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    I can tell the bolt was painted or something at...

    I can tell the bolt was painted or something at one time or another cause of wear . By turning the rifle back and forth under a bright light I think maybe can barely just see some more letters but...
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    Thanks that tells me a lot . Was hoping was a WW2...

    Thanks that tells me a lot . Was hoping was a WW2 era . You think markings are just wore off over time ? I don't think anyone would have a good reason to take them off but never know about some folks...
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    no4mk1 markings ?

    Picked up a Lee Enfield no4mk1 . Not a lot of markings on it but on the left side of receiver its got faintly "ranch" which am guessing Long Branch . on the front stock band CEW . And behind that on...
  4. Nice rifle . But be warned these old rifles are...

    Nice rifle . But be warned these old rifles are very addictive . Drugs , booze ain't got nothing compared to these you will be wanting another one , then want a 1910 , then a K31 straight pull to...
  5. A quick update . I ordered a Lee Enfield firing...

    A quick update . I ordered a Lee Enfield firing pin removing tool from Sarco . Knock on wood I have heard some not the best reviews about them but I have had pretty good luck ordering odds and ends...
  6. I need to get the firing pin and spring out to...

    I need to get the firing pin and spring out to check them out to see what the trouble is before can do anything . Would PB Blaster work or some other parts cleaner from autozone . The main thing is...
  7. Thanks . I have bolt apart about half way apart ,...

    Thanks . I have bolt apart about half way apart , just need to get that darn firing out . I ordered a Lee Enfield tool and hope it's made better then the one I tried to make . Wanting to be careful I...
  8. Not sure if I need to start a new thread or not...

    Not sure if I need to start a new thread or not on this . Having some issues taking the firing pin and spring out . Tried making a tool to remove the nut (sorry can't remember the correct name) to...
  9. Ross mk2 firing pin broke tip or weak spring

    I am working on a Ross Mk2 that I won on a auction . To check the bolt I used 303 brass with just a primer , no powder or bullet and I thought it went pop there was a dimple in the primer but was...
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    alternate rear/front sight search

    Got a bubba job Ross Mk2 and was wondering since original rear sights are a bit hard to find and costly has anyone used a rear/front sight off another mil surp rifle and mounted it on their Ross ....
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    The barrel is 27 inches best can tell so think it...

    The barrel is 27 inches best can tell so think it has not been cut down . And yes it makes me ill to see a old mil surp that someone has sporterized , especially when it is done as bad as this ....
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    Well I started to take it apart and stopped ....

    Well I started to take it apart and stopped . Thought that the top hand guard is held in place by clips since there is no barrel band on it , the top hand guard seems to be glued on to the barrel ....
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    Got it know what ?

    Seen a auction site that had a Bubba job Ross coming up and said "what the heck" and placed what I thought was a low ball max bid on it . Checked my emails a few hours later and was surprised to see...
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    OK thanks Husk that explains a lot and I know to...

    OK thanks Husk that explains a lot and I know to that sometimes a person can get that "gotta have it regardless of price" .
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    Just watched a older Forgotten Weapons on youtube...

    Just watched a older Forgotten Weapons on youtube episode of prices from a gun auction and it sold a sniper L.E. from WW1 for $17000 . WOW ! Those things must be very rare . My wife is not feeling...
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    I will get my wife to help post a picture of the...

    I will get my wife to help post a picture of the rifle to help . What got me it looked like the stock had been sanded and restained , no scratches or dings . First thought I had grabbed a old pair...
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    No1 Mk3 1916 $2000 ?

    I am no expert in value of Lee Enfields so my question is what would make a Short Lee Enfield No1 Mk3 dated 1916 sell for $2000 . Was watching a couple rifles on a auction site today and saw this...
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    Nice , I need to get mine out when it dries out .

    Nice , I need to get mine out when it dries out .
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