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  1. Yep, mine was the same, the tang slot on my...

    Yep, mine was the same, the tang slot on my Keystone was a good fit, it just required to made slightly deeper in concert with the other adjustments.
  2. Interesting re the scant Keystones. I fitted a...

    Interesting re the scant Keystones. I fitted a Keystone 'C' to my A4 build and it fooled me initially, the inletting was really well executed, but the action was actually too high in the woodwork...
  3. Looks great and I'm sure your father would...

    Looks great and I'm sure your father would absolutely approve, well done.

    I fitted a NOS Keystone 'C' to my A4 build a few years back and it took a lot of work to get the rifle bedded properly,...
  4. No ishapore screw, that's a rare thing. The...

    No ishapore screw, that's a rare thing.

    The Indians certainly got 'value' for money out of their Enfield purchases, many having been refubished and returned to service numerous times over the...
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    An emergency call for Gil Boyd

    Evening all,

    Having watched the incredible thrills and spills regarding the absolutely original (honest gov, nothing to see here, move along please) 1975 dated L42A1, I was horrified to find out...
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    Nice Kev! Lovely rifle, these early examples...

    Nice Kev!

    Lovely rifle, these early examples are rather rare finds.
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    Good save,I would love to have her in the...

    Good save,I would love to have her in the collection, an exceptionally rare find.

    Not the original handguards I'm guessing?

    Three slot I think?
  8. Thread: L42A1 1975

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    Blimey, Limeys and Cowards! It's a shame it came...

    Blimey, Limeys and Cowards! It's a shame it came and went so quickly, sounds hilarious!
  9. Thread: L42A1 1975

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    Having quietly watched this thread and hoping the...

    Having quietly watched this thread and hoping the dealer in question would
    A: 'adjust' his description and price accordingly.
    B: remove it from sale.

    I am sitting here with my mouth literally...
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    Cheers Jamie 👍

    Cheers Jamie 👍
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    Martini AC MK2

    Hi all,

    A question for the group, I've got a particularly nice AC MK2 (see my 2017 thread below), I was planning to add her to my FAC and shoot her, but life has unfortunately got in the way and...
  12. I absolutely concur with everyone else, RLO coats...

    I absolutely concur with everyone else, RLO coats and a light buff to finish.
  13. Nice save! It's a lovely looking rifle too and...

    Nice save! It's a lovely looking rifle too and well worth the effort.

    I do the same myself and it's always satisfying watching a rifle turn away from an inevitable nose dive into the scrap pile.
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    all looks to be in exceptional condition, it must...

    all looks to be in exceptional condition, it must have been very carefully stored and looked after down the decades....
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    These Mk2 FTR's are very interesting. I would...

    These Mk2 FTR's are very interesting. I would assume post Korean war refurbishment, as I can't think of a better reason why 'relatively' new rifles would require factory re-work in peace time.
  16. Sticky: Excellent work! No half measures from Peter...

    Excellent work! No half measures from Peter...
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    Looks lovely, what a superb Carbine....

    Looks lovely, what a superb Carbine....
  18. Thread: FTR No4

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    I wonder if it was using surplus capacity at the...

    I wonder if it was using surplus capacity at the Maltby factory, as production dropped back....
  19. Thread: FTR No4

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    Very interesting, there we go, that's pretty...

    Very interesting, there we go, that's pretty definitive proof of a Maltby FTR programme, excellent information.....
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    Great project and it's coming along very nicely....

    Great project and it's coming along very nicely.
    As the stock (Keystone?) has been fitted to a rifle previously, it be much easier to fit and bed.

    I fitted a NOS Keystone to my A4 build and it...
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    Cheers Ron, much better thanks mate..... I...

    Cheers Ron, much better thanks mate.....

    I thought Danger Close was an excellent film...
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    Great film, I watched it again myself whist sat...

    Great film, I watched it again myself whist sat at home convalescing from surgery last week.

    Brave guys and treated absolutely appallingly by the Irish government.

    I'm glad the film raised...
  23. For me it was the trench art made by my...

    For me it was the trench art made by my Grandfather in WW1, Canadian 28th Infantry Division veteran.

    Interest already peaked, a healthy dose of Warlord and Battle Action comics in the 1970's...
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    Yep, British, BSA and 1960, not sure about chrome...

    Yep, British, BSA and 1960, not sure about chrome lined.
  25. Thread: FTR No4

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    Very interesting, looks like our theory is wrong...

    Very interesting, looks like our theory is wrong Simon ....
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