They are popular scope with SPR clone rifle builders. It’s a very safe buy with great resale value. Personally I really like the scope too. A lot will turn their nose up at MOA/Mil but it’s plenty workable
The barrel channel looks like it will accept a reasonably thick profile.
Could be cool as a 30-06 with a decent period scope. Would source the Lyman sight that’s its cut out for too.
I’m not too worried about the chewed up wood under the forend as it’s a bit of character.
So I have never come across one of these in Australia but a dealer is advertising this quite cheap. My main concern is the drilled scope mount holes that seem elongated etc.
I have basic skills for restoration but would go to a smith for that.
There’s something about this rifle that just draws...
Photos needed for sure.
No4 of any variety is an Enfield not a Lee Enfield.
The original stock setup will have an amount of pressure upwards at the forend tip on the barrel. Not to say the rifles can’t be free floated but a cheap plastic stock won’t do that properly.
Just guessing, but the...
No worries. We do pay more in Australia in general just due to lack of volume and prices just being higher in general.
Not so much thinking a replica more of an inspired build. But if it’s not worth it I’ll pass. Thanks for the replies so far!