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by David Hamilton
Wed Dec 07, 2005 1:43 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: Just when you think it's in the past. . .
Replies: 5
Views: 1954

<blockquote id="quote"><font size="1" face="Verdana, Arial, Helvetica" id="quote">quote:<hr height="1" noshade id="quote"><i>Originally posted by JV Puleo</i> <br />Gives you a good idea of the staying-pwer of Marxism. JV Puleo <hr height=&...
by David Hamilton
Wed Nov 30, 2005 3:54 am
Forum: Universal Pattern Forum
Topic: Post WW2 Safety Stirrups
Replies: 25
Views: 8748

Cheers John. Grab a set here

Remember that is Australian dollars so quite cheap anywhere else.

Dave.
by David Hamilton
Wed Nov 30, 2005 3:52 am
Forum: Universal Pattern Forum
Topic: UP Specific eBay
Replies: 15
Views: 7702

by David Hamilton
Sat Jul 09, 2005 11:10 pm
Forum: Universal Pattern Forum
Topic: Light Horse
Replies: 25
Views: 7740

As mentioned by Sandgroper: http://www.hamtechnologies.com/upsaddle/temp/disposals_01.jpg http://www.hamtechnologies.com/upsaddle/temp/disposals_02.jpg http://www.hamtechnologies.com/upsaddle/temp/disposals_03.jpg The Disposals here in Australia used to be gold mines of this sort of thing and Sandy'...
by David Hamilton
Mon Jul 04, 2005 4:28 am
Forum: Universal Pattern Forum
Topic: Light Horse
Replies: 25
Views: 7740

Check your email Sandy.

- Dave.
by David Hamilton
Fri Jun 17, 2005 1:40 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: Pedrail
Replies: 7
Views: 2313

It is mentioned a couple of times in the "Sinai and Palestine" volume of the Official History of Australia in the War of 1914 - 1918. Pages 112 and 244 if you have this work. Not too much other than they were used due to concerns of leaving the Light Horse exposed without artillery. Did a ...
by David Hamilton
Sat Jun 11, 2005 6:24 pm
Forum: Universal Pattern Forum
Topic: list of changes
Replies: 13
Views: 4310

Its Queens Birthday weekend here chaps (so I've got Monday off) so I will try and host up the first batch.

- Dave.
by David Hamilton
Tue Jun 07, 2005 4:50 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: Czech Artilleryman w/Saber
Replies: 28
Views: 5961

The hand written text is Czech, the printed text is Russian ("Open Letter").

- Dave.

Edit - forum cannot handle Cyrillic.
by David Hamilton
Mon Jun 06, 2005 4:47 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: Horse's tails
Replies: 13
Views: 4708

A couple of cutters on the right, from an old catalogue.

Dave.

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by David Hamilton
Sun Jun 05, 2005 6:01 am
Forum: Archive
Topic: Horse's tails
Replies: 13
Views: 4708

Its an interesting topic I recently read this passage: <i>He (Napoleon) forbade his soldiers to dock the tails of their horses, a practice prevalent in the British Army, and horse buyers were instructed to avoid cut tails either for Napoleon or the French cavalry. Cropped tails saved effort in groom...
by David Hamilton
Wed Jun 01, 2005 4:57 am
Forum: Universal Pattern Forum
Topic: Bren packsaddlery
Replies: 74
Views: 41945

See image below from the Vickers-Berthier company issued handbook:

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by David Hamilton
Wed Jun 01, 2005 4:01 am
Forum: Universal Pattern Forum
Topic: list of changes
Replies: 13
Views: 4310

Chaps,

I hope to offer up in PDF format quite a few LoC's etc in the near future.

- Dave.
by David Hamilton
Tue May 31, 2005 1:53 pm
Forum: Universal Pattern Forum
Topic: Hotchkiss Pack Saddlery (large images)
Replies: 34
Views: 19395

<font size="1"><font color="maroon"><i>More from Tom</i></font id="maroon"></font id="size1"> From "The Rexer Automatic Machine Gun " handbook of 1906, Page 15. http://www.hamtechnologies.com/upsaddle/temp/RexerBucket1906.jpg
by David Hamilton
Tue May 31, 2005 1:51 pm
Forum: Universal Pattern Forum
Topic: Hotchkiss Pack Saddlery (large images)
Replies: 34
Views: 19395

<font size="1"><font color="maroon"><i>More from Tom. Images are UK MoD copyright and used here for research purposes only, not for publication. - Dave.</i></font id="maroon"></font id="size1"> Dear All is this the Madsen bucket that your are you on about? The...
by David Hamilton
Tue May 31, 2005 3:33 am
Forum: Universal Pattern Forum
Topic: Hotchkiss Pack Saddlery (large images)
Replies: 34
Views: 19395

<font size="1"><font color="maroon"><i>...more from Tom</font id="size1"></font id="maroon"></i> A bit more on the Hotchkiss According to Chappell the Portative was introduced to British cavalry units in 1916, the earliest LoC I can find is 18419 of Jan 1917, ...
by David Hamilton
Mon May 30, 2005 9:47 pm
Forum: Universal Pattern Forum
Topic: Hotchkiss Pack Saddlery (large images)
Replies: 34
Views: 19395

One quick comment - for those of us that have been too lazy to take the "Smelly" out of its bucket prior to mounting and subsequently kicked it with your right leg can appreciate the dilemma for the poor trooper trying to mount here!

- Dave.
by David Hamilton
Mon May 30, 2005 9:41 pm
Forum: Universal Pattern Forum
Topic: Hotchkiss Pack Saddlery (large images)
Replies: 34
Views: 19395

Hotchkiss Pack Saddlery (large images)

<font size="1"><font color="maroon"><i>Good afternoon all, Tom has some more research on the Hotchkiss MG pack saddlery, thought I would start a fresh thread so as to show up better when searched for. Images are UK MoD copyright and used here for research purposes only, not for p...
by David Hamilton
Mon May 30, 2005 2:47 am
Forum: Universal Pattern Forum
Topic: Bucket query for John M
Replies: 21
Views: 6959

...from the LoC's

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Beautiful drawing John.
by David Hamilton
Fri May 27, 2005 6:05 pm
Forum: Universal Pattern Forum
Topic: Bren packsaddlery
Replies: 74
Views: 41945

Chaps, see attached photo from Tom of the VB.

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Day of Victory
by David Hamilton
Thu May 26, 2005 2:25 am
Forum: Universal Pattern Forum
Topic: Cover Saddle Mk 3
Replies: 2
Views: 1948

Its just not right for a Bren collector to get such a nice cavalry freebie. :)

- Dave.

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<i>Image half size, email if you want the full size for your files.</i>

Day of Victory