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by DuncaninFrance
Tue Jan 09, 2018 3:42 am
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: Nasty weather........
Replies: 10
Views: 253

Re: Nasty weather........

Fight it with booze Dave!!
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Jan 08, 2018 3:55 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1203
Views: 79270

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Tuesday Jan 8 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Sun Jan 07, 2018 7:36 am
Forum: Accoutrements
Topic: Leather cleaning question
Replies: 9
Views: 391

Re: Leather cleaning question

The 'Finished' article! I kept heating it with the paint stripping electric blower and eventually the grease stopped oozing out and the leather stopped going hard when left. The first time that I inserted the bayonet it stuck in the scabbard and the only way to release it was to remove the woos and ...
by DuncaninFrance
Sat Jan 06, 2018 5:21 pm
Forum: Milsurp After Hours
Topic: Christmas gifts.........
Replies: 9
Views: 209

Re: Christmas gifts.........

Thanks guys.

What number is the book Joe, mine is No:8 and signed by the author. It's a cracking book
by DuncaninFrance
Sat Jan 06, 2018 5:19 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: Nasty weather........
Replies: 10
Views: 253

Re: Nasty weather........

Sunlit uplands await I am sure................
by DuncaninFrance
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:04 pm
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1203
Views: 79270

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Monday Jan 7 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:03 pm
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1203
Views: 79270

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Sunday Jan 6 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Sat Jan 06, 2018 12:01 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: Nasty weather........
Replies: 10
Views: 253

Re: Nasty weather........

Very, very wet and windy but no real problems..........
by DuncaninFrance
Sat Jan 06, 2018 11:59 am
Forum: Milsurp After Hours
Topic: Christmas gifts.........
Replies: 9
Views: 209

Re: Christmas gifts.........

No, just some chocolates.

My Mum passed away on Dec 27th aged 93¾ and her cremation was on Jan 3rd so things have been rather subdued here.

I am still waiting for confirmation that the SMLE I bought for our 40th Wedding Anniversary has been shipped :evil:
by DuncaninFrance
Thu Jan 04, 2018 5:06 pm
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1203
Views: 79270

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Saturday Jan 5 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Thu Jan 04, 2018 7:47 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1203
Views: 79270

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Friday Jan 4 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Wed Jan 03, 2018 10:59 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1203
Views: 79270

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Thursday Jan 3 1917
by DuncaninFrance
Tue Jan 02, 2018 5:35 pm
Forum: Swiss and French weapons
Topic: Schmidt Rubin 96/11
Replies: 4
Views: 192

Re: Schmidt Rubin 96/11

Great post Klaus and it looks like a nice rifle. I have not reloaded for mine yet as I still have some PRVI to shoot.
When I do it will be Vhitavuori N140 43 grains with a jacketed bullet :)
by DuncaninFrance
Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:50 pm
Forum: Photography and other Hobbies
Topic: OWLCAM 2016
Replies: 5
Views: 3104

Re: OWLCAM 2018

Taken on the CCTV tonight, a pair of Little Owls in the barn. Great start to 2018........
by DuncaninFrance
Tue Jan 02, 2018 4:41 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1203
Views: 79270

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Wednesday Jan 2 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Jan 01, 2018 2:40 pm
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: THE FIRST WORLD WAR as reported in the daily news
Replies: 580
Views: 45065

Re: THE FIRST WORLD WAR THREAD.

What started off as a blood letting dual of honor over the death of an obscure archduke


That is a bit like like saying that D Day was only to put Rommel's nose out of joint........
If you can, watch the first 10 minutes of 'Oh What a Lovely War', it explains it rather well.
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Jan 01, 2018 11:10 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1203
Views: 79270

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Tuesday Jan 1 1918
by DuncaninFrance
Sun Dec 31, 2017 4:04 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1203
Views: 79270

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Monday Dec 31 1917
by DuncaninFrance
Sat Dec 30, 2017 3:39 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1203
Views: 79270

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Sunday Dec 30 1917
by DuncaninFrance
Fri Dec 29, 2017 3:56 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1203
Views: 79270

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Saturday Dec 29 1917
by DuncaninFrance
Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:01 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1203
Views: 79270

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Friday Dec 28 1917
by DuncaninFrance
Wed Dec 27, 2017 4:13 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1203
Views: 79270

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Thursday Dec 27 1917
by DuncaninFrance
Wed Dec 27, 2017 4:09 am
Forum: Accoutrements
Topic: Leather cleaning question
Replies: 9
Views: 391

Re: Leather cleaning question

Thank's Dave. Looks as though he doesn't maintain his site as there are a lot of missing photo's and the updates are 2016........

I will wait for my stuff to arrive, it should have been here on the 23rd!
by DuncaninFrance
Tue Dec 26, 2017 1:56 pm
Forum: Accoutrements
Topic: Leather cleaning question
Replies: 9
Views: 391

Re: Leather cleaning question

Went back and heated it again, still a lot of grease coming out of the leather. After it looked cleaner ( I could see the stitching! ) I left it overnight and today it is almost solid.......... Now waiting for delivery of some RENAISSANCE WAX to help it back to life perhaps. If not I will need to ge...
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Dec 25, 2017 5:22 pm
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1203
Views: 79270

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Wednesday Dec 26 1917
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Dec 25, 2017 12:59 pm
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1203
Views: 79270

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Tuesday Dec 25 1917
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Dec 25, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Classic British Firearms
Topic: Martini-Henry Artillery Carbine Mk.I
Replies: 32
Views: 783

Re: Martini-Henry Artillery Carbine Mk.I

Nice piece...........
Not sure when I will get to load up some rounds for mine it but very soon I hope........
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Dec 25, 2017 11:22 am
Forum: Mosin Nagant
Topic: One for Miller Tyme
Replies: 3
Views: 204

Re: One for Miller Tyme


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