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    Others with more knowledge will be along soon to...

    Others with more knowledge will be along soon to help. Not many were made but they aren't all that scarce if my research is correct.
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    That is the volley sight, intended for extremely...

    That is the volley sight, intended for extremely long range volley shooting. You are lucky to have a complete set of volley sights, the one on the fore end as well as the one on the action at the...
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    I trust it will hold true for him too.

    I trust it will hold true for him too.
  4. 80 years later and still going.

    80 years later and still going.
  5. Thread: Gong 98

    by Daan Kemp
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    Wikipedia says they were initially made in a...

    Wikipedia says they were initially made in a special 6,8x57 Mauser. Quick bore measurement might help. If it is 6,8x57 it might be less common than expected.
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    The cleaning brush might be a bit large for the...

    The cleaning brush might be a bit large for the rifle? Check with the seller for the correct size.:rolleyes:
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    Sticky: Dubbin lavishly applied when the leather is hot...

    Dubbin lavishly applied when the leather is hot after a sun tan? Let is soak in, try, repeat.
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    So it seems the horror Ross stories are just...

    So it seems the horror Ross stories are just that. Good to know, handy to question categorical statements in future.
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    Might it be the horror stories of the Ross in...

    Might it be the horror stories of the Ross in military use are vague on facts? Quick search didn't provide any.
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    Reminds me of something I read many years ago...

    Reminds me of something I read many years ago that still remains with me.

    Exchange duty by Brit soldiers to USA. On question from US soldiers where were the Brit officers, as they didn't see them...
  11. Mean looking bunch.

    Mean looking bunch.
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    It would be interesting to see documented Ross...

    It would be interesting to see documented Ross failures, civilian and military.
  13. Counterbore might be the immediate option while...

    Counterbore might be the immediate option while sourcing another barrel.
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    It's always good to know more, especially of lap...

    It's always good to know more, especially of lap dancing... :)
  15. It depends. Almost isn't certain sure. What...

    It depends. Almost isn't certain sure.

    What are the bullet weights, shape, etc? What do you intend to use them for?
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    Interesting how a simple question morphed into a...

    Interesting how a simple question morphed into a detailed discussion of pitches, threads, acronyms, diameters and similar big words related to screws, but tending to the arcane if not more mysterious...
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    I think the basic design was set before 1900 and...

    I think the basic design was set before 1900 and later changed from 577/450 to accommodate 303 cartridges. Wasn't used for handgun cartridges as handguns weren't really high on the list at that time.
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    Looks like standard small arms ammunition box for...

    Looks like standard small arms ammunition box for rifle. I suspect the loops at the ends were added when it became a first aid box.
  19. Trump has a military background.

    Trump has a military background.
  20. Alexandria in Egypt IIRC.

    Alexandria in Egypt IIRC.
  21. Thread: P38 Issues

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    Loved my Star B. Put thousands of rounds through...

    Loved my Star B. Put thousands of rounds through it, replaced ejector and cracked slide.
  22. Thread: P38 Issues

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    That's an ammo problem, not gun problem. You...

    That's an ammo problem, not gun problem. You know which ammo doesn't work, don't use it in that gun.

    Also, check chamber, action, etc for anything that might affect that ammo. Might need a bit...
  23. Thread: Volley sight

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    A company firing a couple of magazines worth if...

    A company firing a couple of magazines worth if shots at the same time at the same target area will inconvenience any gathering taking place at the target area. Probably make them decide to go and...
  24. Brand new Ferret.

    Brand new Ferret.
  25. South African 303 Brownings were used in the...

    South African 303 Brownings were used in the gunships until replaced by 20mm. All the other Brownings were armoured vehicle and 7,62x51. Heard about .30 Brownings but never saw one.

    Vickers used...
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