Are Parker Hale rifles any good?

Are Parker Hale rifles any good?

They are generally great rifles, sometimes a bit on the heavy side. They made some great sporter versions of the old military 303’s. There are a few different versions of most of their rifles and all that I have seen are Mauser type actions with claw extractors, very durable.

Does Parker Hale still make rifles?

Ltd purchased the brand name Parker-Hale and continue to manufacture many of the gun care items and accessories. Production of the rifles themselves unfortunately ceased.

Was Lee-Enfield a person?

The rifle they made led to the Lee–Metford and Lee–Enfield series of rifles. Harrowing from Hawick, Scotland the Lee family emigrated to Ontario in Canada c. 1835….John Lee (inventor)

John Lee
Born Hawick, Scotland
Nationality Canada
Occupation arms designer
Known for Co-inventing a prototype bolt-action rifle

Where are Parker Hale rifles made?

Birmingham, England
was a British firearms, air rifle and firearms accessory manufacturer, located in the Gun Quarter of the city of Birmingham, England. It was founded by Alfred Gray Parker and Arthur Hale….Parker-Hale.

Industry Arms industry
Products Rifles Clothing and accessories
Number of employees 80

What action did Parker Hale use?

Parker-Hale M82

Parker Hale M82
Length 127–132.1cm
Barrel length 711.2 mm (28 in)
Cartridge 7.62×51mm NATO
Action M98 Bolt action

Who owns Parker Hale?


Industry Arms industry
Founded Birmingham, England (1910)
Founder Alfred Gray Parker (1842–1915)
Defunct 1992
Fate Sold to Modular Industries Ltd.

Who made Parker Hale rifles?

Parker-Hale M85

Parker Hale M85
Parker Hale M85 sniper rifle with scope mounts but no rifle scope
Place of origin United Kingdom
Production history
Manufacturer Parker Hale

What did the Germans think of the Lee-Enfield?

Legend has it that the British rifle fire was so intense the Germans thought they were under massed machine gun attack. Recent historians have questioned the veracity of that piece of Great War folklore — but the reputation of the soldiers and the rifle they carried still garners respect.

What action does Parker Hale use?

What is the number 1 action on a Parker Hale rifle?

Catalog pages for the Parker-Hale sporting rifles based on the No. 1 action. Parker-Hale’s sporting rifles based on the Lee-Enfield No. 1 action were the Standard No. 1, the Supreme No. 1, and the Custom No. 1.

What happened to the Lee-Enfield rifle?

So, after the Second World War when large numbers of Lee-Enfield rifles were sold off by the British government as surplus a large number of them were bought up by Parker-Hale to sell to sporting shooters in Britain, Australia, Canada and the United States.

What kind of stock does a Parker Hale 4 have?

The stock of the Custom No. 4 was a sporter stock with Parker-Hale rubber recoil pad, contrasting rose-wood pistol grip cap and fore-end tip set off with white line spacers. Parker-Hale Custom No. 4 rifle.

Is the Parker-Hale fore-end “Rosewood” real?

The Parker-Hale Custom No. 1 was probably the prize model of the various offerings. Some claim that the “rosewood” fore-end is fake achieved by putting a white line into the wood and staining the fore-end cap a different color.