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Posted: 2/25/2009 7:07:46 PM EDT
One early and gray, the other late and black. I was actually chatting with m1sniper earlier and realized that my DPMS lower wasn't getting any use, so I took the 604 upper off my .22 carbine and pulled this thing together. The .22 had to come down anyway, as I can't thread a flash hider onto the barrel. Check out my bling port door. It's an A1 that's so worn it's shiney! I really like both of these rifles. Too late for outside pictures, so hopefully the end of the week. Dig it!



Link Posted: 2/25/2009 7:28:23 PM EDT
[#1]
NICE!!!!
Link Posted: 2/26/2009 3:41:05 AM EDT
[#2]
Link Posted: 2/26/2009 4:08:02 AM EDT
[#3]
Nice rifles.
Link Posted: 2/26/2009 4:38:51 AM EDT
[#4]
Quoted:
You can get a thread die and chase the barrel threads in about 10 minutes.


Do tell. I was actually going to see if I could have 45Bravo take a look at it with my other barrel since I don't trust the local gunsmith.
Link Posted: 2/26/2009 8:38:44 AM EDT
[#5]
Nice rifles.  

+1 on the 1/2 X 28 die.  I think I got mine from Midway.
Link Posted: 2/26/2009 9:25:45 AM EDT
[#6]
Would somebody be willing to rent me one?
Link Posted: 2/26/2009 2:14:24 PM EDT
[#7]
You can get a 1/2-28 from Wholesale Tool pretty cheap:

http://www.wttool.com/product-exec/product_id/27517/nm/1_OD_High_Speed_Special_Dies_WT_Import_

Regular Price $9.95
Ship Weight 1.00 lbs.
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Origin Import
Part Number 0504-0450
Master Catalog Page: 53


Yeah, it's an import, but $10 ain't bad
Link Posted: 2/26/2009 3:24:31 PM EDT
[#8]
There is one thing I haven't done any research yet, slings. What's with the one sling tan and the other green? Nice builds too!
Link Posted: 2/26/2009 4:25:48 PM EDT
[#9]
Thanks for the info on the die. I think I'll order one. Anything special I need to know about 'chasing' it? Just run the die over the threads to clean them up?

GUTS, not sure about the slings. I think the brown one is correct for later VN stuff, while the green one is maybe a later Garand sling? Dunno. The green one is like the sling on my M1 Garand, so who knows. Maybe someone else can elaborate on that.

It was overcast today, so no good pictures outside. The weather just hasn't been my friend lately!

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