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  1. LOL I knew I was going to catch flack for how I...

    LOL I knew I was going to catch flack for how I mounted the sling (which is why I added my comment in the original post) but I guess I should have picked a better way of doing it as I feel it has now...
  2. :) I'll install it correctly shortly.

    :)
    I'll install it correctly shortly.
  3. Ultimate accessory for my MP marked Long Branch No4

    I remember seeing one of these at a local Military Museum about 25 years ago and have been on the hunt for one ever since. Well a friend stumbled on one recently and let me have it for a reasonable...
  4. Ok I'll offer an alternative option for your...

    Ok I'll offer an alternative option for your consideration.
    You could use this rifle to hone you preservation skills. In my years of collecting I've found the ability to preserve a firearms...
  5. My question is how bad is the finish now? if it's...

    My question is how bad is the finish now? if it's not rusted then generally a rifle with its original finish will be more desirable than one refined post serve. A gentle cleaning using suitable...
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    Sticky: Wow that one nice update limpetmine!!

    Wow that one nice update limpetmine!!
  7. Sticky: Thanks simon!

    Thanks simon!
  8. Sticky: Pics?

    Pics?
  9. Sticky: Hi Simon, Could you lookup L39 # A1196 for me...

    Hi Simon,
    Could you lookup L39 # A1196 for me please?
    Thank you.
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    Just to add to the Nikko/Sterling scope info my...

    Just to add to the Nikko/Sterling scope info my 76/77 copy of the Parker Hale catalogue shows them as one of their product lines along with Pecar and Redfield.
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    If you find a W, E or R stamping its likely From...

    If you find a W, E or R stamping its likely From a P14/M1917.
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    Merry Christmas to you all! All the best in...

    Merry Christmas to you all! All the best in 2014!!!
    A special Thank you Doug as well. Thank you for Milsurps.com sir.
    All the best in 2014.
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    Wow old thread and way off topic for the Enfield...

    Wow old thread and way off topic for the Enfield forum.
    ginnz you can list your rifle for sale here:
    Quartermaster Stores
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    Here you go. I think this is what your poking...

    Here you go. I think this is what your poking for:
    Looks like 1.80in approximately.

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2013/10/null_zps510ab3b1-1.jpg

    Going from the center of the...
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    Great job & well done!

    Great job & well done!
  16. If you can get 30mm rings for your base I've had...

    If you can get 30mm rings for your base I've had good luck with both the Hi-Lux CMR and Vortex Viper PST 1-4x24 scopes. As for the mount its self I have one for the No.4 that has worked great but I...
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    I wonder if it could have been fitted during a...

    I wonder if it could have been fitted during a delivery shortfall of suitable Mk.III scopes in order to keep production going? This is a total WAG on my part but it could be as simple as H&H having a...
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    Sticky: Welcome Suddsy! I think I just saw what your...

    Welcome Suddsy! I think I just saw what your looking for over on Canadian Gun Nutz.
  19. One thing I do find interesting is how...

    One thing I do find interesting is how differently we perceive the star marking. I had assumed it was an "M" inside the star as I would orient the star with the point facing up. As I now look at the...
  20. Perth Scotland! Of course! I just got a Lithgow...

    Perth Scotland! Of course! I just got a Lithgow No.1Mk.III and had Australia on the mind. That makes a lot of sense. Thanks T-box. So the Black Watch disbanded you say. Never a good thing to see a...
  21. 1943 Long Branch No.4 skeleton with an Australian connection.

    I just recently acquired this rather interesting 1943 Long Branch No.4 skeleton action that looks to have an Australian connection.

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2013/05/null10-1.jpg
    ...
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    Well here's a couple more: An all matching...

    Well here's a couple more:

    An all matching 1942 Lithgow No.1Mk.III*

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2013/05/null7-1.jpg

    And an interesting 1943 Long Branch No.4 skeleton action.
    ...
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    Well speaking as a collector and shooter I'd say...

    Well speaking as a collector and shooter I'd say leave it as is. Put it back together and tuck it safely away. There are still thousands of affordable No4 rifles out there that have been fired. With...
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    It's a Lee Enfield but it never was a Metford. ...

    It's a Lee Enfield but it never was a Metford.
    What you have is a Mk.III or No1MkIII in post 1926 nomenclature made as you know by London Small Arms.
    LSA is one of the rarer WWI manufacturers to...
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    I have both a No.1 and No.4 as well and would be...

    I have both a No.1 and No.4 as well and would be more than happy to take any detail photos you may need as well.
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