

    What exactly does this term mean?

    The bolt has been replaced, in Service. So what? It's a maintenance replacement part, it gets worn and changes tolerance. Gets replaced and if fine. The asterisk...
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    Ovidio, yep, a real personality shines through...

    Ovidio, yep, a real personality shines through easily. Like Rob, the Canadian that wears the skirt and likes muzzle loaders and black powder. You spot authenticity and integrity pretty easily, like...
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