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  1. 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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  2. Sticky Thread Mystery of the Missing Wartime Long Branch Snipers

    Perhaps all our global team can help solve what seems to be a "mystery" of missing Long Branch Snipers that were produced during Wartime and the...

    Started by Seaspriter‎, 02-24-2016 05:26 PM
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  3. 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 12:37 PM
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  4. 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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  5. Post Sticky Thread Lithgow Rifles Survey

    For those members here that own Lithgow Rifles and are not members on Gunboards, I am currently conducting a survey on Year of Manufacture, Serial...

    Started by muffett.2008‎, 04-10-2015 06:24 AM
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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 03:50 PM
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  7. 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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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. Announcement Sticky Thread Small Arms Series Live - #1 (.303 SMLE with Brian Labudda)

    Hello folks .... :) I wanted to introduce to our Enfield collector community here, a completely new source of educational and research content,...

    Started by Badger‎, 11-11-2015 08:08 AM
    303, arms, brian, labudda, live, series, small, smle
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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 08:42 AM
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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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
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  17. 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
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  18. 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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  19. 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
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  20. 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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  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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
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  26. 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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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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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    Why have a separate Social Groups area? Over the last 10 years, we’ve received many requests to permit broader public discussions amongst members,...

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    Other than someone who fails to say thank you when they get an answer to a question theyíve posted, I donít think thereís anything more frustrating...

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  1. New member in need of L41a1 IWS mount

    Hi guys, New to the forum but I can see from past posts this is the place to be - I`m in need of the L42a1 IWS mount, real or repro, anyone know...

    Started by Dan Chase‎, 08-19-2016 02:12 PM
    iws, l41a1, member, mount
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  2. New guy here, with Lee-Enfield N0. 4 Mk 2

    Hello everyone... I was directed to this site from a guy on a Rimfire forum. Here is what I posted: Friend of the family is retiring, and has...

    Started by flintlock28‎, Today 09:37 AM
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    guy, leeenfield
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  3. Early M F 303 rounds

    A while ago I picked up a 303 bitza 32 cartridge packet at a military fair in Perth West Au I brought it more for the packet really (M F 14 Aug...

    Started by CINDERS‎, Yesterday 12:04 PM
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  4. SMLE with Floating charger

    I came across this SMLE with a floating charger in a museum display case recently which may be of interest. Is anyone able to tell us more about the...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, Yesterday 07:55 PM
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  5. No. 4, Mark II swivel question

    Hello folks. I have a 1952 Lee Enfield No. 4 Mk. II and have a question about the center sling swivel orientation. It has an offset stalk, unlike...

    Started by Jupiter‎, Yesterday 03:34 AM
    enfield, mark, orientation, question, swivel
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  6. Moved: On G B at present

    Started by CINDERS‎, Today 02:10 AM
    present
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  7. Hard extraction issue...

    Sorry, too good not to share; Police search reveals 20cm rifle bolt in suspects anus | Grafton Daily Examiner

    Started by Charlie303‎, 08-26-2016 10:58 AM
    extraction, hard, issue
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  8. No32 telescope case No8

    Just looking through the No32/L1A1 telescope EMER for some technical stuff and came across the spec for refinishing the No8 case at Field and Base...

    Started by Peter Laidler‎, Yesterday 06:51 AM
    case, no32, no8, telescope
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  9. interesting you tube video on the history of the gun

    Got board and was going through You tube and came across this History of the gun series. Very interesting british perspective. Part 7 goes into...

    Started by mike16‎, 08-18-2016 11:06 AM
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    gun, history, interesting, tube, video
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  10. Moved: How far to restore

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    restore
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  11. Moved: Aussies: 174gn .311 Hollow Point Flat Based projectiles

    Started by desky85‎, 05-20-2016 08:03 PM
    174gn, 311, aussies, based, flat, hollow, point, projectiles
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  12. Newbie with a recently acquired Mk111^

    Greetings to all. I have been reading threads for many months now researching Mk111 LE rifles. A dealer/collector friend of mine got me...

    Started by drosymor‎, 08-17-2016 08:08 PM
    acquired, mk111, newbie, recently
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  13. No4T pads

    Good morning everyone. I'm looking for a source for original No4T scope mount pads for a 1931 trials rifle I'm restoring. Any thoughts?

    Started by stevlas58‎, 08-22-2016 12:58 PM
    no4t, pads
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  14. No1 mkIII* Target project

    My target rifle project is now complete.Following the purchase of the AG Parker No9 match sight; I acquired the correct mounting plate from a dealer...

    Started by 30Three‎, 08-18-2016 04:14 PM
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  15. No4 Sniper rifle/Armourer's Bipod

    While looking at D&B Militaries' website this evening I happened to notice what is described as a Bipod for the No4 rifle (for use by...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 08-12-2016 04:02 PM
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    bipod, no4, rifle or armourer, sniper
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  16. 1915 Lee Enfield Markings (from a newbie)

    I know pretty much nothing about rifles but I picked this one up in a trade. I found what the crown, BSA, and SHTLE markings mean via Google searches...

    Started by Mully‎, 08-19-2016 09:53 PM
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    08-21-2016, 01:35 AM Go to last post
  17. Tgif

    New '54 MkII

    Started by MJ1‎, 05-27-2016 12:37 PM
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    tgif
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  18. Removing #5 front sight ......again

    Could someone point me to a thread here about how to get the front sight/flash hider off my #5. The pins are out but that is one tough bugger to try...

    Started by ikesdad‎, 03-21-2015 02:19 PM
    front, removing, sight
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    08-20-2016, 12:30 PM Go to last post
  19. ShtLE Mk V

    I have been contacted by someone wanting to buy my 1922 ShtLE, serial no 4532. It is an all matching rifle, with original rear sight. The only...

    Started by paulseamus‎, 07-24-2016 03:30 AM
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  20. Service Rifle re-bedding

    Afternoon all, After revisiting the bedding on my 1903A4 build (A Sniper rebuilt A3) for the third and hopefully final time, I now have an...

    Started by mrclark303‎, 08-13-2016 01:18 PM
    rebedding, rifle, service
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