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Originally posted by hoadie hoadie wrote:

Well..finally, I seem to have an ally! Thank you Sarge.
 
Hoadie my dear fellow, when anything is in print... and in 'H.M.S.O.', it's nothing other than gospel. One's duty as a loyal subject of the Crown is to defend to the n'th degree: 'King's Regulations' and all lesser H.M.S.O. publications. Unfortunately, there does seem to be a little difficulty in the colonies as to the mastering of the King's English.
 
However, the odd whipping and field punishment no.1 will soon put that right. Thumbs Up
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Sarge, thanks for the photos of the two systems. It seems to be a point of confusion that is often turning up, and your explanation makes it all very clear. Good one!Thumbs Up
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Originally posted by Zed Zed wrote:

Sarge, thanks for the photos of the two systems. It seems to be a point of confusion that is often turning up, and your explanation makes it all very clear. Good one!Thumbs Up
 
My pleasure Zed. Unfortunately, calling a 'Charger Clip' by the name of its similar cousin (a device with a totally different design) a 'Stripper Clip', is what's termed as a mode of 'Lazy Knowledge'. Its the means by which all similar methods are grouped by genre, and so named.
 
It's not solely the Enfield which employs a charger clip. As just one from the group in comparison... we have also the Italian 'Carcano'...
 
 
 
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Y' know I've never heard of it called a "Charger clip" beforeEvil Smile It was always either "Chargers" or "stripper clips"??
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'Charger' is the correct official name, but one has to change the long standing bad habits of others in the gentlest way possible! One step at a time. Wink
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Originally posted by Shamu Shamu wrote:

Y' know I've never heard of it called a "Charger clip" beforeEvil Smile It was always either "Chargers" or "stripper clips"??


That's funny. With all the lecturing on correctness, I was thinking the same thing.
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Easy guys this is all in fun, don't get carried away.
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Originally posted by Shamu Shamu wrote:

Easy guys this is all in fun, don't get carried away.


Exactly shamu. That's what it is.
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I guess its the same as calling a firearm a gun. It has become the norm. I typically refer to mine as firearms, rifles, shotguns, pistols and revolvers. But I still go to the gunsmith and gun shop. I don't take offence is someone uses the term gun as I know what they are talking about when taken in context. 
 
Quote Some handgun experts make a technical distinction that views pistols as a subset of handguns. Sometimes in usage, the term "pistol" refers to a handgun having one chamber integral with the barrel, making pistols distinct from the other main type of handgun, the revolver, which has a revolving cylinder containing multiple chambers. But UK/Commonwealth usage often does not make this distinction. For example, the official designation of the Webley Mk VI was "Pistol, Revolver, Webley No. 1 Mk VI", and the designation "Pistol No. 2 Mk I" was used to refer to both the Enfield Revolver and the later Browning Hi-Power semi-automatic.
 
I do agree about the term Charger or Charger Clip vs Stripper Clip. It is obviously more descriptive calling it a Charger Clip. For many years I was a forestry manager. When felling Eucalyptus we have a gang of women who strip the bark off freshly felled logs. They are called strippers as opposed to de-barkers, which refers to a mechanical device for removing bark from (mainly) pine logs.
 
In this PC world (or where politicians stamp their authority) things change. For example here in SA the government has this annoying habit of calling pupils (or students) learners and teachers are called educators.
 
So we do need to take somethings in context, but also educate (not teach) people on the correct terminology. We are all learners (not students) of life.
 
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote A square 10 Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: January 15 2015 at 8:28pm
yes , it is fun , and a way to emphasize without ruffleing feathers , all good and a thread i am enjoying to be sure ,

that said - paddy , you may be a heathen but you were not the one i was intending to save , your too far gone and me with ya so least we have company hey ? 
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It seems pointless to me. But if it makes you folks happy then by all means carry on.Shocked
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so if a stripper clip is a charger.....
 
is a wrench a spanner ?
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hey sarge -- you know i luv ya right ? but please .......

".. Unfortunately, there does seem to be a little difficulty in the colonies as to the mastering of the King's English.
 
However, the odd whipping and field punishment no.1 will soon put that right. Thumbs Up..." 

you do realise that this was tried twice with no cigar ....1812 ya got your licks in but it still ended badly ya all - down south if i recall correctly , just sayin 
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