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HOLY DIVER
June 1, 2009, 09:26 PM
a guy at work has a 303 and says its forsale he has no idea what kinda rifle it is all he knows is its a 303 and he wants $100 for it, where there any outher military rifles chambered in 303 outher the the lee-enfield?

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alemonkey
June 1, 2009, 09:35 PM
Martini-Enfields were chambered in .303, but they're very rare. If it's one of those (I doubt it) jump all over it.

If it's a complete Lee-Enfield it's definitely worth it, as long as it doesn't have a shot out bore or other major problems.

Even if it's a sporterized L-E I'd say it's worth it, as long as it was done well.

Kernel
June 1, 2009, 09:50 PM
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/en/1/1d/Pattern_14.jpg
The British P14, or Rifle, .303 Pattern 1914 was made in .303 British. Basically the same rifle as our M1917. Would be worth way, WAY, more than $100.

Snowdog
June 1, 2009, 10:36 PM
Heck, a British Enfield in decent condition is worth $100 so unless you're financially tight right now or hate Enfields, scoop if up.

I'm not far away if you pass on it. I wouldn't mind another Enfield.

ccd
June 2, 2009, 12:58 AM
The Canadian Ross' rifles (military) were also in 303, but like a P14 it is worth much more than $100, but it most likely isn't one.

armoredman
June 2, 2009, 01:32 AM
Get a pic and post it here, if you can. I got my Enfield No4Mk1* from a guy who knew nothing about them for $50 - shoot MOA with one handload, great rifle, hope you similar luck!

Speedo66
June 2, 2009, 09:57 AM
Let's not forget the .303 Savage.

Just saying .303 doesn't tell you everything.

DougW
June 2, 2009, 07:33 PM
For $100, it is worth a look. Get your friend to bring the rifle for your review, and be sure to have the $100 st hand (and try not to choke when it turns out to be something REAL nice!).

Reid73
June 3, 2009, 09:20 AM
Could be a Winchester 1895, or a Lee-Metford. If it is, you don't want one of those old things. Take a pass, and simply send me a PM with buddy's contact information. ;)

Shung
June 3, 2009, 09:25 AM
I've shot one of those P14, a friend has one. it is a great rifle !

cchris
June 4, 2009, 03:17 PM
$100? Heck, I'd at least check it out if I were you. And if you don't, I think I might ;)

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