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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 08:00 AM
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  2. 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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  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. 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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  5. 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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  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 03:03 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 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. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  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
    • Replies: 1
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    11-25-2013, 08:41 AM Go to last post
  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
    • Replies: 9
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    09-26-2013, 02:01 PM Go to last post
  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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    07-12-2013, 08:39 PM Go to last post
  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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    05-22-2013, 04:09 AM Go to last post
  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
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    <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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  1. Transit chest Contents Label

    Hello I was hoping that someone may have a printable copy of the contents label on the inside lid of a Chest S.A No15 Mk1. I am in the process...

    Started by Chris7171‎, 07-30-2015 06:47 AM
    • Replies: 5
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  2. Australian LITHGOW collectors

    Can you please tell me the rare/sought after/collectable etc etc Lithgow butt socket marks and/or dates. I saw a huge tub full of Lithgow No1...

    Started by Peter Laidler‎, 06-24-2015 01:36 PM
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  3. OT question for the UK RFD's amongst us?

    Does anyone know what the restrictions / regs are regarding firearms storage out of Constabulary area? I've been offered the use of an Armoury that's...

    Started by Simon‎, 07-29-2015 04:51 PM
    question, rfd
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  4. no4 T questions

    through pure luck i found a no32 scope i could afford (converted to a no71, but that can be changed). so am now faced with the (long term) project of...

    Started by henry r‎, Yesterday 05:57 AM
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  5. Cadet .22 conversion of No4 rifle

    In the 1980s we were using .22 conversions of the No4 rifle for target practice in the Army Cadets. I remember that these rifles had the fore-end...

    Started by Flying10uk‎, 08-01-2015 07:49 AM
    cadet, conversion, no4, rifle
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  6. Which model No 4 best for target work?

    Gentlemen, Been thinking about this for a while; Which model of the No 4 L.E. is best for target work, all else being equal? I ask, as the No...

    Started by Richard Hare‎, 07-16-2015 09:19 AM
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  7. To bed or not to bed a Lee Enfield No.1 Mk 3

    I would be very pleased if you guys here could offer me some advice. I am rather young and I'll be honest in saying I don't even have a Lee Enfield...

    Started by British Mandarin‎, 07-06-2015 01:09 AM
    3 Pages
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    bed, enfield, lee, no1
    • Replies: 22
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  8. No4 Mk1 (T) with a "C" stamp on base of barrel

    I am very curious if this "C" stamp at the base of the barrel could mean that this rifle was once in the care and ownership of the Dominon of Canada?

    Started by corco‎, 08-03-2014 12:24 AM
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    07-29-2015, 09:56 PM Go to last post
  9. ID this please?

    Would this have been an Air Cadets marking?

    Started by ssj‎, 07-10-2015 05:48 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    07-29-2015, 09:46 PM Go to last post
  10. HBSA Shoot at Bisley 1 August

    Shooters from other clubs are welcome at this event Four Types competition - Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association It is 5 snaps and 5...

    Started by RobD‎, 07-21-2015 03:03 PM
    august, bisley, hbsa, shoot
    • Replies: 1
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    07-29-2015, 09:06 PM Go to last post
  11. Princess Elizabeth Shooting Lee Enfields

    Is Princess Elizabeth (if that is really her) shooting a Fultonised No.1 Mk 3? It has an extra band in the front so it seems. Also, what sight is she...

    Started by British Mandarin‎, 07-10-2015 10:18 PM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    • Replies: 68
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  12. Very early No4 Sniper

    Hello Snapped this photo at the New Zealand national army museum (Waiouru) of a interesting No4 Mk1 "T" Looks like a very early rifle possibly a...

    Started by Chris7171‎, 07-22-2015 12:44 AM
    2 Pages
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    early, no4, sniper
    • Replies: 14
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    07-29-2015, 09:44 AM Go to last post
  13. War and Peace Revival

    Just wonder how many Enfield shooters/collectors are going to the show, am looking at getting there Wednesday and hopefully Thursday.

    Started by bigduke6‎, 07-18-2015 11:10 AM
    4 Pages
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    • Replies: 32
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    07-29-2015, 08:33 AM Go to last post
  14. Unknown stamp on a Maltby No.4

    I posted this request a few years ago but only one poster ventured an opinion of what this large "FNR" stock stamp may stand for? It's on this 1942...

    Started by rayg‎, 07-28-2015 12:51 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 139
    07-28-2015, 06:56 PM Go to last post
  15. Most appealing transit chests. Show yours.

    Its been a few weeks now that I got my #4 Mk.1 (T) with chest and I have searched the web for other examples. In that time I haven't seen any others...

    Started by Gurn‎, 05-23-2015 05:07 PM
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    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 38
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    07-28-2015, 06:44 PM Go to last post
  16. 1918 scope scam?

    i'm not sure if this is the done thing on this forum. if not please delete this thread. this looks awfully like a scam to me: Lee Enfield 303...

    Started by henry r‎, 07-28-2015 07:38 AM
    1918, scam, scope
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 204
    07-28-2015, 01:42 PM Go to last post
  17. Enfield realiability problems

    Good Day All! I'm loving the early No4Mk2 that I got recently, I do have two problems however. First, the rifle came with two magazines, one...

    Started by fullm3taljacket‎, 07-24-2015 05:04 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    enfield, problems, realiability
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  18. COMPASS, PRISMATIC, Mk3 Restoration?

    I just bought a project, here is a pic of its paint condition. The top cover is actually worse. I'm wondering what is the proper process is to paint...

    Started by Gurn‎, 07-22-2015 12:30 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    compass, mk3, prismatic, restoration
    • Replies: 19
    • Views: 490
    07-28-2015, 04:52 AM Go to last post
  19. 1912 bsa smle.

    The 1912 BSA finally arrived today. Very nice condition...Appears to have been FTR'd in 1932, barrel date of 1940. Was wondering about the 'Z's...

    Started by Anzac15‎, 07-23-2015 10:36 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 283
    07-26-2015, 05:17 AM Go to last post

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