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Old 04-23-2012, 11:16 PM   #11
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Sell it ASAP; it has no rails.
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Depending on the model of Enfield...and condition...anywhere from $100-2000.
Pics will determine both
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Old 04-24-2012, 12:23 AM   #13
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If you have papers on the person who carried this rifle during the war it's worth more to you than it is to a collector, but then again
money talks........You can all ways give it to some one that will put it to use....... My address is .........
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Sell it ASAP; it has no rails.
Give it to me.... Why would you want a ugly ol' gun....
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personally i wouldn't do anything other than clean it and oil it. any type of refinishing or restoration could decrease it value in the long run.
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Lol. U want it. Ok don't know why I need a ugly gun either. Lol.

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Bear in mind this is what I do, not what

to do. I'm a shooter, and I don't

"collect" guns solely for their appreciation in

dollar value.

I've got an old Garand. Nothing to write home about,

but I love to shoot it. I also installed a new synthetic stock.

Fresh, clean, crisp, with a better grip, and checkering. I saved the

greasy, manky, moldy old stock, because with the new stock installed

it's dollar value is just above dog poop. So if I want to sell it,

I'll put the scungy, greasy, manky, moldy old stock back on, so

it will be clear, to all perspective buyers, that it is "historically correct

and all original".

I have a Mosin M44 on which I'm staining the wood stock black.

This is another rifle I love to shoot, and intend to keep. But I'm

fully aware that even though the effect of the darker stock

is pleasing to my eyes, I'm SATAN for changing history, and

the innocent retrofit has ruined this rifle's re-sale value.


Moral of the story: IF you intend to keep it, my advice

to you is change it however you please. IF, however, you

intend to sell it some day, keep it all original, because

N O B O D Y , but , N O B O D Y wants somebody

else's bubba-ed Milsurp rifle...
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