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  1. Maybe a new style Sales pitch? Tired of...

    Maybe a new style Sales pitch?
    Tired of answering questions?
    Or deep down inside a Garand guy?

    Do you have a Item number?
    I can't find it.
  2. AD-4NA, That would have to have been- 'Sunray',...

    AD-4NA,
    That would have to have been- 'Sunray',
    I've seen his comments about how there were never any Originally made Carbines on Many Forums dating back 12-14+ years. Many he's Banned on.
    I still...
  3. That crack could be repaired with more and better...

    That crack could be repaired with more and better placement of threaded brass pins.
    I can't see enough of the full stock to decide anything else. Might be a M2 Potbelly.

    I have some Asian Kapur...
  4. Ultra Rare Springfield Armory M1 Carbine Stock Non Potbelly

    According to the seller- hiddensprings2020 in the 10 years he's been restoring (Humping) stocks this is the 1st Non Potbelly SA M1 Carbine stock he has ever seen. A Type IV with long barrel channel...
  5. Thread: Teaser

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    Is it me or does the Picture make the right side...

    Is it me or does the Picture make the right side of the Hammer look like it has the cut away on the lower side... Like a Type IV M2 Hammer.
    I have notes on a contract from Bill Ricca for...
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    Fake?! US GI BOB, Yes a Round face or Round Shoulder....

    US GI BOB,
    Yes a Round face or Round Shoulder. Welds are hard to see, If you say 3, then there are 3.
    #18 car got ripped off today along with Truex. Was light raining when they started. Just as...
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    Major Countries Weaponry Web Site

    Ovideo's Post,
    Reminded me of a Web Site I came across that lists most every War time country and their Weapons. I don't know how accurate it is but the link is below.

    I was reading a random...
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    Congrats Jim, :thup: I knew you were looking....

    Congrats Jim, :thup:
    I knew you were looking. Any offers to buy it from you before you could get it out to your car ?
    I use a ex employee.... A really Big Guy to run blocker for me. I also put a...
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    Matrix Precision Parts Moving Sale

    Anyone that has dealt with Matrix Precision Parts may be interested in their 10% off Moving Sale.
    I've purchased most all of my M1 Carbine tools from them along with the extra / spare parts they...
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    Fake?! :D The shape of the Band's Front corner...

    :D

    The shape of the Band's Front corner where the hand guard's front edge snugs up to.
    Some call it the Shoulder. I call it the face.

    Here is the one on Ebay (Which Sold) it is a Round...
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    Fake?! I just don't trust the guy, whether real or not....

    I just don't trust the guy, whether real or not. Seeing who's selling it..... I'd pass and watch for Mortardoctor to list one on Ebay.
    Then I'd know what was in the picture is what I'd get.

    If...
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    Vive la France An estimated 500,000 French men...

    Vive la France

    An estimated 500,000 French men and women worked for the Resistance during Germany's occupation of France. Resistance workers carried out thousands of acts of sabotage against the...
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    FYI

    Guys on the CMP Forum brought up the 5.7
    5.7 Spitfire carbine - CMP Forums

    One linked a barrel from Numrich for sale:
    Barrel, Conversion, .22 Cal. Wildcat (5.7mm Johnson) | Gun Parts Corp.
    ...
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    118537One here from The Carbine Collectors Club...

    118537One here from The Carbine Collectors Club Forum that appears to be bent in the same direction.
    You'll have to zoom the pic up to see the detail.
    Maybe best to open picture in a new tab and...
  15. To Add to Dave HH's point, I still think a in...

    To Add to Dave HH's point,
    I still think a in depth Development and Production of the Carbine would make a great Documentary. It's such a amazing achievement.... The Development, Organization,...
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    Fellow member Floyd the cat noted seeing these...

    Fellow member Floyd the cat noted seeing these bent swivels on the Italian returns.
    I've also seen a number of them posted by new owners on Redditt sub forums.

    Wondering what type sling hook or...
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    I've seen home made receiver wrenches used, heard...

    I've seen home made receiver wrenches used, heard of guys using large crescent wrenches, stillsons and even pipe wrenches.
    A now deceased friend had 2 receivers that he had crushed while trying to R...
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    Hi Eb, Any thoughts from that particular wear...

    Hi Eb,
    Any thoughts from that particular wear pattern ?

    @ Dave HH,
    I didn't give the bottom of a vice a thought. Was just thinking about the 2 sides....
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    I just can't picture how it could be positioned...

    I just can't picture how it could be positioned in a Vice that would leave this area finish worn.
    Clamped on the sides, I can understand, but from this spot, the other jaw would be on the front...
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    See it has a new owner. Anyone look at pictures...

    See it has a new owner.
    Anyone look at pictures #69, #70 and #71?
    I was just looking at the finish wear under the front/bottom of the Receiver.
    And wondering how it got so much finish loss there....
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    Stock markings above are distorted. A better...

    Stock markings above are distorted. A better picture reveals it's SSABo.

    With the help from our Friendly fellow member from Pordenone, Italy we now know this SSABo stands for:

    Sezione Staccata...
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    That's a good thing in the Milsurp hobby.

    That's a good thing in the Milsurp hobby.
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    Thx Wayne. I read what Tom in NJ wrote in that...

    Thx Wayne.

    I read what Tom in NJ wrote in that link and compared to what I wrote above it's like I plagiarized his reply. :lol:
    But I recall Marcus, Roger, David B, Bruce McA, and others saying...
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    They came in all flavors. The M1 carbines sold...

    They came in all flavors.
    The M1 carbines sold through the DCM in the 1960's were "unserviceable-unclassified, safe to fire". Meaning they could be in any condition, new, used, or re-built . They...
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    Thx Again Wayne, After posting the SN# stamping...

    Thx Again Wayne,
    After posting the SN# stamping date then adding finish up time,,,,,, I was about to Edit this. Seller has described as T2 TH but I see no bevels.
    Had to been some overlap I have...
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