Search:

Type: Posts; User: Lee Enfield; Excluded Forums: Milsurp Knowledge Libraries (READ ONLY)

Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.06 seconds; generated 53 minute(s) ago.

  1. Replies
    59
    Views
    13,824

    106482 The lowest commercial Mk5 so far...

    106482

    The lowest commercial Mk5 so far (Serial # 152)...and in the US - should have been manufactured c.1967/68 ...possibly early enough to be transferable in the USA depending on when it was...
  2. Replies
    20
    Views
    458

    I had a "post war" dated "commercial" BSA No4MkI...

    I had a "post war" dated "commercial" BSA No4MkI which had the D6E inspectors stamp in the conventional No4T location.

    Raises the question of whether the rifle was returned to BSA by H&H, or was...
  3. Replies
    226
    Views
    4,601

    N95 is unlikely to be effective as the N95 is for...

    N95 is unlikely to be effective as the N95 is for filtering particulates (ie. dust)
  4. Replies
    6
    Views
    179

    The aluminum top cover was just stupid. The...

    The aluminum top cover was just stupid.

    The bipod on the barrel (of the originals) was just stupidity illustrating a lack of end user input.

    The bolts and firing pin issues...need i say...
  5. Sticky: Could it have been one of the XL42 rifles which...

    Could it have been one of the XL42 rifles which was converted to L42A1 standard and reshipped after trials?
  6. Replies
    92
    Views
    9,325

    The published story of the invasion indicates...

    The published story of the invasion indicates that an L42 was used to delay an Argy ship.

    I have also seen photos that seem to indicate that the British had at least 1 L42 on the island prior to...
  7. I've seen several of that design bracket (on...

    I've seen several of that design bracket (on guns) - all advertised as original.
  8. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,080

    Long Branch No4 T snipers appear to have had the...

    Long Branch No4 T snipers appear to have had the Rings (partially at least) numbered right from "day 1".

    My understanding is that the instruction to number the rings of British No4 T rifles was...
  9. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,006

    Had to have been more than that. I've seen at...

    Had to have been more than that. I've seen at least 50, and I'm a long way from Inglis.

    I would think during the 2 year period it would be at least 2 per day.

    The one I continue to own is...
  10. Replies
    24
    Views
    1,006

    I would think repaired rear tube from No.53?

    I would think repaired rear tube from No.53?
  11. Thread: no4t

    by Lee Enfield
    Replies
    24
    Views
    942

    In the not so clear photos of the scope mount, i...

    In the not so clear photos of the scope mount, i think it resembles one of the "Italian" type repros which has been worked over.

    Perhaps clearer focus photos would be possible?
  12. Replies
    6
    Views
    189

    I like the Patt. 51 bren pouches, they make great...

    I like the Patt. 51 bren pouches, they make great supply pouches for hunting.
  13. .455 because of the British acceptance markings....

    .455 because of the British acceptance markings.

    If you remove the Grips, there should be a capital "E" stamped on the frame.

    Post WW1 barrel due to the re-inforce against the frame (1919 and...
  14. Sticky: Any sign of serial number 02134c ?

    Any sign of serial number 02134c ?
  15. Your New Service was built as a .455 in the...

    Your New Service was built as a .455 in the 1914-16 period.

    The barrel is from the end of production (mid 1930's to early 1940's).
    It's not factory Bluing.

    Many NOS spare parts (barrels and...
  16. Replies
    22
    Views
    2,354

    Rob, look again at the timeline: 8 July '44,...

    Rob, look again at the timeline:

    8 July '44, they enquired on 4,000 "instruments" to be delivered by April '45.

    August '44 they are disappointed to learn that April '45 is not realistic.

    I...
  17. Sticky: I'm not Gil, but the M86/M87 was marketed to...

    I'm not Gil, but the M86/M87 was marketed to Military, Police and Civilian purchasers.

    The only military adoption of which I'm aware was Canada as the C3A1.

    Numerous M86/M87 rifles for sale in...
  18. Sticky: https://auctions.holtsauctioneers.com/asp/fullCata...

    https://auctions.holtsauctioneers.com/asp/fullCatalogue.asp?salelot=S0320+++4100+&refno=++147534&saletype=
    That is NOT an M85, it is an M86/M87

    105533
  19. Replies
    7
    Views
    3,007

    As usual I was looking for something else and...

    As usual I was looking for something else and stumbled across the document.

    I believe i made a copy, haven't been able to relocate it yet.
  20. Replies
    22
    Views
    2,354

    Excerpt from the Canadian Military Historical...

    Excerpt from the Canadian Military Historical Report Report No. 73:

    Sniper's Equipment
    38. Subsequent to a general survey of the situation on snipers equipment (109), a meeting
    was held in June...
  21. Replies
    7
    Views
    3,007

    I came across a document recently which states...

    I came across a document recently which states that REL developed/ used new optical glues to replace Balsam as lense glue.
  22. BAyonet Collection Presentation...

    BAyonet Collection Presentation

    I am sure that is an Israeli property marking.

    https://www.milsurps.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=105377&d=1581250776
  23. It's probably more a case of lacking experience...

    It's probably more a case of lacking experience in the specific firearm.

    I'm sure one of my friends suggested the source of the problem to me, and I didn't believe him based on the fact the the...
  24. Replies
    8
    Views
    378

    "Tough Guys" 1986

    "Tough Guys" 1986
  25. It's been refinished. Obviously after the US...

    It's been refinished. Obviously after the US Property marking was removed.

    The proof is the purple on the side of the receiver from the induction hardening for the bolt locking recess.
Results 1 to 25 of 120
Page 1 of 5 1 2 3 4
Milsurps Talk Radio