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    Seems the bolt is dragging on the sight # 1 pic...

    Seems the bolt is dragging on the sight # 1 pic (I think its called the cursor happy to be corrected)
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    Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels

    These native papuans were a great asset to our troops and also in fighting the IJA to help drive them from PNG.

    The picture (25/12/1942) shows Private George (Dick) Whittington of the 2/10...
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    It appears that not to much action took place...

    It appears that not to much action took place there as allot of the foliage and brush is not shredded by volumes of fire and explosions.

    Post script ~ should have added "in the area that the...
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    Fábrica Nacional de Munições de Armas Ligeiras, (FNM), (English: National Light Weapons and Ammunition Factory), was the national manufacturer of small arms and ammunition in Portugal. It was...
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    Todays armed services take it very seriously...

    Todays armed services take it very seriously flaking out due to heat stress/stroke people just don't flake out whilst on the move for no reason, if your standing dead still at attention for a very...
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    A very experienced person who will eventually...

    A very experienced person who will eventually return to the fold has stated with gluing these stocks is to clean all traces of the oil from the stock and to use aircraft grade epoxy as the glue, what...
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    Their feed back says it all. 2 negatives out of...

    Their feed back says it all. 2 negatives out of 12 that is a pretty poor rating.
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    Welcome. You'll find plenty of information...

    Welcome.
    You'll find plenty of information contained in threads from previous discussions on the weapons. This is without doubt the best Milsurps forum out there on the web.
    Just hit the search...
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    I am pretty sure there are other streams he is...

    I am pretty sure there are other streams he is focusing on at present and I am sure once he has those squared away he will re-join us here with his technical expertise and dry wit.
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    I got this off my gunsmith for my shed apparently...

    I got this off my gunsmith for my shed apparently the farmer who owned the .22 Lithgow single shot was not the kind who checked his rifles to often.
    This is what the termites did to the stock in...
  11. Next time I fire any one of my rifles I'll take a...

    Next time I fire any one of my rifles I'll take a pic of 2 cases and the end of the case mouths I'll then anneal one you will notice as I did that the resultant heat from firing makes the brass look...
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    We are pretty good at present everywhere you go...

    We are pretty good at present everywhere you go now its sign in or a phone app for Covid tracing still don't get the use of a communal pen I use my own. Qld may have a rather serious development with...
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    Yes that's like that No 4 Mk 1 Lithgow that was...

    Yes that's like that No 4 Mk 1 Lithgow that was advertised on usedguns better contact Skennerton about these very rare Lithgows one pre dating actual manufacture in Aus and the other never being...
  14. One thing I was told that rounds should be fed...

    One thing I was told that rounds should be fed from the mag as the rim can easily slip under the extractor claw that single loading like that and forcing the claw over the rim can lead to breaking of...
  15. Usually sliders for sale on the ebay UK site...

    Usually sliders for sale on the ebay UK site under lee enfield
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    That is good news Ovidio, now just to get through...

    That is good news Ovidio, now just to get through the lock down and back to letting crackers off again and the smell of gunpowder.:thup:
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    Hope all turns out well Ovidio for your wife and...

    Hope all turns out well Ovidio for your wife and daughter our thoughts are with you bloke.
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    Well your lucky as far as your ammo sales go we...

    Well your lucky as far as your ammo sales go we are still in the drought for all consumables powder/primers/projectiles as we cannot get Bergers for love nor money thankfully my load development for...
  19. Try this link Roy Shadbolt is the resident guru...

    Try this link Roy Shadbolt is the resident guru of the F/S knife http://wilkinsonfscollection.com/
  20. Thread: Cheap as chips

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    Yes my uncle used to pull the outer teeth on the...

    Yes my uncle used to pull the outer teeth on the Lister combs had to be careful just how much lest you start cutting the sheep or leaving 2nd cuts in the end he went with the NZ combs and cutters...
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    Here is an image I googled off the net pic of an...

    Here is an image I googled off the net pic of an antique Parker Hale oil can.
    I used to roust'about for my Uncle who had his own shearing team and he actually shore sheep from the age of 15 till he...
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    Well that's a first the links were not showing up...

    Well that's a first the links were not showing up at all
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    Cheap as chips

    Picked this up off that site for $25/Aud + postage yep its got character but you don't see Parker Hale stuff pop up all the time down under I'm happy with it.
  24. There was another expedient way to get the case...

    There was another expedient way to get the case out but frowned upon and that's to stove pipe a loaded round up there it wont eject the whole shebang but you can remove the bolt with all the bits...
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    You can also pour boiling water down from the...

    You can also pour boiling water down from the chamber (Rig up a plastic tube and funnel thats what I did)end patch out whilst hot let it cool the excessive heat will dry any moisture then when you...
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