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SO.. i have little money, but an itch that can only be scratched by more guns. so what do i buy? MILSURP. yummy. i've decided on lee enfield no 4, but not sure if i want an mk 1 or mk2. all i know is that i do not want the US made mk1*, it seems to be cheaplier(that's not even a word?) made due to heavier demands by the war. plus i like the big screw adjustment rear sight on the mk1 and 2. i guess my question is, what is the expected price difference between the two? it seems the mk2 are in the 400+ range (way to much imho) and the mk1's are 200ish but that's on gunmakemebroker.com. Is the price of the mk2 worth it? i know it has a trigger connected to the recievr, brass pins and beech wood, but that's the only difference i know. HELP!~!!!!~

CHEERS

Matt

this new obsession spawned after a recent visit to a Gander Mountain, where i hand-raped a few 7x57 (spanish?) mausers. gawsh i love the smell of Cosmoline.. ')

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Heheh,... my son just picked a minty (90% condition) .303 Ishapore No1 MK III thats awful sweet, with 1907 bayo & cscabbard (original set up) for $275. I know its not what you are after.. but the rifle is a sweetheart, and accurate to boot.

The US made rifles were actually made by savage... and are accurate as well.

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ya know, what's the story on the .308 enfield? is it just remanufactured then? that's is a crackerjack idea though. seemingly .303 is pretty expensive...

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ya know, what's the story on the .308 enfield? is it just remanufactured then? that's is a crackerjack idea though. seemingly .303 is pretty expensive...

that depends on the rifle, there were some made in Ishapore India. others were converted later

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ishapore_2A1_rifle

http://www.gibbsrifle.com/historical_remakes.html

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Ishy rifles were designed & manufactured for the .308, in the 1960's if I am not mistaken.

Ishy guns, at least some I have seen aren't overly refined as a MINT british gun. However, they are built well. My sons gun is very well made... the wood & metal work is just as good as any brit gun.. I wouldn't discount them as a contender. I just wouldn't buy one sight unseen.

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