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by DuncaninFrance
Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:54 pm
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1378
Views: 131788

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Wednesday July 24 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:47 pm
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1378
Views: 131788

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

You must remember that this thread is a series of day by day reports as published in the TIMES DIARY & INDEX OF THE WAR 1914-1918. It is a facsimile reprint of the original and the detail presented is not necessarily a complete report of the day's actions. The size of the published report is 3 t...
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Jul 23, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1378
Views: 131788

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Tuesday July 23 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:50 pm
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1378
Views: 131788

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Monday July 22 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Sun Jul 22, 2018 3:33 pm
Forum: Classic British Firearms
Topic: Our Ruby Wedding Anniversary and an SMLE.....
Replies: 39
Views: 3562

Re: Our Ruby Wedding Anniversary and an SMLE.....

It arrived as scheduled this morning and we shot it this afternoon. Exceptional grouping.............. :bigsmile:
by DuncaninFrance
Sun Jul 22, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Classic British Firearms
Topic: Our Ruby Wedding Anniversary and an SMLE.....
Replies: 39
Views: 3562

Re: Our Ruby Wedding Anniversary and an SMLE.....

Butty Not to be confused with a sandwich, a butty is formed by folding a single slice of buttered bread around whatever takes your fancy and is readily available (i.e. requiring no further preparation). In its purest form a true butty is filled with ingredients, in any combination, from a meal alrea...
by DuncaninFrance
Sat Jul 21, 2018 2:16 pm
Forum: Classic British Firearms
Topic: Our Ruby Wedding Anniversary and an SMLE.....
Replies: 39
Views: 3562

Re: Our Ruby Wedding Anniversary and an SMLE.....

Well, hopefully my SMLE is now in Chaterault and should arrive tomorrow at about 11:30 a.m. I have 5 rounds loaded and ready to try...............( Also 100 cases ready to load BUT first, have your rifle and try a small sample. ) The plan is to go to the range in Merignac for 14:00 and try it out -...
by DuncaninFrance
Sat Jul 21, 2018 6:34 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1378
Views: 131788

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Sunday July 21 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1378
Views: 131788

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Saturday July 20 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Fri Jul 20, 2018 2:44 am
Forum: Milsurp After Hours
Topic: Since the WWI threads are really active. A look at the weapons
Replies: 28
Views: 6471

Re: Since the WWI threads are really active. A look at the weapons

Welcome to the site Juan, hope you enjoy your visits. There is a lot of information on here.
Sundays some of us have a Skype conference call around 4pm EST if you are interested. Current team includes;
Alabama, Florida, France (me) , Scotland & Canada. :)
by DuncaninFrance
Thu Jul 19, 2018 2:50 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1378
Views: 131788

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Friday July 19 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Wed Jul 18, 2018 4:02 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1378
Views: 131788

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Thursday July 18 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Tue Jul 17, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: Rent
Replies: 0
Views: 129

Rent

A man walks into the confessional box in Paris and says father I have sinned. What is your sin my son asks the priest. I have been hiding a resistance fighter from the germans father. That is not a sin my son that is the work of a brave man. But father i have been charging him 50 Francs a week to hi...
by DuncaninFrance
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:48 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1378
Views: 131788

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Wednesday July 17 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Tue Jul 17, 2018 2:37 am
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: Heads will roll...........
Replies: 8
Views: 189

Re: Heads will roll...........

Everybody knows how much the Guardian...British...like the French. Maybe they photo shopped the mistake to cover for the French who beat that dastardly upstart pipsqueak countries team that licked them in a game of soccer. :bigsmile: You can't Photoshop live video and i saw it live on French TV.......
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Jul 16, 2018 11:51 am
Forum: Handloading, Reloading, Ammuntion
Topic: Powder Coating
Replies: 19
Views: 1568

Re: Powder Coating

Next stage was to set up a plate to take some .303 British using small inserts of BluTack.
60 now ready to coat.

PLATE IDEA 7.jpg
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:49 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1378
Views: 131788

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Tuesday July 16 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:35 am
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: Heads will roll...........
Replies: 8
Views: 189

Re: Heads will roll...........

And before you say it Vern, they got the White smoke right :loco: :loco: :loco: :loco:
by DuncaninFrance
Sun Jul 15, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: Heads will roll...........
Replies: 8
Views: 189

Heads will roll...........

Two french cock ups yesterday at the Bastille Day parade in Paris....... Two gendarmes involved in a complex motorbike ballet with horsemen from the Republic Guard crashed into each other within yards of Mr Macron. Screen Shot 07-15-18 at 10.05 AM.JPG Screen Shot 07-15-18 at 10.03 AM.JPG In one of t...
by DuncaninFrance
Sun Jul 15, 2018 2:52 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1378
Views: 131788

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Monday July 15 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Sat Jul 14, 2018 3:13 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1378
Views: 131788

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Sunday July 14 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Fri Jul 13, 2018 11:13 am
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: D.O.W.
Replies: 11
Views: 220

Re: D.O.W.

Originator of the message always dictates the protocols used because you don't know who the ranking person would be and anyway, that would be irrelevant :GBR:
by DuncaninFrance
Fri Jul 13, 2018 5:44 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1378
Views: 131788

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Saturday July 13 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Fri Jul 13, 2018 2:29 am
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: D.O.W.
Replies: 11
Views: 220

Re: D.O.W.

On this side of the pond we just said "Fire mission....over."................. :mrgreen: . 'Over' in British Army W.T. means I want a reply from you. Not necessary as you are only confirming you are in contact. Wait - out means that there will be further reports so keep listening but don'...
by DuncaninFrance
Thu Jul 12, 2018 4:49 pm
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: D.O.W.
Replies: 11
Views: 220

Re: D.O.W.

You should know that Robert.

Patrol radio report - I have contact with the enemy - keep listening - out............. :GBR:
by DuncaninFrance
Thu Jul 12, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: D.O.W.
Replies: 11
Views: 220

D.O.W.

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by DuncaninFrance
Thu Jul 12, 2018 11:14 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1378
Views: 131788

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Friday July 12 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Wed Jul 11, 2018 2:20 pm
Forum: Welcome and Announcements
Topic: Skype Chats on Sundays adjustment
Replies: 7
Views: 6832

Re: Skype Chats on Sundays adjustment

Well, I just tried to set up Teamspeak and although the blurb says it is easy I would find it easier to design and build an intergalactic space ship from scratch.

Need to look again...........
by DuncaninFrance
Wed Jul 11, 2018 3:16 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1378
Views: 131788

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Thursday July 11 1918

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