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Ancient history

Discussion in 'Anything Airgun Related' started by Potshot, Jul 25, 2007.

  1. Potshot

    Potshot Engaging Member

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    Hi all, Years ago, a friend of mine had a Saxby & Palmer single shot, bolt action rifle v similar to the Brocock Safari.
    I've forgotten what it was called and its really bugging me.:frusty:
    Pl help
     
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    Murphy Well-Known Member

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    The Ensign ??
     
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    i,ve seen one of these a few years ago( bout 20) it was a lee enfield 303 mk4 with a .22 sleeved barrel......the cartridge was brass and in three sections. first the main section was the air resovoir the second section was a small section which fitted on the end of the resovoir and the third was the pellet in the end. it was a 5 shot magazine fed rifle.....if i,m wrong and got my rifle,s mixed up i appologise, it was twenty years ago i last saw one
     
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    Hi Murphy,hi Custom,thanks for your replies.
    The gun in question wasn't a mill replica it looked just like a Parker Hale .308 only with air cartridges. A real booty!
    I seem to remember it fully ejected the spent cart's,which isn't handy!
    Its a real shame as my mate really abused it and f****d it up:(.
    I'm going to have a rummage through my old airgun mags. It's in there somewhere!!
    Thanks.
     
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    Hi,I think I've found it, no pics though.
    Had to go back to AGW 1987. Its called a Saxby&Palmer Herald.
    Can you belive that there's not one mention of it anywhere on the Web!!?
    I must find a pic to verify,anyone know for sure??
     

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