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    Yes, when I had a pair come apart on me I thought...

    Yes, when I had a pair come apart on me I thought it looked like sheet steel for roofs, no thicker. Didn't know it was stainless. I remember mine cracking and clicking when I walked...snap, snap,...
  2. Agree with these guys so far, I also strip and...

    Agree with these guys so far, I also strip and clean and inspect my firearms when they come in. Only thing some might disagree with is you may remove history of the firearm by doing that, but it's...
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    Yes, I was a farmer when young...I know well what...

    Yes, I was a farmer when young...I know well what that crap is like. You'd have to pour a concrete box with a top entrance. Then MAYBE...unless it floated right up out.
  4. What a beautiful rifle...

    What a beautiful rifle...
  5. I had an educational rifle come past me on the...

    I had an educational rifle come past me on the shoulder of a new owner/shooter at a gunshow some years back. I asked to see it and couldn't believe it...told him what he had and I think all he got...
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    Specially where you are, damp through winter.

    Specially where you are, damp through winter.
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    And later the chances of his losing a foot to...

    And later the chances of his losing a foot to septic infections...I used to wear those boots too and the sole had a sheet of roofing steel in it. Nothing more. The spikes usually emanated from the...
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    They purchase them from legitimate organizations...

    They purchase them from legitimate organizations such as banks and others...your car dealership where you bought a car, anyone else that has chance to have your number. They pay well.
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    Actually we have a couple of members that do...

    Actually we have a couple of members that do repairs on military wood. You could find examples here on forum of their work. What you speak of doing isn't really that hard if approached right. ...
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    Those are hard done by revolvers...

    Those are hard done by revolvers...
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    Pics would be nice...?

    Pics would be nice...?
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    Pretty funny though, I've slept in many, many...

    Pretty funny though, I've slept in many, many bunkers and you get far from an ideal sleep. The noise of action close by will still wake you. Damp, yes that would describe it. And the cup of tea...
  13. Thanks Bill...yes, he was USMC and a Canadian. ...

    Thanks Bill...yes, he was USMC and a Canadian. He did Parris Is.

    We're drifting from the beautiful old 1903 here... Maybe we can PM about this guys...?
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    Well, I still have a landline and will continue...

    Well, I still have a landline and will continue to...and because my eyes aren't like they used to be I can't always see who's calling on this call display. I'll answer and if there's a pregnant...
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    You should be able to drift a sight without all...

    You should be able to drift a sight without all that problem. A drift and a machinist's hammer, or make a sight cramp out of steel...that's a bit of an imagination job though.

    Go through the...
  16. No...didn't think of it. I'm in Canada and don't...

    No...didn't think of it. I'm in Canada and don't know how easy that would be. I don't have his SS number anyway...don't know if I could find it. I almost had his marksman's shooting medal but I...
  17. Part of the air intake on the DD? The rest was a...

    Part of the air intake on the DD? The rest was a tall scoop?
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    Finally...let us see when it arrives.

    Finally...let us see when it arrives.
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    He hasn't been on here since( "Last On 06-17-2018...

    He hasn't been on here since( "Last On 06-17-2018 @ 05:05 AM")...so it's been a while.
  20. Marines in the Pacific...China Marines... My...

    Marines in the Pacific...China Marines... My great Uncle was a Marine from 1919 to 1921, I have the pics of him in Cartridge belt and M1903. One where they stopped in the river to water the horses...
  21. No idea except it would be more than I could...

    No idea except it would be more than I could afford for a sword.
  22. The old ones look like artwork...low numbers...

    The old ones look like artwork...low numbers...
  23. Nice old rifle. I'd have jumped on it too...

    Nice old rifle. I'd have jumped on it too...
  24. Nice looking battle blade. Nice...

    Nice looking battle blade. Nice...
  25. I read the order from Queen Victoria stating that...

    I read the order from Queen Victoria stating that "We'd be pleased if our officers would adopt a standard pattern of sword and the Snr NCOs would cease carrying the Spontoon..." Thought that was...
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