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    Posted: October 14 2019 at 7:59am
Greetings everyone.

I had been a fan of,  and been jonesing for a good and useful SMLE since I had one all but purchased when I was 12 but my mom nixed my plans! I have owned a couple, but found the original full dress military versions to be too heavy and unwieldy for field use as well as difficult to even fit into my safe due to length and the full stock design not going into the small, carpeted openings of my safe.
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I just took delivery of a NO4 Mk V (F) Jungle carbine with the correct recoil pad, numbers etc. BUT, it has a built in Monte Carlo or raised cheekpiece for use with an optic. Never seen such or heard of such a thing. It has an S&K aftermarket scope base on it vs an original and a cheap throwaway scope for now.

Which forum here would be the best to get some intel on what I have here? And is there a tutuorial on posting photos here? Do I  need to put my photos in a photo hosting web site like photobucket rather than being able to put them up right from my I-phone?

Looking forward to connecting with other fans of this rifle format and sharing information.

MARK aka Harley Magnumitis

PS, my other interests, in case anyone is interested, include being a Christian man and husband to my beautiful wife, I am the local chapter president of "Bikers Against Trafficking" and enjoy riding and drag racing my much hot rodded Dyna Fat Bob Harley. I enjoy playing with and even creating my own Wildcat and AI cartridges, hunting of course. Starting next week on a course of study to hopefully show myself approved for ordination in the ministry through a large interdenominational church we are associated with.   
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Welcome aboard!
You can post in the "Enfield Rifles", or "Enfield Sporters" pages they cover all the variants.
Your stock sounds like it been swapped out for an aftermarket sporter type. Making "sporters" from milsurps was a common pastime a while back.

Photos are easy if hosted on "Imgur" or somewhere similar, or you can post directly on here as long as they're reasonably sized (about 800X800 or so)

Let me know which works best for you & I will do a walk through for you.
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Thank you for your offer of assistance. This is not a sporter stock at all, has the typical Jungle Carbine black recoil pad etc. BUT, in instpecting my new treasure more closely today I can now see easily what happened.

A VERY skilled woodworking gunsmith has carefully cut out a piece of the original Jungle carbine stock and added a new chunk of Walnut in with a cheekpad. He did it SO very well, matching the wood grain and flow to perfection, that I had to look very closely to see the well melded joints.   He then re finished the whole stock but in so doing removed all of the military markings, cartouche's and what not. The stock works great with the S&K scope base and I was looking for more of a shooter than collector piece so I am still happy with my $500 purchase.


I will take you up on your offer of assistance in posting photos soon.     Much thanks for that.

This rifle will now get either a Leatherwood 2-10x scope or a more period correct Weaver K-3. I have not decided just yet.
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That's some serious woodworking skills, pleas post a pic when you can!
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welcome , i agree with shamu we need to see this , it sounds quite nice and very interesting , 
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