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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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 07:24 AM
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  4. 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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  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 02:52 PM
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  6. 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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  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 01:31 PM
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  8. 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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  9. Sticky Thread What’s 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 it’s the 7.62mm L42 sniper...

    Started by No4Mk1(T)‎, 09-03-2008 02:29 AM
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  10. 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 06:26 PM
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  11. 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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  12. 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 09:08 AM
    303, arms, brian, labudda, live, series, small, smle
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  13. 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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  14. 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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  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 08:09 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 09:04 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 07:37 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 11:32 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 02:55 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 07:43 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 01:28 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 01:24 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 09:37 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 08:28 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 11:02 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 08:16 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 10:04 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 12:57 PM
    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 01:47 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 05:31 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 10:05 AM
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    Today’s Internet exposes computer users and the web sites they access, to a wide range of malicious pieces of infectious software code, designed to...

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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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    There are some members who seem to experience site time-outs, or other problems when uploading pics as attachments to their threads and posts. It...

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    Other than someone who fails to say thank you when they get an answer to a question they’ve posted, I don’t think there’s anything more frustrating...

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    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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  1. UVF Ulster Lee Speed

    Good evening: I picked up a matching BSA Co Lee Speed patents Metford Mk II* at an auction down East a week or two ago and it arrived today. I am...

    Started by boltaction‎, Yesterday 01:03 AM
    lee, speed, ulster, uvf
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  2. The Nicest Savage No.4 Mk1* I've Ever Seen

    Picked this beauty up for $450. Should be arriving Saturday. Been a long time since I've seen one this nice! What do you guys think? Pics:...

    Started by Hesalite‎, 12-06-2016 01:16 PM
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  3. Swift Training Rifle Arrows to punch paper

    With the help of one of our members I was able to purchase a Swift training rifle training stand and two Mark IV rifles. The "arrows" which punch...

    Started by Bigedac‎, 11-25-2016 07:07 PM
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    arrows, paper, punch, rifle, swift, training
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  4. NZ Carbine Armours Drawings?

    does anyone out there have the armourer's drawings for the NZ carbine? like these: pictures borrowed from rifleman.org.uk i'm...

    Started by henry r‎, 12-05-2016 11:53 PM
    armours, carbine, drawings
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  5. Long branch snipers

    HAS ANYONE GOT A LONG BRANCH NO4T FITTED WITH A C67 SCOPE? :sos:

    Started by KIMBO65‎, 11-29-2013 01:04 PM
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  6. Re-modeling a No. 1 MK III*

    Hello there! I'm a part of a small indie game studio, developing a WW1 anti-war game. Currently I'm creating a 3D model of a No. 1 MK III*. This...

    Started by a friend‎, 12-01-2016 10:31 AM
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    iii, remodeling
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  7. AIA M10 B2 Rail

    Hello,, im looking to install a scope on my AIA M10 B2 rifle,, there is no rail attached,, could anyone comment on as to what picatinny rail could be...

    Started by Fakelly‎, 11-17-2016 03:50 AM
    aia, m10, rail
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  8. New to me a "rare" L42A1

    My belated birthday, early X-mas gift, and retirement investment arrived yesterday. Paid more than I wanted, but inflation will hopefully catch up...

    Started by Lance‎, 12-03-2016 11:26 AM
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  9. BSA - SPARKBROOK Mk I*

    Hi guys, looking for any info about this rifle. I know i got something special but how special i'm just not sure. It's been heavily sporterized......

    Started by tatou‎, 12-04-2016 03:08 AM
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  10. Help with lithgow mkIII

    I recently picked up a lithgow manufacture mkIII dated 1919 under the lithgow logo with a marking on the buttstock of 1943. I decided to buy this...

    Started by Adcono‎, 12-03-2016 06:11 PM
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  11. No1 mkIII stock refinish

    I'm currently doing a restore on a 1915 mkIII Ishapore FR'D in 38 by bsa. The metal came out great, but the wood which is nice in its own right is...

    Started by Blair9899‎, 12-05-2016 06:51 AM
    mkiii, no1, refinish, stock
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  12. Lee Metford rear sight and Long Lee- differences?

    Hello all, I have a recently acquired Lee Metford MK 1* 1889, DP marked, in rough shape but mostly there. The barrel appears to be the later...

    Started by PeterOM‎, 12-03-2016 05:35 PM
    differences, lee, long, metford, rear, sight
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  13. Well that's torn it!!

    The smith that had my 223 No. 4 project in the line for the last 7 months just up and died on me. Two questions!! 1. Anyone know a smith in CA that...

    Started by newcastle‎, 11-27-2016 09:52 PM
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    torn
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    12-01-2016, 11:56 PM Go to last post
  14. Thumbs up SSA 1918 Enfield No1 mk3 - questions and value

    Hi guys, just signed up to the site, seems a pretty interesting group! I'm a gun nut through and through. I have an 1918 SSA SMLE rifle all...

    Started by 303kiwi‎, 12-01-2016 12:06 AM
    1918, enfield, mk3, no1, questions, ssa
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  15. Lithgow No1 MkIII* marking identification

    Hi everyone, stumbled onto the forum doing some research on a recent SMLE purchase. I'm trying to determine more about the history of my rifle and...

    Started by mainly_22s‎, 11-22-2016 11:44 PM
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    • Views: 335
    11-30-2016, 05:32 AM Go to last post
  16. 4T range report

    Hello all, Back in January I picked up a well-used No4T for $590. Over the months, I managed to scrounge up an equally used No32 mk1 scope, and an...

    Started by smle addict‎, 11-18-2016 01:41 AM
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    • Views: 1,062
    11-29-2016, 07:24 PM Go to last post
  17. MLE/Shortened range pattern barrel bedding

    Hi all, Just been thinking on the way that the MLE's and Shortened Range Pattern rifles were bedded in the forend. Does anyone have any info on...

    Started by desky85‎, 11-22-2016 01:47 AM
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  18. 22lr enfield trainer sighting local

    Not sure if it should go here or in small bore or even classifieds, but... Looked like a mk3 in gorgeous shape! Spotted at Rogers Arkansas...

    Started by mwells72774‎, 11-27-2016 08:38 PM
    22lr, enfield, local, sighting, trainer
    • Replies: 7
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    11-28-2016, 07:23 PM Go to last post
  19. "...actively sought out and destroyed..." 'A' Suffix No.4 Rifles

    This is for all of you who have No.4 rifles of whatever Mk. to record, discuss and display your "non-standard" rifles. Just to stir the pudding a...

    Started by jmoore‎, 06-26-2010 01:48 AM
    4 Pages
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  20. '41 Fazakerley built with Enfield body

    Have had this for about a year and it's one of my favorites. Apparently one of 3000 No. 4 rifles assembled during '41 at ROF Fazakerley using "...

    Started by Ridolpho‎, 11-25-2016 03:18 PM
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