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#1 Ron Mills

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Posted 26 February 2005 - 11:42 PM

www.project-x.org.uk/armsdump.html

Hadn't seen this one...makes a grown man cry, as they say...
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Posted 26 February 2005 - 11:52 PM

Holy cow, check out the bottom of the page for the "index" of more sad pics. Looks like they torched everything. Does anybody have info on this place? Must be in England???
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Posted 27 February 2005 - 08:44 AM

Pic's taken near Ton Sohn Nhut in mid 80's,there were also some conex's full of unissued K98's ,MG34's. There was near 1000 1911A1's that were sold to A Filipino with connections to govt. for about $25 ea. They wanted $200 ea. for K98's. The officials in charge had no authority to negotiate.
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Posted 27 February 2005 - 09:39 AM

I sure hope its not a futuristic picture of the U.S. when they ban all firearms. ph34r.gif
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Posted 27 February 2005 - 03:56 PM

Mike45: Thanks for the location info on the pics. Speaking of the Phillipines, I was displaying/selling at a gun show in Wisconsin a couple of weeks ago, and a gent told me he knows where there are 2 CONTAINERS full of BARs in the Phillipines. Like, cargo ship containers! That hurts. It also may be a crock, I dunno. If we shipped over 137,000 Thompsons to Russia (and 651,000 to England) on the Lend-Lease deal...aww I don't even want to start on that one.

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Posted 27 February 2005 - 04:24 PM

the nam has all the stuff...back in the late 80's and early nintie's i had the chance to buy it all.the jerk's faxed me to my then ins.office bizz..the total list...and they used up a entire roll of fax paper{almost} with cheeeep! price's,
however after i talked with state dept.and treasury....

they state to me>'you can't do that"

that was all the stuff we left and other's when we bailed out in march 75..........

and all i wanted at the time was a few m-60's......go figure!!

and the b.a.r.tale is right on........they destroyed crates of them a few years back at anniston.......my buddy danny was there and saw it happen.......they would not even let him take a sling or even the wood.1918 blue winchester's...sad.. take care,ron
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Posted 27 February 2005 - 06:01 PM

QUOTE (colt21a @ Feb 27 2005, 04:24 PM)
the nam has all the stuff...back in the late 80's and early nintie's i had the chance to buy it all.the jerk's faxed me to my then ins.office bizz..the total list...and they used up a entire roll of fax paper{almost} with cheeeep! price's,
however after i talked with state dept.and treasury....

they state to me>'you can't do that"

that was all the stuff we left and other's when we bailed out in march 75..........

and all i wanted at the time was a few m-60's......go figure!!

and the b.a.r.tale is right on........they destroyed crates of them a few years back at anniston.......my buddy danny was there and saw it happen.......they would not even let him take a sling or even the wood.1918 blue winchester's...sad.. take care,ron

Ron Mills and the Respected Ron, that's enough to make a grown man cry, take up drinking, become depressed, commit suicide...and that's just for starters. ohmy.gif sad.gif blink.gif mad.gif

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Posted 28 February 2005 - 12:45 PM

Ron, There may very well be tons of BAR's in Phillipines, as well as lots of other goodies. I saw (about 10 yrs ago) at Villamor Air Base, formerly Nichols Field, truck loads of US & Jap WW2 small arms & ammo piled up in one of the giant hangars just rusting away. The inventory documentation of all military property stored there & other locations across the nation is unbelievably non-existant. If you can dig up some details on the BAR's I have a friend in Quezon City who can check it out. He is a gun nut & is well versed in mil.weapons. blink.gif Have a good one, Mike
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Posted 28 February 2005 - 02:43 PM

Mike: I didn't get the gent's name that told me about the BAR's, sorry. We chatted about it, shrugged our shoulders about it, and went on. Interesting stuff, to be sure.

Walter: I'll go along with the drinking part...after 5...wink!

Respected Ron: You always have the straight dope on extraordinary subjects!
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