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    Battle Of Dien Bien Phu

    Yes they did. The M1 Carbine was introduced into Vietnam by French troops during the late 1940s in their war with the communist Viet Minh forces. A large number of M1 carbines were captured and used...
  2. Thx RC, I'd never heard anything about this one....

    Thx RC,
    I'd never heard anything about this one. While reading it you can't help but feel for the troopers and glider pilots. Seems they'd been better off seated in the rear with loads in the...
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    Jungle Fever ? Or Section 8 ? Caption reads: ...

    Jungle Fever ? Or Section 8 ?

    Caption reads:

    Airborne, 503rd PIR in the Pacific, note his M2 helmet with straps.
    ...
  4. Reported Rare Unissued Rock Ola Sold for $20,000

    Read about this today, but having no details other than this below:

    May 2008
    A rare unissued Rock-Ola sold on GB for $20,000.

    Anyone recall any details about this one ?

    Thx,
  5. LTC Batte M1A1 Sold for Over $20,000 in 2008

    Details?
    Anyone familiar with the M1A1 owned by LTC Batte (later General) that reportedly sold for over $20,000 in 2008?

    I ran across a old thread today on a forum where it was brought up. Not...
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    Like these.... ? 1 Universal:...

    Like these.... ?

    1
    Universal:
    http://www.imfdb.org/images/7/72/M1_Carbine_Universal.jpg

    2
    Plainfield:
    http://www.imfdb.org/images/a/aa/M1CarbinePlainfieldPM30.jpg
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    I don't know if the OP means a M1A1 or one of the...

    I don't know if the OP means a M1A1 or one of the post War commercials like this Plainfield??

    http://www.m1carbinesinc.com/PMCVietnamApr%201966.jpg
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    Yes it has 30rd Mag Catch.

    Yes it has 30rd Mag Catch.
  9. Trigger Housing Picture from the auction

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2019/09/sl1600-9.jpg

    Common to see Ordnance Flaming Bomb on early S'G' trigger housings.

    I believe-
    IP had the complete circle tooling hole. And...
  10. GIUSBOB, How bout this idea...... Lets call it...

    GIUSBOB,
    How bout this idea......
    Lets call it a IP-S'G' made Trigger Housing.

    Reply from link below...........
    This first one sound familiar ?

    ".....there was possibly a "transition"...
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    M2 in Slow Mo

    A fellow member passed this on to the Collectors forum.
    I wanted to share it with anyone who hasn't seen it.
    Watch the extraction pattern.
    See if you notice anything odd.
    If you do WAIT before...
  12. The S'G' from the auction looked very refinished...

    The S'G' from the auction looked very refinished to me. Had just enough finish wear to show the light contact rub points from being in a stock and from being attached to a receiver. Add a few hammer...
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    New Light Carbine Rifle

    Feb 1942 Fort Benning, GA.
    Testing the new light Carbine rifle with attached Trench knife.

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2019/09/124297-1.jpg
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  14. Robert, Was this a original set up? I assume...

    Robert,
    Was this a original set up?
    I assume yes. I'm just surprised this type of technology has been around so long. I had no idea.....
    If it went bang and you missed, we'd just fidget with the...
  15. HMMM.... Thx Robert, That helps explain a...

    HMMM....

    Thx Robert,
    That helps explain a number of Non Ammo related issues I've had.
    I was breaking in a new AR with my son over the course of a few months, getting to the range 1-2 times a...
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    I don't get it ?? When I previewed and posted...

    I don't get it ??
    When I previewed and posted the picture above it had the Photo Bucket label across it.
    If you click on my link it will still have it.
    Down page 1..
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    Doug ??

    I loaded these pictures from Photobucket to here.
    Some have the Photo Bucket Logo over them..... Some Don't.
    Any idea why ?

    Example picture..... followed by post link below
    ...
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    Tiny Pics Shutting Down

    Seen tonight Tiny pics is shutting down, giving you about 2-3 weeks (maybe less) to get your pictures out of there.
    About a month ago I started loading some there to try out, since Photobucket has...
  19. OK Robert, Your D#mn Rifle rack has drove me...

    OK Robert,
    Your D#mn Rifle rack has drove me nuts since you posted the pictures. I think I looked at every picture on the internet and didn't find anything close to it.
    Closes I've seen would be a...
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    Web sling, D tip. National Guardsman during 1967...

    Web sling, D tip.
    National Guardsman during 1967 Detroit Riots.

    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2017/11/353preview-1.jpg
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    Flyd, As you may know by now, United Carr only...

    Flyd,
    As you may know by now,
    United Carr only made fasteners not any Web gear.
    Your sling would be post WWII. The IRT stamp may be a partial miss for MRT which is the Mildew Treatment, 9-62 date...
  22. Tid Bits....

    Baker.... Question for you,
    Are you looking for Armory shipping crates that held 8-10 ?
    Or just single rifle crates used to ship the rifle between 2 people ?

    Found a picture of a Springfield...
  23. Baker, Are you looking for something like these...

    Baker,
    Are you looking for something like these from member posts?

    http://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=56122

    https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=66327
  24. Tom, This gets you to their Restoration...

    Tom,
    This gets you to their Restoration supplies:

    WWII Restoration Supplies

    This is their Home Page:

    QuestMasters Online Museum Home Page
  25. I'll look around as time allows. Maybe worth...

    I'll look around as time allows.
    Maybe worth contacting the link above to see if he has done any before.
    Might also be worth posting a new topic in the 03 Enfield forums.

    Charlie-P777
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