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    Itís not blued just aged, I also have a 1915 DWM in identical condition the give away is the inside of the action raw and not blued. My bolt is intact and matching the rest of the rifle amazing...
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    I have a load that seems to work well in any...

    I have a load that seems to work well in any enfield itís used in. From a Lithgow HT to a No4T and a very nice NZ savage no4, try 41.0 grains of RE-15.

    As long as your using a 174 grain Sierra or...
  3. Thread: Martini MkIV

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    I also have a Mark IV with a 1908 on the but...

    I also have a Mark IV with a 1908 on the but stock on the right hand side.
    Mine has an RP as well, i was under the impression the date was a re-arsenal date not sold out of service?
    In very close...
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    I was particularly lucky early December and...

    I was particularly lucky early December and picked up a NOS fore end locally. It was an unused 44 Slaz and has the copper pads fitted in the draws. And the price, a princely $90. I was restoring a...
  5. Thread: Repro scopes?

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    Can i add that since repair the repro scopes...

    Can i add that since repair the repro scopes track well, my concern with using the real one isnt wear and tear.
    I was more concerned with damage or worse, theft. We use comunal racks for storage on...
  6. Thread: Repro scopes?

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    I have read the opinions and i have a genuine...

    I have read the opinions and i have a genuine no4t, my veiw is a bit different, using a repro for feild use so an original doesnt get damaged.

    I also have two of the repros both in brackets, both...
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    Thanks for pointing that out, i hadnt noticed this variation, i can get some close up photos later this morning if anyone is interested?
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    I was going to try them in my pattern 14 as well,...

    I was going to try them in my pattern 14 as well, they tried our load using Re 15 which performs very well with the 174 sierra.
    Might try them with 2206h and 2208, yes it is fun Cinders we will be...
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    I got some yesterday, 250 to test in one of 3...

    I got some yesterday, 250 to test in one of 3 rifles. My brother tried some the weekend before last, he said they proved better in a no1 mark Iii ht than they did in his no4T?? Tested at 100 to 300...
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    I also have a spare M1917 rear sight, there is a...

    I also have a spare M1917 rear sight, there is a difference in length and distance markings. The P 14 is longer and reads to 1650 I was surprised how different they actually are.
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    Very nice indeed, I managed a standard Winchester...

    Very nice indeed, I managed a standard Winchester P14 sight without a serial. I wonder how rare an unmarked F type is??
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    I have seen 2 more P14 Winchesters with F-type...

    I have seen 2 more P14 Winchesters with F-type sights in the last 4 months. Both are owned by members of the rifle club which I attend. I did a double take when I saw both, I only picked mine up in...
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    I own a low number Winchester with an "f" type...

    I own a low number Winchester with an "f" type rear sight, some debate on the stock but in reading other sources these sights were fitted by armorers in the field??

    P14 M1917 Rifles
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    Counter-question: Are you aware that "unstarred"...

    Counter-question: Are you aware that "unstarred" i.e. unmodified P14 Mk Is are considered to be very rare?


    An interesting point Patrick, can you explain this further for us?
  15. Thread: Re-barrel

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    If I lived in the US that may be an option, it...

    If I lived in the US that may be an option, it seems that getting anything shipped from the US is a problem. So if I was getting the groups that the OP was getting I would be blisfully happy and...
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    No disrespect to Criterion intended, I was torn...

    No disrespect to Criterion intended, I was torn with keeping it original and re-barrelling. I expect that it will loose credence as a collectable and become a shooter? For what its worth, I will keep...
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    A real pity as its the original tube, the overall...

    A real pity as its the original tube, the overall condition of the rifle is excellent, so looking for a new barrel, may have to settle for a Criterion?
  18. Thread: Re-barrel

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    Already tried that, even tried some .311 in...

    Already tried that, even tried some .311 in various weights. No the barrel is un serviceable, there is rifling there but you can drop a .308 in at the muzzle and without much effort it will freefall...
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    I certainly wouldnt be concerned, my Eddystone...

    I certainly wouldnt be concerned, my Eddystone M1917 throws the bullets at the target sideways. So seeing they are hitting the target right way is definatley an advantage. Mine has beatiful wood,...
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    So did you buy one from Lawrence Ord, if so lets...

    So did you buy one from Lawrence Ord, if so lets see some photos!!
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    I know what you mean, however they (1903's) do...

    I know what you mean, however they (1903's) do bring a premium this side of the "pond".

    A member of our team for MRC events also has a 1903 with the Pedersen cutout, he paid close to 1K for it and...
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    I checked out the 1903's at Lawrence after I...

    I checked out the 1903's at Lawrence after I purchased the one in the link below:

    1903a1

    I too am based in Australia and involved with the SSAA / MRC and Combined Services, attended the...
  23. Thread: 1903a1

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    Dropped past and swapped out the sling for the...

    Dropped past and swapped out the sling for the appropriate Kerr 1903 which I had purchased late last year. I accept its not a 1903A1, for what limited surfing I did on the web yesterday I made an...
  24. Thread: 1903a1

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    Feedback is appreciated, any 1903 specialists...

    Feedback is appreciated, any 1903 specialists that can tell me if this looks intact, as mentioned above, I said sold as soon as I looked at it!!
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    Just reduced the size of the image, I hope this...

    Just reduced the size of the image, I hope this works?

    http://i1141.photobucket.com/albums/n600/Hesheema/e2603af5-f0e8-4477-80c7-ed39974229bf_zps8f560b42.jpg

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