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  • Posted in thread: Wierdest firearm ever produced is..... on 10-06-2012 at 05:04 PM
    BillM,You're thinking of several of the larger Bergmann's that use an enbloc clip.The Simplex
    uses a regular magazine.

  • Posted in thread: Wierdest firearm ever produced is..... on 09-28-2012 at 11:21 PM
    THe Aussie's were very inventive. I believe this one came from down under also..... (sorry for
    the crummy picture, but it's the only one I have at hand.)How to convert a standard SMLE No. 1
    Mk III int...

  • Posted in thread: Wierdest firearm ever produced is..... on 09-24-2012 at 03:04 PM
    The 'Bergman-Simplex' series of pistols come to mindI wouldn't call it weird, just "cute".

  • Posted in thread: Why Didnt the US Military Care About "Matching" Guns?? on 09-10-2012 at 11:42 PM
    The German were very anal, past what was needed.I'll say! If you ever get a chance to examine a
    German Commission Revolver from the 1870-80 period, they even numbered the charge holes in the
    cylinder ...

  • Posted in thread: Why Didnt the US Military Care About "Matching" Guns?? on 09-10-2012 at 05:36 PM
    Might have to do with just how much confidence we have in interchangable parts. Hand fitting
    not required. Unlike the Germans and others that even numbered the screws.(Of course they
    tended to be a li...

  • Posted in thread: Wierdest firearm ever produced is..... on 09-04-2012 at 03:13 AM
    Pick a few from one of these sites...... (I know where the two Walthers are currently.)

  • Posted in thread: What WW2 rifle is still in service today? on 08-30-2012 at 11:10 PM
    THe M-14 is post WW2edited to add: Boy! You have to be quick around here...

  • Posted in thread: Where are the WA members? on 08-30-2012 at 07:14 PM
    Thought I had signed in here, but I guess I haven't.....From Ocean Shores (About as far West
    from Olympia as you can get..)

  • Posted in thread: Winchester model 1895 40-72 on 10-22-2011 at 04:06 PM
    Any ideas just why someone would weld the two piece lever?? Wouldn't that screw up the latching
    mechanism??

  • Posted in thread: Taurus warranty work on 10-02-2011 at 11:42 PM
    My experience with free "lifetime" warranties is that the gun spends more time being worked on
    than it does with me. Of, course it doesn't cost anything, but I would rather pay a little more
    and get s...

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