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  1. Thumbs up Sticky Thread Would like my DAD to hold a Lee Enfield No.4Mk1(T) after 70 years

    Hi, it was suggested on the forum a little while back, that I should try to get a No 4 Mk 1 T owner to visit my dad so that he could after 70 years,...

    Started by IanS‎, 04-14-2014 03:03 PM
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    dad, enfield, hold, lee, no4mk1t, years
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  2. Question Sticky Thread Do you have a 1950 Long Branch?

    If you have a 1950 dated Long Branch, I need some information please: 1. what are the first 3 digets of the serial #? eg.) 91L6 2. Is the...

    Started by Lee Enfield‎, 12-08-2006 11:25 AM
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  3. Lightbulb Sticky Thread Lithgow No1 MkIII* HT Sniper Rifle Survey

    Lithgow No1 MkIII* HT Sniper Rifle Survey Just looking at my profile and making a couple of changes (a bit older, plus a career change...) and...

    Started by Son‎, 10-26-2008 08:42 AM
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  4. Lightbulb Sticky Thread Service for L42A1, Enforcer, Envoy and L39A1 Owners.

    Folks, I am in the fortunate position of being able to check out the serial number listings for the L42A1, Enforcer and L39A1. As a service to...

    Started by Simon‎, 03-15-2009 03:50 PM
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  5. Sticky Thread Looking to buy that No32 'scope.........

    If you have spotted a likely looking No32 telescope on Ebay, there’s a chance that the only view you’ll get of it is the outside – all newly painted...

    Started by Peter Laidler‎, 01-26-2013 11:58 AM
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  6. Sticky Thread Long Branch serial number listing

    Greetings, fellow Enfield collectors! Limpetmine here limpetmine1@gmail.com With permission from ansleyj at Gunboards, I have been...

    Started by limpetmine‎, 09-26-2009 12:31 PM
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  7. Post Sticky Thread Parker Hale M85 Serial Number Checks & Provenance on Manufacture (Records)

    Parker Hale M85 Serial Number Checks & Provenance on Manufacture 01-30-2014 02:57pm Chosenman, Steve, 00245F - Hand built and...

    Started by Gil Boyd‎, 02-06-2014 08:00 AM
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    checks, hale, m85, manufacture, number, parker, provenance, records, serial
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  8. Arrow Sticky Thread Lee Enfield Sights (Slideshow)

    Thought this may be of interest, and maybe a candidate for a 'sticky' Used by the HBSA at the imperial War Museum <iframe...

    Started by Alan de Enfield‎, 05-12-2014 05:16 AM
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  9. Sticky Thread 90L LongBranch Sniper rifles serial/scope list

    I just picked up 90L8099 rifle with REL mk3 scope number 62-C. Since there is a definite likely serial range for these rifles and scopes, would there...

    Started by stencollector‎, 03-23-2014 01:52 PM
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    90l, list, longbranch, rifles, serial or scope, sniper
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  10. Sticky Thread Photograph of rare Canadian Telescopic Rifles from WWII (Expert opinions wanted)

    I recently came across a photograph of my grandfather from his scout-sniper training course at Camp Borden. It's dated for January 1945. I am going...

    Started by CheesyCigar‎, 06-11-2012 05:10 PM
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  11. Sticky Thread Whatís your Lee Enfield Holy Grail?

    What is your Lee Enfield Holy Grail? That one Enfield you have or would just about give anything to have and why? For me itís the 7.62mm L42 sniper...

    Started by No4Mk1(T)‎, 09-03-2008 01:29 AM
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  12. Arrow Sticky Thread Viewpoint - British Army Contract for L96A1 Sniper Rifle (by Gil Boyd B.E.M)

    The following article is published with the kind permission of member, Gil "gil9713" Boyd B.E.M (click here). On behalf of MILSURPS.COM members,...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-12-2014 01:47 PM
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  13. Post Sticky Thread History of Small Arms Limited (October 1943 - March 1946)

    I don't think I have a lot of specifics for this period other than this '46 doc. Specific (official) info/documentation on the development and...

    Started by Bullseye4mkI*‎, 01-29-2012 07:09 PM
    1943, 1943march, 1946, arms, history, limited, march, october, small
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  14. Arrow Sticky Thread How to zero a Lee Enfield (Video by Riflechair)

    How to Zero the Lee Enfield Rifle - YouTube

    Started by Badger‎, 11-25-2013 08:04 AM
    enfield, lee, riflechair, video
    • Replies: 1
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    11-25-2013, 08:41 AM Go to last post
  15. Announcement Sticky Thread Jay Currah's Lee Enfield Web Site

    Hello everyone ... :) As many serious Enfield collectors know, Jay Currah's excellent webs site about the Lee Enfield Rifle, disappeared from the...

    Started by Badger‎, 09-20-2013 06:37 AM
    currah, enfield, jay, lee, site, web
    • Replies: 9
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    09-26-2013, 02:01 PM Go to last post
  16. Arrow Sticky Thread Lee Enfield Story (Wallaceburg Museum)

    Wallaceburg Museum Video (Republished here with the kind permission of Alan Mann)

    Started by Badger‎, 02-26-2013 10:32 AM
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    09-03-2013, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  17. Post Sticky Thread History of Long Branch Arsenal

    I got a ton of LB info y'all might be interested in…. Technically LB was a Crown corp in 1940, with the Government being pretty much the...

    Started by Bullseye4mkI*‎, 01-29-2012 01:55 AM
    • Replies: 8
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    07-12-2013, 08:39 PM Go to last post
  18. Arrow Sticky Thread Weedon Royal Ordnance Depot

    Weedon Royal Ordnance Depot - Military Surplus Collectors Forums

    Submitted by Badger‎, 06-11-2013 06:43 AM
    depot, ordnance, royal, weedon
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  19. Arrow Sticky Thread Comparing the Lee Enfield No.4 Mk1, No.4 Mk1* & No.4 Mk2 Rifles

    Comparing the Lee Enfield No.4 Mk1, No.4 Mk1* & No.4 Mk2 Rifles (Videos by MILSURPS.COM member "JollyGreenSlugg") <script...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-26-2013 12:28 PM
    comparing, enfield, lee, mk1, mk2, no4, rifles
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    05-22-2013, 04:09 AM Go to last post
  20. Sticky Thread Survey of Lee-Metford Mk. II*, Late Lee-Metford Mk. II and Derived Conversions

    Survey of Lee-Metford Mk. II* Rifles, Late Lee-Metford Mk. II Rifles and Converted Derivative Rifles. Moderator, would it be possible to sticky...

    Started by coggansfield‎, 01-10-2013 12:24 PM
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  21. Post Sticky Thread .22 Enfield's (Collection Photo Essay)

    :beerchug: With thanks to Advisory Panel member Lance, there's an excellent new series of photo essay posts which may be found in the The Lee...

    Started by Badger‎, 12-20-2009 08:37 AM
    collection, enfield, essay, photo
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    07-09-2012, 06:47 AM Go to last post
  22. Sticky Thread Lee Enfield On-line Knowledge Libraries (Index of Articles)

    On-line Knowledge Libraries containing entries relating to Lee Enfield arms, accessories, ammunition, and accoutrements. Lee Enfield Knowledge...

    Started by Badger‎, 11-29-2011 07:28 AM
    articles, enfield, index, knowledge, lee, libraries, online
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  23. Arrow Sticky Thread Guns and Ammo Review on the L42A1

    Was searching the Internet on the L42A1 sniper rifle, and came across this Guns and Ammo Review on the L42A1. I have added the link below.:thup: ...

    Started by DanL96a1‎, 11-27-2011 10:02 AM
    ammo, guns, l42a1, review
    • Replies: 4
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    11-27-2011, 02:45 PM Go to last post
  24. Arrow Sticky Thread Wood Goes To War (1942-1943)

    WOOD GOES TO WAR (1942-1943) With thanks to member Patt14 No2 for locating this video ... Original Forum Thread (click here) :thup: A film...

    Started by Badger‎, 06-26-2011 07:16 PM
    war, wood
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  25. Question Sticky Thread Long Branch Experimental Serial # EX2 ....

    I have a friend who is a casual collector, but actually more of a shooter than anything else. He's got a small and varied collection, but he's had...

    Started by Badger‎, 05-25-2011 09:04 AM
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    branch, ex2, experimental, long, serial
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  26. Post Sticky Thread Index of Peter Laidler's on-line series of articles.......

    Capt. Peter Laidler is the senior Armourer in the UK Military, now retired, but based as a Technical Officer at the UK Military Small Arms School. On...

    Started by Badger‎, 11-14-2009 11:57 AM
    articles, index, laidler, online, peter, series
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  27. Post Sticky Thread Fundamentals of Small Arms Weapons (WWII U.S. Training Films)

    Fundamentals of Small Arms Weapons (WWII U.S. Training Films) These combined videos demonstrate the mechanics of pistols, rifles and machine guns....

    Started by Badger‎, 11-04-2009 12:47 PM
    arms, films, fundamentals, small, training, weapons, wwii
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  28. Post Sticky Thread Infantry Weapons and their Effects (WWII and Korean era U.S. Training Films)

    Infantry Weapons and their Effects (WWII and Korean era U.S. Training Films) "Infantry Weapons and Their Effects" is an official WWII era...

    Started by Badger‎, 10-11-2009 04:31 PM
    effects, era, films, infantry, korean, training, weapons, wwii
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  29. Post Sticky Thread Welcome .... Please Read First!

    One of the very first polls started by Stevo when this site first opened in the fall of 2006, was titled Milsurps Interests Poll (click here). The...

    Started by Badger‎, 07-24-2008 07:23 AM
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  30. Announcement Sticky Thread Lee Enfield Collector Web Sites

    "Mouse Click" on any LINK to open a new browser window to any web site If you know of others, please email the link to badger@milsurps.com

    Started by Badger‎, 07-21-2008 09:05 AM
    collector, enfield, lee, sites, web
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  31. Question Global Thread Help: What is the Advisory Panel Review & Validation Service?

    <center><img src="http://www.milsurps.com/images/advisory_panel_reviewed_medium.png" alt="This item has been reviewed by members of the Milsurps...

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  32. Question Global Thread Help: How do I use the classifieds system to buy and sell items?

    We understand you may be impatient to get on with placing your advertisement, but we would ask that you please read this post carefully, in order to...

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  33. Question Global Thread Help: Why are my images from Photobucket, ImageShack etc. copied to milsurps.com?

    Answer: For your own protection and to help preserve them for future research by all members ... :thup: The reason we capture and store all...

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  34. Question Global Thread Help: How do I show pics from Photobucket, Flickr, ImageShack etc. on milsurps.com?

    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator cafdfw (Harlan). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

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    The following tutorial was created for the benefit of our members by Milsurps Moderator cafdfw (Harlan). On behalf of all of our membership, I'd...

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    The answer is YES Ö :beerchug: With the evolution of technology, many of our very active members want to keep current viewing our forums using...

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  1. Continuation of 2010 post for "No 32 mk3 turrets wont turn"

    Continuation of 2010 post for "No 32 mk3 turrets wont turn" The web site asks that I post a new thread and reference the original one. No 32...

    Started by corco‎, Today 12:55 PM
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    Today, 05:51 PM Go to last post
  2. No. 32 scope mounts now going for $850?

    No. 32 scope mounts now going for $850? Enfield No. 4 Mk1(T) Sniper Scope Mount : Scope Accessories & Scope Parts at GunBroker.com Recently a...

    Started by corco‎, 07-12-2014 10:12 PM
    $850, mounts, scope
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 348
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  3. Getting the most accuracy from a No. 4 MK1*

    Sirs, I recently purchased a 1943 Long Branch No.4 MK1* serial no. 33L8897. The rifle seems to be in excellent condition with a bright, sharp 2...

    Started by sigman2‎, 04-28-2010 08:42 PM
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    accuracy, horton info, horton sticky, mk1
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  4. Fore-end Collar

    I know that the omission of the fore-end collar has been extensively discussed, but I still cannot understand the general theory, as there only seem...

    Started by villiers‎, 07-21-2014 04:44 AM
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    • Replies: 19
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  5. R.E.L Scout Regiment scope (the green vulcanized rubber ones) for sake on eBay

    In case anyone is looking to complete their Canadian CES here are a few Scout Regiment scopes I found online for sale. 1944 Canadian Telescope,...

    Started by corco‎, 07-21-2014 10:04 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 15
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  6. No 4 Mk 1 (T) just the rifle...without scope and mount... just sold for $2,078.00.

    No 4 Mk 1 (T) just the rifle...without scope and mount just sold for $2,078.00 on GB. IMHO - Quite an unexpected price point. I did not bid on...

    Started by corco‎, 07-16-2014 03:30 PM
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    • Replies: 17
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    07-23-2014, 10:45 AM Go to last post
  7. Unusual HV Stamp Location?

    Here are some pictures of the butt socket of my No.1 MK VI. Is the stamp on the upper right the High Velocity ammunition MK VII (HV) stamp? Was...

    Started by ottershaw‎, 07-23-2014 09:07 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 89
    07-23-2014, 09:53 AM Go to last post
  8. Reducing number of No.4 Barrel grooves to speed production?

    This was bugging me. Weren't No.4 barrels broach cut with all the grooves cut all at once? Does the time savings come from simply having to...

    Started by chanman‎, 07-20-2014 05:06 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    barrel, grooves, no4, number, production, reducing, speed
    • Replies: 10
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    07-23-2014, 09:07 AM Go to last post
  9. SMLE MkI Rifles upgraded prior to and during WW1

    As everyone knows, rapid evolution of ammunition, tactics, etc, after the turn of the century led to some interesting re-use/ upgrading of Lee...

    Started by Ridolpho‎, 07-19-2014 06:49 PM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 10
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    07-21-2014, 12:17 AM Go to last post
  10. Index marks

    Had my T apart for its twice yearly dunking in RLO and did not realise they used index marks like the '03's, was this standard for all 303's or just...

    Started by CINDERS‎, 07-19-2014 09:57 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 183
    07-20-2014, 08:49 PM Go to last post
  11. Fixing up an SMLE with a Win A5 scope.

    Hi, I getting a little lost looking for answers to this so am posting my questions :surrender:. I'm looking to set up my (bitsa) SMLE with a...

    Started by Buntline‎, 07-14-2014 03:42 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    • Replies: 24
    • Views: 613
    07-20-2014, 03:48 PM Go to last post
  12. SMLE bolt numbering?

    I recently saw an early SMLE which had it's bolt replaced with one from another rifle. As far as I know, standard procedure was to remove the old...

    Started by Steve H. in N.Y.‎, 07-19-2014 10:30 AM
    bolt, numbering, smle
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 186
    07-20-2014, 06:05 AM Go to last post
  13. Canadian contracts for various S.A.A. - related items

    In the course of researching some files in the British archives I noted the following 1939/40 contracts for ammunition-related materiel : 60,000...

    Started by Mk VII‎, 11-28-2013 05:44 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    canadian, contracts, items, related, saa
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 853
    07-19-2014, 11:17 PM Go to last post
  14. seek wisdom on a no4 enfeild

    i bought one five years ago....bubba-ized....and had hopes of bringin back from the dead...had it rebarreled four years ago....still shooting good. ...

    Started by georgemia‎, 07-12-2014 06:33 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    enfeild, no4, seek, wisdom
    • Replies: 15
    • Views: 465
    07-19-2014, 09:20 PM Go to last post
  15. I think I understand the fore-end fitting finally... I think?

    Reviving a topic from an old tread on fore-end fitting. Getting the most accuracy from a No. 4 MK1* I think I understand the fore-end fitting...

    Started by corco‎, 07-17-2014 06:50 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 299
    07-19-2014, 11:39 AM Go to last post
  16. 1922 Enfield No.1 Mk. V, smooth-bore to .410 on FAC

    I own a 1922 SMLE No1. MK.V, that has been smooth bored to .410 (it does shoot .303 blanks and the short .410s) its on a section 1 FAC. would it be...

    Started by raschippo‎, 07-17-2014 01:07 PM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 252
    07-18-2014, 04:26 PM Go to last post
  17. De Lisle carbine

    I have just come across a complete set of engineering drawings of the De Lisle carbine. They are marked "Sterling Engineering Co Ltd" and dated July...

    Started by 303 Collector‎, 04-04-2013 06:33 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 31
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    07-18-2014, 10:10 AM Go to last post
  18. Lens Cloth/Lens Tissues

    This is possibly one for Peter?? I understand the Mk1 issued handkerchief saw a second life as a lens cloth for the no4 T scope and then again...

    Started by chosenman‎, 07-18-2014 09:14 AM
    cloth or lens, lens, tissues
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 96
    07-18-2014, 10:02 AM Go to last post
  19. No 4 (T) scope bracket / pads - correct thread size?

    Well, a pal picked up a repro No 32 scope tin on my behalf yesterday at the War and Peace event in Folkestone ( Welcome to the War and Peace Revival...

    Started by RobD‎, 07-18-2014 08:14 AM
    bracket, correct, pads, scope, size, thread
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 121
    07-18-2014, 08:27 AM Go to last post
  20. what does the "z" Mean

    Hi every body this is my second post and first attempt at a photo since actually joining the forum. Just hoping someone could tell me what the little...

    Started by Iron Horse‎, 07-16-2014 09:00 PM
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