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    IDing M1 Carbine Butt Plates?

    Is there a secret in identifying M1 Carbineicon butt plates? I got Craig's Rs 5th Edition book and several actual butt plates to compare, but they all look about the same to me. What am I missing.


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    Well I have a different problem, I can find about twenty different dott paterns and most do not look like any in the books. Look how the circle cuts dotts around the screw, and where the dotts are missing.

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    There a few other resources on carbine buttplate identification, right or wrong. There are some photos on the Chestnut Ridge Supply website: Chestnut Ridge Supply Gun Parts

    There are photos from the Carbine Club newsletters in Larry Ruth's "War Baby" book.

    If you happen to be a member of the Carbine Club there are photos in the Newsletters.

    It took me a while to figure it out and there are certain buttplates that are still is question as to which manufacturer they should be attributed to. It gets real challenging when the buttplates are worn or dented.

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