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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. 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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  3. 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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  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
    • Replies: 9
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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
    • Replies: 0
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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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  33. Question Global Thread Help: Why am I having a problem uploading pics to attach to my posts?

    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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  37. 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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  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...

    Started by Badger‎, 03-01-2011 09:52 AM
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  1. Fitting a barrel to a #1 mk3

    First of all "Hello" to everybody on this forum from the state of Alabama, USA. This is my first post here even though I have been a member for a...

    Started by rjinbama‎, 05-25-2016 10:32 AM
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    barrel, fitting, mk3
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  2. Tgif

    New '54 MkII

    Started by MJ1‎, Yesterday 12:37 PM
    tgif
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  3. Shooting a Lithgow that does not have recoil plates.

    Hi; Picked up a really nice. matching serial numbered Lithgow Mk III. Stock and barrel dated 1943, Serial number is D 73792. Not JJ imported but...

    Started by BruceHMX‎, 05-25-2016 03:49 PM
    lithgow, plates, recoil, shooting
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  4. Maltby markings Q.

    Morning gents. Can anyone tell me what these markings are on a 1942 Maltby? I have never seen any reference to these sort of marks. Thanks...

    Started by Richard Hare‎, 05-24-2016 09:18 AM
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  5. No.8 failure to fire

    Took the No.8 out and about one in every ten shots didn't fire. Some ammo was much worse (3 in 4). I assume that there are some tougher rims on some...

    Started by newcastle‎, 04-02-2016 09:05 PM
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    failure, fire, no8
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  6. No 5 Carbine project- Input welcome and appreciated

    I made a fairly spontaneous purchase recently of a No 5 carbine that's in need of some work. The price was right, so I figured what the heck. I...

    Started by Catch22‎, 05-21-2016 10:19 PM
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    appreciated, carbine, input, project
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    05-24-2016, 04:37 PM Go to last post
  7. RARE .22 Longbranch Trainer NOT a No.7

    Need some help & info as i just saw this absolutely gorgeous .22 Long Branch. Un serialized No.4 Not a No.7 receiver stamped .22 Longbranch...

    Started by Judge223‎, 03-20-2016 07:46 AM
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    • Replies: 30
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  8. Aussies: 174gn .311 Hollow Point Flat Based projectiles

    Hello Everyone, Not sure if this has been posted before but I have come across these projectiles. The prices listed on the price list are POSTAGE...

    Started by desky85‎, 05-20-2016 08:03 PM
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  9. Canadian No. 32 MkI A

    Came across a very nice R.E.L Canadian No. 32 MkI A scope with mount and matching tin. I have never hear of a Canadian Mk 1 and have no idea what a...

    Started by ncozzo‎, 05-16-2016 10:35 PM
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    1 2
    canadian, mki
    • Replies: 19
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    05-23-2016, 02:27 PM Go to last post
  10. no1 mk3 beech woodwork.

    i picked up a used beech? no1 fore-end with no date or manufactures stamp on it. the only markings i can see are a serial number ?C 7510? just behind...

    Started by henry r‎, 05-15-2016 07:29 AM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 38
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    05-23-2016, 08:02 AM Go to last post
  11. 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
    3 Pages
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  12. 1917 BSA No1 Mk3* C/|\ -- gunshow pickup last weekend.

    All Matching. Doesn't look like it's been FTR. I had been looking for this for a while. War time and with C/|\. I 23 stamp on top of Butt. Could it...

    Started by JerryEAL‎, 05-18-2016 09:16 AM
    • Replies: 3
    • Views: 286
    05-22-2016, 05:57 AM Go to last post
  13. Lee Enfield at War

    As you have liked the pictures of the topic Bren at War , I'll start posting here, lee enfield rifle pics. Winston Churchill inspects the new...

    Started by Luis Bren‎, 02-24-2015 05:28 PM
    18 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 18
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    05-18-2016, 03:45 PM Go to last post
  14. NEW-ish #5

    Just inherited from Dad. He is in assisted living now with Mom. "No Guns Allowed!!" Acquired in the 80's when clean ones were still available??

    Started by lngstrt‎, 05-12-2016 01:17 PM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    newish
    • Replies: 10
    • Views: 505
    05-17-2016, 11:51 PM Go to last post
  15. a question about Myths and Truths of No.1 EY Rifles (by Peter Laidler)

    the article http://www.milsurps.com/content.php?r=348-Myths-and-Truths-of-No.1-EY-Rifles-(by-Peter-Laidler) states that the wire was done with the...

    Started by henry r‎, 05-05-2016 07:02 AM
    2 Pages
    1 2
    • Replies: 12
    • Views: 663
    05-17-2016, 06:03 AM Go to last post
  16. Lee enfield accuracy question

    Although this should probably belong in the LE forum, I thought it too broad to post it there. After reading an Article by a fellow named Marc...

    Started by AradoAR234‎, 05-03-2016 09:47 PM
    7 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 7
    accuracy, enfield, lee, question
    • Replies: 65
    • Views: 2,058
    05-16-2016, 03:41 PM Go to last post
  17. Photos of my new Enfield No. 4 Mk. 1 T sniper rifle

    I picked up an Enfield No. 4 Mk 1 (T) recently. This is a 1944 BSA Shirley rifle that is one of the "less scope" rifles built by Holland & Holland...

    Started by Trebor‎, 05-06-2016 09:26 PM
    4 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 4
    • Replies: 30
    • Views: 1,386
    05-13-2016, 02:33 PM Go to last post
  18. No.8 AESPs

    I recently acquired a full set of current (May 2014) AESPs for the .22" No.8 rifle. They're very lightly redacted and in PDF format. What's the best...

    Started by LondonEnfield‎, 05-11-2016 05:04 AM
    aesps, no8
    • Replies: 5
    • Views: 291
    05-12-2016, 07:55 PM Go to last post
  19. .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 10:19 PM
    5 Pages
    1 2 3 ... 5
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    05-12-2016, 05:12 AM Go to last post
  20. LOOKING for INFO on SAVAGE Ts

    I came across a complete T set up. Transit case, Scope, scope can, 42 dated SAVAGE No.4MK1* T SAVAGE is NOT T stamped Savage is NOT TR stamped...

    Started by Judge223‎, 05-02-2016 04:55 PM
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    1 2
    • Replies: 15
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    05-11-2016, 12:36 PM Go to last post

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