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  1. If its a caked in cosmoline as the OP mentioned,...

    If its a caked in cosmoline as the OP mentioned, they'll think its pre-lubed :rofl:
  2. Being an ex-pat Londoner, he's already informed...

    Being an ex-pat Londoner, he's already informed me that he's going to mark it up as a "Rubber Butt Plug"

    :slap:
  3. I messaged my mate in California, and he sent a...

    I messaged my mate in California, and he sent a screen shot back confirming he had the right thing and he's now ordered one for me.
  4. Its a problem I'd like to have as I wish I could...

    Its a problem I'd like to have as I wish I could get hold of a NOS butt pad for a No.5.

    An old mate of mine used to use the dishwasher to clean his engine parts when rebuilding his motorbike...
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    :crying: Mind you, you could buy a 3 bed...

    :crying:

    Mind you, you could buy a 3 bed semi-detached for about 10k.....and good old 5 Star leaded fuel was about 50p per gallon.
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    My late mother used to work there.

    My late mother used to work there.
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    Well spotted sir, you have very good eyes...! ...

    Well spotted sir, you have very good eyes...!

    Now, you've mentioned it, I can just see the tiny bit of of the butt side plate where it wraps under the toe of the butt stock.....!!

    That makes it...
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    Well, its got a cupped butt plate, so likely not...

    Well, its got a cupped butt plate, so likely not much more than 18 months old. Afrika Korps supply route to North Africa was pretty strangled by late 42/early 43, so probably from any re-supply that...
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    Looking at the terrain, most likely Battle of...

    Looking at the terrain, most likely Battle of Kasserine Pass in Feb 43, which was the first battle between US and German/Italian ground troops IIRC.

    I visited the area 20 years ago, and even then...
  10. I was there too, they 'hit' right in front of...

    I was there too, they 'hit' right in front of where I was standing......

    The crowd just went silent......millisecs later all you could here was the clatter of hundreds of motordrives clattering...
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    The Greek HXP 303 stuff is most likely from the...

    The Greek HXP 303 stuff is most likely from the stuff made for the MOD in the early 1980's for the cadet force who were still using the No.4, so its not even 40 years old.
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    I found this mark-up online of a standard 303...

    I found this mark-up online of a standard 303 zero target, with added check dims, and was wondering if there's a mathematical formula for calculating the ranges from the zero point or existing 300...
  13. Thread: ENFIELD .45acp

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    I have that problem with my 4(T) at 900 yrds on...

    I have that problem with my 4(T) at 900 yrds on the electronic targets.....so have stopped shooting with my club at that distance, as has another member with a P17 (although I would have thought...
  14. From that NAO report, it appears we haven't...

    From that NAO report, it appears we haven't bought much in the way of any ordinance yet.....so, that might still be wishful thinking :madsmile:
  15. That's why the RN/RAF have the ski-ramp for...

    That's why the RN/RAF have the ski-ramp for take-off, and are training for using the SRVL (Shipborne Rolling Vertical Landing) method rather than the vertical landing method used in the Harrier days.
  16. Thread: LOVE HURTS

    by GeeRam
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    Brilliant....... as already said, the fact that...

    Brilliant....... as already said, the fact that you can see the fins as well :lol::lol:

    Being in the UK, so having a live 1928 will never be a reality, its a 'skin scar' I'd be proud to have :thup:
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    :yikes:

    :yikes:
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    I've only used factory PPU through my 4T (with...

    I've only used factory PPU through my 4T (with Mk.3 scope) and I've never bothered shooting it at 100yrds, as I only shoot it at 300yrds and 600yrds.

    My scope setting for 300yrds with PPU is dead...
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    Value? Oh dear......yes, old age and K98k's on the brain...

    Oh dear......yes, old age and K98k's on the brain are my lame defense :o:o
  20. And exactly the same philosophy is being used by...

    And exactly the same philosophy is being used by LM with the F-35, as our cousins are now finding out to their cost........and which we'll have to go through the same pain barrier with again (and we...
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    Value? Just spotted I wrote Mauser above......instead of...

    Just spotted I wrote Mauser above......instead of writing Walther.... :red face:
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    Tough one. I've got a very original and nice...

    Tough one.

    I've got a very original and nice No.4T, so for me, the reason I would like a clone L42 would be to make it a very good and accurate target rifle, that looks like a L42, so for that...
  23. But they were due to go anyway.....as part of the...

    But they were due to go anyway.....as part of the cost saving to fund the carriers, a decision that was reversed 18 months ago by DefSec.......but, as you say, that may well get reversed back again,...
  24. We managed for nearly a decade with just the one...

    We managed for nearly a decade with just the one carrier after Eagle was decommisioned.
    And the French are managing it as well with just one, and doing cat n trap as well, and they developed their...
  25. Thread: Unfired No4Mk2

    by GeeRam
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    Crikey, yes, looks like someone has attacked it...

    Crikey, yes, looks like someone has attacked it with a grinder...!
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