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    dating a bsa

    http://www.rifleman.org.uk/Dating%20your%20rifle.htm
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    Mossberg 42 M-B trainer

    this is a Lend lease trainer . i believe from the first batch of 2500 that was shipped because of lack of a serial number . plenty of other Brit markings , there appears to be a Woolwich...
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    I have to say the Us Model of 1917. :-) is the...

    I have to say the Us Model of 1917. :-) is the more accurate of the 2, nice tight grouping even with my tired ol eyes . maybe the P14 has had more lead down the Barrel, But then i havent fired them...
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    my current Lee Enfields ,Full bore

    My Stash from top to bottom
    DCRA 7.62
    #5 ROF (F) 6/45
    M47 Mk4 1943 . this one is quite unique because it has passed through all of the UK manufacturers in its life time (FTR etc )
    Mk III Lithgow...
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    Sticky: there is a never ending list of peoples holy...

    there is a never ending list of peoples holy grail. like a the (T)
    i was fortunate to find this recently , , the grail is still the (T) but
    this comes close ...
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    Lee-Enfield Rifle No.9 for the Royal Navy...

    Lee-Enfield Rifle No.9 for the Royal Navy
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    Lee Enfield #9 Mk 1

    I finally have the Icing on the cake , with my collection of .22`s . the ‪#‎9Mk1‬ arrived today , its beautiful , not a scratch on her. she shined up beautiful when i oiled her up a bit .When i...
  8. Trainers are very addictive , top to bottom ...

    Trainers are very addictive ,
    top to bottom
    C#7mk1
    #4 , bit of an oddball this one cant seem to find much info on it , the conversion was done in 68, lots of broad arrows , has a sleeved barrel...
  9. it would appear the proof date on barrel is...

    it would appear the proof date on barrel is T=1968 and the earlier proof pre conversion is
    O=1963

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2014/10/IMG_3692-1.jpg
    now just the enigma figuring...
  10. well it looks like Manton Arms in Birmingham ...

    well it looks like Manton Arms in Birmingham were making them (Mk 9 royal navy version ) as late as the 1990s apparently excellent rifles and a fine reproduction for the collector and shooter of...
  11. Im amazed anyone recognised the Springfield M87...

    Im amazed anyone recognised the Springfield M87 .although built as a trainer version of the M1 Garand , it never was adopted , too expensive to produce i guess. only 300 were made . this one is...
  12. Lee Enfield .22 conversion lots of pictures

    Hi guys i just bought his rifle , appears like its not been fired shiny bore etc. although the stock seems to be sanded a little , painted metalwork, empty magazine shell all the numbers match , ...
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    like busses they always come 2 at a time lol ...

    like busses they always come 2 at a time lol
    i bought another BSA tonight , this time 1915 sproterd one .
    this puppy definately a candidate for some marstar wood and hardware
    the metal is...
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    i have cleaned her up some the forestock was...

    i have cleaned her up some the forestock was quite light when degreased .
    but darkened up again when i applied toung oil.
    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2010/05/DSCI0704-1.jpg
    this...
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    well i just emailed the military museum in Lisbon...

    well i just emailed the military museum in Lisbon so see what comes back from there . this is quite the interesting rifle .
    anyways there is only one didgit and it appears to be "8"
    ...
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    portuguese Mk 111( pic heavy)

    ok i just bought a Mk 111 at Red deer gun show
    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2010/05/DSCI0679-1.jpg
    . it is rather devoid of markings , its def a BSA not sure of year . all matched ...
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    I am keen to obtain a nice M1 garand for a nice...

    I am keen to obtain a nice M1 garand for a nice shooter and the ping of course thats worth the money ,I would of course lovingly take care of it , it certainly wouldnt be a safe queen . and Edmonton...
  18. Excuse my igniorance but what does counterbored...

    Excuse my igniorance but what does counterbored mean .
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    Yes i did find this site via guntutz but the...

    Yes i did find this site via guntutz but the abreviation diddnt click .
    Im glad i did find a like minded bunch ov individuals though
    :dancingbanana:
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    quote That was the Bud Haynes auction you're...

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    That was the Bud Haynes auction you're refering too? Were the SKSs normal Norincos or were they Yugo?[/QUOTE]

    It was the bud haynes . but the SKS`s were not yugos .Norincos with a blade...
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    Garands

    Do surplus Garands surface once in a while in Canada , and what do they go for
    I have been surfing the web for a while and havent found anything .
    I even went to a nice gun action in town...
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    :*****: :*****::bash: Well im sure it is a load...

    :*****: :*****::bash: Well im sure it is a load of grief . and paperwork from both governments and of course theres the mark up from the importer/Agent and so the cost and time would out weigh the...
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    Garand

    I want one.
    yours is sure prety :thup:
    :dancingbanana:
    where can you get one in Canada
    Huggs & Kisses Dances with gophers
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    Surplus firearms magazine

    Hi Fellow military gun enthusiasts.
    Recently i came across a magazine put out by guns&ammo mag ,
    called surplus firearms I dont know if its a special or its gonna be a regular mag . But...
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    Whats with that . Canadians pay through the nose for ammo Eh
    Hi there folks . New member :bash: :bash:
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