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by DuncaninFrance
Mon Nov 11, 2019 2:20 pm
Forum: Swiss, French, Belgian & Dutch Weapons
Topic: 1958 Swiss ZFK55
Replies: 4
Views: 37

Re: 1958 Swiss ZFK55

Yes it was Robert. designated the Sniper Rifle ZFKar. 31/55 beginning issue in 1955. It's Kern 3.5x scope had a range of 800 mtrs :SWI: :SWI:
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:55 am
Forum: Veterans Remember
Topic: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918
Replies: 1460
Views: 233340

Re: DIARY OF THE GREAT WAR 1914-1918

Back to the diary.

Tuesday Nov 11 1919
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Nov 11, 2019 3:53 am
Forum: Swiss, French, Belgian & Dutch Weapons
Topic: 1958 Swiss ZFK55
Replies: 4
Views: 37

Re: 1958 Swiss ZFK55

That's a beauty :D :D
by DuncaninFrance
Sat Nov 09, 2019 6:49 am
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: Ouch!
Replies: 0
Views: 21

Ouch!

:shock:
by DuncaninFrance
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:31 am
Forum: Automatic Rifles
Topic: Shooting again..........
Replies: 16
Views: 1546

Re: Shooting again..........

Th ZOE takes about 10 hours to charge fully BUT because the battery does not have a memory you can plug it in and charge it at any state. We charge it at 50% and it is programmed to start when the electricity is at it's cheapest from 10pm to 6am. Fully charged it has a range of about 160 kms /100 mi...
by DuncaninFrance
Tue Nov 05, 2019 6:24 am
Forum: US Military Rifles
Topic: M1 Garand
Replies: 7
Views: 158

Re: M1 Garand

Castrated L1A1s were for sale at the Bisley arms fair. £3000 each if you want one. I want a proper one but not allowed in the UK where they were made. Regards Peter. With a 'B' licence I am allowed the full working model Peter. I am waiting for one to arrive at my local gunshop. Prices here for the...
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Nov 04, 2019 5:14 am
Forum: US Military Rifles
Topic: M1 Garand
Replies: 7
Views: 158

Re: M1 Garand

I am considering buying one after I buy an L1A1 FAL. Work in progress!
by DuncaninFrance
Mon Nov 04, 2019 4:24 am
Forum: Automatic Rifles
Topic: Shooting again..........
Replies: 16
Views: 1546

Re: Shooting again..........

Although not quite as big, my wife has changed her car for a Renault ZOE - Electric car.
She only goes shopping locally and does about 1500 miles a year so it is great.
I will post an image when I can remember how to do it :shock: :roll:
by DuncaninFrance
Wed Oct 30, 2019 4:54 pm
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: Postman Pat
Replies: 0
Views: 26

Postman Pat

It was Postman Pat's last day on the job after 35 years of carrying the mail through all kinds of weather to the same villages and towns. When he arrived at the first house on his route, he was greeted by the whole family there, who all hugged and congratulated him and sent him on his way with a gif...
by DuncaninFrance
Sun Oct 06, 2019 2:57 am
Forum: Airplanes and ships
Topic: B-17 crash
Replies: 2
Views: 195

Re: B-17 crash

Sorry to say that all aircraft have a finite flying time which is controlled by many differing constraints. Metal fatigue, engine running hours and pilot training to mention but three. Taking to the sky's in any aircraft has its risks no matter how new or advanced the design is - the Boeing 737 Max ...