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    Posted: January 08 2022 at 3:25pm
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There are 3 overlapping holes drilled in the Lee Enfield MK III I inherited from my father. What are they for? 
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The holes are drilled to relieve any pressures built up from a ruptured case. Basically a Gas Port.
Is that rifle a Parker Hale by any chance? I noticed the checkering, dark bluing on the metal,  and the screws for a scope mount... 
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gas felief , its not pretty but must be done , pretty rifle what little we see 
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Yes. I believe it is a Parker Hale model… in good shape too ! 😀
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