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Old 05-15-2012, 05:22 PM   #11
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They do not share the same name...............
Technically they are the, (Rifle, .303 Pattern 1914) and the (United States Rifle, cal .30, Model of 1917) but they were saddled with the label American Enfield, so I guess I will let it slide...............
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Here is a few of mine........
enfield-rifle.jpg   gri-1944-noi-mkiii.jpg   no4-mk2.jpg   tom-s-2a.jpg   tom-s-2a1.jpg  

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Here is a few of mine........
Jealousy at its finest right here
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Old 05-15-2012, 10:21 PM   #14
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They do not share the same name...............
Technically they are the, (Rifle, .303 Pattern 1914) and the (United States Rifle, cal .30, Model of 1917) but they were saddled with the label American Enfield, so I guess I will let it slide...............
My mistake, how did they get the Enfield label?
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My mistake, how did they get the Enfield label?
The British .303, the pattern 14 was built for them & was chambered in the Enfield`s round............
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Ya see, what had done happened was...

We were helping the british out, building some rifles for them. Then, when we got involved in WWI, ordnance found it would be pretty simple to take the same action, make a few changes, chamber it in the classic .30, and issue it to our own troops.
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Ya see, what had done happened was...

We were helping the british out, building some rifles for them. Then, when we got involved in WWI, ordnance found it would be pretty simple to take the same action, make a few changes, chamber it in the classic .30, and issue it to our own troops.
Sweet, I need to find a 1917 30-06 then.
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Since my US Model of 1917 Eddystone counts...

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my 1906 Enfield when i got it (top) & wearing No. 4 furniture (bottom). personally i like it more in the bottom photo

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Here is my 1943 No 4 and the deer I harvested with it. I like to think that my Enfield was used to kill Nazis in 1943 and PA deer in 2009.

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