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    Agreed Del, .... Agreed.

    Agreed Del, .... Agreed.
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    I was curious about how they came up with the Metric markings. I found this:

    The two different metric calibers 11.43 and 11.25 mm for this cartridge correspond to the groove diameter (.450") and...
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    Sure wish it was Full Auto :super:

    Sure wish it was Full Auto :super:
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    Old man now Frank,

    Old man now Frank,

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    Notice the guy standing on the edge of the road,...

    Notice the guy standing on the edge of the road, then fired hitting the passengers window.
    I didn't catch the time, but was after the driver turned around and warned 'Be ready for fire'.



    ...
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    He's just about ready for 'FrankenStock' :eek:

    He's just about ready for 'FrankenStock' :eek:
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    Except, Your Trigger Spring has a broken leg....

    Except, Your Trigger Spring has a broken leg.
    New Spring you'll be good to go.

    See this Video and compare the movement of your Sear:

    https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=17368
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    JD, Some have steel plate inside the sidewalls...

    JD,
    Some have steel plate inside the sidewalls and a circular plate that's attached to the rim or inside the tread, with the rubber molded around it. I'm sure there are others. Guess it all depends...
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    JD, I'd assume they use a Run Flat tire, either...

    JD,
    I'd assume they use a Run Flat tire, either Sealed rigid foam or the steel inner band types. I believe they are now making many new versions of bullet proof rims also.
    All the 'Rappers' are...
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    Speaking of Seth

    Don't forgot the Ultra Rare Seth-Ola that Harlan was able to buy from Seth before Seth disappeared... ;)

    IIRC Mid summer of 2015, JimF and I put a Underwood Carbine together and sent it to...
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    This is a big part of the reason I look for wear...

    This is a big part of the reason I look for wear patterns 'BEFORE' a Carbine is Detail cleaned. I documented one here for all to see with pictures being taken as I tore it down.

    See my replies...
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    1st Posted Question on Jouster

    I remember my very 1st questions on Jouster, Not knowing I asked:

    If a carbine was rebuilt was the stock restamped with the Crossed Cannons by Ordnance? Or for that example the boxed S'G' marking...
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    Have to know how they were built and when to properly ID

    This the reason the records and observations of 40+ years of information gathered by the Michigan Carbine Collectors, The Carbine Club, The Carbine Collectors Club Forum, Larry Ruth and countless...
  14. Big Collector contacted me, He had 2 of these at...

    Big Collector contacted me,
    He had 2 of these at one time. Sold and got his money back on one. Still has the other. I have the SN#'s but would like his OK to post them.
    He brought up a good point...
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    Quick math...... say 6 million made, 99% upgraded...

    Quick math...... say 6 million made, 99% upgraded ..... leaves what about 60,000 possible Originals.
    All done without a calculator, I'm too tired to find one.

    Funny though Louis, That 'Everyone'...
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    firstflabn, I love your researching abilities ! ...

    firstflabn,
    I love your researching abilities ! :thup:

    I don't know if you'd call it a cleaning party,
    But when called upon to help unpack Small Arms and equipment, My Father said they used...
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    Starting Monday April 26 in Michigan

    New mask mandates requires kids age 2 and up to wear masks at Day Care and Summer Camps...... etc

    Last week Michigan cities accounted for seven of the 10 worst Covid-19 outbreaks in urban areas.
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    We have quite a few English members. Maybe one...

    We have quite a few English members.
    Maybe one will reach out.
    You could also try a WTB and list your location.

    Good Luck,

    PS: Look for burrs on the bad slide's tabs, you may be able to file...
  19. Well Thx all the same jonnyc, I passed that...

    Well Thx all the same jonnyc,
    I passed that forum post on to members that were looking for the label meanings.
    So a 4+ year old post is still helping today.

    :thup:
  20. @jonnyc, Is this you commenting on the labels? ...

    @jonnyc,
    Is this you commenting on the labels?

    IMI Box Label? .30 Carbine - #2 by Fede - General Ammunition Discussion - International Ammunition Association Web Forum
  21. Anyone served using M1 Carbine in Israel ?

    If so, or if you know someone who did:
    Please look this post over: https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=73974

    It's part of a research project.

    Thx All, :thup:
  22. Rest easy Wayne, No one Dumb enough to pay...

    Rest easy Wayne,
    No one Dumb enough to pay $399.00 for it. Auction ended, Seller Relisted and Sold it on March 15 for $199 with Free Shipping !!

    Description:
    Original Early production M1 Carbine...
  23. Anyone serve with IDF or Police using the M1 Carbine ?

    If anyone has served in Israel using the M1 Carbine,
    We have a few questions for you.
    We often see M1 carbines that served in Israel with the number 50 stamped on the stock near the Recoil Plate or...
  24. The Peoples Republic Of China Made M1 Carbine

    Others seen this before me. I just ran across it today.
    On GI, sold for $1800.00
    M-1 Carbine MFG. BY The Peoples Republic Of China for sale

    "Peoples Republic of China" started to copy the US M-1...
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    Fully agree, Seeing Commercials selling for this...

    Fully agree,
    Seeing Commercials selling for this and more on GB.

    I look at it and Saddam Hussein comes to mind.


    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2021/04/ak47-1.jpg

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