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  1. 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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  2. 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 05:26 PM
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  3. 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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  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. 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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  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. 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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  9. 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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  10. 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 08:08 AM
    303, arms, brian, labudda, live, series, small, smle
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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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  12. 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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  13. 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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  14. 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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  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
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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 06:37 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 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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  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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  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
    collector, enfield, lee, sites, web
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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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    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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    Other than someone who fails to say thank you when they get an answer to a question theyíve posted, I donít think thereís anything more frustrating...

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  36. Question Global Thread Help: What is the Advisory Panel Review & Validation Service?

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  38. 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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  1. Need help identifying my new Enfield

    Hi all -- new to MILSURPS, but have been crusing the forums for years. I just bought a rifle that I am unable to identify. My best guess is that it...

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  2. Moved: On Usedguns.com

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  3. Braendlin Armoury Lee Speed..?

    I was sorting through some of the spare actions when i came across a Braendlin Armoury Marked Lee Speed action. The receiver ring is marked Lee...

    Started by Simon P‎, 01-01-2013 12:42 PM
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  4. Tgif

    New '54 MkII

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  5. "Pounding In" bracket for No32 scopes

    Did the British scope production/fitting process utilize a special bracket for "pounding in" scopes? I understand that PL has said that he tests...

    Started by Lee Enfield‎, 06-22-2016 10:51 PM
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  6. 1898 MLE with "HV" on barrel

    Purchased this a few months ago- fair price and good bore. I'm curious about the HV stamp in front of the sight- can't find any mention of regular...

    Started by Ridolpho‎, 06-13-2016 05:14 PM
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  7. This One Has Me Scratching My Head

    1947 BSA.... The rifle looks to be in pristine condition from the rest of the photos. All wood is WWII coded, as far as I can tell. Never seen...

    Started by SpikeDD‎, 06-17-2016 08:38 AM
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  8. Second Round: Shortened Lee Enfield Mk 1 NoIII*

    I realize that there was a thread back in 2009 about this and there is a LONG article in the knowledge library about these***, but with only the 15...

    Started by Edttex‎, 06-21-2016 11:54 PM
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  9. interested in approx. value of a 1942 No.4 Mk.1* Long Branch

    I have a chance to pick up a 1942 No.4 Mk.1* Long Branch in what appears to be very nice original condition, but haven't seen it in person yet. Price...

    Started by rondog‎, 02-05-2012 03:18 AM
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    1942, approx, branch, interested, long, mk1, no4
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  10. both HV and SC stamps on BSA 1909 barrel

    I thought is was kind of different to see both the HV and SC stamps on my BSA 1909 barrel, the rifle is a SHT L E III BSA Co 1909 serial 57521 with...

    Started by RCS‎, 06-18-2016 12:37 PM
    • Replies: 4
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    06-22-2016, 11:16 AM Go to last post
  11. Birmingham International 19/06/16

    Just a mention of the Sunday gone, good to see Paul, Rog and Dave, hope you managed to pry some cash out of the punters.... big thanks to Paul (email...

    Started by bigduke6‎, 06-21-2016 05:50 AM
    birmingham, international
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  12. Jumping on the bandwagon for info

    I bought my first smle last month and I was hoping someone could give me any info on the marking or maybe a month it was manufactured in ect. I see...

    Started by xxarchetypexx‎, 06-18-2016 12:10 PM
    bandwagon, info, jumping
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  13. 1918 mk.III* finish

    Gentlemen: I have a 1918 dated mk.3* that appears to be all original, even has grease still in the forestock,has correct brass oiler, old sling...

    Started by bob4wd‎, 06-13-2016 09:38 PM
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  14. Need Help with the History of this Enfield

    Yesterday, I purchased an Enfield that has me perplexed. I had the "I want" eyes and didn't realize until after I brought it home that it was...

    Started by Mebailj‎, 06-19-2016 03:18 PM
    • Replies: 7
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    06-20-2016, 09:24 PM Go to last post
  15. Long lee firing pin

    Can a long Lee or LEC firing pin be removed with a no.1/no.4 firing pin tool?

    Started by jonh172‎, 06-20-2016 08:49 AM
    firing, lee, long, pin
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    06-20-2016, 08:41 PM Go to last post
  16. Enfield No 4 MK1 Question

    I picked up what I believe to be at Maltby Enfield #4 Mark 1 rifle the other day based on the 1 prefix in the serial number, What I have not been...

    Started by FN Man‎, 06-19-2016 09:38 PM
    • Replies: 3
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    06-19-2016, 09:53 PM Go to last post
  17. 1918 SMLE with 62 proof marks what the heck?

    I have a Enfield SMLE from 1918, it has 62 markings on it. Looks like it was used to teach people how to stamp rifles. I wanted to check out the page...

    Started by rodrackmike‎, 06-12-2016 10:25 AM
    • Replies: 9
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    06-19-2016, 05:44 PM Go to last post
  18. grenade launcher 1914 shtle

    hi, Ive had enfields since i was a boy and now in my 50's have run accross an oddity -its a grenade launcher version and its early GR enfield...

    Started by rescuemedic‎, 06-18-2016 06:02 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 161
    06-18-2016, 06:36 PM Go to last post
  19. 4t Drake sling?

    All. Recently I purchased another very nice 4t set. All matching rifle, scope, bracket, scope carrier and chest. As I was unpacking it I noticed an...

    Started by snipershot1944‎, 06-12-2016 02:02 PM
    drake, sling
    • Replies: 7
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    06-17-2016, 09:06 PM Go to last post
  20. Long Branch No.4 Mk.1* throwing rifle serial number 70L0388

    If anyone on this site, or elsewhere, owns the above rifle, please contact me. The treasures of "the shed"(tm) are never ending...

    Started by Warren‎, 06-15-2016 02:45 PM
    branch, long, mk1, no4, number, rifle, serial, throwing
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