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Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 09-15-2020, 04:14 PM
Replies: 25
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Posted By Don Flynn
Depends on the stock. The post war M-2 style...

Depends on the stock. The post war M-2 style stocks added some wood behind the barrel band, that's the type I'm planning on using since I'll have a spare as soon as I finish a Boyds unfinished...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 09-15-2020, 04:12 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By Don Flynn
There was a production run for the Royal Thai...

There was a production run for the Royal Thai Police during the 60's that ended up imported to the US.

http://www.m1carbinesinc.com/carbine_howa3.html

Mine looks like it used a USGI Winchester...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 09-15-2020, 08:23 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By Don Flynn
Looks nice. I'm going to modify the wood stock my...

Looks nice. I'm going to modify the wood stock my rig had one it to use the Ultimak rail too, I've been waiting to get a new stock for another Carbine so if I screwed up I still have a wood stock for...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 09-06-2020, 07:49 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By Don Flynn
Ran the 100 rounds, bad mag all right, marked and...

Ran the 100 rounds, bad mag all right, marked and out of rotation
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 09-06-2020, 08:45 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By Don Flynn
Lake Bailee. I was using Spring Valley but the...

Lake Bailee. I was using Spring Valley but the shut down killed that for almost 2 years.

Bailee did a 1/2 off sale for 1 year memberships back in the spring, $95 bucks with tax. Cheaper than what...
Forum: ARs ONLY 09-05-2020, 10:21 PM
Replies: 65
Views: 2,993
Posted By Don Flynn
Current market you were lucky to find a barreled...

Current market you were lucky to find a barreled Colt 6920 upper in stock.

I've built 2 a couple years ago when people were buying OEM 1's and selling the lowers and BGC's and selling the stripped...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 09-05-2020, 05:30 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By Don Flynn
Ran another 100 rounds todays. 1 FTF testing a...

Ran another 100 rounds todays. 1 FTF testing a different USGI mag, had 2 FTF's same mag different gun so it's marked for new springs and a new follower
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 09-04-2020, 08:52 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By Don Flynn
The one 2nd from the left was a CMP "service"...

The one 2nd from the left was a CMP "service" grade I got in 2007. I sent it to Fulton for a inspection and they told me the barrel gauges a "+3", basically worn out. Since it was suppose to be...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 09-04-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By Don Flynn
r[/QUOTE] I think it's beautiful! Nice...

r[/QUOTE]


I think it's beautiful! Nice job![/QUOTE]

It has a different feel to it, that's for sure. So far the 2 times I've taken it to the range it's turned heads with guys trying to figure...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 09-04-2020, 12:57 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By Don Flynn
That got me last summer. I swear expensive...

That got me last summer. I swear expensive inanimate objects that are vital to 21st century living keep in contact with each other and gun owners bank accounts. They see a addition of funds that...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 09-03-2020, 11:07 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By Don Flynn
I picked up the Choate at a gun show for $40...

I picked up the Choate at a gun show for $40 bucks. Cheapest I've seen repro M1A1 that were any good was Fulton Armory for $199 and they're out of stock.

The long term plan is to have 2 stocks for...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 09-03-2020, 09:10 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By Don Flynn
I've been shooting my M-1 Carbines more than...

I've been shooting my M-1 Carbines more than anything else all summer. I was lucky enough to met my goal for ammo stash back before the current ammo shortage hit. Add to that all my Carbines have...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 09-03-2020, 08:18 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 804
Posted By Don Flynn
Time for Something Different, "Tactical" M-1 Carbine

http://pic100.picturetrail.com/VOL699/3993360/24860255/414462960.jpg

I'd been wanting try this for a few months, try a Choate folding stock and Ultimak tactical guard and red dot. Couple weeks ago...
Forum: Browning Hi-Power 08-31-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 2,878
Posted By Don Flynn
Don't forget most Mk III HP's used the cast frame...

Don't forget most Mk III HP's used the cast frame introduced for the .40S&W round
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 08-03-2020, 09:37 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,455
Posted By Don Flynn
Haven't been looking to close at my spent brass...

Haven't been looking to close at my spent brass that close. I check for any odd marks when I clean up my brass but haven't noticed excess residue
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 08-03-2020, 11:33 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,455
Posted By Don Flynn
You ain't kidding there. I was wanting to try it...

You ain't kidding there. I was wanting to try it but the current panic has sold out any in stock.

I also need to waste enough to see how reliable it feeds in the Carbine I plan on using it with....
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 08-03-2020, 07:57 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,455
Posted By Don Flynn
I've always thought the biggest reasons the...

I've always thought the biggest reasons the M-1/M-2 Carbine got a bad rep in Korea were the GI's were trying to hit targets at ranges longer than 300 yards. The round was never designed to work past...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 08-02-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,455
Posted By Don Flynn
ok, did the 100 rounds Armscor today. 1 FTE...

ok, did the 100 rounds Armscor today. 1 FTE around 50 rounds. I'll give it a couple more range trips then just break down and change the extractor and ejector springs if it keeps up. With the number...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 08-01-2020, 10:54 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,455
Posted By Don Flynn
I've wondered this myself the past couple months....

I've wondered this myself the past couple months. Hollow points for .30 Carbine are an arm and a leg, while soft points seem to run about the same as FMJ.

My understanding of the difference is...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 08-01-2020, 06:07 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,455
Posted By Don Flynn
Ok, I made the outdoor range today, another 150...

Ok, I made the outdoor range today, another 150 rounds.

http://pic100.picturetrail.com/VOL699/3993360/24838058/414456760.jpg

1st 75 rounds. The 5 hits in the 7 and 8 rings are the 1st 5 rounds,...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-31-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,455
Posted By Don Flynn
IIRR those guns are still in limbo. Some have...

IIRR those guns are still in limbo. Some have made their way to the Canadian markets from what I remember.

The problem was those were directly sold to the ROK, so they weren't eligible for return...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-31-2020, 08:06 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,455
Posted By Don Flynn
Yeah, I found a place that has birch ones in...

Yeah, I found a place that has birch ones in stock. If I can't get this thing to fit I'll get one of those and use it on my "shooter" Howa. I swiped the stock off it last nite and put the Choate...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-30-2020, 11:20 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,455
Posted By Don Flynn
That's about what I spent on the Numrich one. I...

That's about what I spent on the Numrich one. I thought it was a Boyds made one but I guess not.

If I can't get the Numrich one to fit I'll try that, thanks. I hate spending the money and should...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-30-2020, 08:18 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,455
Posted By Don Flynn
I might take you up on that if I have the dough,...

I might take you up on that if I have the dough, WWII USGI Carbine bayonets are worth big bucks.

I learned a important lesson last night, the replacement walnut stocks that Numrich sells are NOT a...
Forum: General Rifles and Shotguns 07-29-2020, 10:42 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,455
Posted By Don Flynn
No particular reason. More than likely outside of...

No particular reason. More than likely outside of the couple Commercial Carbines I've owned over the years all my USGI ones had the lug so I just kept the look.

Odd's are if I were ever to order...
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