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    I wonder if the same group was selling the parts...

    I wonder if the same group was selling the parts separately. Within the last month I've seen flash hiders, thick and thin, as well as Italian M1D manuals on ebay. I had no interest but they were...
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    If you google the knob, there is a chart in one...

    If you google the knob, there is a chart in one of the CMP posts that keeps popping up that provides the makers and when they are used. I don’t know how definitive or who compiled the chart but it...
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    His uncle probably was from Chicago and he...

    His uncle probably was from Chicago and he routinely walked out of the factory with lunch pails full of them.... or maybe he found a ammo can full of them in a barn in Normandy. Whose to say :dunno:
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    TB. 112875

    TB. 112875
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    😂 I got the memo in TB ORD 9, dated 10 Jan 44.

    😂 I got the memo in TB ORD 9, dated 10 Jan 44.
  6. Thread: Colt 1945 CMP

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    No, it has colt 45 auto just above the lug on the...

    No, it has colt 45 auto just above the lug on the left side, a P on the lug, and a 7 just in front of the lug underneath
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    As early as March 1939 you were supposed to...

    As early as March 1939 you were supposed to grease the normal areas using prescribed grease of that era, no secret it was Dixon’s graphite Cup Grease #3. The prescribed oil since sperm oil was...
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    At least someone read my posts from before, lol

    At least someone read my posts from before, lol
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    You forgot to mention the first type of lubricant...

    You forgot to mention the first type of lubricant that was referenced in the manuals, it was a particular kind of graphite cup grease. When, they were having particular problems with the rifle...
  10. Thread: Colt 1945 CMP

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    Been busy getting ready for fall and had some...

    Been busy getting ready for fall and had some other issues. Thank you for the comments

    ---------- Post added at 09:50 AM ---------- Previous post was at 09:49 AM ----------


    Thank you for the...
  11. Thread: GCA Journal

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    Best wishes and prayers to the family.

    Best wishes and prayers to the family.
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    It’s a great looking transitional rifle!
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    I was told by an employee once that they caught...

    I was told by an employee once that they caught people cherry picking parts and returning rifles because they did not function correctly or did not meet grade requirements. While doubtful, a stock...
  14. I have some old blue prints that came from Mr....

    I have some old blue prints that came from Mr. Clawson that I can check next week when I get home, if the measurements are still needed.
  15. Thread: Colt 1945 CMP

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    A couple more

    A couple more
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    here are some additional parts that I am not sure...

    here are some additional parts that I am not sure of time frame or maker. The barrel has a 7 underneath which you cannot see.
  17. Thread: Colt 1945 CMP

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    Colt 1945 CMP

    Just received a CMP pistol that appears to be an Albany refurb based upon info I found on the web, 2.3500M. I ordered a field grade and it doesn't appear to have been used since rebuild. A few...
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    I know its old news to some and was just a...

    I know its old news to some and was just a mistake in a rush to make deadline but I believe one of the featured rifles in a recent GCA magazine was deemed to have a fake cartouche. I would have to...
  19. Thank you.

    Thank you.
  20. No locator hole.

    No locator hole.
  21. Thread: winchester carbine

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    Thank you W5USMC.

    Thank you W5USMC.
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    Thank all of you for the comments. I didn’t realize the SNA numbers had been discovered for carbines too. The actual date for the Garand is 23 Apr 45 according to Canfield’s book. It would be great...
  23. Thread: winchester carbine

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    I have a win-13 Garand that was produced in the...

    I have a win-13 Garand that was produced in the week of 20 April 1945, were WRA carbines still be made then and if so what would the serial range be? Hopefully, if still in production it’s not in an...
  24. Is there anything different/special about a prime...

    Is there anything different/special about a prime in the 3629 range?
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    Roger that...

    Roger that...
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