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by DuncaninFrance
Mon Apr 30, 2018 11:27 am
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: Random Meaningless Pictures-Lets See Them
Replies: 1520
Views: 224543

Re: Random Meaningless Pictures-Lets See Them

Has a tendency to keyhole :loco:
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Apr 30, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1290
Views: 107517

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Tuesday Apr 30 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Sun Apr 29, 2018 12:44 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: Have YOU read any good books lately?
Replies: 3
Views: 108

Re: Have YOU read any good books lately?

Well, I had thought more of books relating to the Military to be honest - Amy, Navy or Air Force including weapons, battles, campaigns but also inventions and the development of units within the arms. For Example........ BOOK REV 1.jpg The book contains letters to John Vandeleurs parents during his ...
by DuncaninFrance
Sun Apr 29, 2018 8:23 am
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: Have YOU read any good books lately?
Replies: 3
Views: 108

Have YOU read any good books lately?

Well, have you?

I thought it might be of interest to others if, having read a good book you might take a little time to tell everyone about it. No heavy critique but a general idea of the content, the ISBN and of course, title and author!
by DuncaninFrance
Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:31 am
Forum: Swiss and French weapons
Topic: G11 Sight Adjuster
Replies: 5
Views: 281

Re: G11 Sight Adjuster

Drill bit arrived yesterday but the plate will be 3rd - 5th May. :(
by DuncaninFrance
Sun Apr 29, 2018 2:57 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1290
Views: 107517

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Monday Apr 29 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Sat Apr 28, 2018 1:52 pm
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: Oradour-sur-Glane
Replies: 1
Views: 102

Oradour-sur-Glane

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gdSz6e-_pSE I have wanted to visit the martyr village of Oradour-sur-Glane ever since we arrived here in 2002. Eventually I will be able to do this on May 9 /10th this year and I will post photographs ( which by law cannot be used for any commercial gain ) of the vis...
by DuncaninFrance
Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:51 am
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: Random Meaningless Pictures-Lets See Them
Replies: 1520
Views: 224543

Re: Random Meaningless Pictures-Lets See Them

Seen in Blaye this morning..................
by DuncaninFrance
Sat Apr 28, 2018 5:46 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1290
Views: 107517

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Sunday Apr 28 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:56 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1290
Views: 107517

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Saturday Apr 27 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Fri Apr 27, 2018 3:54 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: THE FIRST WORLD WAR as reported in the daily news
Replies: 655
Views: 67897

Re: THE FIRST WORLD WAR as reported in the daily news

During the war there were many such 'paintings' used in the many news sheets, journals, newspapers and books that were produced on both sides. These were created because of the lack of photographic evidence and the need to 'legitimize' the event in the eyes of the public. This image, taken from a 6 ...
by DuncaninFrance
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:48 pm
Forum: Swiss and French weapons
Topic: G11 Sight Adjuster
Replies: 5
Views: 281

G11 Sight Adjuster

I have started on the manufacture of a foresight adjusting tool for my Schmidt-Rubin 1896/11 rifle. First job was to take careful measurements so I can create a wooden pattern and thus transfer the idea onto a metal plate. I don't have a drill bit the right size for the initial hole ( 18.5mm - 23/32...
by DuncaninFrance
Thu Apr 26, 2018 2:57 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1290
Views: 107517

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Friday Apr 26 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Wed Apr 25, 2018 3:44 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1290
Views: 107517

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Thursday Apr 25 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Tue Apr 24, 2018 1:18 pm
Forum: Gun Law around the world
Topic: National Tracing Center [NTC].
Replies: 6
Views: 429

Re: National Tracing Center [NTC].

Like I said Robert, the 'facts' if that is what they are, are being peddled here are by the AFT, not an outsider........
by DuncaninFrance
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:47 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: THE FIRST WORLD WAR as reported in the daily news
Replies: 655
Views: 67897

Re: THE FIRST WORLD WAR as reported in the daily news

Great idea but it didn't work, the blockships were sunk in the wrong places.........
by DuncaninFrance
Tue Apr 24, 2018 10:08 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: ANZAC Day April 25th
Replies: 1
Views: 72

ANZAC Day April 25th

Remembering.................

:AUS: :NZ:
by DuncaninFrance
Tue Apr 24, 2018 6:24 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1290
Views: 107517

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Wednesday Apr 24 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Tue Apr 24, 2018 2:58 am
Forum: Gun Law around the world
Topic: National Tracing Center [NTC].
Replies: 6
Views: 429

Re: National Tracing Center [NTC].

You will notice, Vern, that the information given is that quoted by Neil Trottman who is a programme manager there. I posted it out of interest not as a criticism of the NRA and in this instance I resent your last comment. I see NO reason why the information should not nor cannot be digitized, it wo...
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: Gun Law around the world
Topic: National Tracing Center [NTC].
Replies: 6
Views: 429

National Tracing Center [NTC].

By Ben Riley-Smith, US editor The Daily telegraph. 23 APRIL 2018 • 4:02PM Every day more than a thousand gun trace requests are logged in America. The law enforcement officials behind them want one thing: the name of the weapon's owner. The request could be for a gun used in a multiple homicide, or ...
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:55 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1290
Views: 107517

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Tuesday Apr 23 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:43 am
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: APRIL 23rd again............
Replies: 3
Views: 145

APRIL 23rd again............

St.George's Day.............. :ENG: :ENG: :ENG: :ENG: :ENG: :ENG: :ENG: :ENG: :ENG: :ENG:

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Just so the locals don't forget :lol:
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Apr 23, 2018 2:42 am
Forum: Gun Law around the world
Topic: Do they have concealed carry in Tennessee?
Replies: 2
Views: 98

Re: Do they have concealed carry in Tennessee?

However, it does prove the point that people are responsible for creating these dangerous situations whether it be stupidity or plain carelessness....................
by DuncaninFrance
Sun Apr 22, 2018 7:14 am
Forum: Gun Law around the world
Topic: Do they have concealed carry in Tennessee?
Replies: 2
Views: 98

Do they have concealed carry in Tennessee?

A nude gunman shot dead three people and injured at least four more in the early hours of Sunday at a restaurant on the outskirts of Nashville, Tennessee, police said. The Metropolitan Nashville Police Department said in a statement that the shooting occurred at a Waffle House in Antioch, a suburb ...
by DuncaninFrance
Sun Apr 22, 2018 5:29 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1290
Views: 107517

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Monday Apr 22 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Sat Apr 21, 2018 5:38 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1290
Views: 107517

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Sunday Apr 21 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Sat Apr 21, 2018 2:40 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: THE FIRST WORLD WAR as reported in the daily news
Replies: 655
Views: 67897

Re: THE FIRST WORLD WAR as reported in the daily news

Only himself to blame as he exited the wrong way :roll: More proof, if proof were needed, that politicians think they know best!
by DuncaninFrance
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1290
Views: 107517

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Saturday Apr 20 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Fri Apr 20, 2018 2:45 am
Forum: Other Firearms that We Have an Interest In
Topic: MAYBE A NEW COLLECTION DIRECTION?
Replies: 14
Views: 2340

Re: MAYBE A NEW COLLECTION DIRECTION?

The Indian one is K42 so I assume Kirkee 1942 :cool:

Not sure what the Snap Cap's are for but they are very well made.
by DuncaninFrance
Thu Apr 19, 2018 4:16 pm
Forum: Other Firearms that We Have an Interest In
Topic: MAYBE A NEW COLLECTION DIRECTION?
Replies: 14
Views: 2340

Re: MAYBE A NEW COLLECTION DIRECTION?

Got some more for the growing collection today...........

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