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    Sticky: That's odd Brad, I have a set sitting in my sight...

    That's odd Brad, I have a set sitting in my sight collection chest.
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    Wow, all this talk about Ferrets and the like...

    Wow, all this talk about Ferrets and the like takes me back.
    My first A Veh. licence was for the Ferret, graduated from the White Scout Car, then moved on to the M113A1.....ahh, my bucket days....
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    Yeah ADE,we kept pretty much to the script.

    Yeah ADE,we kept pretty much to the script.
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    Not Always what they Seem.

    Had a couple of rifles dumped on me for storage, both covered in surface rust. No way I was letting those pair into my storage like that.
    So a bit of a cleanup was in order.

    The sporting rifle...
  5. You stuffed up by heating and quenching in water,...

    You stuffed up by heating and quenching in water, this imparted a unknown brittleness to the metal depending on how hot it actually got.
    You simply needed to dip in molten lead until the lead...
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    Diamond Reo?

    Diamond Reo?
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    Just a thought Smerdon, you need to do a con job...

    Just a thought Smerdon, you need to do a con job on someone with a 3D printer to copy the mounts, then you could reverse engineer them.

    ---------- Post added at 08:28 PM ---------- Previous post...
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    .....and outshoots the other one.

    .....and outshoots the other one.
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    Things look a bit Quiet.

    Just thought I'd post this, got bugger all else to do and things are a bit quiet here.

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    My two t's, a LONGBRANCH and a Lithgow HT.....you probably have seen them before.
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    Sticky: March 2021 update. 116153116152116151 ...

    March 2021 update.

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    Considering they didn't make them until 1912/13 ...

    Considering they didn't make them until 1912/13 that would be a pretty rare one.
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    I have H.B.M.C S/N 1674 with crosshairs.

    I have H.B.M.C S/N 1674 with crosshairs.
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    My recollection was that the bezel holding the...

    My recollection was that the bezel holding the pointer was a smaller thread to the thru bolt, basically a stepped hole.
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    Yep, but with the start of the A prefix.

    Yep, but with the start of the A prefix.
  15. Simple, place a spot of grease on the ball to...

    Simple, place a spot of grease on the ball to hold it to the spring, screw the knob down the shaft until almost touching the ball, place a box cutter blade on top of ball then screw knob down,...
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    The load is only on three points, the wing roots...

    The load is only on three points, the wing roots and top of fuselage have lifting points.
    The load straps are just there to look good and offer support when moving sideways.
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    .....and that's why Pete L is now an honourary ...

    .....and that's why Pete L is now an honourary Australian, you Poms tried to stiff us up once, now we take pride in all being tarred with the same brush.
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    ....and more 115331115330 115332115333...

    ....and more
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    and some nose art.115338115339
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    Latest update. Despite the dogs disease running...

    Latest update.
    Despite the dogs disease running around, work keeps going to improve the Warbirds Collection at Scone.
    Today I was up before dawn to see the latest addition arrive, this last week...
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    The missus only goes along for the ride to pick...

    The missus only goes along for the ride to pick him up when he falls off.
  21. Those mittens were good BR, except when soaked in...

    Those mittens were good BR, except when soaked in diesel.....tended to give some pretty nasty burn blisters as the oils boiled while you were changing barrels.
  22. Thread: Bump up.

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    Yep, that's about the distance. funny that Bruce,...

    Yep, that's about the distance. funny that Bruce, I have a fair bit of 3031 left....I can send you some just for nostalgia.
    1900fps was just an example , we basically tried to achieve a minimum of...
  23. Thread: Bump up.

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    We have been lucky here in OZ, Mulwex Powders...

    We have been lucky here in OZ, Mulwex Powders serve us well and there never has been a shortage of other brands.

    Using AR2206, 2206H, 2208 AND 2209. we get an average 125fps variation using the...
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    I stated a specific velocity that needed to be a...

    I stated a specific velocity that needed to be a minimum, you probably remember my comment about shooting a hole in the pool liner back when I was doing this initial research.

    By ensuring that...
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    Bump up.

    I know this pic is a bit late, I recollect a posting before in relation to the ability of boat tails to seal the bore versus flat base projectiles.

    I did an article on one of the forums years...
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