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#1 david9d

 
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Posted 16 June 2010 - 11:39 AM

Also posted in the "Wanted" section.
I bought a Cadet Major at an Air Ambulance fund raising sale, and in the past it has been seriously messed about with. Rusty metal, no varnish, no sights, no breech seal, mangled screw heads, and internally even more horrors. Bone dry, a mainspring from a garden gate, and a collection of home brewed washers on the piston head. The Barrel Latch looks like it has been attacked by a welding torch and is beyond repair in my workshop.
I am rebuilding it from used spares in my collection, and when finished it will be sold on to provide more funds for the Air Ambulance.
Has anyone got a usable spare latch in their bits box please ?
David
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#2 david9d

 
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Posted 17 July 2010 - 02:23 PM

Anyone broken up a Cadet/Major please, before I invest in Mr Knibbs retirement fund
David
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#3 jonballs

 
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Posted 07 August 2010 - 01:41 PM

send my your address and i`ll see what i can do
cheers
jon

#4 david9d

 
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Posted 09 August 2010 - 05:19 AM

Thanks Jon. PM sent.
David
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#5 david9d

 
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Posted 19 August 2010 - 10:51 AM

Now sorted, thanks to the generosity of Jon.
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