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    :bow:

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    Web looks good to me also. Hard to compare the...

    Web looks good to me also.
    Hard to compare the Keepers from the pictures.
    Some appear Wide, Narrow and 1 or 2 may be round.
    Are any of the middle bars on the Keepers marked inside?
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    From a Brownells how to: On older military...

    From a Brownells how to:

    On older military rifles:
    An old military surplus rifle like a Mauser, Mosin Nagant, '03 Springfield, Enfield, Arisaka, and others may close on a NO-GO gauge. If it...
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    :confused: :rolleyes: A Head Space Guage is...

    :confused: :rolleyes:

    A Head Space Guage is used for measurement.

    1.290"
    1.295"
    1.300"
    Above are the USGI examples I used from TM9-1276_1947
    Head space is MEASURED with a set of GO,NO-GO...
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    TM9-1276_1947...

    TM9-1276_1947
    http://www.90thidpg.us/Reference/Manuals/TM9-1276_1947.pdf

    Shows 1.290 (GO), 1.295 and 1.300 (NO GO) ... page 25.

    Section 15 on pages 17-18 reads:
    15. Headspace Gauging
    a. The...
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    Ha, I haven't seen that movie in a long time,...

    Ha,
    I haven't seen that movie in a long time, sorta forgot about it.
    I'll save it for a soon to come cold snowing evening.''

    Thx
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    Ten, Thx a lot........ Here I was looking like a...

    Ten,
    Thx a lot........ Here I was looking like a friendly go out of my way People person.

    Did you already spend that $20K ?

    Only guy I ever end up owing $$ to is Nigerian Bob.
    You can't beat...
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    Rynegold-Mitch, I've been asking around and...

    Rynegold-Mitch,

    I've been asking around and haven't found anyone that has seen the Serial number stamped on the front receiver ring.
    I believe we could put this one in The Oddities Column.

    Can...
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    Guy with 'Trouble Carbine'

    Yesterday I had a friend stop by with a buddy of his towing along a Stan Pro carbine.
    He had called and said they were having multiple problems with it and had been trouble shooting it for weeks....
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    Can I add ? There is a lot of I feel priceless...

    Can I add ?
    There is a lot of I feel priceless information posted here by Mr Ricca that won't show up on the link above. 4 to 5 years worth.
    Might be worth adding a Foot Note to this......
    Or a...
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    Sure looks like the remnants of a vertical SG....

    Sure looks like the remnants of a vertical SG.
    Looks to be pretty much the same spot the other 2 I've seen were stamped. Just dusted away from being blasted.
    Finish color: Not so much the sides but...
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    Tell us what barrel is on it, when you can.

    Tell us what barrel is on it, when you can.
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    Hammer Pin: Left To Right

    GIUSBOB,

    :rolleyes:

    I know you knew that.
    I believe you got way too much fresh air today getting your chores done...........
    You did get them done didn't you ?
    Snows a Coming !!...
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    Hi Wayne, I have pictures of 2 T3 SG housings...

    Hi Wayne,
    I have pictures of 2 T3 SG housings currently locked up in photobucket. Both are original finish and both lightly stamped in that vertical position. Thats why I took pics of them, up until...
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    They were known to Import from Israel. Who were...

    They were known to Import from Israel. Who were known to put the serial number on the stock (May have been others... Italians, Greeks who did the same... but not positive).
    The Carbines returned...
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    Wait Mitch... Don't overload old minds. I have...

    Wait Mitch...
    Don't overload old minds.
    I have your Flicker album open.
    The trigger housing is a Type III and has been fairly heavily sand blasted, probably why we can't see the marking....
    But:...
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    Welcome to Milsurps rynegold... :wave: Link to...

    Welcome to Milsurps rynegold... :wave:

    Link to Housing particulars:

    The U.S. Caliber .30 Carbines - Trigger Housing Group

    Cheers..
  18. Black paint over grey primer?

    Black paint over grey primer?
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    Russ, Jim Mock is the author of that site. Known...

    Russ,
    Jim Mock is the author of that site. Known as the Sleep Less One.
    IMO one of the best at research and Devotion to the history of the M1 carbines.
  20. This May Be It

    I may have found the RMC carbine that was mentioned being sold on GB for over $20,000 in that old post from another forum, back in 2008.
    If this is the same one 'They' were talking about, It ended...
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    I believe this is the same.... if so- There is a...

    I believe this is the same.... if so-
    There is a complete one listed on GB.
    May be possible the seller could measure for you ?

    Czech VZ-54 VZ54 Mosin Nagant Sniper Scope Accessories at...
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    After he states his favorite, he goes on to say:...

    After he states his favorite, he goes on to say:

    " In my mindís eye, it was the last true example of American industrial might coming together for a common goal, to fight a common enemy. Iím not...
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    Battle Of Dien Bien Phu

    Yes they did. The M1 Carbine was introduced into Vietnam by French troops during the late 1940s in their war with the communist Viet Minh forces. A large number of M1 carbines were captured and used...
  24. Thx RC, I'd never heard anything about this one....

    Thx RC,
    I'd never heard anything about this one. While reading it you can't help but feel for the troopers and glider pilots. Seems they'd been better off seated in the rear with loads in the...
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    Jungle Fever ? Or Section 8 ? Caption reads: ...

    Jungle Fever ? Or Section 8 ?

    Caption reads:

    Airborne, 503rd PIR in the Pacific, note his M2 helmet with straps.
    ...
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