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    Posted: February 17 2013 at 8:59pm
Travelled down to Penrith at the weekend, a Gunshow at the Panthers.
 On the way I dropped in to pick up a 1896 Enfield converted to a Sht. .22 Mk.II.
 
 At the gunshow, I picked up 4 No.1 Barrels, one in 7.7x54, three light and one heavy, all in good nick.

  Also found a 1920 Lithgow, all matching and a bag full of disassembled rifle that was a BSA Tiger, it looks like most of the bits are there, won't know until I start work on it.
 All in all, a good weekend for me.
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excellent day of shopping , i like that CondII trainer , looks to be complete and good nick , does it need a little cleaning of the furniture ?
 
i have read/heard conflicting info on whether these were fitted with the magazine box to catch the brass , but mine has one as well , it is one of the most accurate in my collection , i think you will like it
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Love the Green grass you have right now !!  LOL!! Its still dreary wet and winter brown here in South Louisiana !!!!
Nice find on the Parts and Rifle !!!
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Very nice!
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Now THAT kind of shopping I can get into!
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Nice finds. I passed up a enfield for a k31 swiss rifle and am kicking myself in the ass for it now.
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There is nothing like the feel, smell, and history of a Lee Enfield.
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Good finds there muffet!
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Well it's pouring rain here now, no Range for me today, bummer.
 Asquare, yes it did need a cleanup, and yes it got it, all back to original now with correct bolt, had to turnup a firing pin though, the other pin was short and I was not going to cut the endoff a  good 1900's pin, all it's missing now is the topwood/sightguard.
 There are a couple of other cosmetics to do yet, you can see the lock screw in the back of the bolt is ratsh*t, plus a couple of others with damaged heads, but if you were this old, you'd have wrinkles to.
 The magazine does not belong, they were left with a big hole, but I need something to cover it when it sits in the rack looking half naked.
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i understand , its like there is something missing without that mag .....  as you will see if my picture loading experiment has succeeded i also keep one with mine , it only seemed respectable in the company of others to be properly done up ,
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What is the bottom rifle?
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that is a Cond II , similar to his in this thread , ive got a bit or two that could stand correction tho , to elaborate a little , it is conversion of an 1896 lee metford to SMLE trainer version , compare to his very first photo ,

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Very cool.
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.........and bloody nice furniture, I'll swap ya.Wink

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its the second of two i bought , the first was far more worn and abused so its with another collector now , although it almost looks she!!aced in the photo its actually just the shine of the BLO in the flash , i had to wipe them all down when i staged them , it is a very accurate shooter and not overly fussy about the ammo i choose , likes the subsonic eley best tho it seems
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Well this bit has finally arrived to give me a matching(not Quite,different S/N) set.
 I will be getting to this ones assembly very soon.
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