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    Well, I've asked for more pics 3 times. I guess...

    Well, I've asked for more pics 3 times. I guess this is all we get. Sorry.
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    I bought a garand from this guy, we started...

    I bought a garand from this guy, we started talking about carbines. He said I could use these pics to try to find out more. I'll ask him for more pics.
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    Thanks Jim, he says it's not an M2. But from what...

    Thanks Jim, he says it's not an M2. But from what I read on your link, it had to be at one time.
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    IRS Underwood

    Does anyone know how a carbine would get these markings? These are the only pictures I have.
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    I think I've been a member for at least 10 yrs. I...

    I think I've been a member for at least 10 yrs. I shot in the JC Garand match in 2013 when the GCA Convention was in Cody, Wyoming. I normally don't get to go to the conventions, so that was fun.
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    That's what I assumed when I saw it. I didn't...

    That's what I assumed when I saw it. I didn't think they sent out adjustable sights until August 44?
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    I've heard a lot about the Navajo Code Talkers in...

    I've heard a lot about the Navajo Code Talkers in the Marine Corps, but did the Army have them? They were in the Pacific as well.
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    Interesting Carbine

    I was recently in Kayenta, AZ. and stopped at a Burger King. They had a nice display of Navajo Code Talkers and I thought this pic was interesting. I took more pics of the display, but this was the...
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    Thanksjond, I thought I also saw 2 diagonal lines...

    Thanksjond, I thought I also saw 2 diagonal lines going down toward each other but I didn't want to say without someone kinda also seeing it. Really lightly struck, then damaged from use to obscure...
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    Is that a faint R?

    I was looking......again, at the rear sight, I got down to seeing minute striations from machining I guess. no letters, but I was also looking at the barrel band. Is that a faint "R"?
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    The best I can get, I think

    Tried again with the camera steadied. Do you have the link so I can copy Data sheets again? I moved back to Wyoming since I bought the Winchester and lost the extras I had.
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    Thank you Charlie, that's some really useful...

    Thank you Charlie, that's some really useful information. There's a carbine 147 numbers before mine. 4,585,696 mine is 4,585,843. I'll try to get the rear sight cleaner so I can take better pictures...
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    Thank you Bob. Your link and suggestion took me...

    Thank you Bob. Your link and suggestion took me to S3900 which is also the manual for the S3200. It told me what I've been doing wrong. It says to use the macro setting with a tripod(I don't have a...
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    The camera is smarter than I am.

    The camera is a FujiPix S3200. I've looked on their website and they don't even list it. It is 11 years old. It did take a pic of the T on the front sight. There's an R there also, but the glare is...
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    So, those pics don't tell us anything that we...

    So, those pics don't tell us anything that we don't already know? It was cloudy yesterday when I was trying to take those. The sun popped out for 3 minutes and those pics are a little fuzzy. I'm...
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    I took another look at Charlie's pic of the B-R...

    I took another look at Charlie's pic of the B-R leaf and I was looking lower than that. There's no mark where a B-R should be on that leaf, and of course, both of you are right about a wire brush....
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    I don't know that much about Carbines, but that's...

    I don't know that much about Carbines, but that's a beauty. No, you should not have passed on it.
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    Better pictures I hope

    I started looking very closely while trying to take these pics, then I tried cleaning the staining off the space below the peepsight. I couldn't get much off, but thought I might see the top of a...
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    Rear sight

    I have a better camera, just can't use it now. I hope these help. The flip sight is loose compared to my Winchester.
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    The link you put up tells me its the grooved...

    The link you put up tells me its the grooved wall. I saw no cutout on the right side for the M2. You know stuff I don't even know to look for.
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    I looked closer at the frt sight there's an R on...

    I looked closer at the frt sight there's an R on the right side too, but not the same lettering style as the pic you showed.



    Just an "S" on the rear flip , there's no B-R at the peephole.
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    I only see an "S" on the left side. Nothing under...

    I only see an "S" on the left side. Nothing under or around the peepholes, or the other side.
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    :lol:You always make me laugh:lol: She did the...

    :lol:You always make me laugh:lol: She did the sensible thing and paid off one of HER credit cards( she knows that as soon as I croak, she gets to sell my guns anyway). So, the IS oiler isn't...
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    Some "Angel" slot. I play hold em, but she...

    Some "Angel" slot. I play hold em, but she definitely out earned me on that one. From the pics can you guess a month for this one?
  25. It looks like the H is over the P to me.

    It looks like the H is over the P to me.
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