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Discussion in 'Rifle Country' started by HOLY DIVER, Jun 1, 2009.

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  1. HOLY DIVER

    HOLY DIVER Member

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    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?
     
  2. alemonkey

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    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.
     
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    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.
     
  4. Snowdog

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    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.
     
  5. ccd

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    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.
     
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    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!
     
  7. Speedo66

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    Let's not forget the .303 Savage.

    Just saying .303 doesn't tell you everything.
     
  8. DougW

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    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!).
     
  9. Reid73

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    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. ;)
     
  10. Shung

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    I've shot one of those P14, a friend has one. it is a great rifle !
     
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    $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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