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...and dare I say ugly. I got it very cheap for obvious reasons but it is salvageable. It is a some what scarce 1941 No.4 Mk1 Built at Long Branch in Canada.
 
Bore is excellent and head-space is good. It received a new 5 groove barrel when it was rearsenaled in 1961 in South Africa and I don't think it got a lot of use after.
There are quite a few small parts missing along with the ruined stock and Bubba did a rather heavy handed polish and reblue job but at least he didn't hack off the barrel or mutilate the action beyond the polishing.
 
This is with my Savage built Enfield for comparison after I cleaned up and reshaped the stock and remains of the forearm. This is temporary until I get replacement parts to restore it to it's former glory.


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wow mutilated is right, can't wait to see you get it shinnig like a new penny
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Sometimes you would like to really slap someone around. That was some really beautiful wood, judging by what is left. Better shut up now, I might really get into trouble. Mouth Taped Shut

I have only three of those fine rifles, but they are my favorites. Thanks for restoring another piece of history.
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I particularly liked the pistol gripLoco
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Originally posted by BobC BobC wrote:

I particularly liked the pistol gripLoco
Roll on Floor LaughingYea me too.
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Originally posted by BobC BobC wrote:

I particularly liked the pistol gripLoco
LMAO!! ...nice little custom touch there, huh?
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We charge $50 an hour for custom work, and $500 if you have worked on it yourself.
 
Man, this guy really gives Bubba a bad name.
 
 
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Don't worry...where I live there's plenty of bastardised Lee Enfields around.
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Previous owner must have had a serious phobia of mall ninjas and being attacked while playing Mortal Kombat at the arcade.  Rifle looks much better in it traditional state.
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 Isn't there a law against doing that?  Bucky
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it should be considering thats a piece of american history!
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Definite case of "armchair commando" there.....very sad. 
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