Originally Posted by HKSlinger
Now, the ones you saw "sporterized" was it extensive? Grips, hand guard Or just the blade polished?
Lots of "wanna be" knife makers would buy cheap bayonets and change handles, polish the metal, etc.
Standard M16 M7 bayos were done a lot too. They are now getting just collectible enough ($35 instead of $12) that they are being left alone.