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    UPDATE: First off, thanks for all your advice....

    UPDATE:
    First off, thanks for all your advice. It all really helps!
    I’ve managed to find a front sight blade that I need, according to the calculations provided in the Lee Enfield knowledge...
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    I see your point and all things being equal, I’d...

    I see your point and all things being equal, I’d wholeheartedly agree.
    The thing is, the maximum range I’ll be shooting at is 100 yards. Once in a blue moon and at a stretch I might even be able to...
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    Of course: off the top of the base! The parts...

    Of course: off the top of the base! The parts left and right of the blade, gotcha!
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    Thanks! Yes, I was aware of that: you have to...

    Thanks! Yes, I was aware of that: you have to take an equal amount of the base and the blade and re-profile the blade.
    Shouldn’t be to big a job with a lathe.

    Do you know if the No.1 foresight...
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    Wow. Live an learn. Yes, I did read that on the...

    Wow. Live an learn.
    Yes, I did read that on the internet.
    As I’m reading this on the internet! 😇
    But a source like Peter can’t be ignored, of course…

    I’ll try other ammo and if the results are...
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    Thanks! I need a -0.060 blade though…! ...

    Thanks! I need a -0.060 blade though…!

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    Yes, I will try a different ammo brand. Maybe that’s what’s...
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    Thanks for that! Yes, it will not be exactly the...

    Thanks for that!
    Yes, it will not be exactly the same, but a 9” difference at 100 yards seems excessive?

    According to the calculations, I would need a -0.060 sight blade!
    I don’t think these are...
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    I’m using Privi 174gr FMJ ammo. According to...

    I’m using Privi 174gr FMJ ammo. According to tests I’ve read, these fly quite true to the MkVII, which also is 174gr FMJ.

    But would different ammo produce a 9” deviation from the standard at 100...
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    MPI of Lee enfield No.4 MkII UF55 series

    As a long time admirer of the No.4 Lee Enfield, I managed to pick up a No.4 MkII from the UF 55 A batch.
    It was sold from an old stock and put on the market in 1995.
    They say it is from a batch...
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