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Old 04-16-2011, 02:38 PM   #11
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First the M1A and now the M1, woo-hoo, you are doing great! Now you need a Springfield 1903! Here are my three Springers!
I've got a 1903a3 its remington made. Also have an m1 carbine but its barrel is pretty worn and it needs all its springs replaced.


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I've got a 1903a3 its remington made. Also have an m1 carbine but its barrel is pretty worn and it needs all its springs replaced.
Wolf Springs makes a set of carbine springs that make them work like new. And I think NIW carbine barrels are still avail. Carbine ammo was not corrosive so the barrels are not replaced as often as Garand barrels.


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Wolf Springs makes a set of carbine springs that make them work like new. And I think NIW carbine barrels are still avail. Carbine ammo was not corrosive so the barrels are not replaced as often as Garand barrels.
ya wolf makes em. i just havent got round to doing it since i dont shoot it all that much anymore. its a General Motors made carbine dating 1944ish. ive run a ton of ammo thru it over the years but cheap 30carbine isnt common anymore. used to hunt rabbit with it from time to time
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got a link to the RA parts source?? i cant find it with google.

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here is a close up of the parts in question.

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got a link to the RA parts source?? i cant find it with google.
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Thanks!! Not sure why that didn't occur to me.
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No, clip is correct in this case. The En-bloc clip is used in the Garand....

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No, clip is correct in this case. The En-bloc clip is used in the Garand....
Ya those little 8 round magazines are cure as hell when they come SPROINGING!! Out of the reciever when its empty.


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