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by The Dude
Thu Oct 26, 2017 8:10 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Milsurp collector age
Replies: 32
Views: 14826

Re: Milsurp collector age

Here is a stupid question. :geek: Do most of the under 30 group go to gun shows or buy from on line sources? No time to hunt for a gun :?: For me half of the fun was the HUNT :arrow: searching, meeting fellow collectors, dickering & trading and all the fun that went with going to a show. The hunt a...
by The Dude
Mon Oct 23, 2017 2:39 pm
Forum: General Off Topic
Topic: Milsurp collector age
Replies: 32
Views: 14826

Re: Milsurp collector age

I started when I was 13. My dad had an old 1895 Chilean Mauser and I shot it for the first time. Needless to say it knocked me over but I loved every minute of it. I am now 38 and have more than is truly needed. :) 72 usmc is correct though. I am am not as experienced as the other gents but I do kno...
by The Dude
Wed Oct 11, 2017 8:02 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: Jungle Carbine Data Base
Replies: 14
Views: 27538

Re: Jungle Carbine Data Base

Howdy! Just picked up a No5 a couple days ago. She is a Fazarkeley 11/46 with a mirror bore and all matching numbers. Serial # Y 5427. She does have the forearm cap and all parts marked "F". She has a couple charters I am not sure of though. She has several characters like the South African arrow bu...
by The Dude
Mon Oct 02, 2017 4:30 pm
Forum: Meet and Greet
Topic: Meet and Greet
Replies: 8
Views: 4532

Meet and Greet

Hello all. I am not new to collecting but I still have a lot to learn. I had to sell off a lot of my collection because of hard times but I am trying to slowly gain it back. I am in the works for picking up a BYF 42 P0-8 Luger, an Postal Meter M1 Carbine, French Mas 49/56, and hopefully a Walther P3...

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