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    After Dunkirk the Germans collected up the...

    After Dunkirk the Germans collected up the equipment left behind by the Brits and equipped some french police units loyal to the Germans. The Brits left a lot of stuff behind. I saw a picture of this...
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    Here is a website that has a little info on the...

    Here is a website that has a little info on the Jinsen arsenal and such.
    WWII Japanese weapons in the Korean War wwiiafterwwii

    You got a nice one for sure. I have a Jinsen type 99 from late 44...
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    The yugos had several mausers with difference...

    The yugos had several mausers with difference designations, all of them being in K98 configuration with and with out minor variations. The numbers just specify which Mauser it is between the handful...
  4. Old metal and dangerous. 1940 Ford coupe deluxe.

    I've been working on this lately. I figured you guys might like to take a peak at it, might get your minds off of the quarantine and absurdity of the modern world.
    This specimen from the arsenal of...
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    Cleaning a Chassepot, building bird houses and...

    Cleaning a Chassepot, building bird houses and tea candle holders. Other than that, mowed the lawn twice this week with progressively lower blade settings on the mower.
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    luckily i use cloth napkins.

    luckily i use cloth napkins.
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    It is likely something along those lines. The...

    It is likely something along those lines. The style of construction and lay out and style of the buttons is very Russian in origin. Those coats were not unique to the gulag, they are also...
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    Currently I am a live in care giver, i have been...

    Currently I am a live in care giver, i have been taking care of my 84 year old grand dad the last few years. ( cooking, laundry, cleaning etc.) He is very scared about all of this because of his...
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    Second on the TB sleep set up. Number of people...

    Second on the TB sleep set up. Number of people in my family had TB. We got a foam triangles and they would sleep with their lower torso elevated. Amazon sell them as the "bed wedge" or marketed as...
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    Albanians do not always get fair consideration on...

    Albanians do not always get fair consideration on the world stage but in this dark hour they show their true colors.
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    They cant lose face by report real numbers, that...

    They cant lose face by report real numbers, that might have far reaching implications.
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    Northern California here. Stores locally...

    Northern California here.
    Stores locally decided that when they open their doors in the morning, they let in only seniors citizens and let them do their shopping. After an hour or so they let the...
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    Redneck engineering

    Redneck engineering
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    T99 7.7 rimless type 99: 202 gr (13 g) (Ball)...

    T99 7.7 rimless type 99: 202 gr (13 g) (Ball) 2,200 ft/s (670 m/s) 2,350 ft⋅lbf (3,190 J)
    T92 7.7 semi rimmed type 92: 175 gr (11 g) (Ball) 2,440 ft/s (740 m/s) 2,313 ft⋅lbf (3,136 J)
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    Hopefully these are better. The top three letter are hard to read.
    However it looks like it says Des rhone or Des Some.
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    Simple question Jeremy: Is the chamber of a type...

    Simple question Jeremy: Is the chamber of a type 99 designed to take a rimmed cartridge or a rimless? I'm not asking if it can, I'm asking which it was designed for? Pick apart what i said all you...
  17. Better pictures of markings with out grease...

    Better pictures of markings with out grease pencil.
  18. New Chassepot Cahen et Lyon et cie. Trying to decypher markings. Paging Dr.Chadwick!

    OK new Chassepot.
    This one is nice, the bore is mint. Carried a lot but short little, if ever. The stock and receiver were sanded a long while ago which rubbed off some of the markings. But it is...
  19. My neighbor's late father was a serious outdoors...

    My neighbor's late father was a serious outdoors man and adventurer in his day. His name was Gustav, born in Sweden in 1910, jumped on a tramp steamer at 14 and made it to Singapore, India and south...
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    My friend, wait for it to be in your hands first....

    My friend, wait for it to be in your hands first. There are a number of things it could be and a number of what ifs it could be converted to. see what you have, then go about figuring what its worth....
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    Sorry man. Unfortunately i fell you pain and i...

    Sorry man. Unfortunately i fell you pain and i hope your son gets his bike back.
    The world seems a little backwards when the sympathy goes to the criminal and not the victim. security cameras and...
  22. how about these? they fit pattern 37 and P37...

    how about these? they fit pattern 37 and P37 straps i have are 25 mm wide. two for 8 bucks. would like to see pictures of watches when you finish one.
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    There usually is a square button you are supposed...

    There usually is a square button you are supposed to press to release or to stow the cleaning rod a few inches behind the bayonet lug. try pressing it and inserting the cleaning rod and see what...
  24. This is the Mk VII which i think is a late war...

    This is the Mk VII which i think is a late war while the one you have is early (i think) but it's close. Also movies geeks loves these because it's Indiana Jone's bag.

    WW2 British MKVII Respirator...
  25. Old neighbor lady asked me a question. 6.5-.06?

    My old neighbor lady (she is 84) Found some of her late father's bullets in a bag from the 1940s. She showed them to me and asked me what rifle they went to. Her father passed away in the early 1960s...
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