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  1. Ex-Dragoon

    LAV3 in 1/72

    Anyone know who makes any? There are a few kits in 1/35 and there is a LAV25 kit in 1/72 but have a friend who really wants the LAV3. Any hints?  thanks
  2. Ex-Dragoon

    Configuring an SKS into a Scout Rifle

    Any thoughts on what sort of after market accessories I should get to make my Russian SKS into a Scout Rifle?
  3. Ex-Dragoon

    CSC Weapon Systems

    I know I should take whatever CASR says with a grain of salt however there is an article regarding using the Absalon class as our new AAD variant. While I do believe the Absalon has been discussed as a contender here before, something in the article made me take notice. The author of the article...
  4. Ex-Dragoon

    SKS Bandoleer

    I know Leverams has them but does anyone know of anyone else who carries them? Thanks.
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    Merry Christmas Folks

    Just wanted to be politically incorrect and wish you ,your families, friends and loved ones a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Look out for the ones you love and if you can reach out to someone who has been left behind for whatever reason. Stay safe. Ex-Dragoon
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    Some Advice for Those Who Have Made an Initial Bad First Impression

    Used with permission from MARS who gave a poster some fantastic advice. Names removed to make post more generic. So, username123  it appears you have fallen prey to the age-old challenge of having made a bad first impression.  There is a reason that the saying "don't judge a book by it's...
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    WTB US Cavalry crossed sabre pin

    Looking to replace a pin that was given to me in Fort Riley many moons ago. If anyone can help me out pm me please. Thanks! :)
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    Philippine Navy Upgrading

    http://www.defensenews.com/article/20130703/DEFREG03/307030011/Philippines-Buy-2-Maestrale-Frigates-From-Italy Looks like they are getting two Maestrale class FFGs from the Italian Navy. Good to see considering what they have been sailing.
  9. Ex-Dragoon

    Merry Christmas!

    I am not going to be PC and say Happy Holidays. I am old fashioned, so I wish you and yours a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Be careful and be safe. :snowman: :gottree: XD
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    Arab Spring and the Israeli Enemy

    A very interesting viewpoint, nice to see. From ArabNews: http://www.arabnews.com/arab-spring-and-israeli-enemy ABDULATEEF AL-MULHIM Saturday 6 October 2012 Last Update 6 October 2012 2:53 am Thirty-nine years ago, on Oct. 6, 1973, the third major war between the Arabs and Israel broke out...
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    Aussies to get Japanese SSKs?

    http://www.defenseworld.net/go/defen...20From%20Japan I wonder if we could learn another lessson from RAN?
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    New Mossberg Rifle

    http://www.mossberg.com/search/node/mossberg%20464%20spx Me want!! ;D Possible contender for the new Ranger rifle perhaps?
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    U-Boat Wreck Possibly Found In Canadian River- fr CBC News

    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/newfoundland-labrador/story/2012/07/25/nl-u-boat-labrador-discovery-725.html German U-boat may be at bottom of Labrador river Divers believe they have located WWII submarine 100 kilometres from ocean An important piece of history from the Second World War may be...
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    Canadian Vehicle Losses Afghanistan Article by Lee Berthiaume 19 July/12

    http://o.canada.com/2012/07/19/78433/ Lee Berthiaume July 19, 2012 Canadian military lost 34 vehicles in Afghanistan, 359 damaged OTTAWA — The Canadian Forces have paid a heavy price during more than 10 years in Afghanistan: 158 soldiers killed; more than 2,000 others wounded; and an untold...
  15. Ex-Dragoon

    Grizzly Pics

    http://www.militaryphotos.net/forums/showthread.php?214864-Today-s-PIX-Wednesday-July-11-2012 From militaryphotos.net
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    So I bought a Norinco M305 (Shorty)

    Yeah I know I am supporting the Chinese military but I liked the deal and Springfield is a little out of reach for me financially so I went for the Norinco.  Anyways I am looking for ideas to bling it up. I checked the Canadian Gunnutz Forum but am looking for ideas here. Basically what I would...
  17. Ex-Dragoon

    Mubarak Not Doing Well

    http://www.ctv.ca/CTVNews/TopStories/20120619/former-egyptian-president-mubarak-120619/ Some places are saying he died but was brought back. I don't think he has too long left either way.
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    Dragoon Passed Away

    http://obits.dignitymemorial.com/dignity-memorial/obituary.aspx?n=Sanford-Mann&lc=3198&pid=157286232&mid=5083706&locale=en-CA In Memory of Sanford Mann June 9, 1943 - April 26, 2012 Obituary Passed away at the Campbellton Regional Hospital on April 26, 2012 at the age of 68, Mr. Sanford Mann...
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    MOVED: Ask a Nerdy Question.

    This topic has been moved to Radio Chatter. http://Forums.Army.ca/forums/threads/105504.0
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    Space Shuttles

    Nice link with NASA preparing the shuttles for their final days. http://www.theatlantic.com/infocus/2012/03/decommissioning-the-space-shuttles/100271/