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BBrown1963
January 22, 2006, 09:57 PM
Hi, from a new user.
I could use some help identifying an old bipod that I rescued from an early landfill death. I have 4 Pictures that can be viewed at:

http://home.comcast.net/~r8dersrule/pics/tripod1.jpg
http://home.comcast.net/~r8dersrule/pics/tripod2.jpg
http://home.comcast.net/~r8dersrule/pics/tripod3.jpg
http://home.comcast.net/~r8dersrule/pics/tripod4.jpg

I found a Hart M2 flash hider for a Garand in the same box, so I thought that it might be for a Garand, but I can't find any info. on this baby.

Any help would be appreciated,
Much Thanks,
Brian.

Johnny Guest
January 23, 2006, 10:10 PM
Hope to see a lot of you.
Your bipod is the type issued with the M1918A2 Browning Automatic Rifle (BAR.) It's the later model, which attached to the muzzle of the barrel forward of the front sight. The original types were affixed to the front of the gas tube.

I found it in my copy of Small Arms of the World, 1973 edition, by W. H. B. Smith, as revised by Joseph E. Smith. Illustrations on pp. 663 -- 665.

Best,
Johnny

BBrown1963
January 24, 2006, 07:14 PM
Many Thanks,
I did a lot of fruitless web searching on that thing.
The fact that I found it with a Garand part didn't help either.
Again, Thanks,
Brian.