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3 years 41 weeks ago, 9:45 AM

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The Senators say her decision is "back door" gun control,something she is probably intimately familiar with,you can read more at the NRA-ILA website.

i tried being reasonable,i didn't like it, NRA LIFE MEMBER,USMC VETERAN
3 years 41 weeks ago, 12:18 AM

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Its been in the works for a long time.. i dont know who the import company was that got these from the south Koreans.. But it was on line to happen.. and if i remember right BIG numbers of them so the price would have been good.. lucky your throwing me tho, cause i thought it was only the 30 carbines that were coming over.. anyway.. they would have been surplus for some really decent prices.. and for those of you who haven't had the privilege of firing the piece its a sweet little carbine..

The deal (i know 99%) of you all know this, but for those who dont.. The deal was to get away from pistols for O's and simply have the 30 carbine for all O's and top NCO's..The pistol of course is a defensive piece, and this would be a light weight offensive piece for all.. Its light enough that thier great to pack, so sure enough it became popular with more troops than planed.. like half the weight of the MI and had a 15 round mag standard so more rounds than the big boy and lighter ammo as well.. Obviously no where near the ballistics, but it was still pretty popular..

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3 years 41 weeks ago, 12:28 AM

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.30 M1 Carbine

We fired these when I was in the Army. We didn't "qualify" with them; the firing was "familiarization" only. When we went to fire them, we found out why. We were firing at silhouette targets 50 yards away. If we hit one, that was fine, but we didn't have to. All we had to do was to fire them - 1 magazine. Bang, bang, bang. Then we were declared "familiarized." Profoundly unsatisfying.

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3 years 41 weeks ago, 1:16 AM

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and i think its the only rifle round that you can shoot inddors...big deal is thier so much lighter than the Garand.. i wanted to get an M-2 stock for mine, but never found one.. did like the 30 round mags, and always fed real well.. Ive also been told the sear is a REAL easy covert to full auto..

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3 years 41 weeks ago, 11:42 PM

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ecaman,

that's how shotguns are in the army. We shoot to familiarize, but no qual standard.

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