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    Here's a picture I copied from an old slide taken...

    Here's a picture I copied from an old slide taken by my uncle at Fort Stevens on the Oregon Coast about 65 years ago. I'm pretty sure this was taken at Battery Russell. It guarded the entrance to...
  2. Charlie, Here are pictures of the (2) stocks...

    Charlie, Here are pictures of the (2) stocks that I took this morning. Did the best I could while sitting in my easy chair watching the Baja 500, and with my old cat on my lap. The first (2)...
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    If it is an IP, it doesn't look like they had to...

    If it is an IP, it doesn't look like they had to grind off much (if any) of the post - so would there even be a stamped number? I've heard conflicting information on what the range of numbers were: ...
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    Frank, can you post a good picture of the left...

    Frank, can you post a good picture of the left side? Just want to see for myself. - Bob
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    Frank, If I wanted to buy a Type 1 sight and was...

    Frank, If I wanted to buy a Type 1 sight and was given the choice of picking one out of the (7) pictured above, I'd take the 6th one. I've never bought one separately and probably never will, but...
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    Is the mark on the your pistol grip anything like...

    Is the mark on the your pistol grip anything like this one of mine? - Bob

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    Couldn't answer with a simple Yep! error:...

    Couldn't answer with a simple Yep! error: message too short! but, YEP!
  8. Charlie, I might have (2) stocks like that. One...

    Charlie, I might have (2) stocks like that. One of them is in this thread - pics and discussion are on the second page.

    https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=35946&page=2

    Frank D. has one,...
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    The 4th from the left looks kind of "skinny." ...

    The 4th from the left looks kind of "skinny." :dunno: - Bob
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    Here's the information I put together after...

    Here's the information I put together after checking out the Type 1 rear sights on (3) of my Carbines. I have (2) 6 digit Inlands, but only looked at one of them, figuring there probably wouldn't be...
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    Jeez, I go do other things most of the day...

    Jeez, I go do other things most of the day including taking notes to share on (3) of my carbine's rear sights. Got too late, so come back to turn off this computer and find that I'm a couple pages...
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    Frank, I don't know the answer to that. I've...

    Frank, I don't know the answer to that. I've never taken one apart. When I had one of the carbines out of the safe awhile back, I noticed the tall "flip" was up on it. Couldn't figure out how it...
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    Charlie, It seems like a guy could tell if 4 or...

    Charlie, It seems like a guy could tell if 4 or 5 sides by whether the flip feels like it "wants" to stay firmly at the "half-way" position, or not. Maybe that's what you meant by "hard to tell...
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    I looked at it again. Still looks like a kettle...

    I looked at it again. Still looks like a kettle went on the lathe and came off as a helmet. I'll have to have my son-in-law take a look at it. He understands German. :dunno: - Bob
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    What I saw in the first video was a kettle...

    What I saw in the first video was a kettle factory. Then they removed the handles and spun them on a lathe to make helmets out of them. Is that accurate? :eek: - Bob
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    That company made 'em for Rock-Ola. - Bob

    That company made 'em for Rock-Ola. - Bob
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    Type 4 TH on the carbine?

    Type 4 TH on the carbine?
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    These sights are darn small - the leaf even...

    These sights are darn small - the leaf even smaller. A small difference in the camera angle can make a big difference when looking at a part that size. Here are (2) pics of a "believed real" sight...
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    I watched the trailer and wanted to know more. ...

    I watched the trailer and wanted to know more. After viewing the trailer, I saw the link to Alex Kershaw's (the author) 39 minute presentation outlining the events behind the story.

    I had a close...
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    Try this to see if it works. - Bob ...

    Try this to see if it works. - Bob

    https://www.surplusrifleforum.org/
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    This search might help a bit, or variations of...

    This search might help a bit, or variations of it. - Bob
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    I agree totally! This ones's a Crosman 760 (less...

    I agree totally! This ones's a Crosman 760 (less than $20) and my 4 year old Grandson learning to shoot. He's a senior in Engineering now at OSU. We still shoot together, but not as often as I...
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    Here's a link to the article where I found the...

    Here's a link to the article where I found the picture. - Bob

    https://www.thefirearmblog.com/blog/2015/10/03/potd-norwegian-resistance-m1-carbine-with-german-zf-41-the-original-scout-scope/
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    Here's a picture of the M1A1 at the Imperial War...

    Here's a picture of the M1A1 at the Imperial War Museum. - Bob
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    Yes, I did but was in a hurry and didn't spend...

    Yes, I did but was in a hurry and didn't spend much time. I saw a couple flip sights that were on backwards, though. - Bob
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