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Old 02-29-2012, 10:20 PM
surly surly is offline
 
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Default Garand Web Sling on K31 Swiss Rifle

Looking at using a sling on a K31 for vintage military shooting in CMP matches. Can a standard cotton web (M1 Garand) sling be used on a K31? I believe somebody told me that the spring clasp won't fit on the rear stock sling mount. Is this the case and if so any work arounds the problem or other suggestions? Thanks!
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Old 02-29-2012, 11:00 PM
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It's no problem to use a M1 web sling on a K31. I modified the end to make it more easier to hook and unhook.
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Old 03-01-2012, 12:23 AM
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USGI M1907 sling with USGI clip from M1 web sling:



USGI M1 web sling with the Swiss sling clip substituted for the USGI clip:



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Old 03-01-2012, 12:24 AM
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FYI...It's legal to switch to a rear band swivel from a 1889/1911 rifle.
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Old 03-01-2012, 12:58 PM
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FYI...It's legal to switch to a rear band swivel from a 1889/1911 rifle.
I literally have one in my pocket right now. Anybody know what the screw thread is? Not the same as the K-31 sideways band, not quite M4x0.7, not quite 10x32. I suppose I could run a tap through it, but that just seems wrong.
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Old 03-01-2012, 05:04 PM
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It's a mystery thread. I've had no luck finding out.
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