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  1. 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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    information, mki, no4, requested, rifles, study, trials
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    10-13-2014, 11:12 PM Go to last post
  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. Sticky Thread Whats 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 its the 7.62mm L42 sniper...

    Started by No4Mk1(T)‎, 09-03-2008 01:29 AM
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    10-11-2014, 06:34 AM Go to last post
  5. 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
    • Replies: 38
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    10-06-2014, 08:55 PM Go to last post
  6. 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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    10-05-2014, 04:32 PM Go to last post
  7. 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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  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. 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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    07-27-2014, 10:40 AM Go to last post
  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 11:25 AM
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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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    07-21-2014, 07:55 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 05:10 PM
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    03-23-2014, 09:46 PM Go to last post
  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 01:47 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 07:09 PM
    1943, 1943march, 1946, arms, history, limited, march, october, small
    • Replies: 4
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    01-21-2014, 01:36 AM Go to last post
  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 08:04 AM
    enfield, lee, riflechair, video
    • Replies: 1
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    11-25-2013, 08:41 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 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
  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 10:32 AM
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    09-03-2013, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  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 01:55 AM
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    07-12-2013, 08:39 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 06:43 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 12:28 PM
    comparing, enfield, lee, mk1, mk2, no4, rifles
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    05-22-2013, 04:09 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 12:24 PM
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    04-13-2013, 08:06 PM Go to last post
  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 08:37 AM
    collection, enfield, essay, photo
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    07-09-2012, 06:47 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 07:28 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 10:02 AM
    ammo, guns, l42a1, review
    • Replies: 4
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    11-27-2011, 02:45 PM Go to last post
  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 07:16 PM
    war, wood
    • Replies: 0
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    06-26-2011, 07:16 PM Go to last post
  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 09:04 AM
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    branch, ex2, experimental, long, serial
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    06-14-2011, 03:57 PM Go to last post
  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 11:57 AM
    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 12:47 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 04:31 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...

    Started by Badger‎, 07-24-2008 07:23 AM
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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 09:05 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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  34. 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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    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 :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. Unit markings on transit case for no. 4 rifle

    One of my projects for this winter is to restore a transit case I bought last year that needs some TLC. I have a can of the original paint (which...

    Started by Tatanka‎, 10-18-2014 04:15 PM
    • Replies: 7
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  2. Bisley Trafalgar Fair

    Around again. 4T - 8K! L42 - 11K! Twice fired Nr4's 1.5K! Out of my pocket I dont think I have seen a true Enforcer in the last three...

    Started by Gnr527‎, 10-18-2014 05:01 PM
    2 Pages
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    bisley, fair, trafalgar
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  3. No 32 Mk1 scope repair

    Hi guys, recently picked up a No32 MK1 scope at a gun show. I got it for a song but now comes the bad news. It was obviously used here in the extreme...

    Started by bros‎, Today 01:08 AM
    mk1, repair, scope
    • Replies: 0
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  4. End of a (Lee Enfield) era in Canada

    Latest coverage of the long farewell to the No. 4 Mk I* in Canadian service. (with a shot or two at the Ross) ...

    Started by RangeRover‎, Yesterday 04:29 PM
    canada, end, enfield, era, lee
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 118
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  5. What is the proper name of this Enfield tool?

    Bought this a few years back with the intent of mounting it to my work bench. For the record I did not add the beautiful weather stripping foam. ...

    Started by therno‎, Yesterday 01:03 PM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 99
    Yesterday, 01:58 PM Go to last post
  6. New Member with a New (to me) Lithgow No. 1 Mk. III*

    Hello all. :) I recently acquired a rifle, as listed in the title. It's an interesting piece. I think I've decoded a lot of what it is and...

    Started by Lizardette‎, 10-11-2014 09:59 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 196
    Yesterday, 12:00 PM Go to last post
  7. Pls help with dimensions for PIAT rubber recoil pad

    I have been able to locate replica PIAT recoil pad canvas cover and body wrap for my PIAT. Can someone provide the dimensions called out on the...

    Started by breakeyp‎, 10-10-2014 05:45 PM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 94
    Yesterday, 10:11 AM Go to last post
  8. LEC Mk I Butt Markings

    I Recently picked up a LEC Mk I dated 1898. It's in very good shape except that someone cut the front sight ears off with a grinder. I've identified...

    Started by 37patt‎, 10-11-2014 04:29 PM
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    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 247
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  9. no1 MkIII* sporter by PH

    Hi, I add this beautiful supreme no1 MkIII* conversion by Parker Hale to go beside my custom no4 and the no1 has some interesting stamps on the...

    Started by billy67‎, 10-17-2014 08:05 AM
    2 Pages
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    • Replies: 17
    • Views: 295
    Yesterday, 05:44 AM Go to last post
  10. Interesting Great War Era Marksmanship Aid.

    This item recently turned up when a good friend purchased a WW1 British scope. I gather the item shown here came with it. It certainly seems to fit...

    Started by Roger Payne‎, 10-15-2014 09:04 AM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 278
    10-18-2014, 08:55 PM Go to last post
  11. seeking Eugene Myszkowski author of Remington Lee Rifle

    Please private message me or contact Ian Skennerton at Skennerton.com

    Started by breakeyp‎, 10-17-2014 10:00 AM
    author, eugene, lee, myszkowski, remington, rifle, seeking
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 87
    10-18-2014, 01:27 PM Go to last post
  12. XL39.E1 Butt Cofiguration

    Just received a bunch of Enfield Rifles L39s, No4 Conv and a couple of enforcers, in amongst them were was also a XL39.E1. The butt is the No8...

    Started by Simon P‎, 10-18-2014 11:14 AM
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 91
    10-18-2014, 12:56 PM Go to last post
  13. Lee enfield no4 mk1/3 US Property

    Hi, Just recieved a sporter lee enfield no4 mk1/3 Savage US property. Rifle has been FTR in 53. The barrel has 5 grooves and different serial,...

    Started by billy67‎, 09-10-2014 09:28 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 36
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    10-18-2014, 09:12 AM Go to last post
  14. Lee Enfield book

    Can anyone suggest a good lee enfield book

    Started by hunterUK‎, 10-17-2014 09:40 AM
    book, enfield, front, lee, sight, size
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 184
    10-18-2014, 07:53 AM Go to last post
  15. Source for original front pad for 4T?

    Does anyone know of a source for an original 4T front pad and screws?

    Started by snipershot1944‎, 10-03-2014 06:56 AM
    • Replies: 9
    • Views: 358
    10-17-2014, 08:50 PM Go to last post
  16. Front sight

    Hi guys I'm a new member here can anyone tell me what number sight post I need for a no1mk3 to hit to poa at 100 meters and which size to hit poa at...

    Started by hunterUK‎, 10-17-2014 05:01 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    front, sight
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 238
    10-17-2014, 03:03 PM Go to last post
  17. British Military bore solvent: Was there such a thing?

    In WWI, WWII and Korea did the British and Common Wealth Nations issue any kind of bore solvent to combat the effects of corrosive primed .303...

    Started by Steve762‎, 10-14-2014 10:35 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 356
    10-17-2014, 05:05 AM Go to last post
  18. Original No32 Mk3 Scope

    ORIGINAL MK3 N°32 British Lee Enfield Rifle Sniper Scope Mint in Box | eBay Who are they trying to kid?

    Started by waco16‎, 10-15-2014 05:23 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    mk3, no32, original, scope
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 337
    10-17-2014, 05:00 AM Go to last post
  19. ConD II* Question

    When my 1892 Sparkbrook MLM was converted to Cond II in 1905 would they have used the original foreword and reshaped it to have the 'bulge' just aft...

    Started by Roy‎, 10-15-2014 03:28 AM
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 167
    10-16-2014, 03:49 PM Go to last post
  20. Flanders Flap

    During a talk at the IWM on Saturday the "Flanders Flap" was mentioned. Does anyone know if these were officially issued or were they private...

    Started by Beerhunter‎, 10-15-2014 09:54 AM
    flanders, flap
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 119
    10-15-2014, 10:31 AM Go to last post

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