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  1. Think I paid $130/Aud for this Wrights 1916 black...

    Think I paid $130/Aud for this Wrights 1916 black (Not blanco'ed) web sling 15 years ago put it on my 5MD 1916 Lithgow No.1 MKIII.

    Flea-bay has lots of replica ones but if you do buy an original...
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    .369 Purdey Nitro Express

    Not often seen and fairly rare my .369 Nitro Express, also known as the .369 Purdey Nitro Express loaded by Kynoch, this is a centerfire, rifle cartridge developed by James Purdey & Sons and...
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    Both in our thoughts and prayers here.

    Both in our thoughts and prayers here.
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    Bit of cartridge history for those interested on...

    Bit of cartridge history for those interested on the U.S Army and Roy Weatherby;

    The .30-378 was originally designed by Roy Weatherby as an anti-personnel/anti-materiel military cartridge for a...
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    Kynoch .375 Magnum

    My Kynoch .375 Magnum cartridge a very versatile round, this is a nice example of that early production cartridge.
    Whilst technically its not a Nitro Express cartridge I've included it as it has...
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    I think trusting a Tyrant would never have been...

    I think trusting a Tyrant would never have been entered into, how long would have Hitler honoured the peace deal a question that really hovers on his breaking of said deals with other parties....
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    Snider & Enfield rounds

    Here are some rounds of interest the first round is an interim paper cartridge for the Snider rifle in .577 this had a special bullet (Info below) as hollow points were not allowed.
    The others are...
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    Nice selection there RCS.

    Nice selection there RCS.
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    Kynoch .318 Westley Richards

    My .318 Kynoch nitro express for the .318 Westley Richards.

    Westley Richards introduced the .318, primarily for use in their M98 Mauser and later their P14 Enfield based bolt action sporting...
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    400/350 Kynoch Nitro Express

    My 400/350 Kynoch with FMJRN

    Introduced in 1899, the .400/350 Nitro Express is a rimmed cartridge originally designed for use in single-shot and double rifles. In 1899 Rigby approached the...
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    Tweedie Projectile

    So I finally found out what the bullet is called with the slits in the side;

    Although the Tweedie bullet had the new metal jacket, this covering had slits in the side and a shortened tip exposing...
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    Kynoch .375 N.E

    My .375 2-1/2" Nitro Express.

    Based on a flanged (British for rimmed), straight taper case. It was used in a Lee bolt action BSA magazine rifle and various single shot and double barreled rifles....
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    No.1 Gibbs .461

    Here is my .461 No 1 Gibbs

    The .461 No 1 Gibbs, also known as the .461 No 1 Gibbs 2+11/3 inch, in express form it fired a 360 gr projectile driven by 90 gr of black powder, in its heavier loading...
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    Our women that play Australian rules football...

    Our women that play Australian rules football women's league certainly do not lack the courage to get in amongst it with tackles & hip and shoulders.
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    They left out the rusted appearance of the rifle...

    They left out the rusted appearance of the rifle which was the forerunner to the digital cammo'ed weapons we see today.

    Seems a sad life for such an iconic weapon hopefully someone will buy and...
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    .33 Rimless or .33 BSA

    This is my .33 Kynoch Nitro for BSA

    The cartridge came in 3 loadings .26, .33 & .40 calibre, any of these cartridges are on the rare side and not easy to come by the 40 cal one even more so.

    It...
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    I agree its not a 40-110 and am leaning towards...

    I agree its not a 40-110 and am leaning towards the 450/400 (From the parent 450 case pictured) its the length of the neck but when I checked on line there is a 450/400 that looks like this one.
    I...
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    From what I've read of that battle Bob the...

    From what I've read of that battle Bob the weather was atrocious snowing and absolutely freezing.
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    Smarter than me!

    The last 2 weeks here have been woeful weather freezing days & night with continual rain/blustery conditions.
    We've had the fire roaring every day and night to remain reasonably comfortable and...
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    So the question is where are their issued weapons...

    So the question is where are their issued weapons as most of their squad will have Commonwealth ammunition not really likely to be carrying 6.5 ammo someone may have a Sten or pistol with 9mm!
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    Thanks RCS I'll look into that in COTW and give...

    Thanks RCS I'll look into that in COTW and give you feedback on your summation which is appreciated.:thup:

    It has paid to do it this way round by round as this has uncovered a round that belongs...
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    450 Nitro Kynoch 3 1/4" ? Well I've looked in...

    450 Nitro Kynoch 3 1/4" ?

    Well I've looked in a few sites about this one and nothing I have found seems to fit what the head stamp says the neck section is 1" long and case length is @82mm which...
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    What's the SMG.

    Two local Italian nurses dress injuries for two British soldiers in front of the Cathedral of Sant'Agata in Via Vittorio Emanuele II, Catania, Sicily. August 5, 1943.

    Soldier on the left what is...
  24. Thread: Pat Lee

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    Do you have any access at all to the clubs...

    Do you have any access at all to the clubs shooting records or have access to his trophies Muffett to try and tie the date onto the second rifles stampings if they line up it would certainly be a...
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    Originally the ADM was the one I put in for, the...

    Originally the ADM was the one I put in for, the person at the ADF informed me that he did not qualify for that particular medal as that was after a certain date in 1945 going forward my Bro (Dec) is...
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