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giants_fan24
11-18-2010, 7:07 AM
My Enfield Jungle Carbine

http://i788.photobucket.com/albums/yy164/jen_flip0924/DSC_0691.jpg
http://i788.photobucket.com/albums/yy164/jen_flip0924/DSC_0690.jpg
http://i788.photobucket.com/albums/yy164/jen_flip0924/DSC_0689.jpg
http://i788.photobucket.com/albums/yy164/jen_flip0924/DSC_0688.jpg
http://i788.photobucket.com/albums/yy164/jen_flip0924/DSC_0687.jpg
http://i788.photobucket.com/albums/yy164/jen_flip0924/DSC_0692.jpg

Timbob55
11-18-2010, 7:35 AM
Have you shot it yet? I've read where they can have some accuracy "issues". Have you found that to be true?

That's a nice one!

Milsurp Collector
11-18-2010, 7:44 AM
Just so you know, that isn't a real No.5 "Jungle Carbine". It's a No.4 Mk1 or 1* that has been modified to look like a No.5. The receiver is marked No.4

http://i788.photobucket.com/albums/yy164/jen_flip0924/DSC_0690.jpg

and it lacks the No.5 rubber-padded buttplate

http://i788.photobucket.com/albums/yy164/jen_flip0924/DSC_0691.jpg

Ironically, because it has a No.4 receiver instead of a No.5 receiver it will probably shoot better than a real No.5.

Here are some pictures of real No.5 carbines for comparison

http://www.angelfire.com/vt/milsurp/no5.html
http://burnfan0.tripod.com/id22.html

littlejake
11-18-2010, 7:44 AM
It's not a true #4 jungle carbine. This was made from a number 4 rifle.

Also, a true #5 would have a rubber butt pad with a sling on the side of the butt.

The importer has put a new serial number on it, making it impossible to date.

Number 5's were only made from 1943 to 1947 and had the micrometer rear sight.

Number 4's were made as late as 1955.

Interloper
11-18-2010, 8:46 AM
Still a cool carbine, though. Pretty, too.
Too bad .303 isn't cheap anymore.

dfletcher
11-18-2010, 9:45 AM
My Enfield Jungle Carbine

http://i788.photobucket.com/albums/yy164/jen_flip0924/DSC_0691.jpg
http://i788.photobucket.com/albums/yy164/jen_flip0924/DSC_0690.jpg
http://i788.photobucket.com/albums/yy164/jen_flip0924/DSC_0689.jpg
http://i788.photobucket.com/albums/yy164/jen_flip0924/DSC_0688.jpg
http://i788.photobucket.com/albums/yy164/jen_flip0924/DSC_0687.jpg
http://i788.photobucket.com/albums/yy164/jen_flip0924/DSC_0692.jpg

You may want to visit Numrich Arms website - they have all sorts of original equipment that will put this more into a "looks like a No5" mode than it currently does. Correct stock and upper wood, you can also get an adjustable micrometer rear sight that takes about 5 minutes to pop in and will make the rifle much better to shoot. If for some reason you want to put a scope on the thing, Cad-Technik makes an excellent "no drill" mount that has a period correct look to it and is rock solid.

CAI is Century Arms - they're the importer and probably lopped off the barrel, attached the repro hider. In addition to the others already mentioned, a true No5 would have scallop cuts on the barrel top where it meets the receiver. Check out Grafs for 303 ammo about as cheap as can be had or for reloading supplies.

Haggar85
11-18-2010, 9:59 AM
check all the proofs to make sure its not a Kyberpass or a Pakistani arsenal/auto garage made Enfield. it should be fun to shoot none the less.

t0kie
11-18-2010, 10:19 AM
Looks nice, I can't wait to see my Service Grade Saginaw next week :)
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rojocorsa
11-18-2010, 1:25 PM
http://www.palmettostatearmory.com/578.php

I just got 4 boxes today. This is the best price I found online and you don't have to be exclusively 21 to order. That probably does not matter, but it does to me for obvious reasons.

rojocorsa
11-18-2010, 1:27 PM
Oh, and is it likely that that is a Savage made #4Mk1 receiver?

giants_fan24
11-18-2010, 1:30 PM
Thanks for all the info guys, I didn't know it was a clone Im not a big c&r guy unless it was something one of our vet. would have used. It fires awesome and still fun to shoot.

rojocorsa
11-18-2010, 1:41 PM
It fires awesome and still fun to shoot.


Of course!


Also, I noticed your mag looked a little different too. Is it a repro mag?

dfletcher
11-19-2010, 8:52 AM
Actually, would this still be a C & R? It looks like a rifle that is a C & R (No5) but it has been markedly changed from Mk4 original configuration - you could make the case it's been sporterized. Still C & R?