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Re: How to Identify Rifle
Posted by Dick Hosmer on Sunday, 30 January 2011, at 9:55 a.m., in response to Re: How to Identify Rifle, posted by Scotty Zirk on Sunday, 30 January 2011, at 8:45 a.m.
Well, you seem to have a carbine with some mixed parts (the bar/ring should be there, the guard swivel should not, so it passed that test). It could be a military rebuild/refinish, but was more likely assembled by someone after it left the army. The lockplate should not be dated at that number - the practice stopped around 75000, so that is not "as made" either.
Does it have a compartment under the buttplate (which has a swinging cover)?
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