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Posted: 6/2/2001 8:41:38 PM EDT
My wife bought this Enfield 303Brit at the gun show today. I cant find any markings, is it a mk11 or mk111, how do you tell? [img]albums.photopoint.com/j/view?u=1391821&a=10390080&p=49656748[/img].
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 4:24:19 AM EDT
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 8:35:54 AM EDT
I don't know a lot about Enfields. I think you can tell a lot by where the rear site is located. I doubt that is the original stock and the front site guard is really throwing me.
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 11:12:52 AM EDT
hey, man... I like the beef jerky at the shows! I'm eatin' some right now.
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 11:18:08 AM EDT
Hey, what kind wood floor is that ? [;)] BTW, The jerky is tasty ! [heavy]
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 11:39:53 AM EDT
Beef Jerky is okay. [puke] It is those danged Beany Baby shows that I can't stand. [pissed]
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 11:49:32 AM EDT
Beef jerky show....heheheh I get it. The markings are usually around that metal band above the trigger. If the gun has flip-up vernier sights, you have a No.4 MkI or MkII. You see a lot of No.4's sporterized like yours. Too many, IMO. I like the milsurp look better. If you see a date in the 1940's, it's also probably a No.4 MkI or MkII. I'm not a big Enfield expert, but I have been looking into buying one so I know a little.
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 12:45:42 PM EDT
The problem with beef jerky shows is all the weirdos showing up with their guns.
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 4:22:18 PM EDT
The beef jerky at the gun shows doesn't bother me that much, but there's something about the idea of a "Beef Jerky Show" that has my mouth watering....
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 5:54:07 PM EDT
No.4's had a peep sight on the rear rec. bridge. That looks like a No. 1 'butcherized' into a sporter. They're not the world's most accurate rifle, it's best to slug the barrel & check the bore diameter. It should be about .312" many are way over and will not group well unless the barrel is replaced.
Link Posted: 6/3/2001 6:38:07 PM EDT
Thanks paspecops. My wife payed 100.00 for it. she knows i like old miltery rifels. I wander if i can find an areginal stock for it? I think $100.00 is ok.
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