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  1. Excellent shooting, great video and impressive...

    Excellent shooting, great video and impressive film of the bullet swirl
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    Sticky: 1L937 - LB No4Mk1 1941 dated receiver - Blued -...

    1L937 - LB No4Mk1 1941 dated receiver - Blued - all matching
    1942 dated 2 groove barrel numbered to rifle
    Button cocking piece
    LB marked Mk1 Rearsight
    Brass butt plate
    Grooved wood - Walnut...
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    Thanks for the explanation Roger, that would make...

    Thanks for the explanation Roger, that would make sense.

    Must be the rarest of the rare.

    Roy
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    On the basis that it is stated all WW1 sniper...

    On the basis that it is stated all WW1 sniper rifles were taken back to arsenal and stripped, how on earth is it possible to confirm a genuine example?

    Just asking as very interested in the answer.
  5. Thread: Medal Ribbons

    by Roy W
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    The WW2 stars were allocated an order and yes,...

    The WW2 stars were allocated an order and yes, the ribbon bar is upside down as stated, Italy St, Def,WM,Emerg Res MEd

    The Africa Star came with three clasps, North Africa 1942-43, 1st Army and...
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    Full article on all the submissions here: ...

    Full article on all the submissions here: https://www.rifleman.org.uk/BSA_and_Parker-Hale_Experimental_GP-cadet_rifles.html
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    Until recently Norman Clark Gunsmiths had one for...

    Until recently Norman Clark Gunsmiths had one for sale. It was missing a rear sight and was only 350

    I toyed with buying it numerous times but couldn't justify using the 223 slot I had. Then,...
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    That's VERY cheap I'd snap that up if it was...

    That's VERY cheap

    I'd snap that up if it was in the UK
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    It's been for sale for months, no takers

    It's been for sale for months, no takers
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    The front cap has been crudely cut with a sharp...

    The front cap has been crudely cut with a sharp knife to reduce it's depth for some reason
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    I was watching that. They were single feeding...

    I was watching that. They were single feeding them, topping up as it was fired. It was being fired single shot, slowly at ground level targets at Caan.

    It appeared to be that he was topping up the...
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    look like gold wired Mess Dress wings to me, UK...

    look like gold wired Mess Dress wings to me, UK ones
  13. Sticky: Gil, I don't doubt the work that went into them...

    Gil,
    I don't doubt the work that went into them and if that's what he needs to charge to recoup costs, then that's fair.

    It still remains a lot of money for a .22 conversion kit.

    I am glad he...
  14. Sticky: That's good then, shame they are so expensive...

    That's good then, shame they are so expensive though
  15. Sticky: Do the new kits work with original magazines? ...

    Do the new kits work with original magazines?

    Would the new barrel liner work with an original breech block?
    Or are they a unique kit?

    Thanks
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    We are talking about Longbranch Rifles, not...

    We are talking about Longbranch Rifles, not Savage. I don't believe production was the same per week in 41/ beginning 42 as it was in 45, so an average figure per week would be misleading
    ...
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    Thanks for that, I wonder if those numbers are...

    Thanks for that, I wonder if those numbers are correct, or people have made the same errors as they did on this thread and referred to 1's as 1*'s and vice versa?

    The 1L6926 does seem very late...
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    Is that a Mk1*? If not, it isn't what I am...

    Is that a Mk1*?

    If not, it isn't what I am asking
    Roy

    ---------- Post added at 09:28 AM ---------- Previous post was at 09:27 AM ----------

    Maybe I worded this wrong, but I am asking about...
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    It's 1942 marked receiver, mk 2 rear sight,...

    It's 1942 marked receiver, mk 2 rear sight, square cocking piece.

    It's all parkerised, so suggesting a refurb

    I realise it is near the changeover, I was just wondering what the lowest number...
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    Thanks. I was aware of what number mine is, I was...

    Thanks. I was aware of what number mine is, I was specifically asking about the earliest Mk1* not the Mk1's.

    Cheers
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    What's the earliest LB No.4 Mk1* you've seen?

    I have just reserved LB Mk1* serial number 1L5110, which I figure must be quite a low number for the Mk1*.

    What's the lowest number anyone has or has seen?
  22. Thread: My L1A1

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    Try this place for spares,...

    Try this place for spares, https://www.milweb.net/webvert/a4057/96468

    I have a NEW OLD STOCK SUIT sight with the top slide for sale , PM me if interested. For less that the above is selling...
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    Value? I would imagine only nominal values for the...

    I would imagine only nominal values for the others. Not a lot of call for them, especially the gas parts tools
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    Value? Try DS Solutions for a price guide

    Try DS Solutions for a price guide
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    WTB: Savage Parts WANTED -

    I am looking for a SAVAGE made No.4 Bolt in the UK, shipped to my RFD.

    I am also after a Mk1 rear sight, Savage made and a round SAVAGE cocking piece.

    Many thanks

    I am UK based, so the bolt...
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