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    GIBob, At $1450 it's still cheaper than the...

    GIBob,
    At $1450 it's still cheaper than the recent Import stamped more expensive ones.
    Been seeing some commercials nearly fetching this much with some extras included.
    Funny they have no mention...
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    It might be my fault Clarky.... Pulling it OT...

    It might be my fault Clarky.... Pulling it OT when I started in about all the regulations in Canada.
    If so, I owe you and all the others posting here a cold one :beerchug:

    Sorry :red face:
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    From a bulk purchase of stocks I had a NPM stock...

    From a bulk purchase of stocks I had a NPM stock that had a hole on each side, located in the same area as yours.
    I assumed it might have been from some type of Bi-Pod. I gave it to someone that...
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    :D M1 C, Chart shows last SN stamped that...

    :D

    M1 C,
    Chart shows last SN stamped that day:

    1943,
    July 6- 1,145,024
    July 7- 1,145,497
    July 8- 1,146,650
  5. Lost some pictures when the Site had issues. But...

    Lost some pictures when the Site had issues.
    But still run across some worth seeing again.

    This one posted by member TRICKSTER back in 2011 was a mystery carbine until Brian Q figured it out....
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    OT I remember years ago my Father would take...

    OT

    I remember years ago my Father would take us and friends goose hunting in Ontario. No big hassle.
    Today if you can get by the US Dept of Homeland Security, Border control, ICE, background...
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    Diver recovers M1 Carbine

    Ran across this video one day. @ 16:40 in the Diver finds a M1 Carbine.
    I was able to see a W marked straight hammer.
    Can anyone ID any other part codes ?

    **Reminds me of one found by Police...
  8. Selky, One theory.... When the stock makers...

    Selky,
    One theory....
    When the stock makers sent stocks to the Prime makers they had to include so many extra stocks. Lets say for every 100 stocks and HG's they had to send 10 extra stocks and...
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    Your Good Louis, We're following your project....

    Your Good Louis,
    We're following your project.
    I agree with the others, it looks nice.
    I don't see any sign of bayo band rub spots on the barrel.
    A very nice looking Para !
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    M3 Sniperscope Set - Fully Operational

    Hoping this is OK to bring up here.
    Today I came across a M3 Sniperscope Set - Fully Operational for sale by a well known M1 Carbine researcher.

    It's listed for sale on the Carbine Collectors...
  11. Member Dingo1, Rock Ola 4,612,294 Thread Link:...

    Member Dingo1,
    Rock Ola 4,612,294
    Thread Link: https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=61477

    https://www.milsurps.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=85579&d=1499010465
    ...
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    Sounds like my Logger...... This was what I came...

    Sounds like my Logger...... This was what I came home to, minus the 2- 2' cookies I cut off the bottom and rolled to the curb.
    1st meeting: He said no problem, "We'll take care of it. All you'll...
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    Yours was a baked on finish. Chuck did a really...

    Yours was a baked on finish.
    Chuck did a really nice job on it, no surprise there.

    I gotta laugh at feedback left on the Eastwood site, left by a 'Gunsmith', I assume that's the pictured barrel...
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    Notice they even did the barrel band spring ? ...

    Notice they even did the barrel band spring ?

    Maybe Park, maybe CeraKote, but IMO they Ruined that WRA....

    This one (pictured below) is Eastwoods Zinc Phosphate but, to dark. Before I found...
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    Agree, I think it looks really good. Congrats...

    Agree,
    I think it looks really good.

    Congrats Louis........ What's next ?

    :beerchug:
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    Has This Been Zinc Phosphate Painted?

    Eastwood sells a Zinc Phosphate in a spray can. Others probably do also.

    Does this look like they used 'Painter in a can' ??

    :ugh:
    ...
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    Here's a UI Band on a mixer Rock Ola. I'd have to...

    Here's a UI Band on a mixer Rock Ola. I'd have to look at others to see the size and style of the UI Stamp, and if they changed over time. On this one the U isn't as short or wide as the one LBoos is...
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    @ GI-Bob, You think that Band was Parked over ?...

    @ GI-Bob,
    You think that Band was Parked over ? With a Darker finish, thats now thinning?

    @Louis,
    Can you get a picture of the Band's Weld Spots?
    And bottom of Flip Sight ?

    Thx,
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    Frank, That wood will be like 'Stacked Gold'....

    Frank,
    That wood will be like 'Stacked Gold'.
    There will be many hurting this winter with the costs of heating oil, nat gas, propane and electric.

    FWIW, I took a few cold beers to a good friend...
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    Always Appreciate your illustration help GI Bob,...

    Always Appreciate your illustration help GI Bob,
    Without the help from one of my kids, I can't do the rotate, resize, highlight, side x side things. And those kids are long grown up and far away....
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    @ssgross, I believe I read these carbines came...

    @ssgross,
    I believe I read these carbines came from all over Europe, in a Midway statement.. but IDK.

    I was curious about the Midway / Italians and why a German Exporter was used?
    Maybe because...
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    Frank, I missed your birthday,,,,,,,, So Happy...

    Frank,
    I missed your birthday,,,,,,,, So Happy Birthday :cheers:
    Are you cranking up the heat in the 'Hide Out' ?

    Cheers Buddy,
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    crowtalks, I seen your post and other pictures...

    crowtalks,
    I seen your post and other pictures on TCCCF and believe I can see a OI stamped in the slingwell.
    I don't recognize the DD H markings.
    Maybe possible they were added before your carbine...
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    Drillmation vs ASBCA Appeal Ruling 10 April 1969

    ASBCA = Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals
    Where Contractors that received a Army contract and have a gripe go for a Ruling.
    In this case a company called Drillmation with a parts contract.
    ...
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    Some Early York family history and possible family connection ?

    This from York's diary:

    "My grandpap on my mother's side, William Brooks, was a Northerner. He came down with the cavalry from Detroit, Michigan, and after the war he got into it with some...
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