Enfield Jungle Carbine

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  1. RedneckRampage

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    image.jpg I just got an Enfield "Jungle Carbine" in .303 British from a neighbor. It looks to be in good shape, other than missing the butt plate and a light engraving of a DL or SS number. From what I've found, this is a real JC and not a clone. Any idea what it's worth, as is?
     
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    Great find, Redneck! Sweet carbine!
     
  3. RedneckRampage

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    Thanks! Don't know a thing about it, but detachable mag was cool. I paid $190 for it after some tough negotiations. I figured if nothing else it would be cool to modify.
     
  4. BillM

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    You just might have a real one there. If so--don't mess with it. It's got some value.
     
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    You got a smoking deal on that don't modify anything on it, they are quite collectible now.
     
  6. Blane67

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    could be the engraving is maker? I.E- Fazerkley and serial # they were pencil engraved on left side of reciever...had a Fazerkley myself, maybe it isn't? just thought I'd throw it out there...Blane
     
  7. RedneckRampage

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    Pretty sure it's somebody's DL#. It is on the right side, one the metal that goes vertical (kinda) between the two pieces of wood. The bolt handle covers them mostly when it's down.
     
  8. Unka-Boo

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    youll need to pull the stock to check, real ones will have lightening cuts on the reciver...check the enfield section of gunboards for help, those guys are awewome.
     
  9. RedneckRampage

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    I haven't pulled the stock, but it has all the other machine marks that are visible while the stock is on.
     
  10. orygun

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    Nice gun. Always wanted one myself.
    Even if it's not a "real" #5, I'd not modify it.
    These had a weird rubber recoil pad, not a metal butt plate.
     
  11. The Heretic

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    I have an Ishapore Enfield in JC config in 762x51

    Of course, it isn't as good as a British Enfield, it is an older model/series and it isn't an authentic JC.

    However, I got it for $220 at a gun show and it had the read sight base modified to take a Scout Scope mount and had a cheap scope on it. Haven't shot it yet, but I will probably get a synthetic stock and get one of those adapters to take a folding AR or AK type buttstock. Then it will be a decent truck gun.
     

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