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    Perfect, so much easier than trying to cobble one...

    Perfect, so much easier than trying to cobble one up. How about pics of the whole carbine now?
  2. Good question, usually all you get is a mottled...

    Good question, usually all you get is a mottled discolored mess.
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    I've had a smaller version for decades now and...

    I've had a smaller version for decades now and used it lots. Ours were similar for field use, just a bit different. One pot with a frying pan lid. We had several different stoves in use at one...
  4. I understand...too bad. When we needed to, we'd...

    I understand...too bad. When we needed to, we'd sift ours with a fine strainer to get the most chunks out but there'd be nothing better than a fresh bag of glass beads in a clean cabinet.
  5. Honestly, if a glass bead blaster was available...

    Honestly, if a glass bead blaster was available with silica glass beads you could clean the inside of both those easy. Clips and mags...
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    Love to see some pics though. If it's dressed...

    Love to see some pics though. If it's dressed like a carbine and falls in the middle of a vast sea of rifle numbers...we should at least have a look?
  7. Didn't want to get it wet.

    Didn't want to get it wet.
  8. Quite a read though... Battle of Hollandia -...

    Quite a read though... Battle of Hollandia - Wikipedia
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    Yes, I did those also. My first driver's papers...

    Yes, I did those also. My first driver's papers too. I didn't want to be a driver, they never got away from it. I wanted to stay in the line. I managed to stay away from driver wheeled until I...
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    Don't know where you got that, I owned three from...

    Don't know where you got that, I owned three from all three eras of manufacture and none of the many magazines had any oiling pads.
  11. Looks good, pretty clean.

    Looks good, pretty clean.
  12. The seldom seen ammo carts, look at all of them...

    The seldom seen ammo carts, look at all of them...
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    Looks like it falls in the middle of rifles.

    Looks like it falls in the middle of rifles.
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    Jeeze...Episkopi last year...last time for me was...

    Jeeze...Episkopi last year...last time for me was 1980. I do look at Google earth there regularly. I also expect to go back for a visit, will make sure I notify you before going. Ledra Palace has...
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    There's actually an early pic from Cyprus, about...

    There's actually an early pic from Cyprus, about 1964 that shows the LDSH patrolling either Trudos or Kyrenya mountains with the little Ferret with just the .30. We had a bolt on buttstock you may...
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    Looks good now. In our case, the .30 cal would...

    Looks good now. In our case, the .30 cal would be mounted. A friend of mine in Alberta spirited two away as they were brought to be range targets. Don't know if he still has them.
  17. Shows most were issued '79.

    Shows most were issued '79.
  18. I know I've been told never to just assume they...

    I know I've been told never to just assume they were issued in serial blocks to any unit but this one REALLY is in the middle of a vast group of numbers to the 5th Inf...and close both sides to two. ...
  19. In the years gone by I did come across a supply...

    In the years gone by I did come across a supply of 15 rd mags that all had hold open followers. I was told at one point they had been done as a post Korea refurb...but haven't seen them since.
  20. Other pic in this series also posted, we figured...

    Other pic in this series also posted, we figured these were ARVN troops on exercise. Looks about right... As for the brine soaked T-Guns, let me go through them for a bit and I'll find something to...
  21. Hey Salt Flat, although no hits is close among...

    Hey Salt Flat, although no hits is close among the rifles issued to the 5th Inf...all I got, sorry.
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    Value? I'd suggest new springs at least.

    I'd suggest new springs at least.
  23. There's a couple more pics of them too.

    There's a couple more pics of them too.
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    Nice rifle, I'd love to bring the bandoleers to...

    Nice rifle, I'd love to bring the bandoleers to help you warm that one up. Very nice.
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    Nice little rifle...very clean.

    Nice little rifle...very clean.
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