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#1 TAB

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Posted 23 December 2003 - 04:52 PM

My 27, and very many thanks to PK for all the work he's done, as well as to Deerslayer and Phil Askew for providing furniture.


No, the photo is not meant to be historically accurate.
Yes, I forgot to shave that day.

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Happy Christmas All!

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#2 PK.

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Posted 23 December 2003 - 06:14 PM

There is not a safe bunny in those woods, for sure! Looks like a very fun day out, I need a few more of those.

Merry Christmas indeed!

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Posted 23 December 2003 - 07:14 PM

Very nice indeed. great looking gun. Thanks for the photo. Have a happy Christmas.
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Posted 23 December 2003 - 07:45 PM

Since we're showing Christmas gifts... I just picked this up off G/A for 1.5K although it was advertised as having a violin case... They got some funny shaped violins up in the NE I guess... §;-) Sometimes gifts are to important to be left up to the spouse.... §;-)

BTW Very nice pic you posted..... I'd post my pic but don't want to shut down the boards....
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#5 full auto 45

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Posted 23 December 2003 - 08:01 PM

Nice looking A5. Yep, that is the strangest violin case I've seen. I found a old dealer in violins here in town that has a bunch of the old coffin cases for violins. Has alot of old carry cases to sitting in the attic. I'll be stopping by Saturday. How many does everyone want? I don't know the price or conditions yet. If they are nice I may just take several off his hands and post them on here.
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Posted 23 December 2003 - 08:49 PM

Thanks for sharing the picture. That longer front grip really does balance out the 16 inch barrel very nicely. Merry Christmas everyone.
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Posted 23 December 2003 - 08:59 PM

Nice Job!
PK working his majic and that foregrip sure balances things out nice!
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Posted 23 December 2003 - 09:00 PM

TAB, that is a great photo! smile.gif Thanks for sharing!! biggrin.gif blink.gif cool.gif Regards, Walter
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Posted 24 December 2003 - 10:34 AM

Nice pic and good looking kit. Do you reenact? What unit?
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Posted 25 December 2003 - 12:44 AM

Tab

Your pic makes me even more impatient for my new 27 to arrive as it is suposed to have a long forend like that by Deerslayer. Death to rabbits, pumkins, and fruit cakes....


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Posted 25 December 2003 - 01:28 AM

Who sold you the extended forearm? Thanks JC
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Posted 25 December 2003 - 08:51 PM

The extended forearm is a great idea. Makes the 27 look very much like a 28.
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#13 TAB

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Posted 26 December 2003 - 12:04 PM

Deerslayer made the foregrip JC, and did a very nice job. PK moved the compensator back over the barrel and fixed it permanently, which further shortens the rifle without losing any barrel length. You could have the barrel relieved 2 inches instead and then fix the comp, but I wanted to keep the full length. And aside from looks, the rifle is more accurate after PK's attention, as well as much more reliable. And of course it breaks down as it should, no more fiddling with a screwdriver or such when separating the frame and action.


TMan- I don't get out of Wyoming much. I went to one private battle 3 years ago up in the hills here, but there's not much interest in British units around here. I've kit and uniforms for generic airborne, commando, and PBI. And not so generic Gordon Highlanders for both wars. The 27 was to round out the commando and Eighth army kit and uniforms - I actually am a competent rock climber, but I don't do it much anymore wink.gif I've often wanted to see what it was like with full kit, but, well i don't think the young climbers would like to see some guy making his way up the cliff in battledress with a Thompson slung on his back. And it would be really embarrassing if I got 'gripped' halfway up!
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Posted 26 December 2003 - 05:01 PM

looks good.

and it's not helping me any, thank you. tongue.gif

i'm going through some serious withdrawls here.
my '27's been in CO for a couple of months now and it had been messed up for a good month before i even sent it out west.
and now there's been a flurry of pics and reports on the work pk's done for them.

man, i'm jonesing pretty hard here..... that might explain the 1919 parts kit and RSP i just ordered.......
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Posted 27 December 2003 - 10:37 PM

An appropriate Christmas tale.

http://www.pencilstu...age.asp?NID=473

Who'se going to be the Devil's Advocate and email her about this site, or buying a 1927A1?
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Posted 28 December 2003 - 08:44 AM

I did! I did! cool.gif
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Posted 29 December 2003 - 12:38 PM

QUOTE (full auto 45 @ Dec 28 2003, 08:44 AM)
I did! I did! cool.gif

Get a response yet?
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#18 full auto 45

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Posted 29 December 2003 - 02:49 PM

Not yet, but I'm waiting.
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