Will a Ross bayonet fit a SMLE?

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  1. Just as per the title!

    I have a Ross bayonet and need to know in advance whether it will fit a SMLE. I know it won't be right and so on, I just need to know if it will fit.

  2. I have a P-14 and bayonet and the SMLE bayonet doesn't fit...

  3. No, a Ross bayonet will not fit a No1; the bayonet ring is too high for the boss on the SMLE nosecap.

    With a small bit of filing to the locking slot, a Ross bayonet can be made to fit a P14/M17. Its a loose fit, because the Ross muzzle is slightly smaller diameter than the P14.
  4. Thanks for that. Did you get my PM and Emails about No.4s?