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  1. 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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  2. 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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  3. 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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  4. 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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    dad, enfield, hold, lee, no4mk1t, years
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    07-27-2014, 10:40 AM Go to last post
  5. 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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  6. 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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    07-21-2014, 07:55 PM Go to last post
  7. 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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    06-27-2014, 04:40 PM Go to last post
  8. 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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    06-25-2014, 01:23 PM Go to last post
  9. 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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    checks, hale, m85, manufacture, number, parker, provenance, records, serial
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    06-15-2014, 08:33 AM Go to last post
  10. 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
    • Replies: 32
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    05-01-2014, 01:21 AM Go to last post
  11. 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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    03-23-2014, 09:46 PM Go to last post
  12. 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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  13. 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
    • Replies: 4
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    01-21-2014, 01:36 AM Go to last post
  14. 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
  15. 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
  16. 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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    09-03-2013, 09:14 PM Go to last post
  17. 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
    • Replies: 8
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    07-12-2013, 08:39 PM Go to last post
  18. 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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  19. 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
  20. 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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    04-13-2013, 08:06 PM Go to last post
  21. 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
    • Replies: 1
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    07-09-2012, 06:47 AM Go to last post
  22. 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
    • Replies: 0
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    11-29-2011, 07:28 AM Go to last post
  23. 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
  24. 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
    • Replies: 0
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    06-26-2011, 07:16 PM Go to last post
  25. 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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    06-14-2011, 03:57 PM Go to last post
  26. 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
    • Replies: 0
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  27. 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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  28. 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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  29. 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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  30. 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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  31. 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...

    Started by Badger‎, 02-19-2014 10:18 AM
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  32. 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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  33. 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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  34. 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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    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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    The answer is YES Ö :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. 1922 Enfield No.1 Mk. V, smooth-bore to .410 on FAC

    I own a 1922 SMLE No1. MK.V, that has been smooth bored to .410 (it does shoot .303 blanks and the short .410s) its on a section 1 FAC. would it be...

    Started by raschippo‎, 07-17-2014 01:07 PM
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  2. My next challenge, MLE MKI

    Took a punt on this poor thing online, a typical NZ MLE mixmaster. When NZ received consignments of Long Toms around 1901 from Canada and England...

    Started by Roy‎, Today 12:16 AM
    • Replies: 0
    • Views: 41
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  3. 100 years ago The Canadians preferred the Enfield

    When soldiers in the throes of battle discard their rifles and pluck a different weapon from the hands of dead allies, there's clearly a serious...

    Started by Alan de Enfield‎, 08-17-2014 03:43 PM
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    1 2
    100, ago, canadians, enfield, preferred, years
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  4. Can anyone ID this rifle?!

    Look at this one. Photo pinched from today's press about Iraq. ( US poised to ask Britain to join air-strikes in Iraq - Telegraph )

    Started by Thunderbox‎, 08-27-2014 03:57 PM
    rifle
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 217
    Yesterday, 12:35 PM Go to last post
  5. Adjusting #32 mrk2 clone scope

    Hi guys,have a #4 t clone, have some questions about zeroing at 100 yrds. That being said, I read and reread, Peter laidliers, building a clone,and...

    Started by bk117‎, 08-22-2014 02:39 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    #32, adjusting, clone, mrk2, scope
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 231
    Yesterday, 12:12 PM Go to last post
  6. Stickier shock. Are these guys serious ?

    When are we going to discuss the 4500 pound elephant in the room ? L42A1 Enfield British 308 Sniper NO32 Scope Mount Real RARE | eBay

    Started by Charlie‎, 08-25-2014 04:05 PM
    2 Pages
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    guys, shock, stickier
    • Replies: 16
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    Yesterday, 04:49 AM Go to last post
  7. Israeli #4 No32 scope rings?

    Ok so I picked up 2 sets of these rings the other day. They were advertised as Original Israeli #4 enfield scope ring. I tried to put a No32 Mk1...

    Started by Rwsgunsmithing‎, 08-17-2014 05:12 PM
    • Replies: 8
    • Views: 269
    Yesterday, 04:23 AM Go to last post
  8. No4 mk2 strikers, where to buy 1? I am in New Zealand so someone who will ship

    Also I think i saw someone selling unstamped bolt bodies?

    Started by ssj‎, 08-24-2014 11:55 PM
    buy, mk2, no4, ship, strikers, zealand
    • Replies: 4
    • Views: 152
    Yesterday, 03:31 AM Go to last post
  9. Number 4, MK1 Longbranch

    Folks, I just purchased a gunsmith special No 4, MK1. I have never delved into the Enfields before. Questions: Concerning Bolts, (the gunsmith...

    Started by DEB‎, 08-02-2014 12:46 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    longbranch, mk1, number
    • Replies: 11
    • Views: 397
    Yesterday, 03:08 AM Go to last post
  10. Impulse buy.

    Did a flying trip to Penrith for a gunshow, I had pre ordered a couple of rifles and was picking them up from the dealer. Naturally enough I did...

    Started by muffett.2008‎, 08-10-2014 09:32 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 14
    • Views: 680
    Yesterday, 02:44 AM Go to last post
  11. 1931 No.4 mk1 Trials rifle heading to auction on gunbroker today

    Just a heads up that i will be listing this shortly

    Started by neubig1970‎, 08-23-2014 12:08 PM
    • Replies: 2
    • Views: 244
    Yesterday, 02:40 AM Go to last post
  12. 1917 ssa sporter

    recently found this in a pawnshop ...

    Started by echrome‎, 08-24-2014 04:40 PM
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 153
    Yesterday, 12:34 AM Go to last post
  13. Help with a pic... Magazine position?

    Here's a pic that was posted elsewhere and I chipped in to comment it was not locked all the way into the receiver and would not feed from there. A...

    Started by Son‎, 08-25-2014 05:29 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 374
    08-27-2014, 02:30 PM Go to last post
  14. That site again!

    Yep I guess if you had a neck like a crane you would see through the scope and at that price about the only 2 good things would be the repro sling...

    Started by CINDERS‎, 08-22-2014 12:44 PM
    site
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 285
    08-27-2014, 05:01 AM Go to last post
  15. Enforcer and No4 T at a 1000 yards

    I went for a shoot with a friend who is an experienced target rifle shooter at Bisley on Friday. We started at 900 yards and then moved back to 1000....

    Started by andya1thomas‎, 08-17-2014 07:40 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    1000, enforcer, no4, yards
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 469
    08-27-2014, 04:56 AM Go to last post
  16. No 4 Mk1* stock repair

    Finally found a nice Longbranch to fill that hole in my small family of Enfields. Only one issue a splitting forestock. I have seen this issue...

    Started by HOOKED ON HISTORY‎, 08-06-2014 09:33 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 403
    08-26-2014, 09:57 PM Go to last post
  17. Repro No32 scopes - new manufacturer - RSM

    At least they are marking the scopes with their name (RSM) World War II ScopeMount Reproduction Click on the "view detail" just below the...

    Started by Alan de Enfield‎, 08-20-2014 12:53 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    manufacturer, no32, repro, rsm, scopes
    • Replies: 16
    • Views: 555
    08-26-2014, 10:50 AM Go to last post
  18. Took the Enforcer out shooting today

    Second time ever shooting it. First time was a couple years ago to sight it in, never did accomplish that as ran out of daylight, did get some very...

    Started by Hal O'Peridol‎, 08-25-2014 11:16 PM
    enforcer, shooting, today
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 121
    08-26-2014, 09:00 AM Go to last post
  19. .315 Indian Ordnance Factories Lee-Enfield sporting rifles

    The Indian Ordnance Factory Board website lists .315 (I belive they're 8x50R Mannlicher) chambered sporting rifles which are unquestionably based on...

    Started by Colonel Enfield‎, 08-23-2014 09:35 PM
    315, factories, indian, leeenfield, ordnance, rifles, sporting
    • Replies: 6
    • Views: 227
    08-26-2014, 07:12 AM Go to last post
  20. Enforcer - Accurising Ė and Pecar scope

    Not sure if Iíll need a tin hat for this! Help/advice sought. Iíve had an Enforcer for several years, shooting 10 Ė 20 shots say half a dozen times...

    Started by Gnr527‎, 08-25-2014 02:11 PM
    accurising, enforcer, pecar, scope
    • Replies: 1
    • Views: 104
    08-25-2014, 07:03 PM Go to last post

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