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  1. 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 09:00 AM
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  2. 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 01:31 PM
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  3. 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 02:29 AM
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  4. 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 02:52 PM
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    90l, list, longbranch, rifles, serial or scope, sniper
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  5. 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 04:03 PM
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  6. 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 04:50 PM
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  7. Sticky Thread A study of No.4 Mk.I "Trials" rifles: information requested!

    We've discussed these in numerous threads over the years and the other day I finally got irritated enough by the 'information diaspora' to start an...

    Started by Surpmil‎, 09-27-2014 01:37 PM
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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 06:16 AM
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  9. 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 12:58 PM
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  10. 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 12:25 PM
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  11. 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 09:42 AM
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    07-21-2014, 08:55 PM Go to last post
  12. 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 06:10 PM
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  13. 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 02:47 PM
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  14. 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 08:09 PM
    1943, 1943march, 1946, arms, history, limited, march, october, small
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  15. 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 09:04 AM
    enfield, lee, riflechair, video
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    11-25-2013, 09:41 AM Go to last post
  16. 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 07:37 AM
    currah, enfield, jay, lee, site, web
    • Replies: 9
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    09-26-2013, 03:01 PM Go to last post
  17. 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 11:32 AM
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  18. 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 02:55 AM
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    07-12-2013, 09:39 PM Go to last post
  19. Arrow Sticky Thread Weedon Royal Ordnance Depot

    Weedon Royal Ordnance Depot - Military Surplus Collectors Forums

    Submitted by Badger‎, 06-11-2013 07:43 AM
    depot, ordnance, royal, weedon
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  20. 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 01:28 PM
    comparing, enfield, lee, mk1, mk2, no4, rifles
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    05-22-2013, 05:09 AM Go to last post
  21. 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 01:24 PM
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  22. 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 09:37 AM
    collection, enfield, essay, photo
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    07-09-2012, 07:47 AM Go to last post
  23. 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 08:28 AM
    articles, enfield, index, knowledge, lee, libraries, online
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  24. 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 11:02 AM
    ammo, guns, l42a1, review
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  25. 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 08:16 PM
    war, wood
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  26. 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 10:04 AM
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    branch, ex2, experimental, long, serial
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  27. 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 12:57 PM
    articles, index, laidler, online, peter, series
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  28. 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 01:47 PM
    arms, films, fundamentals, small, training, weapons, wwii
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  29. 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 05:31 PM
    effects, era, films, infantry, korean, training, weapons, wwii
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  30. 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...

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  31. 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 10:05 AM
    collector, enfield, lee, sites, web
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  32. 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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    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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  1. Hello! Need help identifying an old Enfield

    I have not posted here for a long time. I'm back because someone just gave me a rusty old rifle that I think may be a sporterized Enfield, so here I...

    Started by alden2‎, Today 08:45 PM
    enfield, identifying
    • Replies: 4
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    Today, 09:51 PM Go to last post
  2. 1912 ShtLE- restoration project

    I've had a lot of luck with this forum, so I figured I'd give it another shot. I'm going to a local gun shop to have another look at a 1912 ShtLE...

    Started by Catch22‎, 12-11-2014 11:01 PM
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  3. Range incident - can anyone explain?

    Well, here's what happened to me. I was shooting my No 4 (T) at Bisley at 200 yds. It is a rifle in excellent condition, all original, from a very...

    Started by RobD‎, Yesterday 04:02 PM
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    explain, incident, range
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  4. Information on my Lee-Enfield please

    My grandmother is letting all of us grandchildren have a gun from my deceased grandfather's impressive collection. I had a great choice to choose...

    Started by ParkAvenue‎, 12-10-2014 02:53 PM
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    information, leeenfield
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 421
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  5. Longbranch 1943

    Hi, Jut got a Longbranch and noticed on the reciever, the rifle has FTR

    Started by billy67‎, 12-12-2014 10:04 PM
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    Today, 01:06 PM Go to last post
  6. HELP - ID this prototype (?) LB sniper scope & mount

    A good friend of mine owns a gun shop and this walked in last week. This is the same shop where a few other hitherto-unreported LB experimental...

    Started by Claven2‎, 12-11-2014 10:48 PM
    4 Pages
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  7. Enfield barrell movement

    Picked up my first Enfield. A Long Branch no4 mk1* 1945. Almost passed because of the price and avail of ammo. I took the plunge because I always...

    Started by average joe‎, 12-11-2014 11:25 PM
    barrell, enfield, movement
    • Replies: 5
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  8. Telescope Bracket Clamping Screws loosening

    Recently did a rather lengthy shoot in Texas using a No4 T and the recently available .303 Greek ammunition and found that the clamping screws became...

    Started by mcnuttwa‎, 12-16-2014 03:11 PM
    bracket, clamping, loosening, screws, telescope
    • Replies: 7
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  9. Savage No 4 (T)'s less scope: Less value?

    I found a less scope savage T but they want top retail dollar for it and my budget is tight. Now mostly my collection is not for investment purposes...

    Started by AD-4NA‎, 12-14-2014 04:06 AM
    savage, scope
    • Replies: 8
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    12-16-2014, 07:19 PM Go to last post
  10. Marks on some armorers screwdriver.

    I have these 4 screw drivers that are all marked on the handles with broad arrows and numbers(years?). All of them have different marks stamped on...

    Started by therno‎, 12-13-2014 07:23 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 242
    12-16-2014, 06:23 PM Go to last post
  11. what is the correct pecar scope for enforcer snipers?

    Hi I am looking for the correct pecar scope for the enforcer sniper.Is there a serial # range to look for?Were other scopes used or just pecars?

    Started by superbee‎, 12-10-2014 09:13 AM
    2 Pages
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    correct, enforcer, pecar, scope, snipers
    • Replies: 18
    • Views: 529
    12-16-2014, 12:52 PM Go to last post
  12. Looking for the owner of Envoy E136

    If you own Lee Enfield Envoy E 136 or know who the owner is, I have the magazine for that rifle. I was going through the collection the other day...

    Started by mcnuttwa‎, 12-15-2014 06:39 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 148
    12-16-2014, 12:37 PM Go to last post
  13. New find MA Lithgow S.M.L.E MkIII* 1941

    Just pick up at a local gun show paid $325. with bayonet. My 308 Ishapore needed a friend. Any help with marking will be appreciated. Wood has no...

    Started by MannyR‎, 12-14-2014 06:47 PM
    1941, find, lithgow, mkiii, smle
    • Replies: 5
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    12-15-2014, 10:55 PM Go to last post
  14. Help: Mysterious stock markings

    I just purchased my first Lee Enfield. It is a No 4 Mk 1* made by the Long Branch Arsenal in 1943. It seems lightly used and has no evidence of...

    Started by curmudgeon‎, 12-10-2014 09:07 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 262
    12-15-2014, 06:40 PM Go to last post
  15. Need poor condition SMLE barrel

    Hi folks, I am looking for a beat up, crappy, non-restorable, non-shooting SMLE barrel that I can use for a display/instructional project. It...

    Started by Jc5‎, 12-11-2014 05:54 AM
    barrel, condition, poor, smle
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 292
    12-15-2014, 05:50 PM Go to last post
  16. Enfield No4 Mk 1* Savage sniper

    I picked this up from a local gun show last weekend. I wasn't sure if the rifle was real or not, but felt pretty good about the scope and mount. ...

    Started by 6pack‎, 07-27-2014 11:28 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 39
    • Views: 2,432
    12-15-2014, 05:33 PM Go to last post
  17. Help with "L" flip sight please!

    I have a No. 4 Mk.1* There were no rear sights when I bought it so I ordered this but I'm curious if I installed it correctly. My question is -...

    Started by Quantrill‎, 12-14-2014 04:42 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 138
    12-14-2014, 10:49 PM Go to last post
  18. Need help fitting spike bayonet scabbard button into frog

    A spike bayonet and scabbard came with a Long Branch No.5 Mk. 1* Lee Enfield I bought a few weeks ago. I just bought a frog for the bayonet...

    Started by curmudgeon‎, 12-13-2014 09:19 PM
    bayonet, button, fitting, frog, scabbard, spike
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 143
    12-14-2014, 09:04 PM Go to last post
  19. Authenticating No 32 Scope mount

    I bought this repro bracket several years back and was told by the seller that it was made by Roger Payne. It seem to make since given that it's...

    Started by therno‎, 10-04-2014 04:47 PM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 382
    12-14-2014, 08:07 PM Go to last post
  20. Question Regarding Volley or Long Range Sights on the No 1 Mk III

    I am about to start my next restoration project and could use a little guidance. It is a Canadian issued 1916 BSA Sht LE Mk III (not III*). I...

    Started by Bluenoser‎, 11-27-2014 07:31 PM
    6 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 6
    • Replies: 52
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    12-13-2014, 10:58 PM Go to last post

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