- October 13, 2012 - 14:31
My Dad who was from St. George's Picked up a Lee Enfield 303 from a mail order catalogue in the early 60's . If i recall correctly , it cost him around 17 bucks plus shipping . It was also commonly known as a Jungle Carbine and was used specifically for night time fighting . The end of the barrel was slightly flared , and this prevented muzzle flash when fired, hence it was an ideal rifle for sniping or night time combat . Also , i believe it only weighed around 5 3/4 lbs which was light for a rifle which usually weighed between 7-8 lbs . It was a great gun for Nfld big game . Someone may still be using it today !!