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  1. Thread: Savage No.4 (t)

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    Acetone is good for removing the varnish without...

    Acetone is good for removing the varnish without doing any other damage.
  2. Thread: Savage No.4 (t)

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    Repro/replica 4T are now in the £2-2.5k range if sold by a dealer, and a un-messed with miss-matched real 4T without any accessories is in the £3.5-4k range now if its an OK shooter, so this is in...
  3. Thread: Savage No.4 (t)

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    I agree, even if it is as likely was a pukka...

    I agree, even if it is as likely was a pukka Savage T, its no longer in the top price bracket for a rare Savage T.........its in great shooter price bracket as that is what it now is, but not top...
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    The problem is RC's have been dragged up in price...

    The problem is RC's have been dragged up in price with all the matching and bolt m/m guns that have gone ballistic, which is what happens when people get priced out of each level of desirability...
  5. Thread: Savage No.4 (t)

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    It may well have sold just very recently, as it...

    It may well have sold just very recently, as it was still showing on their website about 3 weeks ago, when I spotted it while searching for something else.........but, its no longer listed anymore...
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    I used to have a pair of unissued '37 Patt cross...

    I used to have a pair of unissued '37 Patt cross straps made by Rover among my hoard of webbing collecting over the years back in the day. You don't see much Rover marked '37 Patt webbing, so it is...
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    Sound logical, although somewhat bizarre that a...

    Sound logical, although somewhat bizarre that a seller would do that, unless he was going to list both seperately and just got his photos mixed up when posting, but you'd think you'd spot that...
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    Pictures would help. Very odd to have two...

    Pictures would help.
    Very odd to have two different date stamps on any W^D product?
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    Well spotted. I bet he never got it back home...

    Well spotted.

    I bet he never got it back home though.

    My Dad said his RE unit made use of captured MP40's when on Jeep patrols and for initial POW sorting and guarding while they were trying to...
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    Es ist sehr einfach, verwenden sie keine...

    Es ist sehr einfach, verwenden sie keine .308-Munition in Lee Enfield 7.62x51.
    Verwenden sie nur 7,62 x 51 NATO-Munition.
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    More big piles of Mausers and MG's etc., at the...

    More big piles of Mausers and MG's etc., at the end of this short clip of film of German troops surrendering to British troops in May 1945.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sIk8dS70uUQ

    I can...
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    Verwenden sie in Enforcer / L39 / L42 keine...

    Verwenden sie in Enforcer / L39 / L42 keine .308-Munition.

    Verwenden sie nur NATO 7.62x51 147grn Munition in einem Enfield Enforcer/L39/L42.
  13. Thread: 4T's

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    He deserves a bloody :slap: :banghead:

    He deserves a bloody :slap:

    :banghead:
  14. Thread: 4T's

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    Is that the fault of the Army or the MOD though?...

    Is that the fault of the Army or the MOD though?

    From what I've heard of the ever increasing issues of civilians using MOD ranges, it's usually Landmarc/MOD generated and often resolved when an...
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    [QUOTE=LERA SA LL;486434] As has already been...

    As has already been explained, its an Indian refurb, where they have remarked it accordingly after removing the original stampings.
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    Well spotted....! Going to be a 1942 made gun...

    Well spotted....!

    Going to be a 1942 made gun then, and given the shirtless GI in the photo, maybe taken in Tunisia/North Africa in '43...?
  17. Thread: 4T's

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    Correct. The No.8 fore-end was longer - and was...

    Correct.
    The No.8 fore-end was longer - and was the same as used on the civilian Envoy models, whereas the L42 and the L39 had modified, cut down No.4 fore-ends.

    There is a side by side...
  18. FN still had and were using refurbished captured...

    FN still had and were using refurbished captured parts so as said above, any Israeli K98 can be made up form all sorts of parts from all sorts of original sources.
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    Indeed. Although that article was only posted a...

    Indeed.
    Although that article was only posted a few days ago, it seems from info from elsewhere, that this cache was found/bought some time ago, and most of this stuff has already arrived in the USA...
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    Big pile of No.5's will be on their way to the...

    Big pile of No.5's will be on their way to the USA soon....judging by the first photo in this article...!!
    ...
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    It depends what you consider a decent price? I...

    It depends what you consider a decent price?
    I would also say, its anything but a pretty interesting and traceable history......considering its an Indian rework, and the condition that most of the...
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    I've just had a quick look through Gunbroker for...

    I've just had a quick look through Gunbroker for No.5's and there are at least 5 or 6 No.5 currently on there in much better condition than this one - as well as 3 or 4 in similar condition, so it...
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    Yes, I agree, looks like a real No.5 that has...

    Yes, I agree, looks like a real No.5 that has been 'stripped' of its original markings while in Indian service, likely during it's first Indian FTR, which isn't uncommon for non-Indian manufactured...
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    MP38/40's in the pile in the foreground.

    MP38/40's in the pile in the foreground.
  25. Thread: 4T's

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    Logic and common sense are not often words or...

    Logic and common sense are not often words or principles that can ever be applied to a great many decisions (or indecisions) made within the bowls of the MOD........
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