Go Back   CMP Forums > CMP Sales > CMP Bolt Action Rifles
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Mark Forums Read

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #11  
Old 02-21-2021, 05:31 PM
Rick the Librarian Rick the Librarian is offline
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: NW Washington State
Posts: 7,404
Default

Quote:
Originally Posted by ken792 View Post



That would be the Avia S-199 from Czechoslovakia. It was a Bf 109 variant airframe with the engine and propeller from a Heinkel He 111.
I remember on one mission, Israeli Avias (Bf.109s) were escorting Israeli B-17s and were being attacked by Egyptian Spitfires! Now there is TRUE irony!!
__________________
"We make men without chests and expect from them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst."
--C.S. Lewis
Reply With Quote
  #12  
Old 02-22-2021, 12:29 PM
Calif-Steve Calif-Steve is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2009
Location: California
Posts: 2,611
Default

Bad memory. You are right Czech aircraft.
Reply With Quote
  #13  
Old 02-22-2021, 09:02 PM
Calfed Calfed is online now
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Location: California
Posts: 1,740
Default

The Israelis also bought two hundred Swiss K31's...100 with scopes and 100 with target sights.


All done sub rosa, of course.



Reply With Quote
  #14  
Old 02-22-2021, 09:46 PM
pickax pickax is offline
 
Join Date: Jan 2011
Location: Daytona Beach Fla.
Posts: 1,168
Default

That's Good to know too. Those mounts were available not to long ago. But look at the cheek weld distance.
Reply With Quote
  #15  
Old 02-23-2021, 02:05 AM
jason60chev jason60chev is offline
 
Join Date: Nov 2013
Location: Tampa, Florida
Posts: 348
Default

Maybe he taught Pee-Wee how to PLAY with his "Stick"!!!!

Quote:
Originally Posted by ChuckyPete View Post
Great documentary about this: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Abov...ond_(2014_film)

And an interesting side note is Paul Reubens’ (Pee-Wee Herman) father was one of the pilots: https://ew.com/article/2015/04/28/pa...nd-beyond-doc/
Reply With Quote
  #16  
Old 02-23-2021, 07:38 PM
slufstuff slufstuff is offline
 
Join Date: Oct 2009
Location: Lexington, SC
Posts: 222
Default

Interesting article. Years ago I had one of the third group FN Israeli Mauser's, as per the excerpt below.



"After Israel’s independence, in about 1951, the Israeli Defense Forces supplemented its stocks by purchasing Model 1930 rifles made by Fabrique Nationale in Belgium. This constitutes the third major group of rifles. The FN/Israeli Model 1930 differs little from the standard K98, except for finger grooves in the solid stock, the shorter Model 1930 band spring, the left receiver marking “FAB. NAT.D’ARMES de GUERRE HERSTAL-BELGIQUE” and the Israeli Defense Forces crest on top of the receiver."
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 04:24 AM.