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  1. Thread: LEE METFORD

    by Daan Kemp
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    Get a gunsmith to provide a letter confirming the...

    Get a gunsmith to provide a letter confirming the rifle isn't a Lee Metford, go through the pain of changing the details of the rifle with the DFO/CFR. I recommend either Winchester as the...
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    Re-enactors usually are older, wide around the...

    Re-enactors usually are older, wide around the middle :) and the uniform is too clean.
  3. Thanks. I thought so but your explanation makes...

    Thanks. I thought so but your explanation makes it very clear.
  4. Ladder test?

    Ladder test?
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    We had .22LR Martini target rifles in the South...

    We had .22LR Martini target rifles in the South African cadet system for many years, IIRC built by BSA. They disappeared decades ago, probably melted after being withdrawn from schools
  6. Did some quick research, not exhaustive. Seems...

    Did some quick research, not exhaustive.

    Seems there is a lack of facts of C96 being blown up or destroyed by the cartridges used.
    Seems the velocity and bullet weight of both cartridges are...
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    Thanks Ovidio

    Thanks Ovidio
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    What does the 'Norwegian' hat look like?

    What does the 'Norwegian' hat look like?
  9. Doubt very much SA made, especially wood. ...

    Doubt very much SA made, especially wood.

    Photos would tell the tale clearer.
  10. Must have missed it somewhere, what rifle?

    Must have missed it somewhere, what rifle?
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    Main job?

    Main job?
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    As we all know, good firearms never grow old,...

    As we all know, good firearms never grow old, they wear out or are destroyed. Their dates of manufacture indicate respect.
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    Should be No4 butt plate. Zamak was used in WWII...

    Should be No4 butt plate. Zamak was used in WWII due to lack of brass. Somebody replaced the trapdoor.
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    The ammunition might be worth more to a...

    The ammunition might be worth more to a collector.

    Many pictures of the markings on the Rifle would allows the experts to comment.
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    You probably have a No 1 Mk III [SMLE], No 4 Mk I...

    You probably have a No 1 Mk III [SMLE], No 4 Mk I and a No 5 [Jungle]. No 1 has the description on the wrist right hand side, No 4 on the body left side, No 5 left body.

    Do a search on the...
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    Owner's initials?

    Owner's initials?
  17. Thread: sad day

    by Daan Kemp
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    Adventure and drama. Africa or Africa related,...

    Adventure and drama. Africa or Africa related, especially South Africa and Rhodesia. Not hunting stuff. Some today, some going back centuries. Some about Egypt thousands of years ago. All good...
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    Agree with the steel ball bearing saga, except it...

    Agree with the steel ball bearing saga, except it was a large one.
  19. Just love the cameraman's camera back logo!

    Just love the cameraman's camera back logo!
  20. If you don't shoot the rifles the inside...

    If you don't shoot the rifles the inside condition of the barrel doesn't matter. If you do shoot them, the question is how accurate is it? If accuracy is about 3 inches at 100m that is just about...
  21. Still is an awesome place. Best country in the...

    Still is an awesome place. Best country in the world to live in I still believe.

    It might be a good time for that hunt, prices should be highly negotiable in this Covid time.
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    Value? The No 1 has been worked on a lot, the wood fit...

    The No 1 has been worked on a lot, the wood fit is very [too] good, metal redone. I agree with BAR, the wood is too light for a No 1 but never say never for an LE.
  23. Handsome rifle with that stock.

    Handsome rifle with that stock.
  24. Might be a good buy if you want a shooter. First...

    Might be a good buy if you want a shooter. First check the barrel.
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    Usually some brisk shooting cleans most of the...

    Usually some brisk shooting cleans most of the rubbish out.
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