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Old November 15, 2001, 10:07 PM   #1
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Did S.W.A.T magazine ever run an article

by Stanley C. Christ, called M14K "A Better Idea" ???
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Old November 16, 2001, 11:00 AM   #2
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A.Rex,

Yes. The article was the cover story for the April, 1990 issue. It was about a company called La France Specialties who cut a full-auto M14 down to the length of an M1 Carbine, thus the "K" (kurz) designation. La France Specialties was located in San Diego. No idea if they are still in business.

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Old November 16, 2001, 08:32 PM   #3
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Was this the outfit that modified the M14 with an M60 gas system to reduce recoil?
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Old November 16, 2001, 11:00 PM   #4
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One and the same. I never fired it personally but the author said it was pretty sweet.
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Old November 17, 2001, 09:36 PM   #5
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Found LaFrance on the net. Looks like they might be exclusively Law Enforcement sales only though... bummer. Kind of wanted an M1A-K heh.heh.
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Old November 25, 2001, 01:38 PM   #6
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They make a seriously nifty AR variant that fires .45 ACP. Too bad it's an AR.
I would LOVE to see what they could do to an FAL or AK!
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