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  1. Sticky: A1842 offered here....

    A1842 offered here. Has obviously gone through the South Asian refurbishment program involving being scraped with a broken hacksaw blade and painted with black goop with a bill-paster's brush.
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  2. Sticky: Glad to see you've taken this over Colin, you'll...

    Glad to see you've taken this over Colin, you'll do a better job of it I'm sure. ;)
  3. Sticky: Photos saved - muzzle appears to have a very...

    Photos saved - muzzle appears to have a very slight downward cant(?)

    Citizen Bubba strikes again. The pads now lying in some forgotten drawer or thrown out with the rest of his "junk" when Bubba...
  4. Sticky: This is one of the Model C trials rifles prepared...

    This is one of the Model C trials rifles prepared in 1935. Notice the sling swivel loop on the trigger guard, aluminum buttplate and relief cut for the rear sight to the standard No4 depth to allow...
  5. Sticky: Thank you Roger & BlurredEdge! BlurredEdge you...

    Thank you Roger & BlurredEdge! BlurredEdge you seem to have one of the very few complete originals; do you have any history on the rifle if I may ask?
  6. Sticky: Thank you David, I am adding that to the list...

    Thank you David, I am adding that to the list right now and it will be in the next revision.

    And generally, just to reiterate, these are the details we're logging:

    1. Rifle serial number
    2....
  7. Sticky: Thanks, we've got that one in post 13 & 14 above.

    Thanks, we've got that one in post 13 & 14 above.
  8. Sticky: Thanks for that one! I do have it logged as...

    Thanks for that one! I do have it logged as being ex-Val Forgett collection and green painted.

    Updated list to be posted shortly.
  9. Sticky: Thanks, looks like a late trials body left over...

    Thanks, looks like a late trials body left over that was finished at BSA in 1941. It has the "Model C" back sight modification: what later became the standard for the No4.
  10. Sticky: Got it thanks. Trigger guard loop for action...

    Got it thanks. Trigger guard loop for action cover is present I see; I remember that one or both of mine had none and that appeared to be from the factory...another column coming up!

    I think we...
  11. Sticky: I couldn't find it listed - do you have a link? ...

    I couldn't find it listed - do you have a link?

    Badger, I've sent you the wrong file! I'll send the updated one now.:o

    1. Eliminated "bracket" column as all had Rose Bros. brackets originally...
  12. Sticky: I removed the spreadsheet for revision and...

    I removed the spreadsheet for revision and because it was not very useful in that PDF I hurriedly created. I have sent it to Doug and I hope he is equipped software wise to present it in a clearer...
  13. Sticky: Thank you Lance for your 32 serial numbers...

    Thank you Lance for your 32 serial numbers provided by PM! I have removed the "owner/informant" column for now, but 10 or 11 of your numbers were previously unknown to me and are now incorporated...
  14. Sticky: A study of No.4 Mk.I "Trials" rifles: information requested!

    We've discussed these in numerous threads over the years and the other day I finally got irritated enough by the 'information diaspora' to start an Excel spreadsheet- which first showed me how...
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