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.410 Enfield SMLE shot gun

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Re: .410 Enfield SMLE shot gun

#16 Post by Alan De Enfield » Thu Jun 15, 2017 11:29 am

72 usmc wrote:
Thu Jun 15, 2017 9:51 am
Do you have an example you could add from your collection?
No - the one I had has 'long gone' and been replaced by a Savage No4 Mk1/3 in 410 calibre.
As you can see the No4 Mk1* has been 'struck out' and (almost invisible) has No4 Mk1/3 etched above and to the right along with the FTR markings, it was subsequently 'bored-out' to 410 calibre (modern 2 1/2" plastic cases)
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Re: .410 Enfield SMLE shot gun

#17 Post by toot » Sun Aug 20, 2017 10:26 am

thanks for sharing with us.

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#18 Post by Keiths » Tue Sep 19, 2017 8:55 pm

There's a good chance I missed this, but I have one of the No. 1, Mk. 3's that was rechambered for 3" 410. Is it safe to shoot the Musket rounds in it, or is it strictly a modern 410 gun now?

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Re: .410 Enfield SMLE shot gun

#19 Post by 72 usmc » Wed Sep 20, 2017 12:12 am

The plastic modern .410 is slightly larger than the brass shells. I am not sure how much expansion will occur to the case due to the enlarged chamber walls. I would just fire .410 slug ammo.
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Re: .410 Enfield SMLE shot gun

#20 Post by Keiths » Wed Sep 20, 2017 10:13 pm

Thanks

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