Well, the board is either fixed, or it's going to run terribly. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. I'm at my technical limit right now.

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by vandle
Tue Oct 15, 2019 5:17 pm
Forum: Austrian Rifles
Topic: M1888 Austrian Mannlicher
Replies: 12
Views: 4598
Australia

Re: M1888 Austrian Mannlicher

stand corrected, I had problems downloading photos, it kept doubling up the first download
by vandle
Tue Oct 15, 2019 1:55 am
Forum: Austrian Rifles
Topic: M1888 Austrian Mannlicher
Replies: 12
Views: 4598
Australia

Re: M1888 Austrian Mannlicher

garra wrote:
Mon Oct 14, 2019 7:44 pm
Numrich indicates the clip for the M95 will handle the 8x50mm, but when I checked the 1888 model no stock. Different calibers? https://www.gunpartscorp.com/products/1165210
Different Clips

M1888
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by vandle
Mon Oct 14, 2019 8:44 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Not really new but...
Replies: 1
Views: 153
Australia

Re: Not really new but...

Welcome to the forum
Im a little partial to the Swiss Brigade.

We have just converted some Veterlli's to centre fire as well. They are a wonderful rifle to shoot.
by vandle
Thu Oct 10, 2019 7:56 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hello from Oregon
Replies: 3
Views: 102
Australia

Re: Hello from Oregon

Welcome back to the forum.
by vandle
Thu Oct 10, 2019 6:38 am
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hello from Tennessee
Replies: 2
Views: 92
Australia

Re: Hello from Tennessee

Welcome to the forum
Don't be shy showing off your collection.
by vandle
Tue Oct 08, 2019 5:02 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: How Do from Jersey - but don’t hold it against me
Replies: 3
Views: 149
Australia

Re: How Do from Jersey - but don’t hold it against me

Welcome to the forum.

may you post many pictures of your collection
by vandle
Wed Sep 25, 2019 5:11 pm
Forum: Italian Pistols
Topic: Italian Cavalry carbine toy ONB
Replies: 5
Views: 571
Australia

Re: Italian Cavalry carbine toy ONB

That is cool, thanks for posting
by vandle
Sun Sep 22, 2019 7:02 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Hello from West Virginia
Replies: 4
Views: 270
Australia

Re: Hello from West Virginia

Welcome to the forum
by vandle
Thu Sep 19, 2019 9:06 pm
Forum: Swiss Rifles
Topic: Swiss 1893 Cavalry Carbine
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Australia

Re: Swiss 1893 Cavalry Carbine

This Rifle was shipped recently from Switzerland.
It has filled a hole in my Swiss Collection.
As far as i'm aware they are not common down here, never seen
one for sale.
by vandle
Thu Sep 19, 2019 5:27 pm
Forum: Swiss Rifles
Topic: Swiss 1893 Cavalry Carbine
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Australia

Re: Swiss 1893 Cavalry Carbine

I have always wondered where the statement that they were not popular with the troops came from ? I have a Swiss friend who is a Swiss military rifle historian and he said he never found that in the records nor has heard it stated by any old Swiss . It only takes one scribe to make a statement and ...
by vandle
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:56 am
Forum: Swiss Rifles
Topic: Swiss 1893 Cavalry Carbine
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Australia

Re: Swiss 1893 Cavalry Carbine

These particular rifles weren't very popular with Swiss troops. The bolt disassembly and assembly is notably tricky in an armoury let alone in the field.
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by vandle
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:45 am
Forum: Swiss Rifles
Topic: Swiss 1893 Cavalry Carbine
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Australia

Re: Swiss 1893 Cavalry Carbine

This rifle is all matching and still retains the original leather sling. It was retired from active service in 1933 Ammo is GP90 and has a 6 round magazine.The main difference between the M90 bolt and the Swiss 1893 is the cocking piece IMG_1697.JPG IMG_1698.JPG IMG_1699.JPG IMG_1700.JPG IMG_1702.JPG
by vandle
Thu Sep 19, 2019 7:32 am
Forum: Swiss Rifles
Topic: Swiss 1893 Cavalry Carbine
Replies: 7
Views: 717
Australia

Swiss 1893 Cavalry Carbine

This particular rifle was part of the first batch of 4250 units manufactured by SIG Neuhausen in 1895. The remaining units were manufacture by the Federal Arms Factory Berne The action was licenced from Steyr and was based on the M90 Carbine. Total quantity manufactured was 7750 units IMG_1711.JPG I...
by vandle
Mon Sep 16, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: Militaria, Kits, Belts, Packs, etc
Topic: WW2 partizan in Slovenia
Replies: 3
Views: 493
Australia

Re: WW2 partizan in Slovenia

I would love to see a post from yourself of your uniform sets,
this is a fascinating topic which is not widely known about.
by vandle
Mon Sep 09, 2019 11:57 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Unfortunate divorce
Replies: 17
Views: 1479
Australia

Re: Unfortunate divorce

Just coming through to the end of me finalising my divorce, yeah you fell crap at the beginning but time heals and now you don't have anyone telling you you can't buy that gun you wanted. Best of all you have your kid and thats the most priceless thing you will ever have, thats what got me through m...

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