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  1. 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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  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. 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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  4. 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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  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 01:52 PM
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    90l, list, longbranch, rifles, serial or scope, sniper
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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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    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
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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
    • Replies: 4
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    11-27-2011, 02:45 PM Go to last post
  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...

    Started by Badger‎, 07-24-2008 07:23 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 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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  35. Question Global Thread Help: How do I find threads with questions that have never been answered?

    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?

    <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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    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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  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. William Evans One Piece Mount

    Seeing those pictures of Rogers collection of WWI Snipers reminded me that I had some pics tucked away on a hard drive somewhere from a trip to the...

    Started by Simon‎, Yesterday 10:58 AM
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  2. Youlten's Butt Hyposcope.

    Something i have had here for a few years, thought i would share as there doesn't appear to be another around. I have more pictures and will upload...

    Started by mike1967‎, Today 01:59 AM
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  3. What are they?

    Just saw this on the German eGun site; but what are they for?

    Started by villiers‎, 04-27-2016 12:04 PM
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  4. Flanders Flap

    Just got this :)

    Started by 5thBatt‎, 04-30-2016 07:25 PM
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  5. Buttstock plug removal issues, or the cause of my mental breakdown

    Normally, I take things like this as a mental challenge that I have to work out on my own. But, work has become exceedingly stressful, so my...

    Started by LSUTigersFan‎, 04-23-2016 12:24 AM
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    breakdown, buttstock, issues, mental, plug, removal
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  6. New Lithgow No. 1 Mk. III*

    I purchased this from a guy on another forum. He only had about 6 pictures posted and it looked decent (for a first and likely only SMLE) and the...

    Started by dangles‎, 06-02-2014 03:48 PM
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  7. A5/B4 scope also Evans Bros's WW1 scope mounts

    Hi All, I'm Trying to finish my replica, WW1 sniper rifles, my A5/B4 scope is mainly complete, but I'm looking for a A5 type end to go on...

    Started by harlton‎, 04-17-2016 03:17 AM
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  8. 1916 BSA... Questions

    1916 BSA... Questions What interests me are the features it has as a MkIII* that do not comply with what the pattern is supposed to be for a...

    Started by Jim Long‎, 04-23-2016 07:44 PM
    3 Pages
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    1916, bsa, questions
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  9. Bayonets

    Finally got around to making a simple display rack. It's not a work of art but better than leaving them in a dark drawer for another ten years.

    Started by Steve H. in N.Y.‎, 04-20-2016 01:06 PM
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    04-29-2016, 08:27 PM Go to last post
  10. NZ marked CLLE

    A mate of mine got the the NZ marked CLLE on Trademe in NZ, I told him it was pretty interesting so he took a punt at it. Does anyone else here have...

    Started by Roy‎, 04-27-2016 04:36 PM
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 216
    04-29-2016, 03:08 PM Go to last post
  11. Trials pattern Lee Metford carbines.

    I am just showing off again. 1893 dated 1892 Pattern Trials Carbines. Top one is serial number 4 and is a restoration to how the first series...

    Started by englishman_ca‎, 04-27-2016 08:07 PM
    carbines, lee, metford, pattern, trials
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  12. Effect of hot barrel on POI

    Gents, I would like some advice regarding my No1MkIII* Last week I used it for a competition at 200 metres. The first 5 practice shot's...

    Started by 30Three‎, 04-25-2016 07:32 AM
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  13. Need Help identifying My No4 MK1/2

    I recently got my ex father in Laws guns willed to me and one is a No4 MK1/2 (F) FTR Serial number: 5LFA25466 I was hoping that someone could tell me...

    Started by 12gaugeCharlee‎, 04-18-2016 04:46 AM
    identifying, mk1 or 2, no4
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    04-27-2016, 02:17 PM Go to last post
  14. L118A1 QD Mount

    Very few pics floating around of the L118A1 in service (AW in 7.62). It used the QD mount system for the L17A1. Looks like the later version of...

    Started by Ailswell‎, 04-25-2016 04:38 PM
    mount
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  15. Possible source for bullets?

    Morning gents, Was at a little gun-show yesterday, and met a bloke for a small town just up the road. Seems he makes hand swaged bullets, with...

    Started by Richard Hare‎, 04-24-2016 10:49 AM
    bullets, source
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 266
    04-25-2016, 09:48 AM Go to last post
  16. Oh Cr*p

    Think I already know the answer to what I am asking see the pics of my T's throat & Brl the case neck portion of the chamber is on the Rt my guess is...

    Started by CINDERS‎, 04-24-2016 12:09 AM
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  17. Telescope, Observing, Sniper's C MK 1

    Not something you see every day, especially not three of them. Rescued from a skip in the UK - scope no.'s 165-C, 230-C & 439-C and all made in 1944...

    Started by Nigel‎, 01-13-2010 03:14 PM
    5 Pages
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  18. Announcement Footsteps of Sparrow Force

    The annals of military history contain many individual battles and small campaigns that are filled with deeds of individual courage and...

    Started by Badger‎, 10-10-2010 11:28 AM
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  19. WWII No4T SCOUT REGIMENT TELESCOPE MKII Ė EXTRA EYEPIECE

    I have two of these scopes but the one I am seeking further knowledge about is one with an extra eyepiece. I cannot find any past discussions/threads...

    Started by smith3006‎, 04-03-2016 08:51 AM
    2 Pages
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    04-23-2016, 10:09 AM Go to last post
  20. Canadian Rifle Issue

    Probably a nob question, but hey we're her to learn. Would Canadian soldiers been issued mainly Long Branches or would they have just been issued at...

    Started by b32dominator‎, 04-09-2016 07:46 PM
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    canadian, issue, rifle
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