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Old 12-14-2016, 04:15 PM
RedSpecial RedSpecial is offline
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Default Garand cheek pad

I believe this is repro, but then wonder why they'd bother MRTing a repro cheek pad?

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Old 01-04-2017, 03:35 PM
gap gap is online now
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I vote repop. What color are the felt pads? If anything but grey, definitely repop.
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Old 03-06-2017, 03:15 PM
becquette becquette is online now
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Yes that is a repro. The sititching on a real USGI always ends with a small triangle of the thread. This one has a straight stitch back upon itself.
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Old 03-06-2017, 03:53 PM
lethe lethe is offline
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As far as stamping it I'm assuming it's either done to look more authentic or someone's attempt at passing it as real.
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