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    The now abolished Canadian long gun registry...

    The now abolished Canadian long gun registry required all firearms to be register.
    I know Lee Enfield's with their original and sometimes redondant same serial numbers often cause the person...
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    :eek: Ohhh... i need to start saving up for that...

    :eek: Ohhh... i need to start saving up for that one then.
    Almost finished reading the book and i have to say that so far it's already proven useful.
    If i had one suggestion it would be to maybe...
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    ''A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes,...

    ''A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them.''
    2 out of 3 ain't bad ;)
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    No Lance you will not be forgiven ;):D (Inside...

    No Lance you will not be forgiven ;):D
    (Inside joke, you have to be in on it to understand)

    Got number 27 today :super: THANK YOU
    Haven't had the time to read it yet but i did go over it...
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    I love the concept, from a collector point of...

    I love the concept, from a collector point of view. A good deal of Lee Enfield owners do not grasp, or have the same views, as die hard collectors do.
  6. I have seen some sliders so jammed up with crud...

    I have seen some sliders so jammed up with crud that no soaking freed them.
    But you might want to remove the slider from the ladder before taking it apart.
    That will give you more access and more...
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    Mine will probably be after the holidays....

    Mine will probably be after the holidays.
    There's a long waiting list and November is deer hunting season, up here.
    I do already have a reproduction nose cap i had purchased from another fellow, a...
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    Well that is somewhat of a relief... i was...

    Well that is somewhat of a relief... i was wondering how someone could be so good with metal work but so average in wood work :p
    I still think it can be salvage on a future project.
    You must be...
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    Indeed... apologies too Emb145, but i hope you...

    Indeed... apologies too Emb145, but i hope you enjoyed the chat as much as i did.
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    Indeed regular metal screws are way less...

    Indeed regular metal screws are way less expensive than these repro ones.
    I'm still not sure i'll go that route myself.
    I'll wont probably have my stock set until early next year so i'll decide...
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    Thank you. To be honest i would never have...

    Thank you.
    To be honest i would never have recognized it as a RIC myself but after talking with Doug Munro about another of my RIC he pointed out some BR stamps on it, indicating it had gone through...
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    Had a look at the link... all i can say is wow....

    Had a look at the link... all i can say is wow.
    That is quite a set up and no wonder it turned up so good.
    Btw, i was the one who purchased your LEC unfinished project, about two years ago. That...
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    Link Sent Btw i wanted to mention that i am not...

    Link Sent
    Btw i wanted to mention that i am not affiliated with then, nor do i know if they are good to deal with.
    I just found them online a few weeks ago and was planning to maybe buy a set later...
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    Can't find that tread but i think i am now the...

    Can't find that tread but i think i am now the owner of that magazine. Or at least one of them, if more than one was fabricated ;)
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    Unless i am mistaking only the LMC or Lee Metford...

    Unless i am mistaking only the LMC or Lee Metford carbine had brass crews.
    So if you have an ''E'' stamped on top of the barrel, steel screws should be used.
    That being said i did find a place...
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    That is probably your only option. No surplus...

    That is probably your only option.
    No surplus spares are available, any that might be out there come from disassembled carbines and your chances of finding one is almost nil.
    I will be restoring a...
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    A lot of people will tell you never to sand a...

    A lot of people will tell you never to sand a stock... while i find this to be true for original wood my view on reproduction wood is completely the opposite.
    Having seen NOS stocks i can tell you...
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    The position of the top screw of the LEC is...

    The position of the top screw of the LEC is different than on the Sht LE.
    Basically a LEC butt plate is a MLE without the tang as it was deleted in favor of the buttstock brass disc.
    120911120912
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    Hey Coup, thanks i'll jump right on it. :beerchug:

    Hey Coup, thanks i'll jump right on it. :beerchug:
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    I second what Patrick Chadwick said about boning....

    I second what Patrick Chadwick said about boning.
    A method that was used in the days and explained to me by Englishman_CA
    I used it myself on many of my stock finishing.
    Instead of using a...
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    I was thinking of doing just that... but was...

    I was thinking of doing just that... but was afraid it would sound too cheesy.
    But he had his hands on many parts that will go into it... not to mention the knowledge he passed along.

    Indeed this...
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    Minor update on the project (very minor) Still...

    Minor update on the project (very minor)
    Still trying to figure out what are the markings (123) on the right butt socket.
    But i might have found someone that is willing to have a go at a cleaning...
  23. Of course i am :p There are much much worse ways...

    Of course i am :p
    There are much much worse ways to get in troubles... this is nice trouble.
    I love treads such as these. They are great teaching and learning help.
    Still in the process of...
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    Although technically not impossible i am...

    Although technically not impossible i am wondering why a USA unit from Kentucky would be issued obsolete British carbines in 1929 ?

    The more i look at ''The broad arrow'' by Skennerton the more...
  25. Nice work :thup: I sooo see myself in your...

    Nice work :thup:
    I sooo see myself in your comments.
    Hey, it's a hobby and like all hobbies it's the enjoyment that you get out of it that counts.
    Now find another one and do it again LOL
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