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Posted: 9/16/2009 5:27:05 PM EST
Link Posted: 9/16/2009 5:58:25 PM EST
That's pretty cool, a lot of info.
Link Posted: 9/16/2009 6:08:45 PM EST
They need to stake that carrier key! Cool vid. Thanks
Link Posted: 9/16/2009 6:33:27 PM EST
Originally Posted By cray6031:
They need to stake that carrier key! Cool vid. Thanks




Very cool. I love old school vids.
Link Posted: 9/17/2009 8:34:25 AM EST
Great vid on the mechanics, I love it

Though I did sqirm a bit when they showed the loading process with the finger firmly on the trigger

Link Posted: 9/17/2009 8:58:34 AM EST
I like these old army films, there is one on youtube about the M1 Garand and how to shoot with a sling. It's got a more propaganda-type feel to it.

I love the nice retro in this video. Rifles like that are why UPS is headed to my abode today with an A1 furniture set.
Link Posted: 9/17/2009 9:16:41 AM EST
Great! Very informative too - thx!
Link Posted: 9/17/2009 9:35:38 AM EST
Sweet video. I learned a lot. What is staking the carrier key as mentioned above?
Link Posted: 9/17/2009 10:37:29 AM EST
Staking the carrier key is the process of crimping some of the metal from the bolt carrier key into the two bolts that mount it to the bolt carrier to keep them from coming loose.
Link Posted: 9/17/2009 11:36:35 AM EST
Staking:

Link Posted: 9/17/2009 12:08:46 PM EST
I bet the guy doing the demo is looking for his hearing aid right about now.
Link Posted: 9/17/2009 12:15:50 PM EST
Whenever I watch videos like this, with the cut-away models and stuff, I'm just amazed at people like Stoner and Garand, who can somehow conceive of how all these different parts can fit together and perform the functions they do. It's true genius that goes into firearm design.
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