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by Niner
Tue Dec 24, 2019 10:30 pm
Forum: Accoutrements
Topic: Interwar machinegun pin
Replies: 6
Views: 123

Re: Interwar machinegun pin

Ask the question at this site. Lots of collectors of military ephemera. http://www.usmilitariaforum.com/forums/
by Niner
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:17 pm
Forum: Airplanes and ships
Topic: NC4 from a hundred years ago.
Replies: 4
Views: 94

Re: NC4 from a hundred years ago.

The NC4 is the largest plane inside the exhibit building.
by Niner
Tue Dec 24, 2019 7:10 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: To all....
Replies: 2
Views: 81

Re: To all....

MERRY CHRISTMAS to all the followers of the site from all the years.....even the ones, the great many, who will never see this greeting. Happy New Year 2020.
by Niner
Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:20 am
Forum: Airplanes and ships
Topic: NC4 from a hundred years ago.
Replies: 4
Views: 94

Re: NC4 from a hundred years ago.

The next day was this story.
by Niner
Sun Dec 22, 2019 12:17 am
Forum: Airplanes and ships
Topic: NC4 from a hundred years ago.
Replies: 4
Views: 94

NC4 from a hundred years ago.

One of the planes that participated in the Atlantic Crossing was in the newspaper again a hundred years ago. This time it was lost between Galveston and Mobile.

https://chroniclingamerica.loc.gov/lccn ... d-1/seq-1/
by Niner
Sat Dec 21, 2019 9:39 pm
Forum: Shooting the Breeze
Topic: Christmas card......
Replies: 2
Views: 76

Re: Christmas card......

Looks like Donald must have taught Melania how to write her name....same imitation of a lie detector test.
by Niner
Sat Dec 21, 2019 5:39 pm
Forum: Milsurp After Hours
Topic: Merry Christmas
Replies: 0
Views: 51

Merry Christmas

Here is a notice from a newspaper a hundred years ago. Trees of the usual fresh cut Christmas version were about $1.25 in the cities in those days. And the newspaper wanted you to not set your house on fire. Incidentally inflammable and flammable both mean the same thing....as in things that will bu...
by Niner
Sat Dec 21, 2019 2:43 pm
Forum: The After Hours Funnies
Topic: Three versions of an acceptable deal
Replies: 0
Views: 79

Three versions of an acceptable deal

1. Both parties feel they got screwed.
2. Both parties feel it was a fair deal.
3. Both parties feel they screwed the other guy.
by Niner
Sat Dec 21, 2019 2:38 pm
Forum: Classic British Firearms
Topic: L1A1 SLR (FAL)
Replies: 25
Views: 419

Re: L1A1 SLR (FAL)

I don't know anything about FAL's, as Duncan knows, but I was reading something just now, after seeing Duncan's post. Seems like the Germans didn't get the license from Fabrique Nationale to make them. It also goes on to say lots of what passes for FAL's are sub quality and will have ammo problems. ...