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  1. Sticky Thread California AR shooters Summary of laws signed by Governor affecting your AR15

    Mods, this is not meant to become political, so lock it if you need to, but please leave posted. It is information that California AR shooters need...

    Started by imarangemaster‎, 07-06-2016 06:37 PM
    affecting, ar15, california, governor, laws, shooters, signed, summary
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  2. Post Sticky Thread Fundamentals of Small Arms Weapons (WWII U.S. Training Films)

    Fundamentals of Small Arms Weapons (WWII U.S. Training Films) These combined videos demonstrate the mechanics of pistols, rifles and machine guns....

    Started by Badger‎, 11-04-2009 01:46 PM
    arms, films, fundamentals, small, training, weapons, wwii
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  3. Post Sticky Thread TM-43-0001-27 - Army Ammunition Data Sheets (1994)

    TM-43-0001-27 - Army Ammunition Data Sheets (1994) DISTRIBUTION STATEMENT: Approved for public release: distribution is unlimited....

    Started by Badger‎, 11-04-2009 11:36 AM
    1994, ammunition, army, data, sheets, tm27
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  4. Post Sticky Thread Fundamentals of Rifle Marksmanship (U.S. Marine Corps) AVA21011VNB1, 1999

    Fundamentals of Rifle Marksmanship (U.S. Marine Corps) AVA21011VNB1, 1999 Using the M16 rifle, this program explains and demonstrates the proper...

    Started by Badger‎, 07-31-2009 06:13 PM
    1999, avavnb1, corps, fundamentals, marine, marksmanship, rifle
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  5. Post Sticky Thread The Armalite AR-10 (Vintage Promotional Video)

    The Armalite AR-10 (Vintage Promotional Video) This is a vintage promotional film for the Armalite AR-10. This is the rifle that eventually led to...

    Started by Badger‎, 04-30-2009 02:07 PM
    ar10, armalite, promotional, video, vintage
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  6. Post Sticky Thread Rifle 5.56mm, XM16E1, Operation and Cycle of Functioning TF9-3663

    Rifle 5.56mm, XM16E1, Operation and Cycle of Functioning TF9-3663 US Army Training Film on the XM16E1 rifle, the first mass-fielded version of the...

    Started by Badger‎, 01-05-2009 09:16 AM
    556mm, cycle, functioning, operation, rifle, xm16e1
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  7. Post Sticky Thread FM-3-22-9 Marksmanship Manual for M16A1, M16A2/3, M16A4 and M4 Carbine

    FM-3-22-9 Marksmanship Manual for M16A1, M16A2/3, M16A4 and M4 Carbine Observations: FM-3-22-9 Marksmanship Manual for M16A1, M16A2/3,...

    Started by Badger‎, 08-30-2007 04:29 PM
    carbine, m16a1, m16a4, manual, marksmanship
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  8. Post Sticky Thread AR15 Handling (Field Stripping & Assembling)

    AR15 Handling (Field Stripping & Assembling) Mouse Click on the film strip thumbnail. AR15 Handling (Field Stripping & Assembling)

    Started by Badger‎, 08-22-2007 12:43 PM
    ar15, assembling, field, handling, stripping
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  9. Question Global Thread Help: What Happened to all my pics I attached to posts?

    My apologies for the delay in giving everyone a thorough update, but I was up and down almost 36 hours addressing the outage, and I needed some...

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    Hello folks … :) I'd like to remind everyone to re-read our Forum Rules & Site User Agreement (click here), particularly the section which covers...

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    Other than someone who fails to say thank you when they get an answer to a question they’ve posted, I don’t think there’s anything more frustrating...

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  1. Xm177e2

    Hi all, So, new year, new gun project. Just doing a little research, is the gas system, i.e the gas tube, the same length as the much later M4?

    Started by mrclark303‎, 02-14-2024 11:08 AM
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  2. so whats Kurt holding

    ---------- Post added at 06:57 PM ---------- Previous post was at 06:49 PM ---------- someone on another forum saved me from a maddening mental...

    Started by micmacman‎, 02-12-2024 07:57 PM
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  3. you either love it or hate it Baby Armalite

    swap meet find around the millenium , guy said he just wanted rid of it , that it was a jammomatic , cant remember what i paid but it was less than a...

    Started by micmacman‎, 01-31-2024 08:23 PM
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  4. built a M16A1 clone this winter

    furniture , handguard doughnut , 3 prong FH are all original , has Colt C marked BCG , went with a 1/7 twist pencil barrel instead of 1/12 , wanted ...

    Started by micmacman‎, 01-30-2024 05:22 PM
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  5. early training aid for M16 rifles

    My photos show an example of a training aid for recruits to use at the range with their M16 rifles

    Started by RCS‎, 12-13-2023 11:52 PM
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  6. Early M16 rifles being used in Viet Nam

    Old photos showing some of the early variations of the M16 rifle being used in Viet Nam. Never found a 30rd magazine photo ? I did add the...

    Started by RCS‎, 12-15-2023 10:30 PM
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    12-22-2023, 06:04 PM Go to last post
  7. Viet Nam safe conduct pass for 30rd magazines

    My old friend, Tom in NJ, sent these Viet Nam period safe conduct 30rd M16 magazine plastic pouches. The 20rd is quite common but is the first 30rd...

    Started by RCS‎, 11-01-2023 03:07 PM
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  8. photos of CAR-15 butt stock

    I found some additional photos of the CAR-15 butt stock that I restored back in 2013, The stock came from the Rock Island salvage yard (along with...

    Started by RCS‎, 10-03-2023 11:17 PM
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  9. C7CT clone

    I posted some questions regarding some of the details of the C7ct back in 2017. https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=62244 Finally got...

    Started by Molonlave‎, 08-09-2023 11:26 AM
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  10. Doing the retro thing again....

    Been awhile since I have retroed, the closest lately being my Colt 6400C ban era M4. The stupid prices for original retro and even repop has kept me...

    Started by imarangemaster‎, 07-25-2023 09:36 PM
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  11. My USAF GAU-5/A/A range toy

    I hate not having full magazine function of my weapons, that's why I run featureless. Even my USAF carbine clone was featureless. Today, I broke...

    Started by imarangemaster‎, 11-12-2022 05:23 PM
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    08-02-2023, 04:41 PM Go to last post
  12. Increasing trigger pull

    So I've been playing with my competition builds I did over the winter - an a4 and an a2, Douglas heavy barrels and compass lake free float tubes. I...

    Started by ssgross‎, 07-05-2023 12:39 AM
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    07-05-2023, 09:03 PM Go to last post
  13. Olympic Arms A2

    To fill an 80's/90s period gap in my milsurp rifle collecting I've wanted an M16/AR15 type rifle for a while. However as here in the UK semi-autos...

    Started by desperatedan‎, 06-03-2023 11:37 AM
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    06-25-2023, 02:56 PM Go to last post
  14. whats the proper name for ,,,,

    the match rear sight that looks like the front half of a carry was cut off

    Started by micmacman‎, 06-22-2023 08:01 AM
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    06-22-2023, 05:34 PM Go to last post
  15. Vietnam, still using the M16A1

    Hi all, I found this interesting picture of Vietnamese reserve use of the M16A1. Apparently they are still used and locally refurbished, with...

    Started by mrclark303‎, 06-12-2023 03:55 AM
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    • Replies: 20
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    06-19-2023, 09:21 AM Go to last post
  16. New to Me Colt AR15A4

    Finally got one. I'm sure it's been fired but not much. There's barely any marks on the shell deflector or BCG. Looks like it might have had a...

    Started by RossMkIIEnjoyer‎, 01-23-2023 05:42 PM
    • Replies: 5
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    05-27-2023, 08:46 PM Go to last post
  17. Original "waffle" AR-15 magazines

    I have noticed that original waffle 20rd magazines have all but disappeared over the past fifteen to twenty years. there were some reproductions...

    Started by RCS‎, 04-18-2023 05:07 PM
    • Replies: 9
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    05-08-2023, 11:48 PM Go to last post
  18. Switched Horses (Colts!)

    I recently obtained a late CR6920 "Colt Carbine", but it was really just a Colt "assembled gun" with laser engraved lower instead of roll marked. It...

    Started by imarangemaster‎, 03-19-2023 12:29 AM
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  19. billboard lowers

    I'm working on two competition builds. Sadly, I think what I want does not exist. Why is it that every manufacturer feels the need to turn their...

    Started by ssgross‎, 01-18-2023 10:36 AM
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    02-24-2023, 11:25 PM Go to last post
  20. Going to Ride the (Colt) Pony Again!

    My first AR-15 was an M16A1 in active Army from 1974 to 1977 (and 1977 to 1979 in the Reserves). My second and third ARs were USAF GAU-5/A/A (11.5"...

    Started by imarangemaster‎, 11-07-2022 09:56 PM
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