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  1. Thread: SMLE Mark I

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    Gorgeous and rare rifle! Thanks for posting it. I...

    Gorgeous and rare rifle! Thanks for posting it. I wonder how, as a civilian rifle, it came about itís DP marking?
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    Just as long as they’re not cutting up more to do...

    Just as long as they’re not cutting up more to do it!! :madsmile:
  3. Ah, those people are a particular sore spot. I...

    Ah, those people are a particular sore spot. I find the notion that this kind of neglect is permissible to be abhorrent.

    Previous owner neglect of maintenance is a source of never ending...
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    Congrats on starting your new Enfield addiction...

    Congrats on starting your new Enfield addiction with a gorgeous rifle!
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    Ah, fair enough! That one is tough to see!

    Ah, fair enough! That one is tough to see!
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    My thoughts too...photo attached for comparison.

    My thoughts too...photo attached for comparison.
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    Hello Jr, The rifle was built in 1944 at BSA...

    Hello Jr,

    The rifle was built in 1944 at BSA Shirley. It looks to be in very nice shape.

    So first thoughts:
    -Although the butt socket has the "TR" marking, meaning it was segregated at the...
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    Done! Couldn't be happier than to contribute!

    Done! Couldn't be happier than to contribute!
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    Aldis and REL Scopes on GB

    Heads up on a couple scopes for anyone on the hunt:

    1916 dated Aldis in Purdey mounts for rifle 8620
    Enfield No 1 Mk 3 sniper scope - Gun Scopes at GunBroker.com : 844988044

    1943 REL No. 32 Mk...
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    It's amazing how that happens, isn't it? I keep...

    It's amazing how that happens, isn't it? I keep saying "I've bought my last Enfield for awhile" then another one turns up...rinse, wash, repeat!
  11. It would've been higher if he'd opened the...

    It would've been higher if he'd opened the auction to bidders outside the UK!
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    Not terribly likely, but I have L42A1 U36054...

    Not terribly likely, but I have L42A1 U36054 looking for scope 35226. The 3 and 6 are a bit buggered, so those numbers aren't for sure.
  13. Evans Custom Screw and Machine might be your...

    Evans Custom Screw and Machine might be your answer. Scott has helped me out with a number of oddball Enfield screws, so he might be able to solve your problem and he's just a great guy to work with...
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    Sticky: The current grail guns for me are a nice No. 4...

    The current grail guns for me are a nice No. 4 Trials rifle, a Con'd. Mk II, and a Con'd. Mk IV.

    The unattainable grail (at least for now) would be the Turner SMLE. Gotta dream big!
  15. Looking for South African "No. 1 Converted" Reference Material

    Hi all! I am looking for any available reference material you might have squirreled away on the UDF No. 1 Converted rifles. My ultimate goal is importing one to the United States. As such, I have to...
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    Gorgeous rifle! If you give in, I'd love to hear...

    Gorgeous rifle! If you give in, I'd love to hear how she shoots!
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    Well done! It's on my list too, so I'm quite...

    Well done! It's on my list too, so I'm quite jealous!
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    Thanks for the feedback guys. This is the first...

    Thanks for the feedback guys. This is the first time I’ve had to move them en masse so I’ve been stressing about it along with the long range move. Haha. I have one Mk I*** with a badly warped stock...
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    Oooo, learn something new every day. Neat rifle!

    Oooo, learn something new every day. Neat rifle!
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    Looks like a CLLE that started life as an MLM Mk...

    Looks like a CLLE that started life as an MLM Mk II and was shortened into a club rifle, fitted with a SMLE bolt, and had a NZ/RIC LEC-style handguard added to it?
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    Wood Stocks and Heat

    Hello all, I was hoping to draw on your collective wisdom to assuage what is hopefully paranoia on my part. Iím preparing for a move from one corner of the United States to the other via a weekish...
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    And a Bren...

    And a Bren...
  23. Fake?! Looks like somebody got pretty happy with their...

    Looks like somebody got pretty happy with their "T" stamp...
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    Here in the US, a shop called Special Interest...

    Here in the US, a shop called Special Interest Arms built a version of the De Lisle for awhile. Good work, but not exact replicas as they used a magazine insert and a standard length bolt rather than...
  25. Will they be cut for volley sights would be...

    Will they be cut for volley sights would be another good question. Provided they are and they are quality stocks I would certainly be in for several of each.
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