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    Yeah, I figured as much after reading it again...

    Yeah,
    I figured as much after reading it again this morning.
    -1 for me
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    Hi Bruce, First try with Paratroopers ? There...

    Hi Bruce,
    First try with Paratroopers ?
    There are numerous pics of M1A1's, 2 there as they load mags.
    This was the first jump @ Battalion strength in the Pacific. Not counting the guys who...
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    Jim, Anything like this Modified Long Stem ? ...

    Jim,
    Anything like this Modified Long Stem ?

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2012/06/DSC08526-1.jpg

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2012/06/DSC08376-1.jpg
    ...
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    GI-Bob, Is it POP QUIZ TIME ? Gotta be 20 or 30...

    GI-Bob,
    Is it POP QUIZ TIME ?
    Gotta be 20 or 30 rd Thompson.... or maybe M3 30 rd Grease gun mags.... Or both.... because they look like round nose .45's.
    I don't think the bullets look long...
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    Mike, Even though this reads it's in Nadzab New...

    Mike,
    Even though this reads it's in Nadzab New Guinea in 1943, I believe this is the 503 loading up being driven to the take off while still there in New Zealand.
    Any way if you look thru the...
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    Snowman, I worry about how far the 2 screw plugs...

    Snowman,
    I worry about how far the 2 screw plugs sit inside the left bolt lug track.
    Do you think it will be hard to grind them down?
    Would you try grinding them in place or pull them then grind...
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    Ten, I have all those pictures, including the...

    Ten,
    I have all those pictures, including the pictures from a link in there saved on file.
    This way he can't delete them like he has so many others early on that were questioned.
    Like some of the...
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    I Started It ? Just For The Record-

    Call Me Out ?
    Then I want this on the record for all to read.
    Below I'll attach a link to the topic where I asked if that stock was original to either of the Rock Ola actions you had pictured.
    ...
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    Paul, Are you talking about the post where I...

    Paul,
    Are you talking about the post where I asked which Rock Ola that one stock was Original to?
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    PBI, Take it easy and relax. Should be a nice...

    PBI,
    Take it easy and relax. Should be a nice weekend and we are all here to share.
    If any have issues, please use the Private Message system.

    Robert,
    Any chance the M2 cut M1A1 stock could be...
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    June 3

    This buyer must be collecting wood ammo boxes. This lot of WRA box sold for $256.95 + $31.55 for shipping...... A Total of $288.50
    6 bidders submitted a total of 19 bids. So crates must be Hot right...
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    If you mean a 2nd Carbine.... Give us a look...

    If you mean a 2nd Carbine....
    Give us a look when you get the chance........ :thup:
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    M1A1 Folder Stock Sold For...

    Seen this tonight,
    Sold for $2,566.00
    Has it come to this ?

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2019/06/sl1600-1.jpg

    Original WWII M1A1 Inland Folding Paratrooper Carbine Stock | eBay
  14. Thread: SG stock

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    SAGINAW WOOD

    Often see RSG Hand Guards sell for over $50 on Auction Sites.
    PM-IP Buttplates over $50, sometimes near a $100 :move eek:

    Here is a Advanced Search of 'COMPLETED/SOLD AUCTIONs' using WWII M1...
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    If not centered, I most often see Flip sights...

    If not centered,
    I most often see Flip sights pushed more toward the Left side.... Muzzle pointed away.
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    Still Original paint ? If so which is it...........

    Still Original paint ?
    If so which is it........ Meadow Green or Glenmist green ??
    81,537 F1 Pick ups made in 52.

    I don't remember if these 'Options' came in 51 or 52:

    Five Star standard Cab...
  17. Another Look At An Older Rock Ola Thread

    I have this thread saved. I believe it's worth another go round.
    Wish I knew the serial number.
    Hope all enjoy........

    https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=39478
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    QHMC 1,603,422 finish appears Dulite/Blue

    RCS,
    Do you have a couple pictures of your Receiver you could share ?

    Look at this older topic linked below.
    3 early QHMC carbines are pictured.

    One reply by Mikey51 (Now known as Mikey 52)...
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    Hi Robert, This must be the one that was in the...

    Hi Robert,
    This must be the one that was in the RMCB stock.
    Anyway..
    Barrel would be correctly dated for your QHMC serial range and sounds as though it may have the correct finish found on...
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    If only buying 1 at a time, start with #1. ...

    If only buying 1 at a time, start with #1.

    Other opinions will help.
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    AER, This link is a long one but I highly advise...

    AER,
    This link is a long one but I highly advise you read it.

    https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=53708
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    Are the OE 1952 headlight bezels not Stainless?...

    Are the OE 1952 headlight bezels not Stainless? Just painted to conserve the steel ?
    Most I see of the 52's have the Chrome/Stainless rings, maybe not correct per 52. Just easier to find when doing...
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    Going Off Topic

    GIBOB,
    Gotta ask..
    Is that the RUN FORREST GUMP RUN 51 Ford ?
    IIRC The first Gen F series, 239 CI Flat head? About a 100hp.
    Still a 3 speed column ? 5 Star cab, 6-1/2' wood bed.
    Real nice honest...
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    Does Firing pin move freely? Can't hurt to...

    Does Firing pin move freely?
    Can't hurt to measure it.... It should protrude .048 to .065 inch. I'd also look at the tip with a Mag glass.
    Good time to clean and lube the complete Bolt assembly....
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    Barrel hang and Recoil plate lock up.

    GIBOB,
    Just for kicks..... Before doing anything to your frt sight

    Try pulling the barreled receiver and rehang it into the recoil plate. Shoot twice to check impact.

    Pull apart B/R like above...
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