Thread: M1 Carbine ID?
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Old September 18, 2012, 06:57 PM   #5
4V50 Gary
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It is not uncommon for a GI gun to have mis-matched parts. Armorers didn't care about collectibility. Their priority was to service and return a working gun to the gun on the front line. Even at the arsenal level, no nicety was practiced in matching parts. That wasn't even a consideration to them. Your M-1 Carbine is one such critter.
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