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Posted: 6/19/2003 6:12:57 AM EDT
I've found this carrier and was wondering if anyone can help identify the manufacturer. It has no FA notches and no stampings/markings on either side. Any guesses?

Link Posted: 6/19/2003 6:33:44 AM EDT
Colt SP-1? Looks like all of the old M-16 bolts that the AF got rid of when they updated (most of) to the M-16A2 with the conversion kits. Oh, when we deployed on Operation Enduring Freedom on 21 Sept 01, most of us were issued M-16's that's not an A-1,2,3or4 an M-16. Chrome bolts, no forward assist, no brass deflector, hell, some didn't even have the fence around the Mag release button.....Serial numbers that were only 5 digits long.
Link Posted: 6/19/2003 9:46:36 AM EDT
If this is a early M16 carrier, would it have had a chrome key and chrome bolt?
Link Posted: 6/19/2003 9:51:04 AM EDT
Yep, that's true, I didn't look that close, it looked like a stripped carrier. But where's the key screw holes? Someone start to make one?
Link Posted: 6/19/2003 10:27:30 AM EDT
It is a stripped carrier. The Key screw holes are on the top. I edited the picture to show them. I just wondered if this had all chrome parts also. Chrome key, chrome bolt, .....
Link Posted: 6/19/2003 12:45:17 PM EDT
That's a pretty cool find. Where did you get it?
Link Posted: 6/20/2003 5:19:25 AM EDT
Sukebe - I picked it up at a Fun Show a while back. I've been looking for a NON-FA carrier to build a M16/SP1 upper. I bought it thinking I'd find the other chrome parts to finish it. No such luck. Yet.... Any help?
Link Posted: 6/23/2003 10:15:41 PM EDT
DPMS has notchless carriers and all the other chrome goodies you may want.
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