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Posted: 6/27/2022 8:12:51 AM EDT
[Last Edit: cherenkov]
Was there a correct mounting for a sling on the DOE 9mm?

I can't find any vintage photos of them being carried or slung. ETA (not many as who is taking photos at classified DOE facilities?)

I'd think a single point mounting would have been ideal, bot sure if at that time it was a consideration or just left up to the end user to "figure" something out on their own.

On a retro clone there are plenty of aftermarket ways to do this (e.g. rear receiver cover plate with loop) - not sure if anything is close to factory or original intention.

Another idea is use a two point with the carry point on the rear stock as normal and a hook onto the front sight block, enough real estate on it to make it work.

I'd appreciate any retro photos that show one being slung if that exists.

Link Posted: 6/27/2022 8:25:01 AM EDT
They climbed ladders in the power plant.
A single point swinging around, wouldn’t have been it their best interest

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Link Posted: 6/27/2022 9:01:27 AM EDT
from a friend who worked at Rocky Flats and has posted SRT pics he took using MP5's; two point slings.
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