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    Diver recovers M1 Carbine

    Ran across this video one day. @ 16:40 in the Diver finds a M1 Carbine.
    I was able to see a W marked straight hammer.
    Can anyone ID any other part codes ?

    **Reminds me of one found by Police...
  2. Selky, One theory.... When the stock makers...

    Selky,
    One theory....
    When the stock makers sent stocks to the Prime makers they had to include so many extra stocks. Lets say for every 100 stocks and HG's they had to send 10 extra stocks and...
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    Your Good Louis, We're following your project....

    Your Good Louis,
    We're following your project.
    I agree with the others, it looks nice.
    I don't see any sign of bayo band rub spots on the barrel.
    A very nice looking Para !
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    M3 Sniperscope Set - Fully Operational

    Hoping this is OK to bring up here.
    Today I came across a M3 Sniperscope Set - Fully Operational for sale by a well known M1 Carbine researcher.

    It's listed for sale on the Carbine Collectors...
  5. Member Dingo1, Rock Ola 4,612,294 Thread Link:...

    Member Dingo1,
    Rock Ola 4,612,294
    Thread Link: https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=61477

    https://www.milsurps.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=85579&d=1499010465
    ...
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    Sounds like my Logger...... This was what I came...

    Sounds like my Logger...... This was what I came home to, minus the 2- 2' cookies I cut off the bottom and rolled to the curb.
    1st meeting: He said no problem, "We'll take care of it. All you'll...
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    Yours was a baked on finish. Chuck did a really...

    Yours was a baked on finish.
    Chuck did a really nice job on it, no surprise there.

    I gotta laugh at feedback left on the Eastwood site, left by a 'Gunsmith', I assume that's the pictured barrel...
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    Notice they even did the barrel band spring ? ...

    Notice they even did the barrel band spring ?

    Maybe Park, maybe CeraKote, but IMO they Ruined that WRA....

    This one (pictured below) is Eastwoods Zinc Phosphate but, to dark. Before I found...
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    Agree, I think it looks really good. Congrats...

    Agree,
    I think it looks really good.

    Congrats Louis........ What's next ?

    :beerchug:
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    Has This Been Zinc Phosphate Painted?

    Eastwood sells a Zinc Phosphate in a spray can. Others probably do also.

    Does this look like they used 'Painter in a can' ??

    :ugh:
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    Here's a UI Band on a mixer Rock Ola. I'd have to...

    Here's a UI Band on a mixer Rock Ola. I'd have to look at others to see the size and style of the UI Stamp, and if they changed over time. On this one the U isn't as short or wide as the one LBoos is...
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    @ GI-Bob, You think that Band was Parked over ?...

    @ GI-Bob,
    You think that Band was Parked over ? With a Darker finish, thats now thinning?

    @Louis,
    Can you get a picture of the Band's Weld Spots?
    And bottom of Flip Sight ?

    Thx,
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    Frank, That wood will be like 'Stacked Gold'....

    Frank,
    That wood will be like 'Stacked Gold'.
    There will be many hurting this winter with the costs of heating oil, nat gas, propane and electric.

    FWIW, I took a few cold beers to a good friend...
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    Always Appreciate your illustration help GI Bob,...

    Always Appreciate your illustration help GI Bob,
    Without the help from one of my kids, I can't do the rotate, resize, highlight, side x side things. And those kids are long grown up and far away....
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    @ssgross, I believe I read these carbines came...

    @ssgross,
    I believe I read these carbines came from all over Europe, in a Midway statement.. but IDK.

    I was curious about the Midway / Italians and why a German Exporter was used?
    Maybe because...
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    Frank, I missed your birthday,,,,,,,, So Happy...

    Frank,
    I missed your birthday,,,,,,,, So Happy Birthday :cheers:
    Are you cranking up the heat in the 'Hide Out' ?

    Cheers Buddy,
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    crowtalks, I seen your post and other pictures...

    crowtalks,
    I seen your post and other pictures on TCCCF and believe I can see a OI stamped in the slingwell.
    I don't recognize the DD H markings.
    Maybe possible they were added before your carbine...
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    Drillmation vs ASBCA Appeal Ruling 10 April 1969

    ASBCA = Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals
    Where Contractors that received a Army contract and have a gripe go for a Ruling.
    In this case a company called Drillmation with a parts contract.
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    Some Early York family history and possible family connection ?

    This from York's diary:

    "My grandpap on my mother's side, William Brooks, was a Northerner. He came down with the cavalry from Detroit, Michigan, and after the war he got into it with some...
  20. Eb, I believe USGI Bob is talking about how IP...

    Eb,

    I believe USGI Bob is talking about how IP set up their own jigs that Pedersen thought were best. Problems arose because these had to be taken down and set back up for the next steps (Not...
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    Let us know what you find

    @Ben,

    A couple pictures of your stock's wood bridge and just forward of the bridge to see the size router bit used to clear out the Op Slide channel could help ID it.
    It's hard to tell from your...
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    https://www.milsurps.com/attachment.php?attachment...

    https://www.milsurps.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=118747&d=1626841782

    Yes Very nice stock. A good deep cleaning would reveal much more of that beautiful figuring.
    I'd be using it also.........
  23. Carbines were listed in the Critical list a few...

    Carbines were listed in the Critical list a few times.
    IMO Inland wanted to show WRA they weren't going to be the warm up band. A healthy competition to speak. But there were other factors involved...
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    Early barrel band brazed repair done in North Africa?

    Thought you might be interested in this one,

    This early barrel band has been repaired on the inside with a brazed in patch.

    According to War Baby 362 carbines were delivered in June 1942. In...
  25. I'm just skimming the top, Look in to the...

    I'm just skimming the top, Look in to the Original Threads listed with each example for more details.

    To Start:
    2 M1A1's double the pleasure..
    Here are 2 late 6,4 mil Inland M1A1's with barrel...
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