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    It looks like the Birmingham Definitive Proof...

    It looks like the Birmingham Definitive Proof Mark used between 1887 & 1904, probably a Birmingham Trade Rifle
  2. Thread: M85

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    I had 00232F until recently, it came with a...

    I had 00232F until recently, it came with a Schmidt & Bender ZF 10x42
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    This is the one we had in the UK recently ...

    This is the one we had in the UK recently


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    I think Interarms were originally in Bollo Lane,...

    I think Interarms were originally in Bollo Lane, Acton West london
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    All the late SMLEs I have had comes through with...

    All the late SMLEs I have had comes through with 1940 dates that have been mostly fitted with the correct SMLE butts, all in Walnut

    I have had a few of these post WW2 FTR SMLEs with FTR dates...
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    HBSA Demo at Bisley ...

    HBSA Demo at Bisley


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WNy_kWTvz_A
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    BM is normally Birmingham Military Proof, these...

    BM is normally Birmingham Military Proof, these proofs were done at the Birmingham Proof House, have seen these on all types of Lee Enfield & Lee Metfords incuding lee Speed Sporters.


    I assume...
  8. Thread: 303 H/S gauges

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    Border Ballistics Technologies will make them for...

    Border Ballistics Technologies will make them for you, just tell Geoffrey exactly what size of head space gauge you want.

    BBT
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    We had a couple one converted to .50BMG & one in...

    We had a couple one converted to .50BMG & one in its original .55.


    The .55 version came with a *** .22" CONVEYOR for ANTI-TANK RIFLE FIRING PRACTICE, easily made using a heavy .22 barrel.

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    Proof marks can be in any place on the bolt, and...

    Proof marks can be in any place on the bolt, and are often feint & difficult to spot. Quite often with Italian proofs the bolt is missed.

    German proofs can be very discrete or hideously large.
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    Have seen the same marking on S&W Victory Model...

    Have seen the same marking on S&W Victory Model revolvers & on E Prefix Browning High Powers, I thought it might be a British marking but haven't been able to identify yet
  12. Thread: Moore Leather

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    I had the same thing. Wanted to order a few scope...

    I had the same thing. Wanted to order a few scope lense caps, spoke about the detail & leather colour etc, then stopped responding.

    I just presumed he was having some issues, as we all do, from...
  13. Thread: Egyptian FN 49

    by Simon P
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    Just be careful the Egyptian contract rifles did...

    Just be careful the Egyptian contract rifles did not have a Firing Pin Safey Stop, and the firing pin can stick forward if damaged or not maintained.
  14. Thread: P38 ac45

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    Great looking pistol, have you fired it

    Great looking pistol, have you fired it
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    I picked this example up late last year, notice...

    I picked this example up late last year, notice Anchor mark on the trigger guard, it was due to be deactivated but for now its still live.
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    Its just the camera angle, standard lanyard ring

    Its just the camera angle, standard lanyard ring
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    Picked up this nice FN Browning High Power Danish Contract Pistol recently

    Denmark purchased approximately 1700 pistols on the 1946 contract, which can be easily identified by the Factory...
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    Have two out in the Armoury all have...

    Have two out in the Armoury all have Electro-Pencil markings on the rear: Broad Arrow within a C so probably Canadian
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    Walther PP with side lanyard loop

    Just got a Walther PP which unusually has the lanyard swivel mounted on the side of the grip as opposed to the bottom.

    Is this quite common?, as i haven't come across this before.
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    I think they came from the RCN as most had...

    I think they came from the RCN as most had Canadian Tags on.

    I have had a few hundred of these SMLEs the last batch I brought in last week all had Italian Terni Arsenal (aka Terni, FAT) Markings...
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    The worse fore-ends I have fitted were the...

    The worse fore-ends I have fitted were the reproduction ones available in the UK until recently, most had to be patched because the nose caps was indexed a few degrees out of square.
  22. Thread: Spare parts...

    by Simon P
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    Out of 30 No4 rifles I striped & cleaned...

    Out of 30 No4 rifles I striped & cleaned yesterday 1 had the small lug at the back sheared off, ive seen this quite often over the years.

    This is from the rifle yesterday, these rifles were still...
  23. Thread: Spare parts...

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    The common parts I tend to have to change out on...

    The common parts I tend to have to change out on the various Enfields that pass through us are:

    Firing Pin & Spring
    Extractor & Spring
    Cocking Piece & trigger mainly because someone has buggered...
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    Not an Enfield but Austrian Issue Pistol, I have...

    Not an Enfield but Austrian Issue Pistol, I have a few E-Prefix Browning High Powers ex Austrian Police

    This one is Marked LGK SB: Salzburg Land which is the Austrian State Gendarmerie

    These...
  25. Thread: Headspace...

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    For original barrels ive had no problem getting...

    For original barrels ive had no problem getting rifles through proof using the .064 GO gauge & the .074 NO GO gauge.

    London Proof House are now using CIP spec for newly manufactured barrels ie...
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