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Old 02-01-2010, 09:43 PM
dhuze dhuze is offline
 
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Here are a few slings I was wondering if they are real or not. I know one is the real thing. Two might be Vietnam era, again I think one is real. I have some others I know are fakes and these look in between the two. What do you think?







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Old 02-01-2010, 09:59 PM
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Going by the top photo, the top sling is fake, the middle one may be true WWII, though the fabric looks questionable. The bottom one is post-war.

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Old 02-02-2010, 05:43 AM
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The top one might not be fake. I have a few different style C tips on nylon slings, all came in from Korea. So it might be Korea military production.
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Old 02-02-2010, 06:53 AM
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The second one, in the 1st picture, is a real one dated 1945. I cannot read the mfg because the swivel kinda made it a smudge. I wasn't sure about the 3rd sling because of the material. I have 2 of those. I also have one that is an obvious fake that looks a lot poorer than the 3rd sling.

The 3rd picture has 2 of the ones I thought might be Vietnam era ones because of the material. . The lower one came with a DCM purchased Carbine. Any thoughts on those?
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