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 5thbatt
Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:28 pm
Forum: .22 Caliber Military Trainer
Topic: Couple of NZ No2 MkIV* trainers
Replies: 5
Views: 6515
New Zealand

Re: Couple of NZ No2 MkIV* trainers

Oh those are beautiful, Nice side by side comparison photos... Any idea of how many of those were made?? I believe its about 25'000+ for the No2 MkIV* Here's some of the history of NZ use of the No2 http://www.armsregister.com/arms_register/arms_register_documents/nzar_189_smle_mkiv_22_trainer.pdf
by 5thbatt
Tue Jun 20, 2017 4:22 pm
Forum: .22 Caliber Military Trainer
Topic: No2 MkIV (1909 EFD MkIII)
Replies: 0
Views: 4140
New Zealand

No2 MkIV (1909 EFD MkIII)

This one is a pre 1925 conversion as it is marked Sht.22 MkIV with no star so would not have had a empty magazine case to catch spent shells. It is a conversion of a Enfield made 1909 MkIII & has no ownership markings, this is the first volley sighted SMLEs i ever got so has been in my collection fo...
by 5thbatt
Mon Jun 19, 2017 10:38 pm
Forum: .22 Caliber Military Trainer
Topic: Couple of NZ No2 MkIV* trainers
Replies: 5
Views: 6515
New Zealand

Re: Couple of NZ No2 MkIV* trainers

Wow! Those are some nice looking rifles. Are they like mine with the hollow magazines? How do they shoot? Yep, hollow mags, the 1918 shoots as well as you would expect these too, the 1917 i am yet to fire but will be on the next range trip :) I have 3 other No2 MkIV*s all with their volley sights i...
by 5thbatt
Mon Jun 19, 2017 4:49 pm
Forum: .22 Caliber Military Trainer
Topic: Couple of NZ No2 MkIV* trainers
Replies: 5
Views: 6515
New Zealand

Couple of NZ No2 MkIV* trainers

The 1917 BSA is a recent pick up, the 1918 Enfield i have had for a while, both have full matching numbers & been refurbished by Enfield http://i1223.photobucket.com/albums/dd509/5thBatt/NZ%2022%20Trainer/20170612_143407.jpg http://i1223.photobucket.com/albums/dd509/5thBatt/NZ%2022%20Trainer/2017061...
by 5thbatt
Tue Jun 13, 2017 4:58 pm
Forum: .22 Caliber Military Trainer
Topic: SMLE .22 trainer
Replies: 61
Views: 39103
New Zealand

Re: SMLE .22 trainer

I went night shooting Possums with mine using Winchester powerpoint HV ammo, mate had a suppressed Ruger 10-22 with sub-sonic ammo, there was no real difference with the noise level, there appeared to be no sonic boom with the HV ammo so would assume the length of the barrel resulted in the projecti...
by 5thbatt
Sun Jun 11, 2017 5:43 pm
Forum: .22 Caliber Military Trainer
Topic: SMLE .22 trainer
Replies: 61
Views: 39103
New Zealand

Re: SMLE .22 trainer

Nice looking trainer, they have been in the $800 to $1200NZ here of late the latest 2 i picked up (which are peas in a pod to this one) were $1000 & $1200NZ

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