Well, the board is either fixed, or it's going to run terribly. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. I'm at my technical limit right now.

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by DaleH
Tue Jul 25, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: 1941 Lithgow - but marked 'JJ Co' - not a parts gun?
Replies: 7
Views: 7274
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1941 Lithgow - but marked 'JJ Co' - not a parts gun?

Newbie to the SMLE No1 Mk3 world checking in! Intro - This post here (below) cautions readers about parts guns being imported as new by John Jovino, but that which are made up from new parts ... assembled here, not Lithgow factory arms. http://www.surplusrifleforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=16&t=388 My No...
by DaleH
Sat Jul 22, 2017 8:01 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: New Film :Winter War
Replies: 5
Views: 6716
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Re: New Film :Winter War

AGB-1 wrote:
Sat Jul 22, 2017 6:22 pm
The Finns used German helmets.
https://forum.axishistory.com//viewtopic.php?t=534
Did not know that - thanks!
by DaleH
Sat Jul 22, 2017 3:39 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: New Film :Winter War
Replies: 5
Views: 6716
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Re: New Film :Winter War

I'm confused ... sort of ... as where did the German helmets come from? Was it a war fought on 2 fronts?
by DaleH
Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:40 pm
Forum: Sporterizing
Topic: The Enfield Rat Rifle
Replies: 16
Views: 14141
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Re: The Enfield Rat Rifle

I really LIKE it ... less the very funky profile to the front end of the top forend ...
by DaleH
Fri Jul 21, 2017 12:36 pm
Forum: General Ammunition
Topic: Flat or round?
Replies: 13
Views: 9226
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Re: Flat or round?

FLAT ... for proof in another caliber, look at the profiles of special 'small game' 22LR hunting bullets. All of them essentially have a flat filed onto the nose of a roundnose bullet. Technically such a profile is called a 'melplat'. And please don't call it a 'flat melplat', as that would be redun...
by DaleH
Mon Jul 17, 2017 1:22 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: Why would anyone want an Enfield
Replies: 45
Views: 27297
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Re: Why would anyone want an Enfield

Nice collection ... no small wonder that your screen name is "Candyman" ... LOL!
by DaleH
Sat Jun 24, 2017 3:31 am
Forum: General Firearms Topics
Topic: My replica M249 SAW
Replies: 6
Views: 5334
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Re: My replica M249 SAW

What one heck of an entry into the man cave!
by DaleH
Sat Jun 24, 2017 3:27 am
Forum: The Krag
Topic: My Krag
Replies: 5
Views: 5699
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Re: My Krag

Nice toy ... awesome photos!
by DaleH
Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:49 am
Forum: Reloading
Topic: Reloading Accurate Rifle Ammo: Neck vs Full Length Sizing
Replies: 3
Views: 4345
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Re: Reloading Accurate Rifle Ammo: Neck vs Full Length Sizing

Am very surprised you didn't mention that typically neck sizing is best used on bolt guns and full-length sizing is typically needed on gas guns ...
by DaleH
Thu Jun 08, 2017 10:51 pm
Forum: .22 Caliber Military Trainer
Topic: SMLE .22 trainer
Replies: 61
Views: 36692
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Re: SMLE .22 trainer

Thanks! We'll see ...
by DaleH
Thu Jun 08, 2017 9:55 pm
Forum: .22 Caliber Military Trainer
Topic: SMLE .22 trainer
Replies: 61
Views: 36692
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Re: SMLE .22 trainer

What do these go for? My LGS has a MINT Lithgow MkIII SMLE 22LR that looks new, but is $750 asking - yikes!
by DaleH
Mon Jun 05, 2017 12:02 pm
Forum: US Rifles
Topic: M1/M14 marring other riflestocks in your gunsafe?
Replies: 8
Views: 7132
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Re: M1/M14 marring other riflestocks in your gunsafe?

I have a plastic sight protector that slip over the rear & front sights (M1) and have been placing a yellow "thread protector" rubber cap on the op handle. Any hardware store carries them. Some places sell them as 'vacuum caps' to protect oil/gas line fitting ends.

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