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  1. Bayonets

    Yes, it's amazing what psychological intimidation that cold steel is... if it keeps you from having to shoot somebody, that's a very good thing.
  2. Newark

    After the 1965 Watts riots, my NJ Guard battalion formed a special Riot Platoon and I was put in charge of it. I got out of the Guard in early 1967 about a month before the Newark riots, and my pal...
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    Rebuild

    Rebuild
  4. Wedges

    Fall 2011 issue 25-4 "Ask an Expert"

    "The regulations on match guns always stipulated “service rifle as issued.” From about 1955 the service shops began to press the National Board for the...
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    Dieudonne Saive

    Love the handle... famous name!
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    NM Op Rod

    The NM op rod was simply a replacement rod, nothing special about it. Springfield requested that 20,000 be reserved for the NM program, so they were marked NM to keep them from being diverted...
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    Bennell Machine, Brooklyn, NY, an early reflex...

    Bennell Machine, Brooklyn, NY, an early reflex attempt that was developed into the ACOG.
  8. I agree with RCS, it has not been annealed. I...

    I agree with RCS, it has not been annealed. I expanded the original photos submitted by the author.
  9. I'm guessing a sniper close, the TC is down in...

    I'm guessing a sniper close, the TC is down in the hatch and not on the .50
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    M14

    Might be earlier than 1961, they still have Garands. The Berlin garrison was among the first to get the new rifle.
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  11. In part of 1958 SA finally ran low on stocks and...

    In part of 1958 SA finally ran low on stocks and glued wood wedges into the recoil shoulders in the magazine well for perfect fit. That became standard for 1959, then was dropped when glass bedding...
  12. Thread: GCA Journal

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    No, it was one of eight shooting club Type 2 NM's...

    No, it was one of eight shooting club Type 2 NM's sold to the members when the club disbanded. Nobody knew it was cracked until the new owner took it apart.
  13. Thread: GCA Journal

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    Bad Break!

    Uh oh, now what? You will be amazed!
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    GCA Journal

    The Fall issue is at the printer, should start to go out by the end of the week. Some very neat stuff, including the cover story of a 7-41 rifle pulled from a burning B-17 by a gunner. Great story...
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    The police sales guns that came back from...

    The police sales guns that came back from Honduras and Guatemala in the 1980s were just the opposite: some outside rust but like new below the wood and inside.
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    Could be a Greek return, they took the NM sights...

    Could be a Greek return, they took the NM sights off the ones we gave them and used them as regular line rifles. Parts got scrambled just like all the Greek guns. There is no way I know of the...
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    Must be that awful toxic maleness I hear from the...

    Must be that awful toxic maleness I hear from the left.
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    They're still doing it... just watched the...

    They're still doing it... just watched the President present the MOH to Msgt Williams.
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    Amen. Gus and Orion are both great and reliable.

    Amen. Gus and Orion are both great and reliable.
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    A beauty!

    A beauty!
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    Amola

    The trigger on Gas Trap 7114 in the Royal Small Arms collection in Britain is marked C-46020 with an A under it. Can we assume SA experimented with Amola as well? It's the only SA part I've ever...
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    CM Parts

    Before Tony proved that CM stood for chrome molly, the most commonly accepted theory was that they were parts made by Cowles Manufacturing, a subcontractor that made M1 Carbine parts. That just...
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    CM Parts

    February 25, 1942 memo from T.I.S. Boak, Winchester’s Works manager to E. Scherer, courtesy Bruce Canfield:
    “Confirming our conversation this morning, you are to go ahead with the use of chrome...
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    Amola

    From the Fall 2010 GCA article by Bruce Canfield, a March 18, 1942 memo from Pugsley to Boak stated:

    “Mr. McIntyre saw me going through the hall yesterday and hailed me to ask what we were doing...
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    A and CM

    A is "Amola," a steel alloy developed by Chrysler, and CM is Winchester Chrome Molybdenum steel. GCA solved this old WRA mystery when Tony Pucci speculated it was chrome moly and sent some CM parts...
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