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    Sadly for us Brits, he cheated and couldn't find...

    Sadly for us Brits, he cheated and couldn't find it in himself to admit to it by hand balling a goal in the world cup.

    That said he was a good footballer, but my money has always been on George...
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    Quite and easy thing to achieve a good quality...

    Quite and easy thing to achieve a good quality copy. Here's a link to the third and second pattern with the price variation, good luck:

    Fairbairn Sykes Commando Knife, 3rd Pattern
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    Got ten minutes in.............found it visually...

    Got ten minutes in.............found it visually quite hard to watch. Think the pupil see's etchings over original filmed characters and it was that doubling that initially is hard to absorb, and...
  4. Thread: Owen Gun

    by Gil Boyd
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    A lovely example John of one of the best SMG's of...

    A lovely example John of one of the best SMG's of all time, really envious. It was my best friend for quite some time and never missed a beat even in the worst conditions :thup:
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    Cipolletti Vincen, Welcome to the site. ...

    Cipolletti Vincen,
    Welcome to the site.

    Cipoletti says:

    Good evening, thanks for the entry placed here 'I still have to orient myself, in Italy these weapons we love are called ex ordinance.
    ...
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    There seems to have been a nature of, "What do...

    There seems to have been a nature of, "What do you want to have as a sidearm for defence" attitude in the 60/70's, and some had Mini Rugers, dependant on what airframe the pilot found himself, and...
  7. Thread: ENFORCER 298

    by Gil Boyd
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    Yes proud owner of my old issue Enforcer for many...

    Yes proud owner of my old issue Enforcer for many years, and as I have said many times on here, they are only going up in price, like the L42A1.

    Still swear by GGG 7.62x51 ammo rather than...
  8. Thread: Owen Gun

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    It made infinate sense didn't it, that a magazine...

    It made infinate sense didn't it, that a magazine feeding rounds into a chamber from above was always going to work well, however, the Sterling did the same job as long as you rested the springs in...
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    They copy anything, and when they do, whoever is...

    They copy anything, and when they do, whoever is the main stamper can't even stick to the script example COCKA COLA:lol:
    Some of the instructions you get have to be a wind up...........they make no...
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    Daan, The aircraft and helicopter pilots I knew...

    Daan,
    The aircraft and helicopter pilots I knew who were in the main ex Vietnam Vets who were in the Police Force when we spoke, spoke of reliability and didn't need so much TLC in the cleaning...
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    Never let you down and so easy to clean!!

    Never let you down and so easy to clean!!
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    Jim, You'll probably know this anyway, but lots...

    Jim,
    You'll probably know this anyway, but lots of the U.S fighter pilots had the Detective, as it was out of the way most of the time and hopefully never going to be used, but when it was needed it...
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    Reliability and more...

    Reliability and more control.....................;)
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    See the last few seconds of the video the British...

    See the last few seconds of the video the British lad had sorted himself out a decent looking German rifle slung over his shoulder :thup:
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    dg2004,

    In Simon's absence:

    Only one of the two rifles on the lists I'm afraid, although I do have G31228 one above it on the list.

    The L42A1 Rifle serial number AT3187 was in a batch of 33...
  16. Thread: 4T's

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    Sad to hear that. It will be driven by one or two...

    Sad to hear that. It will be driven by one or two individuals wyho are in post now if thats the case. Be patient they always get moved on!!
    Hopefully no damage will be done before they go!!
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    Scrooge, Welcome to this great forum and best of...

    Scrooge,
    Welcome to this great forum and best of luck in receiving answers from your questions before unknown to you.
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    Corallo,

    In Simon's absence:

    Lee Enfield 7.62mm ENFORCER number 238 was issued to North Yorkshire Police on the 26th June 1974 under release number 444151/24.
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    Bombdoc, Interesting as this applied to nearly...

    Bombdoc,
    Interesting as this applied to nearly ALL units leading up to the Falklands War as well it wasn't unique to yours.
    There seemed to be a large "hole" surrounding the term Sniper up to and...
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    Nice to see an Airborne Bike there too>

    Nice to see an Airborne Bike there too>
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    Roy, Didn't know there was such a level in the...

    Roy, Didn't know there was such a level in the Horse Police. He must have been the Superintendents personal tea maker at that level then lol
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    Agreed Geoff, its a variance on all auctions of...

    Agreed Geoff,
    its a variance on all auctions of Militaria as you know, its what people are willing to pay for them.
    Sadly that medal was as common as the UK NI GSM issued at the time so there are...
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    Lawrence, I have found him but sadly I can't...

    Lawrence,
    I have found him but sadly I can't access the QSA Medal records unless you sign up. If you want to do that in your search here is the link that describes the whole formation under...
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    Lawrence if you have his service number I am sure...

    Lawrence if you have his service number I am sure I can dig him out for you if he's a Brit.
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    Roy, Yes as started on this thread its the...

    Roy,
    Yes as started on this thread its the veterans railcard which is the theme.
    This link from ELLWOOD MP talks of a card at the end of this year:
    ...
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