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Old 01-22-2021, 12:33 PM
309Carbine 309Carbine is offline
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Location: South Mississippi
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Many of the 60ís era commercial carbines were good guns. The early Universals up to around SN:15K were/are very good carbines with forged steel receivers and many USGI components. Generally after about SN:15,000 things started to roll down hill and really went completely into the toilet by SN:100,000.

Iver Johnson turned out some junk as they acquired Universal and Plainfield finally going out of business. You might find anything in a late 70ís or 80ís, but the very early carbines have a decent reputation.
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