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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. 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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  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 01:37 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 02:29 AM
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  5. 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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  6. 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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  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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    90l, list, longbranch, rifles, serial or scope, sniper
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  8. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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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  11. 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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  12. 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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  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 06:10 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 02:47 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 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
    • Replies: 9
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    09-26-2013, 03:01 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 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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    07-12-2013, 09:39 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 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
    • Replies: 4
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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...

    Started by Badger‎, 07-24-2008 08:23 AM
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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
    collector, enfield, lee, sites, web
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  33. 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: How do I use the classifieds system to buy and sell items?

    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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  35. 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...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-01-2011 10:52 AM
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  36. Question Global Thread Help: How do I show pics from Photobucket, Flickr, ImageShack etc. on milsurps.com?

    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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  37. Question Global Thread Help: How do I upload pictures to my posts for storage on milsurps.com?

    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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  38. Question Global Thread Help: Can I access the milsurps.com site from dial-up, cell phone, iPhone or Blackberry?

    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. CASE STG TEL No8 Mk1 Leather strap dimensions?

    Hello all, I was wondering if anyone would be willing to measure their CASE STG TEL No8 Mk1 Leather strap dimensions for me please? I will...

    Started by corco‎, 08-11-2014 01:56 PM
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  2. Research and busting the myth.

    Lousey pommie day here today, perpetual mizzle and bleeding cool for the middle of summer. So here I am stuck inside punching computer keys and...

    Started by muffett.2008‎, Yesterday 07:37 AM
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  3. no4's in austalia.

    after watching LE's come up for sale in australia for the last 9 month or so i have noticed that basically all of the no4's are either longbranch or...

    Started by henry r‎, 01-25-2016 11:44 PM
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  4. L42A1 Sniper Overview: The Last Lee Enfield

    Interesting L42A1 Video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-6sfVyQ4i-0

    Started by DanL96a1‎, 01-30-2016 03:59 PM
    2 Pages
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    enfield, l42a1, lee, overview, sniper
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  5. Odds & Ends (accessories)

    Had a few interesting ... say uncommon.... items pass my way today ....

    Started by CODFan‎, Today 05:05 PM
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  6. Lee Enfield n4(T) and Bipod

    In this following book, full of nice stories, there is one by which we are concerned Uploaded with ImageShack.us Shot at 2012-04-09 So, it's a...

    Started by Lou Cypher‎, 04-09-2012 01:25 PM
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  7. WWI Sterioview of the Seaforths

    Saw this on epay and had to get it. Sorry for the grainy scan but 600dpi was the best I could get out of her. What I love about it is the mix of...

    Started by Lance‎, 01-30-2016 07:55 AM
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  8. Identification Question

    Looking at a SMLE and having trouble finding a clear manufacturer mark. Think it was made in the Enfield factory but the mark on the barrel isn't...

    Started by mausernut‎, Yesterday 12:40 AM
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  9. Lee Enfield chamber reaming in the Great war?

    Good morning all, On another forum, there was some talk of the chambers of the Lee Enfield being reamed larger in the Great War, to reduce the...

    Started by Richard Hare‎, 02-02-2016 11:02 AM
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  10. Question 1916 Shtle MKIII

    We have the above mentioned rifle we would like to validate and get as much info about as possible. We have that the Bolt, the breech, the nose cap,...

    Started by Headruch‎, 01-27-2016 06:31 AM
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  11. CEF marked leather scope can?

    I obtained this leather carrying pouch with a CEF marking on top. Any ideas for what it was used? The seller thought it would be for a scope which...

    Started by Promo‎, 01-31-2016 04:55 AM
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  12. Request for No6 Photograph

    Hi Guys, Can anyone help me out with photo of a No6 steel buttplate, taken from directly behind the rifle? I'm interested in the size and...

    Started by tbonesmith‎, Yesterday 03:36 PM
    no6, photograph, request
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  13. SMLE Bolt serial No

    I have a NoI MKIII bolt with serial number C 95587 on the rear of the handle. On the underside of the handle is the number T4237. Could this bolt...

    Started by martins8589‎, Yesterday 12:38 AM
    bolt, serial, smle
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  14. I have this old Enfield

    NoIII* Enfield 1918. As you can see in the attached picture the serial number has be struck out and a new one struck below it. I am not at all...

    Started by jdmcomp‎, 01-27-2016 05:14 PM
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    02-03-2016, 11:49 PM Go to last post
  15. Bipod on a No. 5 0r No 4

    Is there any way to fix a bipod to the front band of my No 5 (or to the front fore-end nose cap) of my No. 5, as its a hassle to carry a metal stand...

    Started by villiers‎, 01-10-2016 06:13 AM
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  16. .223 No.4 Revisiting

    There was a thread (very interesting) about this some time ago. I am starting a new thread regardng some practicaliies of this. I have got hold of...

    Started by newcastle‎, 01-25-2016 11:19 PM
    3 Pages
    1 2 3
    223, no4, revisiting
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    02-02-2016, 12:34 PM Go to last post
  17. Moved: enforcer #432

    Started by superbee‎, 02-01-2016 07:41 PM
    #432, enforcer
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    02-02-2016, 09:05 AM Go to last post
  18. Home Made Tooling for your Lee Enfield.

    Following up on Bearclaw's request for barrel vise info, I thought I'd start a thread where contributors could put diagrams or pictures of the tools...

    Started by Son‎, 06-02-2011 09:50 AM
    8 Pages
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  19. No. 5 Accuracy

    We're probably all familiar with the inherent accuracy problems the No. 5 displays. Thought it might be interesting to hear what No. 5 owner/...

    Started by Ridolpho‎, 12-24-2015 05:13 PM
    6 Pages
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  20. Hiscock Parker mag for sale (auction)

    This might interest someone here, http://www.militaria.co.nz/AuctionPreview.html

    Started by ssj‎, 01-18-2016 02:39 PM
    auction, hiscock, mag, parker, sale
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 337
    01-31-2016, 02:41 AM Go to last post

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