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    Nice collection !

    Nice collection !
  2. AIA (Australian International Arms ) barrel thickness question ?

    Hi fellow enthusiasts,

    After buying a second-hand, and very lightly used, AIA (Australian International Arms) M10 No. 4 about a year ago, and being very delighted with it, (the first picture)..
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    Thanks for the pictures Peter. My, what a...

    Thanks for the pictures Peter.
    My, what a lovely workshop that you have.
    I have to make do with a tiny sliver at the back of our garage and the wife has to move her car when I want to use the...
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    Thanks Peter !

    Thanks Peter !
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    Off to Bunnings tomorrow to get some beeswax. (...

    Off to Bunnings tomorrow to get some beeswax. ( To all you non-Australians, it's a major hardware chain ).

    Question : Will one of these bars be enough for a complete SMLE stock set, or should I...
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    Please do. I would live to see them. Now I have a...

    Please do. I would live to see them. Now I have a question about linseed oil. Why would you use a 50/50 oil and turps mix as opposed to just oil. Or the quick drying linseed oil? The one with the...
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    Thank you for your very informative reply You...

    Thank you for your very informative reply

    You have given me much food for thought.

    The beeswax option is tempting, but at the same time, daunting.

    Let me muse on this...

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    Now, how would I remove the varnish? It looks as...

    Now, how would I remove the varnish? It looks as though it's a beautiful piece of wood too. Of what variety I do not know.

    Walnut? Oak? Maple? Cherry?

    It still has it's volley sights and...
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    My new 1911 BSA SMLE

    All matching, all original (apart from somebody varnishing the stock)

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    Thanks guys.... I'm not going to force anything....

    Thanks guys.... I'm not going to force anything.

    How about a few drops of Kroil ? Or is that asking for trouble?
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    No 32 MK3 scope question

    Hi All,

    I apologize in advance for the basic ignorance of my question.

    Which is -

    Should the elevation and windage drums move reasonably freely by rotating the knurled outer ring, or should...
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    Awesome Salt Flat - you are a lifesaver. Thank...

    Awesome Salt Flat - you are a lifesaver. Thank you very much. Cheers from Sunny Australia
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    Removing Weedon buttstock plug?

    Greetings Fellow Enthusiasts,

    I want to remove the wooden Weedon plug from the butt of my P14 and replace it with a brass disc - which I already have.

    What is the best ( and easiest way ) to...
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    Oh, I'm glad I asked then. :)

    Oh, I'm glad I asked then. :)
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    P14 stock removal question

    Hi all,

    I have a Winchester P14 and would like to remove the stock to do a very light refurb.

    Question - how, and with what, do I remove this nut/bolt head?

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    Astonished at prices of L42A1s

    Hi - I'm reasonably new here and I know that I know nothing, but how come prices of L42A1 rifles so high?

    They can't be that good could they?

    Lee Enfield L42A1
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    It is impossible for a civilian, even a dealer...

    It is impossible for a civilian, even a dealer with a special prohibited firearm permit, to import a selective - fire firearm into Australia. The Federal Attorney Generals Dept grudgingly allows the...
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    Parker Hale No 9

    Check out this Parker-Hale No 9 going through auction in Germany - via egun ( kind of ebay for guns )

    http://www.egun.de/market/item.php?id=7160504

    It is in AMAZING condition..
  19. Thanks everyone - you guys are the best...

    Thanks everyone - you guys are the best...
  20. What commercial scope closely matches the No 32? ( Not one of the Chinese repros)

    Hi Guys,

    To match my newly acquired No 4T and 32 Mk3 scope ( authenticated by Ian Skennerton himself ), I have also purchased a AIA No4 Mk4 , with matching cheekpiece in 7.62.

    I would like to...
  21. G96 Gun Blue Creme - it will blend it and you...

    G96 Gun Blue Creme - it will blend it and you won't see the scratches anymore
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    Damn nice rifle though...
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    My Enfield incompetence mainly - and I think this...

    My Enfield incompetence mainly - and I think this - "If you have the rifle cocked and with the bolt shut down and you pull the trigger while holding the cocking piece back you can let it move forward...
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    Thanks for all your help guys. I managed to...

    Thanks for all your help guys.

    I managed to get it all apart and there is no damage to the forestock - the stock bolt seems to have been shortened. Maybe this was done as part of the FTR in 1951...
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    Hi - ho do I tell that it is at half-cock?

    Hi - ho do I tell that it is at half-cock?
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