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    No fire rated safe helps over here. The heat is...

    No fire rated safe helps over here.
    The heat is so intense, fueled by Eucalyptus and pine trees.. the oils in the timber begin to create vapor and when it ignites, blows the door off the...
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    ....and so How's Your Luck Holding?

    I've been collecting Firearms for a very long time, I started a Rest of World Collection, branched into Mausers, these days Enfields.
    As a Collector/Dealer, I passed a lot of fine rifles on, my...
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    Data added.

    Just a heads up, Lee Enfield SMLE Inspection criteria now added to the LITHGOW STEEL SPEC.s sticky.
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  7. Sticky: These next 34 sheets are the Rifle Inspection...

    These next 34 sheets are the Rifle Inspection sheets.
    The Enfield sheet, then the India Sheets and finally the adoption of parts of both in relation to Lithgow Rifles.
    The Lithgow sheets to be...
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    One of Harry's Palma Badges, Canada I think....

    One of Harry's Palma Badges, Canada I think.
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    ...and the Australian Score board
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    Yeah, the coat gives it away. Lost the sight in...

    Yeah, the coat gives it away.
    Lost the sight in the right eye as a child, he was the only one of five not involved in the services.
    Oddly enough I shot left handed in deliberate matches, right...
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    Trophies and Time

    Well I had written a long story, but it seems to have faded away....why doesn't this system auto save like Gunboards?

    This story is about missing treasure....well silverware at least.
    I come...
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    The true story post 1968, after FARELF and...

    The true story post 1968, after FARELF and Claret, is yet to come out.
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    Probably overthinking this a bit, but as the...

    Probably overthinking this a bit, but as the machinery was yank, the Aussies did their initial training on using the equipment over there, some of the staff, including two managers were from there,...
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    The Specification to govern Manufacture and...

    The Specification to govern Manufacture and Inspection 1909 calls it the body as a breakdown of parts on page 1 and 4, but by page 6 para.16, "the barrel will be submitted with the action attached...
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    Now what was it called again?

    Been re reading some old files while chasing info for a member, Mainly pertaining to Factory Rifle Inspections.

    Well, sometimes I confuse myself, but these buggers don't help.
    So what exactly...
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    The CENTRAL was first patented on 31/5/34 as...

    The CENTRAL was first patented on 31/5/34 as application 17801/34 and after two years of litigation due to patent conflict, was formerly accepted 6/6/35 and cleared for production 22/10/36 with...
  16. Good one Zed, are her scores cleaning you up yet?

    Good one Zed, are her scores cleaning you up yet?
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    Brings Rupert Brookes straight to mind.

    Brings Rupert Brookes straight to mind.
  18. Value? ...or better still, take their petty animosity...

    ...or better still, take their petty animosity back to the Mauser Forums on Gunboards.
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    With a body like yours Cinders, you wouldn't be...

    With a body like yours Cinders, you wouldn't be game to lay in the sun.:rofl:
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    Sticky: Pisco, thanks for the pic, it looks like the...

    Pisco, thanks for the pic, it looks like the bottom loop of a 3, another way of telling if it is 1940 or '43 is to look at the proof marks on the left of the receiver, pre 1941 D series had the crown...
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    Sticky: Pisco, can you check the prefix? 1940 should be a...

    Pisco, can you check the prefix? 1940 should be a B, not an E.
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    I do know the answer to that....but I ain't...

    I do know the answer to that....but I ain't tellin yet.:madsmile:


    I had done the research for a book, but with my age and time being against me, I will probably add that chapter to the Lithgow...
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    This ? is an official Lithgow stamp, it can be...

    This ? is an official Lithgow stamp, it can be found on both the receiver and barrel, it is specific to 1916 and 1917 dated rifles.
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    Playtime

    Took four SMLE's to the range to check out, a 1918 Enfield Sporter, a 1913 Lithgow, a 1916H Lithgow and a 1938 Lithgow.
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    Checked zero on each at 25m, only the '16H needed sight adjustment,...
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    More help needed.

    If you look at the latest update of the Lithgow Survey, in the Survivor listings you will see some 1916/17 rifles marked with a ? (question mark), I need to add to these serial numbers to get a...
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