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    I'd rather do that than dive for corpses...;)

    I'd rather do that than dive for corpses...;)
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    You'd never know there was a debt crisis. :dunno:

    You'd never know there was a debt crisis. :dunno:
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    Hesketh Pritchard shows a drawing in his book...

    Hesketh Pritchard shows a drawing in his book which illustrates the advantages and disadvantages of each type. I would suspect that at first there was little official understanding of reticules at...
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    They made probably thousands of target rifles out...

    They made probably thousands of target rifles out of No4s with the same barrels as the L42, so there'd be nothing difficult about that job for them.

    The opening out of the barrel channels on...
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    Also this apparently home-made OEG.

    Also this apparently home-made OEG.
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    Early ELCAN experimental model?

    I found several of these locally 10+ years ago. Maybe an experimental version of what became the ELCAN.
  7. The sad reality is that enjoyment often declines...

    The sad reality is that enjoyment often declines in proportion to ease of acquisition, monetarily or otherwise.
  8. Thread: No.15 SA Chest

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    Considering the size of the mag you'd wonder why...

    Considering the size of the mag you'd wonder why they didn't do .22 Mag as well.
  9. Thread: Barrel length

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    I would hazard a guess that harmonics, barrel...

    I would hazard a guess that harmonics, barrel vibration and "compensation" had something to do with it. Check the Textbook of Small Arms 1929
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    You could use a 50/50 mix of mineral spirits and...

    You could use a 50/50 mix of mineral spirits and linseed oil. Or less than 50% mineral spirits.

    Stock refinishing/restoriing is a slippery slope most of us have been down in the past. It often...
  11. These two look interesting. REL 5x and what's the...

    These two look interesting. REL 5x and what's the other one?

    Almost looks like Dr. Grubb's prismatic sight. Edit: just a folding target sight I see.
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    It already does, but we haven't quite reached...

    It already does, but we haven't quite reached 1929 yet.
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    That's interesting, so they're not soldered on,...

    That's interesting, so they're not soldered on, just shrunk on? Many moons ago Peter and I discussed how this was done on the originals and IIRC the conclusion was silver solder as they DO NOT come...
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    The only thing I've ever found interesting about...

    The only thing I've ever found interesting about those labels is the fine details at the bottom of some of them of the date the contract was issued for the paper they were printed on. Interesting...
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    Alright, it was a special order job if you really...

    Alright, it was a special order job if you really have to know!
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    OK, let's make this easy. Click on the icons...

    OK, let's make this easy.

    Click on the icons outlined in black in the photos below, in the order shown.

    When you get to the "Add Files" window, you can click on the "+" sign next to...
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    Mercury has an interesting medical history: IIRC...

    Mercury has an interesting medical history: IIRC about three tons of it are still put into teeth here in North America every year, despite only plutonium being a more toxic element. The idea that...
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    Confusion can creep in here with the terminology....

    Confusion can creep in here with the terminology. By "Turret assembly" I believe Warren is referring to the entire bronze/brass casting that the range and deflection "drums" (aka "knobs" in N.A.)...
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    YouTube...

    YouTube
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    How George Washington died.

    Received this in an email the other day. Quite interesting I thought.

    The Untimely Death of [Y]Our Founding Father David Christopher, M.H.

    We hope you enjoy this throwback article about George...
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    Seeing as we have one for July 4th?

    Just wondering, though I second the sentiments of course!
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    Very interesting piece Roger. The countersunk...

    Very interesting piece Roger. The countersunk screws on the "plate, cover, segment, locking, erector cell" are quite unique.

    And what was the extended ocular cell all about? Using up some old...
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    Yes, I believe they were all four groove. IIRC...

    Yes, I believe they were all four groove. IIRC the lands have a noticeable bevel on the outside edge which could be mistaken for wear at a glance. Pretty sure they came in 10, 12 and 14:1 twists...
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    I'm no expert, but I'm going to say you need more diffusion inward from the edges. It is remarkable what really good lighting can do for a photo. The late Dr. Richard Stork took some very fine...
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    You're right! But I wanted others to share in...

    You're right! But I wanted others to share in it. :D
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