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    Enbloc, yes, there is a small 'ABNI' above the locking shoulder.
    I understand that was in response to the ATF having a hissy over the Buena Vista stamping, as that wasnt the actual location where the receivers were made.

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    The custom matching serial number was a nice touch.
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    They matched the Lithgowicon factory park colour very well indeed.

    The serial number on the receiver is a very nice touch. Was this a common occurrence on these early Enterprise Receivers, did the company procure Lithgow TMH's, check fit and park them both together?

    Sorry about all the questions, but aftermarket receiver builds are just alien to us in the UKicon.

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    I honestly do not know. Ive been trying to get some solid info on Entreprise, a lot of conflicting stuff regarding them.

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    Some of their early builds were made from war-reserve rifles from Britainicon and New Zealandicon, and can be true works of art. Unfortunately, the quality control on their later receivers fell to the point that some of the major professional builders of FNs and L1A1s here won't work with late Entreprise receivers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by enbloc8 View Post
    Some of their early builds were made from war-reserve rifles from Britainicon and New Zealandicon, and can be true works of art. Unfortunately, the quality control on their later receivers fell to the point that some of the major professional builders of FNs and L1A1s here won't work with late Entreprise receivers.
    Many thanks for the info. When you say they won't work on late Enterprise made receiver builds, is there a single good reason, or a raft of quality issues to overcome, i.e poor tolerances, materials etc

    Would these later receivers be regarded as not safe to shoot?

    Cheers, John.

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    They are safe to shoot. As memory serves, the problem was that the feed ramps weren't profiled correctly and caused major feeding problems. I think there may have been some barrel fitting problems as well, but the unreliable feeding is what I remember being the big issue.

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