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  • expat01
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    Originally posted by hptmurphy View Post
    Funnily enough some of them ended up back over here in the wrong hands about the same time.

    He thought about that, but before he could go into business they called him right up again and sent him on holiday to Angola.

    Killjoys.

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  • hptmurphy
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    He bought it in 1976, when he was finishing his service with the SADF...they were selling them off for R50

    Funnily enough some of them ended up back over here in the wrong hands about the same time.

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  • vacop
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    I just bought several surplus Enfields online, and I have to say they are some of the most accurate rifles I've ever fired. What a joy to shoot, even in their condition they were good to go.

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  • expat01
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    Friend of mine has a .303 we play with sometimes.

    He bought it in 1976, when he was finishing his service with the SADF...they were selling them off for R50.

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  • hptmurphy
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    Hi there
    The "domes" were elderly 1944 pattern, usually worn only for mortar shoots. The flackers were the elderly ones with no pockets and held together with twine because the zip was usually broken
    GTTc I am well aware of what they are..as they were still in use up to the not so recent past ..but way back inabout 1984 when I last used a .303 on behalf of the Slua Muiri...didn't even know they existed.

    I still have a '44' pattern helmet as souvenier..never thought much about requiring the manky zipperless bootlaced entwined Flacker though.....

    Best use I found for the flacker when alongside in haulbowline on Eithne they used to remove the cushion from the captains chair on the bridge so the sentry couldn't sit down on duty..hey presto..the flacker came into play!

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  • GoneToTheCanner
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    Hi there
    The "domes" were elderly 1944 pattern, usually worn only for mortar shoots. The flackers were the elderly ones with no pockets and held together with twine because the zip was usually broken.Both items were usually filthy and battered. There was truly nothing like a ricochet to concentrate the mind, especially if it rattled around the butts a few times befoe leaving.
    Ah, fun.
    regards
    GttC

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  • hptmurphy
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    Flackers..Bone domes...303s......you must have been in a differnt army to me!!!!

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  • Pod
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    Nothing liue a 303 ricocheting off the metal work in the butts to get people into their flakers and bone domes!

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  • turbocalves
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    Originally posted by Truck Driver View Post
    What's the difference between pink and purple?

    The grip......

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  • beenthere
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    Great to see that there are still a few out there

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  • Pod
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    First pressure, second pressure..BANG.. Shite that hurt- next time buttplate firmly into shoulder, first pressure...

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  • Truck Driver
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    Originally posted by turbocalves View Post
    is this a self pleasuring technique???
    What's the difference between pink and purple?

    The grip......

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  • turbocalves
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    Originally posted by fiannoglach View Post
    Squeeze, Barry, we squeeze...............
    is this a self pleasuring technique???

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  • Goldie fish
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    First pressure, second pressure..BANG..breathe

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  • fiannoglach
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    Squeeze, Barry, we squeeze...............

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