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Old June 27, 2013, 01:20 PM   #1
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.44 magnum on a m1 carbine frame?

Saw an add in the free add paper for a pump action, magazine fed, .44 magnum on a M1 Carbine frame! He said it was used in the Bay of Pigs...i thought that it was a very cool sounding carbine...anyone know anything about this rifle? I have never heard of such a thing.
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Old June 27, 2013, 01:31 PM   #2
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Universal made a few of them. Called the "Vulcan," I believe.
The Bay of Pigs stuff is BS.
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Old June 27, 2013, 04:35 PM   #3
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From the Oct 1963 Shotgun News:




The Bay of Pigs occurred over a span of time in 1959 & 1960:

http://www.gwu.edu/~nsarchiv/bayofpigs/chron.html



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Old June 27, 2013, 04:40 PM   #4
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He meant the Bay of Pigs near Podunk-not THAT Bay of Pigs-which took place on April 17, 1961.
$99.95 in 1961 dollars-about $757.00 in today's dollars according to the one program I used.
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Old June 27, 2013, 06:03 PM   #5
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The Ruger deerstalker was just coming out at about that time and they look a lot like an M1 carbine. Someone could be confused about which rifle. It is conceivable a 44 Ruger might have been used there.

Never mind, I missed the pump action part when I 1st read the OP.

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Old June 27, 2013, 07:17 PM   #6
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