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  1. CAC

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    The lock and stock look normal...but the barrel does thicken...
     
  2. CAC

    CAC Ace of Spades

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    Some cool RAAF pics and assortment...
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    The far Mirage is 75 Squadron...the Magpies. Been protecting northern skies for decades...
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    My AFL team is the Collingwood Magpies...why do we covet the Magpie? Watch this little video to see the Australian Magpie!


    Another cool Magpie fact is that the middle section of their beak looks like Seagulls...
     
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    Well ya know how things swell up in the jungle !
     
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    No fishermen here? Hold the fish closer to the camera to make it look bigger.
     
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    Good old forced perspective.

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    I can shoot that with Photoshop.
     
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    Interesting what happened to that one which burned, any thoughts?
     
  8. CAC

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    Well there was a fire obviously....


    Sorry had to.
     
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    Engine exploded. The RAAF F/A-18G Growler was at Nellis AFB participating in Red Flag 18-1when the incident occurred. The plane skidded off the runway & the crew safely escaped
     
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    USS Oklahoma Salvage Operation, Spring of 1943.

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    The Oklahoma after being refloated, December 24th 1943.

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    During WWII, the Coast Guard Beach Patrol covered more than 3,700 mile of coast and employed about 24,000 men. Patrols on horseback worked in pairs, riding about 100 feet apart, usually covering a 2-mile stretch. They were call "Sand Pounders" and were able to cover difficult terrain quickly and efficiently. c 1945.

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  12. CAC

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    I saw this a couple of days ago...seems a radio rather than a rifle would have been more useful...
     
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    Probably a recruiting poster.
     
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    The radio cars were stationed about 3 miles apart. That's not long for a hurry-up horse. In some places they used semaphore lamps, good for an easy five miles.
     
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    And they used horses because in WW1 they found that motorcycles did not work all that well.
     

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  16. CAC

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    Australian beach patrol...
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    Tiger feeding Polar Bear.
     
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    That almost makes me want to drown.
     
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    Too bad it will be anyway a hairy monkey coming to save you....
     

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