if this is the 4.85mm thing that was kicking about in the 70's my mates old man test fired one and said it was the best weapon he ever got his hands on. Funny how good bits of kit 'develop' into issued second rate kit
Your on about the Enfield XL70, This is the EM2 from the late 40s early 50s. Cancelled becouse of the NATO 7.62 round so thats how the L1A1 SLR entered British Service
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