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 Post subject: Denix SMLE disassembly?
PostPosted: Wed Dec 04, 2013 14:16 pm 
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I'm finally getting round to starting my conversion of the Denix SMLE. The plan is to fit as many genuine parts that I can, in order to make it a bit more realistic. I've got my hands on most of the woodwork (No.4 butt though), a trigger guard, nose cap, and a barrel band. Not a bad start I think!

I'm in the middle of taking it to bits at present and am having a bit of difficulty with the removal of the trigger guard. At the back where it's fixed to the action, is it a pin that I can drift out?

Here is a before photo (I've already swapped the magazines!)


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Yep, it was only a drift pin. Having taken it completely to pieces now, I can see that conversion is going to be a major task!

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Why not buy a deact?


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Also have a read of this http://www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/200 ... 36/enacted

You may be committing an offence under 36/1b of the Violent Crime Reduction Act 2006.


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How?
He lives in Denmark, I don't think our laws apply to him?

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I actually own a de-ac. Unfortunately it's been at my Mum's house in Scotland for the past 20 years, as it would still be classed as a live rifle here in Denmark.

Current Danish guidelines suggest that for a firearm to be legally considered to be deactivated, it must be cut in two through it's entire length. This makes it a singularly unattractive proposition.

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Even if I were in the UK, I'm pretty sure converting a RIF to a better looking RIF would still be perfectly legal, as long as I didn't use any of the pressure bearing parts (i.e. bolt, action, barrel).

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Correct, ,, its allready a realistic immitation firearm, ,, if it was bright yellow and he painted it black then yes thats an offence it was not realistic and once sprayed its realistic,
But altering a immitation into an immitation, , whats the charge, , plus as stated he is in denmark anyway

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