The Fab Four (foto post)

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The Fab Four (foto post)

Postby joseyclosey » Sat Aug 19, 2006 2:32 pm

Got to view and photograph some rare bird Enfield`s at the range today, these are from "The Enfield Mans" collection, and i would like to share the images with our members here.

Heres the info i got on these rifles....

"Joe working down from the top of the photo`s the top rifle which most resembles an SMLE is a SMLE No I Mk V, The rifle below it is a SMLE No I Mk VI trials rifle, the next rifle down is a No 4 Trials rifle and the rifle at the bottom of the photo is a SMLE No I Mk VI Trials rifle converted to a No 4 Mk I pattern. At the beginning of WWII there was a great urgency to produce rifles and many No 4 trials rifles and No I Mk VI trials rifles were converted to No 4 Mk I spec (in the case of No 4 trials rifles many were also converted to No 4 Ts) The distinctive low left receiver wall and the lozenge shaped relief behind the locking bolt easily identifies the No I Mk VI trials actions."

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Nice pictures and sweet collection

Postby MJ1 » Sat Aug 19, 2006 3:53 pm

May I keep one or two of those pictures as a refeance?

Cheers

MJ

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I hate Enfield Man!

Postby Brian the Brit » Sun Aug 20, 2006 5:19 am

Great post, Joe.

Thanks for sharing the pictures with us - and I thought my Lee-Metford Cavalry Carbine was a bit tasty!

Brian
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Postby dromia » Sun Aug 20, 2006 7:10 am

Mind you, I have to say that my red shooting mat sets them off to a "T".

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Postby joseyclosey » Sun Aug 20, 2006 10:13 am

Hi MJ1 help yourself to any pics i post, that goes for all our members :D

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Postby joseyclosey » Sun Aug 20, 2006 10:15 am

Cheers for the lend of your mat Adam ;)

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Postby brewstop » Sun Aug 20, 2006 7:44 pm

I've got Trials No4 A0954, a close sibling of yours.



Sadly, I still need the correct rearsight for it.... any leads gratefully received!

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