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Posted: 11/17/2003 2:16:24 PM EDT
Just wondering if USGI actually means that the part was originally built for the military??

or does it just mean built to mil standards?
Link Posted: 11/17/2003 2:18:57 PM EDT
It means "U.S.Govt Issue"
Link Posted: 11/17/2003 2:19:58 PM EDT
as far as I'm concerned, it means built for and purchased by the military.
Link Posted: 11/17/2003 2:23:50 PM EDT

Originally Posted By cduarte:
as far as I'm concerned, it means built for and purchased by the military.



That's how I read it.
Link Posted: 11/17/2003 2:30:37 PM EDT
ok, ok, ok, i'll split hairs..............

built for the military, paid for by the taxpayer
Link Posted: 11/17/2003 2:49:05 PM EDT
it means

ordered by the government at twice what it should cost, and produced by the lowest bidder using the cheapest possible materials to meet the spec.

mike
Link Posted: 11/17/2003 3:21:00 PM EDT
Link Posted: 11/17/2003 3:48:03 PM EDT
It's a shame the poor girl didn't use the USGI mags to beat some sense into the moron reporterette's empty head.
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