Make your own free website on Tripod.com

 Search:

The Web

Tripod

   

 Gear Factor

share this page

Share This Page 

report abuse

Report Abuse 

build a page

Edit your Site 

show site directory

Browse Sites 

hosted by tripod

 

 

Monster Job Search

« Previous | Top 100 | Next »

hosted by tripod

COMPARISON: No 4 MkI

General comparison of SMLE No1 MkIII* (top) and No4 Mk1 (bottom)

No1mag(left)No4mag(right) No4 buttplate(L) No1 buttplate(R)           No1 Muzzle                No4 Muzzle

No1 bolthead          No4 Boltheads      No1 Bolthead

Click to return to SMLE No1 MKIII page

NO 4 Mk I Rifle Parts

The following page is intended as a "virtual" guide to the main components of the British Lee Enfield Rifle No4 Mk1. Where available, pictures of variantions of components have been included. For comparative and identification purposes the equivalent components from the No1 MkIII page are linked off the images.

 

No42.gif (194793 bytes)

BASIC COMPONENT BREAKDOWN OF LEE ENFIELD No4 Mk1, Mk1*, Mk1/2, Mk1/3 and Mk2

Click links to photographs of components:

1      Buttplate (& 2 screws)  

14    Front Band (& screw)

     Buttstock

15    Rear Band (and screw)

3      Bolt Handle

16    Sling Swivel

4      Cocking Piece

17    Stock

5      Locking/Safety Lever

18    Bolt Head (& Extractor)

6      Sight

19    Bolt Ribway Cutout (No4Mk1* & Mk1/3 only)

7      Charger Bridge

20    Action Cover loop

8      Receiver   

21    Magazine Assembly

9      Rear Handguard

22    Bolt Release Lever (No4Mk1, Mk 1/2 , Mk2 & No5)

10    Front Handguard

23    Magazine Release Latch

11    Barrel / Bayonet lugs 

24   Trigger Assembly

12    Foresight Protector  

25    Trigger Guard

13    Foresight Blade     

26    Rear Sling Swivel (& 2 screws)

                                     


Fairly typical condition No 4 Mk1 Rifle (produced at Fazackerly in 1943) but with a variety of manufacturers components.


 

Right and Left side of action showing trigger guard, sight charger and safety

Return to parts list

 

Top View of action showing Flip sight, Charger Bridge, Bolt release button and bolt/cocking piece.

Return to parts list

Brass buttplate (Steel also used photo to follow) note difference in trap design from No1 MkIII

Return to parts list

 

Savage Bolthead (size 3) 

Return to parts list

Left side showing "Longbranch" design locking lever (safety). Details of rifle's manufacture ROF(F) 4/43 (not visible in photo) is engraved on the side of the action, just above safety lever.

Return to parts list

Regular design of locking lever - smooth (unribbed) cocking piece

Return to parts list

Ejector screw

Return to parts list

No4 MkI* (Savage) with ribway cut-out for bolt removal (left)

No4 MkI (Faz) with bolt release button (right)

Return to parts list

 

Foresight and Sight Protector

Return to parts list

 

Muzzle with Bayonet attaching lugs

Return to parts list

Rear Band w/ sling swivel

Return to parts list

 

Grooved rear handguard

Return to parts list

Stamped rear sight (left) on Savage No4 Mk1*   L-Flip Battle sight on Fazackerly No4 Mk1(right)

Return to parts list

 

Savage Production Marks and US Lend lease marks on No4 Mk1*

Return to parts list

 

 

Click here for images of SMLE No1 MkIII components

Click here for images of the ISHAPORE   2A1 (Rifle 7.62mm) components

Click here for images of No 5 "Jungle Carbine" components

The information on these pages is intended for guidance only. ALWAYS consult a knowledgeable gunsmith concerning firearms safety and part replacement.

Suggestions, Comments, Corrections and additional public domain images for publication on this page should be sent to Chris