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    I've had WBIII a few years now. One section shows...

    I've had WBIII a few years now. One section shows the Winchester dates the recievers were marked which I like. My understanding is that Brian Q helped with proof reading this edition. Plenty of...
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    Might be a good idea to call and ask them to look...

    Might be a good idea to call and ask them to look at what they really have.
    The pictured is small and the number hard to read. I quickly ordered one and it came. It was the 6th edition. I went back...
  3. The Carbine 2X is light, wood and aluminum. The...

    The Carbine 2X is light, wood and aluminum. The BAR 2X is not. Milled and weighs 74 pounds. It's a beast. Never had the Garand.
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    US Military Knives Bayonets & Machetes Book #3 by...

    US Military Knives Bayonets & Machetes Book #3 by M. H. Cole will answer you questions about originality. Great book but now i9s getting pricey $150 and up. The later "The Best of Military Knives...
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    I like it because it saved my life in VN, more...

    I like it because it saved my life in VN, more than once.
    Ammo was cheap for a while, then started to get pricey. Straight cases are easy to reload your empties with Dillon equipment. Berry makes a...
  6. Thread: Gun show find

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    Good find. I went to that show in 2012 and...

    Good find.

    I went to that show in 2012 and joined the club. Great colored newsletters. I think the display show is coming up in May. I found some 30 round type one SEY mags there (6) near new for...
  7. I just sold my Carbine 2X and my Bar 2X. They are...

    I just sold my Carbine 2X and my Bar 2X. They are very cool, but big and take up a lot of space.
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    Resigning as moderator

    I want to thank everyone for participating on the forum during my tenure as the M1 Carbine moderator. There have been a few bumps here and there, but overall we have a great group of guys here.

    I...
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    Paul, Kaveman91 is a nine year member, with...

    Paul,

    Kaveman91 is a nine year member, with few posts. Not everyone fills out a complete profile. I have read yours and it is very complete. I could add items to mine, I have a credit in the back...
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    Your Dad's duty was as or more dangerous than...

    Your Dad's duty was as or more dangerous than most might think. Merchant ships were prime targets, dangerous duty transporting men and equipment. These men do not receive full military benefits. Some...
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    The B/R in a circle and double box was made by...

    The B/R in a circle and double box was made by Bruner-Ritter Inc.
    https://www.milsurps.com/images/imported/2018/02/facepalmsmiley_zpshtksjcmcgif-1.jpg
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    Paul, You and I are about the same age. Is Sal...

    Paul,

    You and I are about the same age. Is Sal your father, Uncle?
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    Nice pair Paul. I like that both have the last...

    Nice pair Paul. I like that both have the last digit offset.
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    This thread has drifted away from our forum's...

    This thread has drifted away from our forum's carbine topic. Though interesting, I feel it has run it's course and it's time to be closed.
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    To me the whole value in that carbine is the...

    To me the whole value in that carbine is the serial number, which he doesn't show?????????
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    The Garand Launcher would go up to 220 yards ...

    The Garand Launcher would go up to 220 yards

    M7 grenade launcher - Wikipedia
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    Come on Bruce, what kind of answer is Yup?...

    Come on Bruce, what kind of answer is Yup? Elaborate.
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    Two Years in a Row

    October is the month for the displays at the WAC (Washington Arms Collectors) show.
    The objective is original items and informative to our members. This year included added items. Second scoped...
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    To get that ammo price you do have to send in for...

    To get that ammo price you do have to send in for a $20 rebate, (cost of a stamp) but it's a heck of a deal. Free shipping over $25 which in this case the 500 round pack is $64.99 so not an issue.
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    I've seen them as low as $482 Ruger PC CARBINE...

    I've seen them as low as $482

    Ruger PC CARBINE 9MM 16.12 TD TB/FLUTED 17RD $482.00

    Ruger PC Carbine Takedown 9mm 16in 17rd Black

    ruger 9mm carbine For Sale - Buy ruger 9mm carbine Online at...
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    He's a little over an hour away from me, I could...

    He's a little over an hour away from me, I could go over and put pins under his fingernails for you. :madsmile:
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    I've heard this played too many times over my...

    I've heard this played too many times over my life. For family, friends, and fellow servicemen.

    From what I learned in the service and by reading, "Taps" was arranged in its present form by the...
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    It has nothing to do with the north or south. ...

    It has nothing to do with the north or south.

    The google site doesn't say that when you put 1st Thanksgiving in the subject line. If you put Berkeley Plantation they mention it. The internet is...
  24. The Type III band was approved along with the M4...

    The Type III band was approved along with the M4 bayonet in April/May 1944 and went into production. The 4th block, serial number: 6,099,689 - 6,199,688 estimated to be March, 1944 - April 1944 might...
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    Happy Thanksgiving to all. Commonly...

    Happy Thanksgiving to all.

    Commonly recognized as the "First Thanksgiving" was celebrated by the Pilgrims after their first harvest in the New World in October 1621. I believe Abraham Lincoln in...
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