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    The Possibly cracked WRA sold for $1530 on...

    The Possibly cracked WRA sold for $1530 on 5-30-21
    I'll watch for Feedback and post if any is left.
    The buyer sold a Underwood Lineout to WRA and a IP today 5-30-21.

    GB 901672686
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    The "EW" Markings don't match originals GB...

    The "EW" Markings don't match originals

    GB 901672686
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    Here is a picture shared by a member here of his...

    Here is a picture shared by a member here of his later WRA with the inside Op Slide track groove on the Receiver cracked severely. He reported No Incident, it was just a Carbine he shot on a regular...
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    I should add that Jim (BAR) had a early WRA he...

    I should add that Jim (BAR) had a early WRA he had to retire early because of metal fatigue splitting. And IIRC he had had no mishap that caused it.

    @liljughead, I forgot to Welcome you to...
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    Fellow member tenOCee pointed out this area...

    Fellow member tenOCee pointed out this area cracking on Commercial carbines.
    With that said, this is the thinnest area on a Receiver.
    Using advice given to him,

    Tip the receiver on it's left...
  6. Keep in mind that China started copy building in...

    Keep in mind that China started copy building in 1949~. Copied early featured Carbines.... Hi-wood stocks, Flip rear sights etc.

    I have more information on these but don't have permission to post...
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    Really Appreciate the Education on SLAP rds. ...

    Really Appreciate the Education on SLAP rds.
    Like I originally posted, I had never heard of them before.

    Special THX to Old Tanker :thup:
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    Update on Midway's website

    Seen where W5USMC has posted a Midway update about these Carbines:


    UPDATE 5/19/2021 - While working through the grading process on the M1 Carbines, we now believe these issued carbines were...
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    I remember this. Not just crushed but Shredded. I...

    I remember this. Not just crushed but Shredded. I wrote my Congressman at the time who was Chair of the House Intelligence Committee - Mike Rodgers R 8th District Michigan.
    I knew him as a member of...
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    JD, Boy you got that right, the Good Lord, his...

    JD,
    Boy you got that right, the Good Lord, his Father and using his thumb saved him. Plus I didn't know about the 911 App on the phones.
    I did order a couple Thumbs Up shirts !
    But after watching...
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    .50 Cal SLAP Rd Explosion Video

    Just came across this.
    I'd never heard of a SLAP Rd before this.

    Helps play backed at 1 1/4 speed


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1449kJKxlMQ
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    :lol: California compliant VOC limits. Like...

    :lol:
    California compliant VOC limits. Like trying to get drunk on 3:2 beer. LK can't 'Kut' It with out the Meth Chloride and NMP.

    I can't be sure from the pictures if the Op Slide and Trigger...
  13. I wouldn't Steel Wool it. Give it time to...

    I wouldn't Steel Wool it. Give it time to dry/soak in. The shine will die down.
    When I have stocks needing Oiling,
    I dunk my stocks and Hg's in a tank with the RLO lightly thinned and warmed up....
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    It's not Oxpho liquid or Cream, Also not a type...

    It's not Oxpho liquid or Cream, Also not a type of cold blue. These don't build up the Mil Depth your seeing.

    I believe you have what we call a 'Painter in a Can' product that has been used....
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    If you scratch at that debris area, Is it stuck...

    If you scratch at that debris area, Is it stuck to the finish?

    Like if I sprayed the hood of your car, but didn't blow out any crevices that held debris, then landing on the wet paint and then...
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    Look at your last pic enlarged.... near the punch...

    Look at your last pic enlarged.... near the punch stake behind the bolt. You''ll see some 'Debris' there.
    Is that under the Finish ?

    Is Front Sight Pin Still Blued or does it match the new Barrel...
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    Is Receiver the same way ?

    Is Receiver the same way ?
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    It's 'Clean' because the pitting on the edges and...

    It's 'Clean' because the pitting on the edges and counter sunk hole have been media blasted, then refinished.



    Are the milling groove lines around the barrel consistent ? I ask because in the...
  19. Yea, It looks like a Marlin made stock, thick...

    Yea, It looks like a Marlin made stock, thick wristed. 3 holes under butt plate ?
    Near the CC, Can you make out the Boxed GHD / UEF ? Seems like I can see part of it..... Or think I can.
    Also...
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    Classic has a video about these- ...

    Classic has a video about these-


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OjpxGF_WprA
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    RTI passed along IOINC MELB FL import marked...

    RTI passed along IOINC MELB FL import marked carbines to Classic, who sent them to James River to be refinished and now has them listed.
    Currently in stock:
    Inland
    NPM
    QHMC
    UNDERWOOD
    *SG*
    ...
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    Splitting Hairs

    Louis,
    Yet another Topic shuffled out, again without a quick reply explanation.
    Surely as a common courtesy a explanation IMO shouldn't be to much to ask.
    So if we've broken some cardinal rule we...
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    3,120 Carbines Reported on US Customs Report

    Below is the Exporter: LIMEX GMBH of Germany's US Customs Record and Bill of Laden for the M1 Carbines to Importer PW ARMS INC.
    Appears that PW ARMS INC. is their largest trading partner....... Link...
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    Is the large S marked base common on these ? Is...

    Is the large S marked base common on these ?
    Is Leaf marked ?
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    Midways description states: "There are no...

    Midways description states:
    "There are no records indicating how the Italian Armed Forces came into possession of these WWII M1 Carbines."

    There are 146,863 Carbines listed on the Foreign...
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