M1 carbine

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  1. hurley

    hurley New Member

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    where did you find the mount and how much?
  2. zkovach

    zkovach Active Member

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    on sportsmanguide and it was about 20-30 if i remember right
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    I know that to purists the modification of any kind to MILSURP weapons is a no no, but that being said, here is an Inland .30 Carbine that I built up for my son when he was about 13....that was almost 25 yrs ago. The gun is unchanged...just the stock....no mod to the weapon for the addition of the scope.

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  4. zkovach

    zkovach Active Member

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    looks pretty sharp! where did you get that stock.
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    grampawmike New Member

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    How I acquired it is a long story, but it is a Fajen stock made back in the 60's. Had a hell of a time getting the upper handguard. Mike
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    I'm with you on this one, putting some new fangled wing dang doodle on an old veteran :eek:. How could you? :mad::p:p TJ
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    blasphemy my eyes are bleeding and now i wont sleep for days . carbine williams
    "the inventor" also said to tell you blasphemy . lol nice carbine i know youll do the right thing and take the scope off
  8. gdmoody

    gdmoody Moderator Supporting Member

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    I will give in,:eek: just a little, on this one -- that is a pretty rifle!!:D
  9. Inthewind1976

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    Back in the early 1960's, when the Carbine was still being issued, and DCM was selling em for about $12, my father and quite a few other employees of the local steel mill purchased em, and gave them to another steel mill coworker, who was also a fairly well known local gunsmith. The 'Smith would cut off the finger handle on the bolt, and weld a length of square barstock in its place, that extended forward (towards the muzzle) approximately 10" or so. He would then weld a Ushaped "collar" to the end of the barstock, slim the forend to about 1/2 its original thickness, and make a "slide handle" that would fit OVER the narrow forend and screw it to the "U" - converting the Carbine to a "pump." He would then drill and tap the receiver and mount weaver type bases. Since semiautomatic rifles arent permitted for hunting in Pennsyltucky the owners had "pump" Carbines with scopes; ours wearing an old Bushnell Banner 4x. Many were left in .30 Carb, while others were rechambered to Hornets or Bee's. Dad's remained a .30Carb and was my first "deer rifle" @ age 12, using "Peters High Velocity 110gr Softpoints." I have never seen this particular conversion anywhere outside of our little central PA community. Dad has been gone nearly 40 years now, but I still have that little "oddity" and it will hopefully remain in our family always. When I get the chance, I will provide a photo of this cute/ugly little duckling. FYI - when hunting in very wet conditions, the removal of the wood-on-wood pump handle and the application of Pledge to the underneath forend is a NECESSITY. I also have an "unbutchered" Carbine as well, and love to shoot that little thing with its original "peep/ghost ring."
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