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Posted: 1/20/2006 5:04:43 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/20/2006 5:58:35 AM EDT by ranchhand]
That says it all! I am loooking at an upper with a K cast into the handle. Who made it?

Link Posted: 1/20/2006 5:27:11 AM EDT

do you have pictures of the upper?
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 5:31:25 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/20/2006 6:07:36 AM EDT by ranchhand]
I have one. How do I post it? Got it posted. Thanks for the help!
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 6:51:51 AM EDT
is it me or does it look like the area to the left of the "K" was sanded?
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 6:53:10 AM EDT
The "K" is for Kaiser Aluminum. Based on what appears to be some scaring in the "pocket" of that upper, I think that it should be marked "DK". There were alot of the "DK" uppers on the market in the late '80s thru mid '90s, I have one (and sold one) and I have seen several on the EE over the years. Bigger Hammer lists them as Bushmaster or Diemaco, but all I have had/seen came with no name, non-chromed, barrels that used roll pins to hold the FSB -definately NOT Bushmaster or Diemaco.
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 6:57:48 AM EDT
*grins* K-mart!

Link Posted: 1/20/2006 7:39:20 AM EDT
Like others said, it is a Kaiser forging. Can't tell who machined it, since there is no maker code, and looks to be ground off.
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 1:55:03 PM EDT
I have a Kaiser upper and the "K" is the only marking on it.

Link Posted: 1/20/2006 2:06:18 PM EDT
I bought a few of those uppers from Quality Parts years ago that had one of the two forged marks ground off and only the K remaining.
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 2:08:20 PM EDT
Kaiser Soze?
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 2:46:50 PM EDT

Originally Posted By alex_all_alone:
*grins* K-mart!


i was gonna say this
Link Posted: 1/20/2006 2:47:50 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 1/20/2006 2:48:32 PM EDT by mongo001]
It's a demilled receiver. There used to be another letter where the sanding was. Since there's more than one type of receiver with the second letter of "K", there's no way to tell who's it is or was.
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