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Old 03-17-2017, 07:07 PM
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The M1 Carbine gods smiled upon me twice in two days.

I traded a Beretta 92 FS and $200 cash for my first carbine on Wednesday. It is a nice Quality Hardware gun with the Buffalo Arms 1943 barrel. I got a second one from the same gentleman the very next day. This one is a Saginaw receiver with a Saginaw barrel. I will take it apart and get better pics on Saturday. It has early features as well, just like the Quality Hardware gun. I waited years to get an M1, now I have two nice ones. This one was $700.





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Old 03-17-2017, 07:14 PM
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You did very well, congrats. Those a fantastic little rifles. I've always been a big fan. I've even used mine in multi-gun matches for the sheer joy of shooting them.

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Old 03-17-2017, 08:08 PM
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Hey you did fantastic! I love the M1 Carbine. I have a 6.2 mil Rock-ola. It is a very accurate shooter especially with my reloads!

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Old 03-17-2017, 08:41 PM
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Those M1 carbines just have their level of cool to them.

I have two of them, and they are very much fun to shoot. Handy as well. They travel well. And a lot of people will talk down about the round. But when you consider that they were meant to replace the handgun for rear echelon troops. I think that this was a really good way to go. If I had a choice to go into harms way with a 1911A1 or an M1 carbine, I would take the carbine any day of the week.
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Old 03-17-2017, 08:49 PM
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Nice acquisition. I would have traded my Beretta plus cash for an M1 too. Always wanted one of those. It was the first gun I've shot.
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Old 03-17-2017, 09:26 PM
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Had two at different times over the years. Would like to have a good shooter again.

Congrats! Always fine to score the things you've wanted for a long time. Hope they do you right.
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Old 03-17-2017, 10:02 PM
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They look nice.

I hope you have lots of fun shooting them and taking care of them and that if needed they take care of you.
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Old 03-18-2017, 06:33 PM
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Very nice acquisitions, at more than nice prices.

I saw two at the gun show today. One was a Quality Hardware, and the other was an Underwood. They were in better shape than the others I've seen lately. They were also a few hundred dollars less than they've been.

I hope to have one before this summer ends.
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Old 03-19-2017, 12:51 PM
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I'll give you $750.....
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I'd go $751
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How does the .30 caliber compare to a .357 out of a rifle?
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Old 03-27-2017, 10:03 PM
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m-1 carbine

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i'd go $751
$760.00!?
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Old 03-27-2017, 10:06 PM
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I traded a Beretta 92 FS and $200 cash for my first carbine on Wednesday. It is a nice Quality Hardware gun with the Buffalo Arms 1943 barrel. I got a second one from the same gentleman the very next day. This one is a Saginaw receiver with a Saginaw barrel. I will take it apart and get better pics on Saturday. It has early features as well, just like the Quality Hardware gun. I waited years to get an M1, now I have two nice ones. This one was $700.





that saginaw is nice , i had in my hands a rockola at a gunshow table for #375.00 and i set it down and it got swooped up in 2 seconds ,, yes i have a large lump on my butt where i still kick myself to this day .
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Old 04-09-2017, 06:43 PM
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How does the .30 caliber compare to a .357 out of a rifle?
About the same ballistics, but out around 100-yards. I guess one could say...a 357 on a 100-yard stick.

Hey....wait...I did not catch the part about the 357 from a rifle barrel. So...I have no idea. I DO know that ammo being loaded equally, the 9MM will gain some 10% in MV from a 14-inch barrel over a 4-inch barrel.

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Old 04-10-2017, 06:34 PM
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Very nice M1 Carbines! Congratulations on the scoring both of them! I think you did very well on both of them!

I love my Winchester M1 Carbine. It's one of my favorite rifles to take to the range.

I guess I'll throw out my bid now. How does $777.00 sound?
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Old 04-10-2017, 08:58 PM
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I'm gonna test fire mine tomorrow, lets hope it doesn't explode..........

Nice pair of guns!
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