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Posted: 8/31/2004 2:38:28 PM EST
[Last Edit: 8/31/2004 2:38:45 PM EST by Triumph955i]
is there a way to tell which upper a SP1 had on it when it left the factory?

I'd like to know if the original upper on my SP1 was a 20in a1 or a 16in a1.

Link Posted: 8/31/2004 2:39:17 PM EST
Maybe Colt could tell you by the serial number?
Link Posted: 8/31/2004 2:45:56 PM EST

Originally Posted By TimJ:
Maybe Colt could tell you by the serial number?



i could.
yet i was hoping someone had a reference link.
Link Posted: 8/31/2004 2:56:37 PM EST
Colt didn't split out SP1 serial numbers based on whether it was a rifle or carbine.

The only way to be sure is to call Colt.
Usually they will tell you a production date, but I'm not sure if they'll tell you whether it was a rifle or carbine.
Link Posted: 8/31/2004 3:28:48 PM EST
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Link Posted: 8/31/2004 3:48:41 PM EST
for that kind of money i will just guess.
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