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  1. Painter, Your agent who was spying has been...

    Painter, Your agent who was spying has been rounded up. He is spilling all of your secrets. Something about women's fashions in your sizes? And M1 carbine receivers that are naked with no barrels?...
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    If you could post some photos of your carbines I...

    If you could post some photos of your carbines I am sure the good people here can give you a good idea about them
  3. Wow an M2 Inland receiver in the 7.1 serial...

    Wow an M2 Inland receiver in the 7.1 serial number range for 109.00 Euros. Stamped M2 and it's in Germany and not allowed back into the US.
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    Good going Charlie. Poor guy has been having...

    Good going Charlie. Poor guy has been having carbine withdrawal since he sold his last one and has been on pins and needles waiting for his new one. And you turn around and give him the Big One so he...
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    Out of dozens of reports on them I have seen or...

    Out of dozens of reports on them I have seen or heard, only one reported he did not like them. The original reports were they were made for the South Korean government for their own carbines which...
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    This is a nice Inland that has been rebuilt. The...

    This is a nice Inland that has been rebuilt. The U on the outside of the box is just an inspection stamp used by Inland. You have a nice one IM.
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    Its not just about velocity with the 7x57 being...

    Its not just about velocity with the 7x57 being superior to the .303 or the 30-40 Krag. The bullet for the 7x57 is 40 to 50 grs lighter then the others and higher velocity. That translates into...
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    Aim surplus also has the Romanian TT-33 for...

    Aim surplus also has the Romanian TT-33 for $219.95. They sold out of the $189.00 ones they had.
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    IM, Is the U on the bottom of the outside of the...

    IM, Is the U on the bottom of the outside of the slide?
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    Martin, It very well could be correct....

    Martin,

    It very well could be correct. There are so many variables with carbines that have not yet been discovered. NPM received well over 50,000 recoil plates from different makers and I not...
  11. I hope the whole court rules in your favor as the...

    I hope the whole court rules in your favor as the state is just pushing it to the limit. Not much left before a total ban on everything which is in their sights.
  12. What a nice conservatives Judge ruled on the...

    What a nice conservatives Judge ruled on the liberal 9th circuit court has over ruled and kept the law in place. Too bad as I am sure it will end up in the Supreme court maybe by next year if...
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    As long as one can have a bit of barrel hang...

    As long as one can have a bit of barrel hang above the barrel channel of the stock when putting the action back into the stock the accuracy will remain the same. A nice tight fit with the recoil...
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    The carbine was designed to have an effective...

    The carbine was designed to have an effective range of 300 yards and hit a man sized target at that distance with the force of a .38 SPL has at the muzzle. That would equal about 250 lbs. of energy....
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    Type 2 trigger, type 3 sear, type 3 recoil plate...

    Type 2 trigger, type 3 sear, type 3 recoil plate and the type 3 barrel band. All add to the accuracy of an M1 carbine. The type 2 trigger was designed for easing the trigger pull. But you can only go...
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    The vast majority of Garand's do not shoot well...

    The vast majority of Garand's do not shoot well with the boat tail 150 gr bullets. They shoot much better with the standard M2 as it is longer and has the small extra amount of jacket to stabilize...
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    The 30-06 and the 8mm are all corrosive primed....

    The 30-06 and the 8mm are all corrosive primed. FN did not switch over to non corrosive till half way through 1958. Now the 8mm could be Egyptian or it could be Iranian which has a lot of...
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    The rear sight does hang off the sides of the...

    The rear sight does hang off the sides of the dove tail on all carbines. The dove tail was not designed for an adjustable rear sight just the type 1 flip sight. So when centered it over hangs on both...
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    What is the stock marked in the sling well? I...

    What is the stock marked in the sling well? I don't see an acceptance stamp on the right side of the stock.
  20. No the straps are not Japanese. They would have...

    No the straps are not Japanese. They would have used leather as BAR said or canvas for the tropical straps and holsters.
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    In the past, tooth paste used to contain pumice....

    In the past, tooth paste used to contain pumice. I don't think it does now. The pumice is used more for cleaning teeth today in dentists offices. Tooth pastes are now aimed at making teeth whiter...
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    Vintage Hunter is correct. It is Finnish ball...

    Vintage Hunter is correct. It is Finnish ball ammo. They used barrels in their Mosin Nagant's of .308. and D166 is right.
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    Your link doesn't work.

    Your link doesn't work.
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    I would not trust any information in Harrisons...

    I would not trust any information in Harrisons book on carbines. The vast majority has become outdated and he refused to change and update it before he passed on. I have not found any information in...
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    A serial number stamped on a receiver did not...

    A serial number stamped on a receiver did not make it a rifle. Normal assembly was a month to as much as three months down the road depending on conditions. Most were done with in the month after...
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