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  1. Thread: Out of Nowhere

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    Out of Nowhere

    This little place is off the beaten track that I was told about on a new road we have found for our motor cycle riding on weekends.
    It is next to a small wooden hall on the Thompsonsbrook road which...
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    Remembering them

    This has taken me a fair few years to put this little Australian montage together as a mark of respect not only for those that went away and did not retrurn but those that were left behind.
    In...
  3. Thread: Bump up.

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    Yep got one of those thingies sitting on the...

    Yep got one of those thingies sitting on the shelf Alan never used it trial fitted bit of a mission with a No 1 MkIII not to bad with the No.4 though thanks for the share.
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    Never be afraid of posting a pic of your rifle we...

    Never be afraid of posting a pic of your rifle we are all enthusiasts and collectors here and probably one of the very rare sites that will not pull the p*ss out of someones item, as to us the owners...
  5. Thread: Bump up.

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    My inference to cord wear was only referencing...

    My inference to cord wear was only referencing the muzzle not the chamber as the chamber will guide the pull thru and flannalete through into the bore it is as stated pretty well known the throats in...
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    Nothing like the smell of gunpowder to sooth ones...

    Nothing like the smell of gunpowder to sooth ones nerves good hit Ovidio.:super:
  7. Thread: Bump up.

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    Throats on the lee's were generous to say the...

    Throats on the lee's were generous to say the least but another malady that can present itself is cord wear unless a person knows what they are looking for at the muzzle end they may miss the fact...
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    For goodness sakes if you are going to start...

    For goodness sakes if you are going to start pulling the weapon down look up the threads on how to do it many fore stocks have been split by well meaning amatures doing the wrong thing. Heed the...
  9. Thread: Bump up.

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    Thanks Muffett it clearly shows it, in relation...

    Thanks Muffett it clearly shows it, in relation to the bumping I thought with the boat tails you suffered more blow by at the initial stages when the projie leaves the case prior to it starting to...
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    Value? I am not qualified enough to comment on that but...

    I am not qualified enough to comment on that but life experience with 40 years in construction where one has a metal of a certain hardness and enough heat is applied to leave that type of bluing then...
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    Value? Please dont take this the wrong way but that blue...

    Please dont take this the wrong way but that blue tinge on the bolt just in front of the handle up top looks like heating marks what say the others, looks a tidy rig good for you.
    Cocking on close...
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    Books

    Get the last one of Ian Skennertons the one on the bottom left Ian is the recognised most knowlegable person on the Lee Enfields.
    Stratton books are handy for a quick reference guide if your at a...
  13. Thread: Reading List?

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    Got both of those reads good books plus Anzac...

    Got both of those reads good books plus Anzac Sniper, Ed Klugers book Dead Center, Dear Mom, Silent Warrior, 13 cent Killers, Shooters, Sniper One, Marine Sniper, The Last Wolf, SAS Sniper, With...
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    Yes Ovidio you can understand what it feels like...

    Yes Ovidio you can understand what it feels like and yet I could comfortably kick over my 1976 Z900 Kawasaki.
  15. Thread: New Movie

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    New Movie

    Just watched OUTPOST based on a true story well worth watching. 10/10
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    They are welds you can see the colouration rings...

    They are welds you can see the colouration rings from the heat generated with the weld, does this type of welding affect the tempering of the action!
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    Be a while before we see these in Oz and probably...

    Be a while before we see these in Oz and probably wont be able to get one due to some frikin obtuse ruling by the police.
    Here is a foot note the W.A police have stopped giving us all a hard time...
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    This may tie in with why my 5MD NoI MkIII H 1916...

    This may tie in with why my 5MD NoI MkIII H 1916 has a '37 replacement barrel................I really should read my books to learn more on these rifles
  19. Post 1881 Abbr LEIC = The Leicestershire Regiment...

    Post 1881 Abbr LEIC = The Leicestershire Regiment Pre 1881 Abbr = 17th Foot Source The Broad Arrow MkII Pg 116.
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    Hmmm! did not they issue a bag of salt to keep...

    Hmmm! did not they issue a bag of salt to keep the snails back! Seriously though the olden day riders of the 20's-30's had far bigger kahoona's than I as they had very suspect tyres (Skinnies)...
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    Happy B/Day Merle hope you have a great...

    Happy B/Day Merle hope you have a great day.:cheers::cheers::cheers::cheers:
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    Sorry to hear losing your friend Ovidio its the...

    Sorry to hear losing your friend Ovidio its the old addage my friend the bulb burns brightest before it blows some people seem to pick up before they pass.
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    I agree, I did that with my 1916 Lithgow 5MD No...

    I agree,
    I did that with my 1916 Lithgow 5MD No 1 MkIII which started as a $100 purchase missing the mag and safety by the time I sourced all WWI star lithgow marked with the correct mag & follower,...
  24. Would the shorter brl on the No.5 account for a...

    Would the shorter brl on the No.5 account for a different trajectory of MkVII ball hence a coarser thread as it is only graduated to 800Yds probably what the builders envisaged as a long shot in the...
  25. Search the threads here on the Lee enfields on...

    Search the threads here on the Lee enfields on what to look for traps and pit stops when you find one you like get pics of the rifle hopefully the seller will get pics of the stamping on the barrel...
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