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  1. I now swear by the rubber bolt on pads - butt...

    I now swear by the rubber bolt on pads - butt plate screws go through it. It protects the butt plate, increases Lop by 1.5 inches, has better grip in the shoulder and reduces felt recoil. Saved me...
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    Well BAR I have to say that this timeline may...

    Well BAR I have to say that this timeline may have been on longer side but this rifle has stuck by me while I changed jobs 4 times, started and finished a divorce and moved house twice. So its my...
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    Resurection / Conclusion

    This rifle caused me take a long journey of discovery and effort! To fund the original No32 scope as briefed, I ended up buying and selling bits and pieces to afford the investment. The years of...
  4. Sticky: A friend of mine just payed 1980's prices for a...

    A friend of mine just payed 1980's prices for a No4T rig from a re-enactor. The rifle is a 1944 BSA # K38711 - but its now wearing the bracket and scope from Longbranch 90L8215 - scope reported as...
  5. Thanks Lee Enfield - An observation and snippet I...

    Thanks Lee Enfield - An observation and snippet I did not previously know (I skipped receiver profile class). It does have a couple of Savage marked parts in the mix also. PL - Keep the engraving...
  6. I like rifle "forensics" though! My last pass /...

    I like rifle "forensics" though! My last pass / chance at finding its origin would have been ratifying an FTR removal of "US Property" marks as a policy or process- there could be feint traces...
  7. Thanks for the supporting info so far! This...

    Thanks for the supporting info so far!

    This was resurrected from a $101 sportster but shoots like a dream so is worth some effort to save. There is a light rub mark made by the lower side of the...
  8. WTB: Parker Hale Matchmaker "Post" style inserts

    Am running the PH Matchmaker tube style front sight - I prefer the single post style insert disks - Ill take any width to start, but would like a range to trial. Seems there is a glut of concentric...
  9. No4 Mk1/3 Origination and bolt head track

    Greetings - I just rebuilt this rifle having found it as a sporter. The suncorite was nice throughout after its FTR. If this was a Savage No4Mk1* originally would the Fazakerley FTR have removed...
  10. Sticky: Asking for: L39 A787 L42 F35125 Cheers!

    Asking for:
    L39 A787
    L42 F35125

    Cheers!
  11. WTB: British L1A1 SUIT Sight Mount / Top Cover

    Prefer British mfg marked, uncracked, uncut and ready to look good but be disappointing at every level.
  12. Can anyone with an authentic / intact trials T...

    Can anyone with an authentic / intact trials T rifle comment on the scope cap codes used? Anything like "J/ JJ"?
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    I would appreciate those bracket drawings too...

    I would appreciate those bracket drawings too Alen D E!
    Many thanks in advance.
  14. Detail of Brcket #1 and "me with a T"

    Per your request above - nope, not a single identifiable mark - not even suggestive dents or scratches..
    98594985939859598596

    Here is the mismatched T assembly out with me for evaluation on a...
  15. Part 2 - The Sante Fe Mising Link

    I happened across a Sante Fe "Delux Sportster" and added it to my laboratory / collection. This was a rarer model produced by the originators of the term "jungle carbine" in the late 50's - this one...
  16. "T" Scope Bracket Origin / Recognition Parts 1 and 2

    Part 1 - A little expert advise on this bracket that came to me holding a genuine No32mk3 scope on a mismatched No4Mk1T.

    It seems to be British pattern right down to the thumb screws and springs. ...
  17. So what are the current "authentic" restoration...

    So what are the current "authentic" restoration finishes then (over park or course)? Last I heard of suncorite it was dated for a 2010 expiry and was becoming unobtainium.
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    WW2 Sniper CES

    I typically don't get involved in the "full kit" CES collecting and stick to just the obvious contents of the Crate, however I just experienced an opportunity of a lifetime to increase my collection...
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    Any drawings of these boxes around and a list of...

    Any drawings of these boxes around and a list of typical contents? I would like to build a display model for re-enactment. Some of the guys need their screws tightening..
  20. Boys AT Rifle - Vehicle Mount Spigot - Photos / Drawings?

    Does anybody have a clear photo or drawing of the vehicle spigot mount for the Boys AT - as pictured (partially) on the Morris LRC - also used on the Humber AC and Universal Carrier.

    Or as a long...
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    I may have an NOS stock potentially coming soon...

    I may have an NOS stock potentially coming soon and a nifty Parker Hale machine on sight (surplus to requirements) that is a windage base added to the No4 singer sight - marked for elevation for...
  22. For Sale: Enfiled & Parker Hale Triangular Sling Swivel Screw Front Hand Guard

    I have a range of makes and models available>

    DoD pattern "low" per No4T, L42, L39 and others - blued, browned, suncorite, with marks F,E or B - some war time, some other manufacture - $65 each...
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    Cinders, lets have Gription and Boingier as new...

    Cinders, lets have Gription and Boingier as new entries for the Real World Engineer's Dictionary. I would prefer to be either useful or funny - but rarely both ;)

    Cheers!
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    As previously said - not yet finished or checked...

    As previously said - not yet finished or checked by gunsmith type resources. The chamber could be smoother and uniform, the extractor should be reviewed, switch for correctly set up / selected...
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    Sight rebuilding tips are searchable (top right...

    Sight rebuilding tips are searchable (top right corner). Essentially - thread the micrometer screw into the bush in the assembled cursor & scale. Move assembly to large ziplock bag or assembly...
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