Well, the board is either fixed, or it's going to run terribly. Cross your fingers and hope for the best. I'm at my technical limit right now.

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by englishman_ca
Sat Jul 07, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: Lee-Enfield System
Replies: 36
Views: 5464
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Re: Lee-Enfield System

Interesting carbine. LEC is as you deduced Lee Enfield Carbine. There were a number of variations. What you have started out as an 1898 Lee Enfield cavalry carbine. It was converted into a Royal Irish Constabulary carbine, witnessed by the bushing fitted to the muzzle. This is so that the thin light...
by englishman_ca
Wed Jul 26, 2017 12:35 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: Why would anyone want an Enfield
Replies: 45
Views: 19573
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Re: Why would anyone want an Enfield

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There is one more official model of carbine not shown in my collection.

So I need just one more to complete.....
by englishman_ca
Fri Jul 14, 2017 12:07 am
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: Lee Enfield Barrel Markings Decoded
Replies: 3
Views: 3410
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Re: Lee Enfield Barrel Markings Decoded

Yeah, I think it is just semantics. It's all in the spelling. Originally it was termed 'Nock's form', now it is often seen as 'nocks form'. I guess some spell it 'knox', it sounds the same. Peter Laidler might be the first one to say 'I could be wrong..' Knox then is what Brit armourers use, I'll no...
by englishman_ca
Wed Jul 12, 2017 8:11 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: Lee Enfield Barrel Markings Decoded
Replies: 3
Views: 3410
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Re: Lee Enfield Barrel Markings Decoded

Interesting info. I note that it mentions Mk.VII ammo, so it was published post 1910. I find this all very intriguing, thanks for posting. No idea if this was 'official' information, but I would question some of the interpretations as they are different as to how we see them today. R on the nocks fo...
by englishman_ca
Thu Jun 29, 2017 4:00 pm
Forum: British Empire and Commonwealth
Topic: Lee-Enfield Modifications, Replicas, and Fakes
Replies: 8
Views: 5099
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Re: Lee-Enfield Modifications, Replicas, and Fakes

Wow! unissued condition LE rifles for $125 to $150?

I think that this article is a little dated. But still good reading.

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