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  #191  
Old 01-16-2017, 10:32 AM
bluecar bluecar is offline
 
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Arrived today.
Springfield 2,568,xxx
Barrel SA 1/52 ME 1 TE 3+
MR marked stock
IHC windage drum
P marked op rod
Very clean, old dried grease on heel of receiver, leaked from sight, scope block & side of op rod. Otherwise dry as a bone.
Will strip and give more details later.
?? It is very "sticky" like dried grease in the stock. Best way to clean ??





Couple more pictures.
Tooele etched leg, 8 marked on trigger, and 86S.



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Old 01-25-2017, 08:19 PM
Stony Stony is offline
 
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Here's my 1st and last M1D. After years of looking at the North Store during Nationals....finally took the MAIL ORDER PLUNGE based solely on recent store reports and a few posts here. No sticky or special request. Crazy right? Well, the CMP delivered on this one. WOW!

782XXX, 52 barrel, MW 0, TE 3, SA RA Open Box Stock with cheek pad holes, Uncut -9 op rod, -16 trigger housing.




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Old 02-12-2017, 08:42 PM
zaugau zaugau is offline
 
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I bought this field grade M1C from the south store back in early 2012 but never got around to getting the accessories until recently. Finally done! Except for a sling I guess.

Came with a 3-45 barrel and an unnumbered bracket. The staking doesn't look like the standard pre hardened receiver staking but doesn't look like the typical cut receiver staking followed up with screw staking. Maybe this is the sort of work Col B is speculating on, possibly receiver staking on a hardened receiver. Looks to me like the same cut/stake into both the screw and receiver at the same time and not separate processes. Whatever it is, you can see at some point someone tried to remove the bracket but messed up a hex head in the process and then gave up.

I got the M82 scope, blued numbered mount, and K-Line cheekpad from ebay. The leather string is new. SA M2 flash hider is from Westland.

Added lockbar sights to get the look right. The stock it came with had a grenade disc attached, so I swapped it out for a NFR rebuild stock from Dupage. Funny thing is when I took that stock off, I saw it had bedding work done, then noticed it had numbers written in the barrel channel. So yep, NM stock with a grenade disc was sitting on a M1C! I suppose I coulda kept that stock on and dressed it up with a grenade launcher attachment and a NM hooded sight







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Old 02-13-2017, 09:56 PM
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Zaugau, that staking is exactly the type I am referring to. I have a 3370XXX that is just like that. The base on mine is also unmarked. The latest I have observed with the "soft" round staking is 3349XXX the earliest indications I have seen of this "cut" staking scheme is 3351XXX. The block of 344 serials looks large, the 335 not so much. Some have reasoned that the low serials didn't require base serials as they were "permanently" installed by G&H. So, by that logic, this type of staking should have a base serial on it.
Logic would tell you that G&H started numbering bases on hardened bases as they received them, even if not in order, and they should have been able to discern a hardened receiver. You would think that the Army would have instituted the change starting with a batch. But, the Army may not have realized early in the change that bases needed to be serialized till later. Maybe the serialized bases were warped or damaged in the heat treat and had to be replaced. But, all conjecture. If your rifle ever had any other type staking, I'd be real surprised as hiding the evidence of it was a real feat! Send me your serial number, or first four or five if you don't mind.
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Old 02-13-2017, 10:33 PM
zaugau zaugau is offline
 
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Col b, thanks for the info. Mine is 3370350, so really close to yours. Nice to get a little bit of data collected on this staking to look for trends. What's the barrel date on yours?
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Old 02-13-2017, 10:39 PM
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3/42.....BTW, there is a consecutive one to yours out there. Mine is 3370542

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Old 02-13-2017, 11:55 PM
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Oh man, I don't know that I could go for another, even if I could find the consecutive. Plus my safes don't have any more room for long guns! Hmm.... thanks for the heads up.
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Old 02-17-2017, 10:22 AM
Bullsquid1 Bullsquid1 is offline
 
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Here is a pic of my M1D with all the accessories that I picked up from the North Store about 7 years ago. Note the lead dipped receiver. The USGI scope mount and flash hider I purchased new in wrap from Westland. The USGI scope and cheek pad are in nearly mint condition and were purchased from a vendor in the Netherlands. The sling is a nice reproduction.


Link to slide show.
http://s79.photobucket.com/user/Bullsquid/slideshow/M1D

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