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Filthie's Mobile Fortress Of Solitude
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Friday, 28 January 2022

Friday Smelly


What a beauty eh?


My first rifle was an Enfield No.4 with the exquisite peep sights. For some reason the 03 Springfields seem to rule the roost in matches pitting vintage bolt guns against one another… but I have seen some outstanding shooting done with the Enfields too. They used to be a dime a dozen when I was a kid. Now a simple rack grade beater will set you back $700.00… and a pristine shooter will easily go over a grand.

When I violently overthrow the illegitimate Turdo Gubbimint and take over, Canada will re-assume its rightful place as one of the biggest small arms exporting  countries in the world. I want them all back: the Enfield’s, the Krags, the Martini Henry’s. I’d confiscate the American Garand designs and begin mass producing those too… maybe even in the proper .303 Brit. 😊👍

6 comments:

  1. Don't forget the mausers, bitte.

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  2. I wish you the best of luck in that noble aspiration. I look back in memory to old ads of surplus arms when they were available by the crate-load for almost literal pennies- Boys anti tank rifles to Webeley revolvers, and wish that I had used my funds to purchase guns instead of comic books and bubble gum. You ordered them by mail, too.

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  3. Yeah....the SMLE is a pretty gun.

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  4. Oh gawd yes! Mail order catalogs with bargain basement prices on Lugers, Walthers, Wobbly Webleys, maybe the odd Nambu… and webbing! Grenade pouches and mag pouches and canteens and mess kits… a kid could have made out like a bandit. Most dads had at Luger somewhere in the collection…

    When I was a kid the basement bar was the big thing with the big shots in Dad’s circle. The high rollers often had dewatted Bren guns and lamps and ash trays made from artillery shell brass… all the guys smoked back then… 😂👍

    Gawd, I miss The Old Breed. They were better people that made the times better too.

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  5. Yep, the Mk4 had the best sights of any rifle before the M1. Simply wonderful. An added benefit of the Mk 4 was, if you ran out of ammo, you could but stroke an asshole and he would go away and leave you alone. Every time.

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  6. It's a shame the L42 is so rare...

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