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    Your photos are not available to view ? Years...

    Your photos are not available to view ? Years ago commercial carbine stocks were found with M3 stocks and the Universal stock which worked like the MP-40
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    The BAR carrying handle was not used during WW2,...

    The BAR carrying handle was not used during WW2, it was adopted near the wars end. Finding a WW2 photo of a BAR with carrying handle is quite rare.
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    I found some original US Ordnance photos a few...

    I found some original US Ordnance photos a few years back that showed both 30 round and 40 round magazines for the
    Model 1918 BAR. These were for anti-aircraft protection, by the mid 1930's these...
  4. Thread: Finn M-91/24

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    Advice? production figures show SIG standard profile...

    production figures show SIG standard profile barrels 3000, SIG heavy barrels 5000

    Bohler Stahl standard profile barrels 5000 and heavy barrels 8000
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    On Gallipoli during 1915, Australian sniper Billy...

    On Gallipoli during 1915, Australian sniper Billy Sing (estimated 200 kills) and his observer Tom Sheehan had a close call with Turkish snipers. A Turkish
    snipers bullet hit the telescope that...
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    Your front sight block might have been a night...

    Your front sight block might have been a night sight with florescent paint and there would have been two florescent dots
    on the rear sight elevator.
  7. Thread: DANLY clip

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    DANLY clip

    here is a photo received from my friend Tom-in-NJ showing a salesman example of a Danly clip.102745
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    The Winchester Light Weight Military Rifle 1958

    The Winchester Light Weight Rifle being the final development of the M1 carbine gas system from Carbine Williams. Nice clean design and chambered for the 224 Winchester102687102688102689
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    stories about compatable cartridges

    Sometimes a 7,62mm NATO will fire in a Mosin-Nagant rifle.

    Best story was that the US 50 cal BMG cartridge would fire in the Soviet 12.7mm
    machine gun often called the 51 Russian in Viet Nam but...
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    If out of curiosity, if I were to build a franken...

    If out of curiosity, if I were to build a franken magazine, I would tight swage the M16 top half of the magazine over a ground down AK magazine
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    30 round magazine

    By 1969 some of these "sterile" AR-18 magazines started to make their way to US Troops in Viet Nam. These were available before Colt 30 round magazine became available. These magazines would fit...
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    We had three M1D rifles in my company and they...

    We had three M1D rifles in my company and they were never fired with the flash hiders.

    Back in the 1890's the Mannlicher 1895 Stutzen (carbine) used a special bayonet, it had an auxiliary front...
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    Browning was able to use the vibration or...

    Browning was able to use the vibration or harmonic waves produced by the barrel when firing a cartridge to good use with their
    factory BOSS attachment which could be adjusted to produce exceptional...
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    Your point of impact will also change on your M1...

    Your point of impact will also change on your M1 Rifle of M1 Carbine when attaching a bayonet, grenade launcher or flash hider because of
    the vibration or harmonic waves that travel along the barrel...
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    Franken M16/AK47 magazines

    A few years ago I saw some photos on other websites that showed AK47 magazines in M16 rifles, the photos lacked detail. I thought possible "photo-shop" or else these really were assembled in Viet Nam...
  16. Thread: Retro Flash Hiders

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    The shallow "v" on top supports the open prong...

    The shallow "v" on top supports the open prong flash hider for removal or installation, cut out on left side is for the birdcage flash hider and square hole in center is for
    torque wrench and I...
  17. Thread: Retro Flash Hiders

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    early flash hiders

    I found an old photo that shows the early flash hiders, as I stated above the second issue M16 tool will not fit the prongs on the early duckbill102626
  18. Thread: Retro Flash Hiders

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    early M16 flash hider

    I know that years ago the M16 tool (this is the second type in my photo) would not fit the duckbill or very first type flash hider. The distance between the prongs is smaller on the duckbill while...
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    World War 1 Australian Private Billy Sing had...

    World War 1 Australian Private Billy Sing had over 150 kills at Gallipoli using iron sights on a Lee Enfield
  20. Charlie, I am the CMP 7,62x51mm, the three...

    Charlie, I am the CMP 7,62x51mm, the three photo negatives are not mine. I was never able to find out any additional information as the carbine and rifle
    racks are well made there must have been...
  21. Very interesting, how was the bolt face altered...

    Very interesting, how was the bolt face altered and extractor/ejector. Sort of like the Lee Enfield No 4 conversions to 223 Rem a few years ago
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    The Model 1903 could have been used for rifle...

    The Model 1903 could have been used for rifle grenades at this time
  23. Interesting WW2 carbine and M1 rifle rack

    I have been unable to find a photo or two in any manuals that show this rack. It will store carbines (lock bar for carbines not shown) and a lock bar for M1 rifles. Only M1 carbines and M1 rifles...
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    I have heard and some of the photos are evident...

    I have heard and some of the photos are evident that some of these franken magazines used the M16 magazine as the top section
    and a ground down AK-47 as the bottom part. Now as to what kind of...
  25. The last issue of the GCA Journal Vol 33, Issue...

    The last issue of the GCA Journal Vol 33, Issue 3, Summer 2019, has an article "War Hero's Rifle Bought by Local Shop". Robert and Brad Simpson of Collectors Firearms
    purchased the Model 1941...
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