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Discussion in 'The Powder Keg' started by Armorer, Jul 25, 2002.

  1. Armorer

    Armorer Guest

    Had lunch to burn to day. Stopped by a surplus store, picked up a few cool things, to enclude:

    TM 9-1005-222-12
    Plus Supplemental Material from
    TM 9-1005-222-35 and FM 23-5

    Dept of the Army Technical Manual

    Operator and Organizational Maintenance Manual including repair parts and special tools list

    RIFLE, CALIBER .30 M1
    RIFLE, CALIBER .30 M 1C (Sniper's)
    RIFLE, CALIBER .30 M 1D (Sniper's)

    M-1 GARAND

    17 March, 1969

    $8 plus sale tax, All new
    Not a repop, the real McCoy :)

    Life is good!
     
  2. Did they have any extras??!!!!
     

  3. Stock Doc

    Stock Doc G&G Evangelist

    I have a few of the manuls but never got he M1 one yet. They are fun to read and I have one on Ceiminal investigations and The soldier's guide and Personal Conduct for the Soldier which has funny cartoons on how to act and not. I do have the M1Carbine and all its counter parts.
    Watch it as this is another end of the crazy collecting hehehehehe. Rick B
     
  4. Armorer

    Armorer Guest

    Oh yeah 10 or so more in the bookcase :)

    Come and getem!

    I bet they won't be more than $10 with mailing

    PM me your address
     
  5. leemozoid

    leemozoid G&G Newbie

    I found a 1940 dated copy of 23-5 at a show last year. The neatest part is that the rifles pictured and illustrated are gas traps. There are even pictures of a model shop rifle loaned by SA to the Army for their pictures. Totally cool.
     
  6. Armorer

    Armorer Guest

    Mondragon Rifle,
    French St. Etienime Rifle,
    Pedersen .276 cal Rifle,
    The Johnson Carbine

    Yep this one has them all under the history or the Garand (FM23-5)

    It's a freakin' mini history book :)