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    All British service bolt actions had a body with...

    All British service bolt actions had a body with one exception that being the MkIII and IIIB Ross which had a receiver as stated in the list of changes.
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    Crown I (numeral 1) Q is the mark of military...

    Crown I (numeral 1) Q is the mark of military inspector #1 at RRCo stamped on top of barrel.
    Ross commercial serial numbers were stamped length wise on lhs of chamber immediately in front of...
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    Agree , the number on the barrel is not a serial...

    Agree , the number on the barrel is not a serial number but one of the cryptic stamps that RRCo used.
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    IIRC the Chinese CWS 30 Carb ctg had an LC hs.

    IIRC the Chinese CWS 30 Carb ctg had an LC hs.
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    The rear sight is from a M1903 Greek...

    The rear sight is from a M1903 Greek Mannlicher-Sch.
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    Looks like a Swiss Vetterli bt.

    Looks like a Swiss Vetterli bt.
  7. The Balle N mark shows that the rifle was...

    The Balle N mark shows that the rifle was rechambered for the M1932 N ctg which had a larger size neck.
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    Lowest known Mk IV serial number is 77503 dated...

    Lowest known Mk IV serial number is 77503 dated 1899. Between 1899 and 1904 36756 MkIVs were delivered so your arm most likely was made 1900-01.
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    At the start of WW1 contractors had a field day...

    At the start of WW1 contractors had a field day taking advantage of the different belligerents competing for supplies in the US. Later allied contracts were made through the British Purchasing...
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    This mark is the same as the inspectors mark...

    This mark is the same as the inspectors mark found on Ross rifles, crown over one or two digit number. Inspected by inspector number 11 which is the only inspector number I have examined on Cdn .455"...
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    US Manual TM 43-0001-27 June 1981 says the 7.62...

    US Manual TM 43-0001-27 June 1981 says the 7.62 frangible was "designed for firing single shots in the machine gun for gunnery practice."
    Use MG 7.62mm M219 and M240
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    Enfield closed in 1988 and the SA80 bt did not...

    Enfield closed in 1988 and the SA80 bt did not appear in any numbers on the market until recently so I cannot see any connection.
  13. Thread: SA 80 Bayonet

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    SA 80 Bayonet

    Noticed some dealers now have British SA 80 bayonets in stock. Some dealer list them as reproduction others as genuine. Are the the real deal or repros?
  14. re Hands of Thor I have noticed that many people...

    re Hands of Thor
    I have noticed that many people when attempting to open a top break Enfield/Webley will push down mightily on top of the barrel while depressing the latch. This locks the catch....
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    A grooved 577 Snider Smooth 577 Enfield ML ...

    A grooved 577 Snider
    Smooth 577 Enfield ML

    B Martini Henry

    C 455 Webley

    E 45 ACP

    380 Enfield MkII
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    Thank you, that is the one.

    Thank you, that is the one.
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    Radom Disassembly

    How is the late pattern 9mm Radom without slide lock disassembled?
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    As noted above a weakness of the I*. In service...

    As noted above a weakness of the I*. In service this would be cause to scrap the body.
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    The ORBEA .380" was made on British contract in...

    The ORBEA .380" was made on British contract in WW2 same as the Ballester Molina 45s.
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    ORBEA made in Argentina

    ORBEA made in Argentina
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    BS? Now that is a technical acronym I am not...

    BS? Now that is a technical acronym I am not familiar with. Please explain in more detail.
    "Close the bolt cleanly". Please explain.
    As to the neck not releasing the bullet and running up pressure...
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    a .318" bullet in a .303" chamber will be a jam...

    a .318" bullet in a .303" chamber will be a jam fit and can cause high pressure since the case neck cannot release the bullet.
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    Front part of a PH galilean sight up for auction...

    Front part of a PH galilean sight up for auction in Canada
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    Well the chamber is the same for both VI & VII....

    Well the chamber is the same for both VI & VII.
    The difference is in the height of the rear sight bed.
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    saw a letter from Enfield about these that said...

    saw a letter from Enfield about these that said there were not enough suitable LLE actions on hand to convert so they used SMLE MkI bodies.
    In WWI Enfield built MkIII rifles using new MkI bodies...
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