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  1. Thread: M16A2 magazines

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    Yeah, I remember a time at Ft. Richardson when my...

    Yeah, I remember a time at Ft. Richardson when my buddy and I (both Hog gunners) zeroed in on the same fallen tree and started a range fire. The other two platoons were sent out to fight the fire...
  2. Thread: M16A2 magazines

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    Hey Jim, was that in 1975. If it was then it...

    Hey Jim, was that in 1975. If it was then it belonged to one of my troops that lost it. You send back to me and I'll see that he gets it back. Good deal, yes!:super:
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    Hmmm! Looks like General Gavin.

    Hmmm! Looks like General Gavin.
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    Funny how one picture can evoke so many memories...

    Funny how one picture can evoke so many memories and we haven't even mentioned the M14/M21. Thanks for the memories, Mark.
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    We had another name for "Ham and Lima Beans" that...

    We had another name for "Ham and Lima Beans" that I won't say in mixed company.
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    Pound cake came in a shorter can. As said before...

    Pound cake came in a shorter can. As said before it could be "Beanie Weenies" or some other scrumptious delicacy or even a can of fruit.
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    That was Goliath's mess tin before David took him...

    That was Goliath's mess tin before David took him out!
  8. Camera foreshortening on items side by side...

    Camera foreshortening on items side by side (lengthways) makes the farther back item seem shorter. I photographed two M1 rifles side by side and the rifle in the background appeared several inches...
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    The e-tools were issued without the tie-down...

    The e-tools were issued without the tie-down cord. As Jim said, the cord has a tendency to catch and hold on every piece of brush. The shovel side is tried and true but the pick side would break with...
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    82nd? Ardennes?? 8/11/19 Yep, D Co, 2nd Bn,...

    82nd? Ardennes??

    8/11/19 Yep, D Co, 2nd Bn, 504th PIR, 82nd Airborne after recapturing Cheneux.
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    See, recycling is not new......it started in the...

    See, recycling is not new......it started in the 40s.
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    Sorry, didn't mean to step on your response. You...

    Sorry, didn't mean to step on your response.
    You are correct, but just for clarification for those who are not familiar with those terms and strategies.

    BEAR
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    For a short while we had the upper hand in night...

    For a short while we had the upper hand in night sight technology with the "Starlight" systems. The Soviets used IR that cast a beam of light across their viewing range, undetectable by human sight,...
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    Spelling and Grammar do count, especially in the...

    Spelling and Grammar do count, especially in the age of "LOL","BFF", "LMAOF".
    No offence intended simply a typing mistake.

    Oh yes, only the rifles of the "TOMB OF THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER" guards are...
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    This is what my son (82nd Abn 2009-2014) calls...

    This is what my son (82nd Abn 2009-2014) calls "Chicken Wing" shooting. "We don't do that with the M16, Dad."
    Me, rolling my eyes, thinking "what was the rifle I used with this taught shooting...
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    Long side of helmet chinstrap always on the...

    Long side of helmet chinstrap always on the right. Yep, reversed image.

    BEAR
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    "OG-EK" Very cool arsenal stamp. It was...

    "OG-EK" Very cool arsenal stamp. It was re-inspected at the Ogden, Utah arsenal by non other than the great Elmer Keith.

    Haven't seen one of those stamps in years. It's usually stamped "OG-".
    ...
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    Another question for the "experts"???

    Can anyone tell me why the Tomb of the Unknown guards carry an M14 with a modified stock...no pistol grip? The stock has a 1903 "S" stock appearance in the butt.
    Pictures below:
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    Thanks. 40 years and counting. BEAR

    Thanks. 40 years and counting.

    BEAR
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    Thank you, gentlemen. BEAR

    Thank you, gentlemen.

    BEAR
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    Type 99 manufacture date

    For the life of me, I cannot figure out the manufacture dates on Japanese rifles. Their serial numbers completely baffle me.
    My wife bought me this Nagoya Arisaka Type 99 for my birthday several...
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    A German "Chieu Hoi"??? BEAR

    A German "Chieu Hoi"???

    BEAR
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    Is the guy with the wine bottle wearing a BAR...

    Is the guy with the wine bottle wearing a BAR belt? I can guess why he's smiling if he was an automatic rifleman but now he's carrying an M1. Of course, the bottle of wine would bring a smile to any...
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    To my old eyes it looks like (L to R) Canteen,...

    To my old eyes it looks like (L to R) Canteen, First-Aid Kit and another Canteen.

    BEAR
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    The bugle is used to cover the sound of the...

    The bugle is used to cover the sound of the "PING" when the Garand clip ejects so he is not attacked while reloading. Ha! Ha! Ha! Ha!

    BEAR
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