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New Toy just acquired! Ruger Precision Rifle with a @vortexoptics Viper PST Gen 2 .Can’t wait to put some rounds through it @rugersofficial #308win

Lee Enfield No.5 Mk.I in .303 British The No.5 Mk.I was a derivative of the British Lee–Enfield No. 4 Mk I, designed in response to a requirement for a shorter, lighter, rifle for airborne forces in Europe. The term was colloquial and never applied by the British Armed Forces, but the Rifle No. 5 Mk I was informally referred to as a "Jungle Carbine" by British and Commonwealth troops during World War II and the Malayan Emergency. The No. 5 was about 100mm shorter and nearly a kilogram lighter than the No. 4 from which it was derived. A number of "lightening cuts" were made to the receiver and the barrel, the bolt drilled out, woodwork cut down to reduce weight and had other new features like a flash suppressor and a rubber buttpad to help absorb the increased recoil and to prevent slippage on the shooters clothing while aiming. Unlike modern recoil pads the No. 5 buttpad significantly reduced the contact area with the users shoulder increasing the amount of felt recoil of the firearm.The No. 5 iron sight line was also derived from the No. 4 marks and featured a rear receiver aperture battle sight calibrated for 300 yd with an additional ladder aperture sight that could be flipped up and was calibrated for 200–800 yd in 100 yd increments. It was used in the Far East and other Jungle-type environments (hence the "Jungle Carbine" nickname) and was popular with troops because of its light weight (compared to the SMLE and Lee–Enfield No. 4 Mk I rifles then in service) and general ease of use, although there were some concerns from troops about the increased recoil due to the lighter weight. Due to the large conical flash suppressor, the No 5 Mk I could only mount the No. 5 blade bayonet, which was also designed to serve as a combat knife if needed. Photo taken by- @callsign_dickbroom #308win

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Exciting news! The just got in The Fix from @the_official_q. The brains from Q turned bolt-action precision engineering on its head and developed The Fix. Stop by the shop or see it online, available now. 👊🔥 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ #308win

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Så var vi på plass igjen eg og @guddalthomas. I dag sitter vi på post så her er stolsekk og kaffi med. #308win

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