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Old September 9, 2008, 03:15 PM   #1
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Ole British 303 assistance needed...

Ole father inlaw gave me his sons ole British 303 ...."5,No4 MK1"s/n 77054xx...It's been sporterized(no collector value that I can see).....and NOT cleaned in years,so it's apart on the work bench getting a make over ......the extractor claw spring is gone so I need to find a replacement spring for the extractor(anyone have one for sale) .....other than that the bore looks good ,and I should be able to hit the barn door from the inside once it is reassembled .....the forearm has a crack which is being glued up currently ... I cleaned up his 303 Jungle carbine also ( I went thru a bazillion patches) getting this gun cleaned,but it's all original .....kinda of a neat weapon....

see ya BB34
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Old September 9, 2008, 05:04 PM   #2
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Try asking over at Gunboards in the Lee-Enfield Forum:
http://forums.gunboards.com/forumdisplay.php?f=55
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Old September 9, 2008, 05:46 PM   #3
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Try Numrich, or buymilsurp.com for parts. As usual, Gunbroker and Auction Arms are also good places.
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Old September 10, 2008, 07:42 AM   #4
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Springfield Sporters.com would be a good bet as well.
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Old September 10, 2008, 09:34 AM   #5
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Actually a fairly good rifle accurate similiar to the 30-30 in brush country,
in my youth seen many deer killed with the 303.
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