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JonM 05-27-2011 01:24 AM

Enfield No.4 Mk1
 
picked up this Lee-Enfield No.4 Mk1 today at a new gunshop up in milwaukee. it was a consignment sale amongst 4 or 5 non-german mausers. cost was 225$ couldnt resist since it appears to me to be un-fkd with sample that did not appear to be re-arsenaled due to the patina. but im not even close to an enfield expert. it just looked right cept for the relief cuts in the upper rear handguard.

http://img191.imageshack.us/img191/3550/img0063t.jpg

one thing that i noticed is it isnt as smooth to cycle as the 1903 springfields or mosin 91/30s. but i really like that detachable 10 round clip heh.

http://img718.imageshack.us/img718/3365/img0067dm.jpg

its got several numbers and markings that i havent a clue about including a number under the wood handguard on the barrel that matches the one on the rear of the reciever behind the trigger

http://img849.imageshack.us/img849/6691/img0064dl.jpg

the first letter there is a "E"

http://img263.imageshack.us/img263/4968/img0065ce.jpg

the trigger is quite good very crisp pretty light with no detectable creep. its currently about as filthy as any war rifle i have ever come across. prolly been sitting in a closet for a couple of decades.

hopefully the bore is good as its too dirty to really tell.

M14sRock 05-27-2011 01:36 AM

Good deal any more, Jon. The handguard is correct. Some were grooved, some were not.

CA357 05-27-2011 01:52 AM

Congrats. Now clean it, shoot it and give us a report. :D

JonM 05-27-2011 02:17 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by M14sRock (Post 512581)
Good deal any more, Jon. The handguard is correct. Some were grooved, some were not.

thanks im glad thats normal. its a 6/43 make according to the reciever

Quote:

Originally Posted by CA357 (Post 512599)
Congrats. Now clean it, shoot it and give us a report. :D

oh i will it takes me about 2-3 weeks for a deep clean on these old rifles. most of the ones ive bought have been severely copper fouled.

M14sRock 05-27-2011 02:33 AM

2 groove barrel?

JonM 05-27-2011 02:37 AM

looks to be a 2 groove been reading more about em and the wartime no4 were 2 grooves. but its hard to tell its got that much lint in the bore

M14sRock 05-27-2011 02:53 AM

Quote:

Originally Posted by JonM (Post 512626)
looks to be a 2 groove been reading more about em and the wartime no4 were 2 grooves. but its hard to tell its got that much lint in the bore

Most were two groove. Some 4 groove and 5 groove, too, IIRC.

JonM 05-27-2011 02:58 AM

know anything about these scope mounts??

ATI's .303 Enfield No. 4, MK1, MK2, MK5 Scope Mount

M14sRock 05-27-2011 03:09 AM

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Originally Posted by JonM (Post 512641)
know anything about these scope mounts??

ATI's .303 Enfield No. 4, MK1, MK2, MK5 Scope Mount

I have a No4 with an S&K mount on it and it works great, with no mods.

JonM 05-27-2011 03:12 AM

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Originally Posted by M14sRock (Post 512651)
I have a No4 with an S&K mount on it and it works great, with no mods.

thanks ill check the sk ones


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