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Old July 31, 2019, 09:00 AM   #1
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Selective Fire magazine fed M-1 Garand

Pretty innovative by Winchester.
https://youtu.be/_Y01YMVJrJI
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Old July 31, 2019, 01:23 PM   #2
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Is called an M-14. Mind you, the innovative types during W.W. II were reputed to have made a regular M1 Rifle FA.
JC's first design had a 20 round box mag. Ordnance Board and the Army didn't want it.
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Old July 31, 2019, 01:31 PM   #3
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As usual, T OHeir …...oh never mind.
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Old July 31, 2019, 07:36 PM   #4
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Springfield and Remington developed box magazine full auto Garands, too, T20 and T22 series. The Winchester seems to have been an in house project, not type classified. (T21 was a tank.)
All in anticipation of the invasion of the Japanese home islands, along with the T26 "Tanker."
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Old August 1, 2019, 10:50 AM   #5
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You can find mention (and a couple pictures) of some of the prototype rifles that developed into the M14 in Small Arms of the World (Smith&Smith)
Some.

Good to see a couple of them made it to the Cody Museum.
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