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Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th January 2019, 05:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Kmaddock
It is uncleaned at present and I am quiet...

It is uncleaned at present and I am quiet reluctant to clean it at all except to clean the rust off the blade, I prefers to keep my collection as dirty (platina covered) as possible except without...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 4th January 2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Kmaddock
Thanks for reply I will have a think about it as...

Thanks for reply
I will have a think about it as I think the knife will loose a lot of its character if it is cleaned and there is no Wootz. maybe i will do a small window to see what lies...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 3rd January 2019, 09:31 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By Kmaddock
Khanjar Indian brass hilted, rams head knife

Hi all
I just got the attached knife
It has lovely heft to it and is v well balanced in the hand and would be very effective as a weapon.
Blade held onto the handle with 2 metal rivets
Good edge to...
Forum: European Armoury 3rd January 2019, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,075
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi Mel and Corrado26 Thanks for interest and...

Hi Mel and Corrado26
Thanks for interest and Corrado26 you have found a v close match few differences but overall construction V similar.
Mel
The barrel narrows about an half an inch from the nipple...
Forum: European Armoury 1st January 2019, 04:31 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,075
Posted By Kmaddock
Well here is the gun and I have it all back in...

Well here is the gun and I have it all back in working order.

All that was wrong was the mainspring retaining screw which powered both the hammer and the trigger, was broken so I had to make and...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 31st December 2018, 09:23 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 693
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi I know nothing about laser welding having...

Hi
I know nothing about laser welding having never looked at it before this morning when I watched a you tube video or two
Will it not leave a bead of weld at the join of the 2 metals which will look...
Forum: European Armoury 27th December 2018, 06:44 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi Fernando Sorry to hear that At least you get...

Hi Fernando
Sorry to hear that
At least you get the money back and hope you can forget about the experience
You have learnt the lesson without having to pay the price!

I had a look at my long...
Forum: European Armoury 24th December 2018, 08:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 459
Posted By Kmaddock
Nollaig go maith le gach duine Slan Cionna A...

Nollaig go maith le gach duine
Slan
Cionna

A Gaelic happy Christmas to all
Ken
Forum: European Armoury 21st December 2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 456
Posted By Kmaddock
reminds me of a technical ice axe i think...

reminds me of a technical ice axe

i think hitting someone with it would not be too practical as if it stuck in the victim you might loose the weapon

the angle of the grip would save your knuckles...
Forum: European Armoury 19th December 2018, 09:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 716
Posted By Kmaddock
I know the feeling of excitement Fernando My v...

I know the feeling of excitement Fernando
My v long barrel pistol is under our Christmas tree waiting to be in wrapped
Now all we have to do is stay off the naughty list
Hope it is all you wished...
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th December 2018, 07:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 666
Posted By Kmaddock
I think the tip is neither wide enough nor long...

I think the tip is neither wide enough nor long enough for work in masonry.

the torque when pulling the string would, I think, pull it out of the mortar too easily.

plum bob maybe?? but it does not...
Forum: Ethnographic Weapons 18th December 2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 621
Posted By Kmaddock
Chrome and IE have been fine for me

Chrome and IE have been fine for me
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th December 2018, 02:30 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 666
Posted By Kmaddock
or even closer

or even closer
Forum: Ethnographic Miscellania 18th December 2018, 02:27 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 666
Posted By Kmaddock
a lab spatula? sharp edges are good for when you...

a lab spatula?

sharp edges are good for when you have a powder on the tip. You tap the spatula and a small amount falls off so you can easily control how much of the compound you are using.

also...
Forum: European Armoury 18th December 2018, 07:40 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi Jim He was issued with the lamp not the gun,...

Hi Jim
He was issued with the lamp not the gun, sorry for confusion
His service weapon was a .455 webley revolver
I have no stories at all from him, he served in Dublin and took part of the 1916...
Forum: European Armoury 17th December 2018, 04:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By Kmaddock
Thanks Rick for the posting real interesting gun...

Thanks Rick for the posting real interesting gun set up

It is the chimney set up on the lamp that would make it standout as a British police lamp to me

There are lots of "layers" to the chimney so...
Forum: European Armoury 17th December 2018, 02:05 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 754
Posted By Kmaddock
Looks like the trigger is bar I have labeled 1...

Looks like the trigger is bar I have labeled 1 which activates sear as I have indicated, actions 2, 3 and 4 then follow.
am i correct ?

I know the lamp is british victorian from the 1870-1900 as...
Forum: European Armoury 10th December 2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi Fernando, Thanks for clarification and I...

Hi Fernando,

Thanks for clarification and I appreciate your comments, on all your work not just on this item and my few posts.

The lack of washers is the big indicator to me that it is decoration...
Forum: European Armoury 10th December 2018, 01:47 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By Kmaddock
Red face Fernando I clicked in all excited that you had...

Fernando
I clicked in all excited that you had commented and i would get your expertese on what i have located and all I get is

Bizarre .

You must know more than that :-)

The fact of the...
Forum: European Armoury 10th December 2018, 12:33 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By Kmaddock
last one

last one
Forum: European Armoury 10th December 2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By Kmaddock
more images

more images
Forum: European Armoury 10th December 2018, 12:30 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 761
Posted By Kmaddock
Breast plate

Hi
I have been sent these images of a breastplate
It looks to have a piece of timber attached on the inside for wall mounting?
I can go and see tonight but am wondering what it is
I do not...
Forum: European Armoury 9th December 2018, 04:34 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,700
Posted By Kmaddock
I am unsure about fixing crack If mine I would...

I am unsure about fixing crack
If mine I would leave alone,
if I had to do a repair as in it is likely to break apart if it was picked up roughly I would use silver solder rather than braze as it...
Forum: European Armoury 5th December 2018, 07:24 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,075
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi Fernando No not the same thing in second...

Hi Fernando
No not the same thing in second image, first though looks to be a reasonable match though.
The second picture of the two shows the plug at the bottom of the barrel so that the barrel...
Forum: European Armoury 5th December 2018, 05:36 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,075
Posted By Kmaddock
Hi All Thanks for your interest here is a few i...

Hi All
Thanks for your interest
here is a few i came across on the web
looks sort of similar
basically looks like a long barrel pistol and you have some sort of screw off plug at the top of the...
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