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Old 06-02-2010, 05:23 AM   #21
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This was just a fluke.

Last July at the show in Batesville MS (south of Memphis), I was headed upstairs to find an ATM for cash and passed a guy with a pretty good LE #4. It is a really good Savage, and he only wanted $200, but I turned away because he could not remember how to remove the bolt for a bore inspection.

The external condition was the same (except bluing all worn off) as the nice, fairly over-priced British-made rifle I bought at the same show. Later, the guy who bought the Savage showed me the bore which is in very good condition.

Most Enfield #4s were built in North America, either by Savage or Longbranch (Canada).

By the way, SOG is expecting a shipment of Greek .303 within two weeks, reloadable Boxer primers, maybe .50/rd.

At least two other online stores are selling Berdan-primed surplus (RG), also at about .50/round.
All of this seems strange, as the last online seller of such surplus sold out over a year ago. It was only .22/rd for ('43) British-made, not just British caliber.
One reason for this very surprising shipment of Greek .303 surplus might be the really bad condition of the Greek economy.

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Old 06-02-2010, 08:23 AM   #22
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What happened to that stock? I can't recall ever seeing an Enfield stock that "shiny".
Looks like you lacquered it.
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Old 07-29-2010, 12:16 AM   #23
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With a little patience I found a Beautiful No4 MK1 LongBranch Enfield for $200, a #3 for $40, and No.5 MK1 Jungle Carbine for $200, They are out there, I got the Jungle Carbine at a Gun Show, and the other two out of The Sunday Paper Classifieds.

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JGsales.com has a no #4 mk 4 for $239 as advertised in shotgun news. It has the L type flip sight`s. with a dark bore. All of the British Enfield`s have adjustible head space. Please read the Enfield manual if you have a question. I prefer the ladder pep sights on the MK 4.

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JGsales.com has a no #4 mk 4 for $239 as advertised in shotgun news. It has the L type flip sight`s. with a dark bore. All of the British Enfield`s have adjustible head space. Please read the Enfield manual if you have a question. I prefer the ladder pep sights on the MK 4.

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Yeah, I've been eyeing that one lately.
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had a no.1 mk. 3 from 1917 i picked up for 200....beautiful condition

im in love with enfields as far as bolt actions go

have a race with a Mauser Kar98K and a Mosin and see who empties their mag faster with twice as many rounds

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amazing prizes ,you will never find an enfield for less than 400 euro in Europe
400 euro is more than 500$ here

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