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    Posted: September 13 2018 at 9:25am
I've been doing some additional research on DCRA rifles and their variants. The DCRA conversations were done using Long Branch receivers. The Canadian Gun Club members could however send in their barrelled action, regardless of place of origin and it would be returned to them with the necessary changes to 7.62. They then made their personal touches afterwards. The No4 magazine was retained because the shooting competition was Slow Fire Prone, requiring single shots only. That all being said. I've taken liberty to personalize my rendition by an addition of a Parker Hale Bipod. The furniture has been polished smooth with #0000 steel wool and five coats of Minwax Satin Clear coat was applied,dried and then polished with the #0000 steel wool again. I am still going to use the 7.62 magazine as soon as it gets here. I will from this point forward, continue to list this one under the Aftermarket Enfields listings. By definition,this rifle has been sporterised due to the barrel swap to 7.62,also with the addition of the aftermarket Parker Hale parts and aftermarket furniture,along with the addition of the reproduction Sniper sling.

More pictures to follow when the new mags get here...
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Zed Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 13 2018 at 11:10am
I think that's a very fine rifle Goosic. 
It should shoot very well; look forward to seeing the result's when you get some range time.
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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Canuck Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: September 13 2018 at 11:12am
I like it!!!
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Very nice job!
One question though, can that sling work with that center sling swivel?
Particularly with the PH handstop / bipod mount there!

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Nope. I only have it on there because I think it looks good...
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Goosic. I've been a fan of your work since I joined the forum. I'm not sure if I've followed the thread correctly, but how much is the magazine for your latest project going to cost you?
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Okay. See the hunk of metal in the photo? I bought two of these. The guy I bought them from has yet to give me a proper reach around and kiss if you understand the meaning of that. The total cost including shipping in US dollars? $550.00.

My butt hurts...
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Holy Snappin Sheep Sh*T!! Thats alot o chicken!!
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That is a lot of money, but obviously it is something you want and I applaud that. And yes, I do know what a "reach around" is, Drill Sgt. Hartman!
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