What Makes the SMLE Conducive to the “Mad Minute?”

Prior to the advent of service semi-automatic weapons, the SMLE or “Lee-Enfield” rifle was the king of rapid fire. In fact, soldiers of the Crown practiced the “Mad Minute” which involved firing well-aimed shots as fast as possible. Results were remarkable, almost up to semi-automatic performance. Per Wikipedia: The first Mad Minute record was set by […]

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