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  1. Tom phpbb3

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    The particular metal used to make the butt-plate?



    Jayzus, how many questions can you ask about a butt-plate??? :eek:
     
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    Couple more guesses and I'll give the answer.
     
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    Alrighty, I think we have went far enough. Man, you fellas walked all over it!

    Anyway, here it is:

    BUTT



    PLATE



    SCREWS! :D

    The butt plate screws were the same from the Model 1873 Springfield "Trapdoor" rifle up to the M-14. On the M-1 and M-14, only the top screws remained in use as the lower screws are different.
     
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    Oh, man! JC, I thinks you gots a screw loose! :lol: :lol:
     
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    :p
     
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    Here's another. It should be easier than my first.

    Who was the commander and executive officer of the CSS Alabama?
     
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    Commander was Raphael Semmes

    1st Lieutenant was John Kell -- I assume he was the Exec

    Tom
     
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    You are correct sir! :D

    You have the forum.

    Here's a picture of the two men:
    [​IMG]

    By the way, his last name is pronounced Sims.
     
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    OK...

    Who was "the goose that laid a golden egg but never cackled"?


    Tom
     
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    Was he the central (Deceased) character for "The Man who never was"?
     
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    No -- but right era / nationality

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    Anyone....?
     
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    Alex Turing?
     
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    Very close -- assuming you mean Alan Turing.

    Think collectively


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    Yes I did... Ok then collectively the men of Bletchly Park.
     
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    Well done -- said by Churchill of the staff (men and women) of Bletchley Park at the end of the war.


    Your Quiz, Simonr1978

    Tom
     
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    OK, what unlikely connection is there between this forum and the original Resident Evil game?
     
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    No Resident Evil fans here then...? :wink:
     
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    a bunch of nuts cases, :D :D
     
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    Sorry, I've never seen or played the game. I have seen both movies - I just can't figure out which one of them is more terrible... :wink:
     

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