Compared to the German Mausers or U. The starting point was to copy many of the features of the Mauser system. This development named the Pattern Enfield or P13, included a front locking, dual lug bolt action with Mauser type claw extractor as well as a new, powerful rimless. The design carried over a Lee—Enfield type safety at the rear of the action and a bolt that cocked on closing to ease unlocking of the bolt during rapid fire. An advanced design, for the era, of aperture rearsight and a long sight radius were incorporated to maximize accuracy potential.
Rifle Parts & Accessories
Berthier Rifle and Carbine
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A skilled soldier could fire the 8. Lee Enfield Rifles No. In its first fight the Aussies, using mainly only Enfield rifles and 18 in.
Mannlicher style clips used by the German Commission rifle were weak and tended to bend out of shape easily, while Mannlicher clips used in rifles such as the Steyr-Mannlicher M were sometimes criticized as being expensive. To create a strong yet cheap clip Berthier chose an inexpensive spring-steel design a similar tin design would also be chosen by John Garand in the United States M1 Rifle for the same reasons that could be pressed in a single operation on a simple workshop press. The expense of magazines in the s and s had shot down the original Lee rifle design, and limited British soldiers to a single magazine for each of their rifles, so a cheap charger was essential for a weapon designed to be used in the colonies. The clips for the weapon cost less than half-a-penny each, a fact trumpeted in newspapers of the time, making each cost only a fraction of the ammunition that it contained, yet they were strong enough to be retained and reused if needed. Berthier simply married this magazine system to a modified, reduced-size Mle m80 receiver 4 and took much of his bolt design from the current Lebel Mle