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    "1800....... xxxx me! "

    That's an unequivocal: "NO!"

    :lol:
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    Jim, it's interesting how some people demand you...

    Jim, it's interesting how some people demand you provide them with information that you may well have spent years researching and collecting yourself, without so much as a "thank you" or their own...
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    Would be interesting to know the head stamp code.

    Would be interesting to know the head stamp code.
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    Just fantastic to see the people who made these...

    Just fantastic to see the people who made these superb machines. Outstanding, thank you for sharing this N of 60! :thup:
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    Aha! I see the fatal limitation in your approach....

    Aha! I see the fatal limitation in your approach.

    Trying to apply sense to the British Army Committees... :banghead:
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    Eagle, great outcome, well done. More...

    Eagle, great outcome, well done. More importantly than the good shooting was you and the rifle were out having fun. :thup:
  7. Bill, Came across your post and thought I...

    Bill,

    Came across your post and thought I might was well contribute, since no one else has.

    Despite the abundance of access to data and information, there seems to be a distinct lack of...
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    I'm struggling with the vision of a Garand on a...

    I'm struggling with the vision of a Garand on a hoist, getting an oil change, new brake pads and a replacement fan belt...

    Maybe I'm missing something here... :D

    (sorry M14msgt, couldn't help...
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    Thank Muffer, you just keep all that know-lidge...

    Thank Muffer, you just keep all that know-lidge to yourself and leave us bozos in the dark then... ;)

    Your semi-cryptic response has filled in the blanks at least. :thup:
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    Muffer, That's an interesting anomaly. Any...

    Muffer,

    That's an interesting anomaly. Any knowledge or info on what possessed Lithgow to use that symbol over the serials in such a defined period?

    The Bible doesn't mention that quirk, but...
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    Ok, Muff, I'll volunteer the first dumb...

    Ok, Muff, I'll volunteer the first dumb question...

    With the ?, are these known Lithys and original barrels, or has there been some changes to the working parts? In particular, barrels?

    Options...
  12. Thread: 42 Maltby

    by 22SqnRAE
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    I'm inclined to the False Negative Rate. ...

    I'm inclined to the False Negative Rate.

    Methinks an enterprising REME craftsman found the sights on this rifle were slightly out of whack when it was in a training Battalion. It was found that...
  13. Thread: Playtime

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    6 O'clock hold, but with the Figure 12, the...

    6 O'clock hold, but with the Figure 12, the aiming mark (or figure) is 'balanced' on the tip of the foresight blade.
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    I can't add to Bruce In Oz's message about the...

    I can't add to Bruce In Oz's message about the P14/M17 Barrel being locally manufactured. Haven't come across any stocks of said trial. A couple of local smiths are able to produce a profile same as...
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    G'Day 'Groper, Welcome aboard, a few of your...

    G'Day 'Groper,

    Welcome aboard, a few of your fellow Countrymen frequent these pages. Even a few for 'the other country' too...!

    Enjoy. :thup:
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    Yeah, I'd believe anything with Flea Bay... its a...

    Yeah, I'd believe anything with Flea Bay... its a scam that works for them and their mates PayPal first and foremost.

    Remember in this woke world: "Guns are evil"
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    SS, the trick is, naturally, to remove the slack...

    SS, the trick is, naturally, to remove the slack (tolerance) in the timber/steel fitting. The butt should be a near on interference fit into the socket. It should require a little 'persuasion' to...
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    [/COLOR]I collected bayonets for 20 years and...

    [/COLOR]I collected bayonets for 20 years and have spent the last 50 years trying to match up my bayonets with each's rifle. THAT'S how I wound up with 5 #4s. THEN, I realized that 2 of my 1017...
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    Bill, Precisely. Leather washer stopped the...

    Bill,

    Precisely. Leather washer stopped the brass oil bottle form rattling and making unwanted noise and damaging the brass bottle.
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    Pat, Agree with your sentiment. I guess the OP...

    Pat,

    Agree with your sentiment. I guess the OP is actually situationally unaware of the social pressure they've placed on asking questions, expecting answers and not responding in reasonable time....
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    I recall the evil liquid repellent was useful...

    I recall the evil liquid repellent was useful only for starting a wet hexamine tablet in the jungle as it was wonderfully flammable (or perhaps degreasing a transfer case access cover on a Series 3...
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    Its got me thinking of Frank Spencer (from Some...

    Its got me thinking of Frank Spencer (from Some Mothers Do 'ave 'em... sit com of the '70s, starring the extremely talented Michael Crawford)

    Guess that's just me...! :D
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    I'm voting this the best comment I've seen his...

    I'm voting this the best comment I've seen his year! Brilliant! :rofl:
  24. Thread: Book Review

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    An that excellent comment, Duke, is exactly why...

    An that excellent comment, Duke, is exactly why soldiers defend freedom and our way of life. To let 5 year olds enjoy being children and grow up in a better world. :thup:
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    Jim, Isn't it because the Q Wallers need...

    Jim, Isn't it because the Q Wallers need something to count? Surely new, shiny, good stuff is more 'fun' counting than the dusty, dirty old stuff... Well so it seemed when I was in...

    Present...
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