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  1. 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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  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. 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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  4. Sticky Thread Production figures for No.5 Rifle

    The following figures have been consolidated (by me) from various Ministry of Supply statistical summaries in the Public Records Office. As...

    Started by Mk VII‎, 01-06-2017 06:24 PM
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  7. 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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  8. 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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  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. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  15. 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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  16. 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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  17. 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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  18. 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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  19. 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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  20. 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
  21. 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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  22. 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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  23. 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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  24. 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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  25. 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
    • Replies: 0
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  26. 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
    • Replies: 4
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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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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  32. 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 08:23 AM
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  33. 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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  34. Question Global Thread Help: What is good forum etiquette and how do I deal with other members who make me angry?

    Hello folks … :) I'd like to remind everyone to re-read our Forum Rules & Site User Agreement (click here), particularly the section which covers...

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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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  1. "Sporterised" Lee-Enfields in WWII

    I was doing some research on the Australian War Memorial site and came across this photo, taken in Papua New Guinea in 1944 and showing "A staff...

    Started by Colonel Enfield‎, 01-15-2017 12:43 AM
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  2. Need help ID'ing a No 4 Mk 1 sportered Enfield I picked up today

    I picked up a sportered No 4 Mk 1 today that I'm going to rescue. Looks like the date and serial number are on the left wrist, but there's nothing...

    Started by RazorBurn‎, 01-09-2017 04:37 PM
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  3. Att. Roger Payne, Enquiry about a sight on a No8 Mk1, at your leisure, please....

    Hi Roger. Posting this on the board in case others can contribute to the query... This comment was made on another board about the No8 Mk1 in the pic...

    Started by Son‎, Today 03:33 AM
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  4. Announcement MOUNT WINCHESTER A5 ON ENFIELD MK3

    Hi all, I find this enfield N 1 MK3 1918* in begium, but i don t no if this is a good sniper or not There is à screw in the wood like ISHAPORE...

    Started by junker88‎, Yesterday 03:23 PM
    enfield, lee enfield sniper, mk3, mount, winchester, winchester a5
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  5. Last four IWS bracket replicas coming up.

    I was told today that the STANAG rails for the last four IWS bracket J rails will be made next week, so anyone that wants one, drop me a line. The...

    Started by Surpmil‎, 11-18-2016 09:20 PM
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    bracket, coming, iws, replicas
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  6. Shooting My Savage No.4 Mk1 (Scopeless T)

    Took a video of my Savage No.4 Mk1 (Scopeless T) with one of the repro scopes/mounts and figured I'd share. Enjoy! ...

    Started by DiegoMenendez‎, Today 12:18 AM
    mk1, no4, savage, scopeless, shooting
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  7. They're here! Reproduction No32 scopes.

    Sniper Scope, No. 32, MKII, Reproduction I think I'll spring for one.

    Started by Hal O'Peridol‎, 12-10-2010 08:35 PM
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  8. Ridiculous $'s

    Stock set for a MkIII with 24hrs still to run as Peter says they do not make them anymore but this is even by my ludicrous standards this is way out...

    Started by CINDERS‎, 01-18-2017 11:59 PM
    ridiculous
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  9. Wolf Ammo Keyholes in my 43 LB

    I shot my 43 LB with some 174 gr Wolf ammo yesterday and 7 of 7 rounds keyholed. Shooting was at 50 yards. The rifle is in as new condition save a...

    Started by Dalebert‎, 01-17-2017 09:12 AM
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  10. Swift Rifle Training Display

    I have just finished this display. I know there is not another like it anywhere! This display has the original target stand, three rifles (Mark...

    Started by Bigedac‎, 01-16-2017 02:04 PM
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  11. L42A1 bolt head question

    The following is a continuation of a conversation on another forum in regards to an L42A1 that has a #3 bolt head fitted. The question is, when...

    Started by gundoc2112‎, 01-01-2017 03:50 PM
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    bolt, head, l42a1, question
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    01-18-2017, 09:44 AM Go to last post
  12. No5 Mk1 Transit Chest

    Was inspired by a No4 Mk1 T transit chest so I built one for my BSA 1945 No5 Mk1 Came out pretty well. Added compartments to house the original...

    Started by jnic_us‎, 01-16-2017 02:41 PM
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    01-18-2017, 05:08 AM Go to last post
  13. Lee Enfield No.4 Mk.1* LB

    Hey, new to the forum, I've already done some reading here, lots of knowledgable individuals! Im trying to get a idea of the value of aLee Enfield...

    Started by DTC709‎, 01-15-2017 09:30 AM
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    01-17-2017, 06:29 PM Go to last post
  14. Loading for the MLE action

    Hi all I posted this question in the reloading forum. Just thought it might get a bit more interest in this forum. I am wanting to get a Shortened...

    Started by desky85‎, 01-08-2017 12:12 AM
    action, loading, mle
    • Replies: 9
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    01-17-2017, 05:23 PM Go to last post
  15. no4 butt stock length

    how many different butt stock lengths were there for the no4 mk1 and why?

    Started by olskool‎, 12-31-2016 07:28 PM
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    01-17-2017, 01:40 PM Go to last post
  16. SMLE III (No. 1 Mk. 3) Lee Enfield

    Hi all, I just bought a my second ever Lee Enfield (the other was a nice Ishapore 2A1 which sold years ago), a true SMLE III (No. 1 Mk. 3 no...

    Started by Eaglelord17‎, 01-11-2017 10:38 PM
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    1 2 3 ... 5
    enfield, iii, lee, smle
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    01-16-2017, 11:21 PM Go to last post
  17. Selling Lee Enfield parts from Canada to USA.

    I would like to know if it's possible (legal) to sell Lee Enfield parts from Canada to USA?

    Started by Buster95‎, 01-16-2017 10:55 AM
    canada, enfield, lee, parts, selling, usa
    • Replies: 1
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    01-16-2017, 01:37 PM Go to last post
  18. Just out of Interest

    Just updating my files of the Lithgow Survey. I am a bit bemused by the small amount of low numbered rifles throughout the sheet. 1913 has 1 two...

    Started by muffett.2008‎, 01-16-2017 05:19 AM
    interest
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 193
    01-16-2017, 07:30 AM Go to last post
  19. Ammo options...

    I'm at a gun show right now and a vendee has 180gr PPU .303 British on the table for $20 a box... I don't have a Lee-Enfield yet but am looking hard....

    Started by amadeus76‎, 12-31-2016 12:36 PM
    8 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 8
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    01-15-2017, 03:20 AM Go to last post
  20. Lee Enfield No4 MK I

    Hey y'all, I have been doing a lot of research on enfields and have decided to buy a No. 4 to start with until I can find a quality ore-WWII SMLE....

    Started by jdcru001‎, 01-13-2017 04:46 PM
    enfield, lee, no4
    • Replies: 4
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    01-14-2017, 05:12 AM Go to last post

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