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 I give you the MATTEL M16A1
Righteous_Kill  [Member]
6/24/2001 10:10:15 AM EST
Clinton still after these, get it while you can. Banned, no more to be imported Bidding starts at $50,000, (I take paypal.) [img]http://albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=1619775&a=12368159&p=50849642&Sequence=0&res=high[/img]
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SGB  [Team Member]
6/24/2001 10:18:26 AM EST
Somethings fishy. [bounce]
PowderBurns  [Member]
6/24/2001 10:21:48 AM EST
I like it! No more fishy than 1911's built by Underwood and Remington Rand typewriter.
SGB  [Team Member]
6/24/2001 10:27:45 AM EST
[quote]Originally Posted By PowderBurns: I like it! No more fishy than 1911's built by Underwood and Remington Rand typewriter. [/quote] Look very,very close............ it is good work.[:D] sgb
Righteous_Kill  [Member]
6/24/2001 10:44:42 AM EST
I was lucky, the Mattel logo was almost the exact same size at the Colt. Coincidence, maybe.
Chairborne_Ranger  [Member]
6/24/2001 11:01:16 AM EST
That's amazing! And all this time I thought it was an urban myth! Wotta collector's item! I bid $51,000!!
DK-Prof  [Team Member]
6/24/2001 11:07:44 AM EST
WOW! I feel so embarassed after mocking all those fine servicemen who were telling the truth when they swore they had seen one! I bid $52,000
QCMGR  [Member]
6/24/2001 11:16:35 AM EST
[quote]Originally Posted By DK-Prof: WOW! I feel so embarassed after mocking all those fine servicemen who were telling the truth when they swore they had seen one! I bid $52,000[/quote] I want to buy it for Bigfoot, or that kid who exploded eating the pop rocks. I think his name was Mikey. how about 1 gazillion dollars.
CrazyMonkey  [Member]
6/24/2001 11:20:21 AM EST
Now why dont I ever see those in the toy section at Walmart? [whacko]
TREETOP  [Team Member]
6/24/2001 11:26:34 AM EST
Is the Mattel version any better than the one that Hesse makes? Seriously, I used to test new toys for Mattel when I was a kid. I'd go in and they'd show me the new stuff that wasn't on the market yet, and I'd take stuff home and play with it until it broke, then bring it back. It was a pretty righteous job to have as a 10-13 year old.[:D] If they would have given me one of these, I would've been in heaven.
OLY-M4gery  [Team Member]
6/24/2001 11:27:54 AM EST
If you give me some time I'll sell my Hasbro M-60, I should have enough to buy your M-16, after tha sale.
Righteous_Kill  [Member]
6/24/2001 11:36:53 AM EST
Ok guys, I fess up, the above was a fake promo, but I now have in my possession a “real” Mattel M16A1. I also understand that Budweiser and Tampax manufactured the M16. It just happens I have an extremely rare, Tampax M4A1. [img]http://albums.photopoint.com/j/View?u=1619775&a=12368159&p=50854109&Sequence=0&res=high[/img] [b]R[/b]ighteous [b]K[/b]ill
SGB  [Team Member]
6/24/2001 11:42:20 AM EST
[b]R[/b]ighteous [b]K[/b]ill You forgot to change the Ser # oooops[:0]
madmedic  [Team Member]
6/24/2001 11:47:21 AM EST
I have some Fisher Price had grenades
TREETOP  [Team Member]
6/24/2001 11:48:18 AM EST
[b]Acoustic Research[/b] also makes an AR-15, and they sell them in PAIRS!! [img]www.acoustic-research.com/images/hi-res/ar15.gif[/img]
Righteous_Kill  [Member]
6/24/2001 12:00:11 PM EST
[quote]Originally Posted By SGB: [b]R[/b]ighteous [b]K[/b]ill You forgot to change the Ser # oooops[:0] [/quote] Oh, nuts!, hum, er, [:\] I'll have a chat with quality control.
cyrax777  [Member]
6/24/2001 12:22:20 PM EST
no no they just rerbuilt the reciver and carried ove r the serial number right? right?
M24Expert  [Member]
6/24/2001 7:52:50 PM EST
Righteous Kill, I like it a lot. When we first were issued the M16, every one thought that's who made them[:D]. At that time Matty Mattel was the mascot and about every 16 in the unit had either a Matty Mattel or Mattel sticker on it's receiver, also a small selection of the Greeny Stick 'um Caps stickers were on the magazines. I wonder what all the folks back home thought about the request to send those stickers was! Any way thanks for bringing back some good memories and laughs . Jim
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