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    Military Watches with Military Weapons

    I've taken a few glam shots of watches with some of my weapons. If this thread peaks any interest I'll post more over the next week in conjunction with my instagram. Currently looking to source a Vietnam Era watch to take a picture of with my XM177E2 replica. If anyone in the US would like to help with that, that would be appreciated though I believe my father has a Vietnam Era Hamilton.

    Smiths PRS 29AM with two M1917 Enfields


    Original image: https://i.imgur.com/PQIMuhf.jpg
    Original without filter: https://i.imgur.com/lWPwide.jpg

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    Have you made any equiries across on MWR.

    Nice rifles btw.

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    Very nice
    The M1917/P14 is a very popular rifle with shooters in the UK, on some days you see more of them on the range than SMLEs or No4s.
    I have been thinking of adding one to my collection. (Although a No5 and M1 are higher up the list).

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    Nice rifles mate, I don't have any military ones in the cabinet, but using a tikka .308 at the moment for deer culling.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Sinnlover View Post
    Very nice
    The M1917/P14 is a very popular rifle with shooters in the UK, on some days you see more of them on the range than SMLEs or No4s.
    I have been thinking of adding one to my collection. (Although a No5 and M1 are higher up the list).
    Interesting. I think it's very interesting to observe the shooting cultures of other countries. Being in the US, AR-15s are the most common rifle you'll see, i personally own 2 and a half. I have one setup with a night vision scope for slaying deer, i took a pic of it with a CWC g10 so standby for that.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jared View Post
    Interesting. I think it's very interesting to observe the shooting cultures of other countries. Being in the US, AR-15s are the most common rifle you'll see, i personally own 2 and a half. I have one setup with a night vision scope for slaying deer, i took a pic of it with a CWC g10 so standby for that.

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    Tottaly illegal over here jared, we have one hour before sunrise and one hour after sunset to take a deer, without any NV equipment, I have a Swarovski scope on my rifle with an iluminated reticule so can see up to sunset, but after that it's a definite no no.

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    Quote Originally Posted by seadog1408 View Post
    Tottaly illegal over here jared, we have one hour before sunrise and one hour after sunset to take a deer, without any NV equipment, I have a Swarovski scope on my rifle with an iluminated reticule so can see up to sunset, but after that it's a definite no no.
    Wow those are some pretty harsh hunting laws. In the US we mainly just have laws regarding seasons and we have pretty much a year round open season on Wild Hogs/Feral Pigs here in Texas. I'm not too sure of this, but im pretty sure you wont find strict hunting laws like you've described outside of very small or densely populated states.

    Here's my Windham WW-15 20"Government equipped with an AN/PVS-4 Starlight scope, Beretta M9 and CWC G10. Happy family.



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    That's some scope

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    Oh yeah it is. It basically doubles the weight of the rifle. I kind of want to get a carry handle mount so i can mount it really high up for comedic effect. Stay tuned for more pictures and please feel free to contribute.

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    That is some scope!

    I will take a few pics next time they come out of the safe.

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    My only photo were I got a issued Remington Ran 1911 with a issued Benrus type II class A diver

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    Nice. You were in the navy?
    Quote Originally Posted by River Rat View Post
    My only photo were I got a issued Remington Ran 1911 with a issued Benrus type II class A diver
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    22 years worth. Did 4 active duty the rest in the reserve retired from the navy in 2002. Got the 1911 due to it was the issued weapon they issued to us when I first went in. Later the sig then my last unit the beretta liked the 45 better than those 9 mm.
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