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    Our neighborhood unit was on "active duty" from...

    Our neighborhood unit was on "active duty" from about 1953-1957. Most of our "maneuvers" were carried out in pear orchards and the surrounding hills. All of us were well equipped with items from a...
  2. Did you mean 203 instead of 205 ?? - Bob

    Did you mean 203 instead of 205 ?? - Bob
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    Without looking it up, I think the Korean returns...

    Without looking it up, I think the Korean returns started in the late 80's or early 90's sometime. My understanding is the Korean military had their own sources for replacement stocks and a few were...
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    Isn't that stock one of those "crummy" ones that...

    Isn't that stock one of those "crummy" ones that were made in Korea? - Kapur or some such wood. I've seen a few of them show up on eBay over the past several months. - Bob
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    There's a box below on this page that shows...

    There's a box below on this page that shows "Similar Threads" - click on the last one "High number M1A1's" for information on the later s/n range for M1A1's. There was also an earlier s/n range...
  6. Thread: NPM STAMPING

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    Or an ATF Form 4473. :rolleyes: - Bob

    Or an ATF Form 4473. :rolleyes: - Bob
  7. Thread: NPM STAMPING

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    The spacing of the 1 (punch marks?) looks too far...

    The spacing of the 1 (punch marks?) looks too far to the left. The P in Postal appears to have a gouge in it, too. - Bob

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  8. Thread: NPM STAMPING

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    Nope. Even found pic #16 on the site and messed...

    Nope. Even found pic #16 on the site and messed with it some. Looks like (2) punch marks after the 4 and then blurred or defaced after that. :dunno: - Bob
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    Saw a couple of those a day or two ago on GB or...

    Saw a couple of those a day or two ago on GB or eBay. One seller had his listed as made by NCR. I believe the other guy thought NPM made it for Std Pro. I didn't take time to check any books. ...
  10. Thanks, Jim. I sure missed "NOTE 1" when reading...

    Thanks, Jim. I sure missed "NOTE 1" when reading that. Speer must have changed recommendations a bit then regarding the M1 Carbine. I've only got their older manuals - pretty sure they recommended...
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    What's your source for the information shown below? I'm curious what's said in "Note 1 at the bottom of the page" - Anything about Military Spec primers if loads will be fired from an M1 Carbine? ...
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    Charlie, I saw one for the first time just within...

    Charlie, I saw one for the first time just within the last week, or so. Believe it was a D tip and may have been on eBay or GB. I'll check if it's in one of my "watch lists." I keep wondering if...
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    Painter, I remember TP and TRW parts from my days...

    Painter, I remember TP and TRW parts from my days as an Auto Mechanic. I've still got one of the original forged pistons from that '63 427 I put in the '57 2dr. I'll look at it tomorrow to see if...
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    I've already got that full bag on the way! :D -...

    I've already got that full bag on the way! :D - Just kidding - Bob
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    I don't have CCNL's but did some reading in the...

    I don't have CCNL's but did some reading in the WB books recently. Read that Winchester shipped its first carbines with adjustable sights on June 21 '44. Also found that in May '44, Inland was...
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    I suspected it would be British. - Bob

    I suspected it would be British. - Bob
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    Charlie, I just saw these on eBay, but they're...

    Charlie, I just saw these on eBay, but they're being sold individually with a spring for $12. - Bob

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    I've got a hunch you already have 10x more than...

    I've got a hunch you already have 10x more than you'll ever need! It doesn't hurt to have good spares though and they are easy to lose, or even to see anymore! Another thing I've found that's...
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    Charlie, do you know if they were made as...

    Charlie, do you know if they were made as replacements up into the 60's like a lot of the other small parts were, and sealed in small packages? I've only got one new one and it came in a "bolt...
  20. Try reading this recent thread. You may have to...

    Try reading this recent thread. You may have to delete cookies on your browser. - Bob

    https://www.milsurps.com/showthread.php?t=72531
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    Or, returned to the...

    Or, returned to the kitchen..................:yikes:
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    The barrel bands are priced the same - but...

    The barrel bands are priced the same - but shipping is free!
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    Makes me think all "artificially aged" bands -...

    Makes me think all "artificially aged" bands - even with new "unused" screws. Been wrong before, though! - Bob
  24. Thread: At it again!

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    Hope you're back on that bike soon, Cinders! 20...

    Hope you're back on that bike soon, Cinders! 20 years ago, I had a Hayabusa (wallpaper) on my computer screen at work - the younger guys really liked it. Here's a link to a Superbike article you...
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    That's why you won't be getting this one! I...

    That's why you won't be getting this one! I think the only Chevy part on it is the air cleaner. One of my buddies has a NAPCO Chev 3/4 Ton - Mine's a Marmon-Herrington 1/2 Ton. The picture below...
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