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Old 01-27-2020, 08:00 PM
luigi luigi is offline
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Originally Posted by meplat View Post
"Original" means as it left the factory when originally manufactured, regardless of whether all its parts were made by a single manufacturer or not. Not dyed purple or engraved or ...

No wartime carbine manufacturer made all the parts required for their own "original" carbine.

In fact, one carbine manufacturer even made NO parts assembled into some of their "original" carbines.

That's why when you hear "all matching" wrt some carbine you're interested in, RUN!

Thanks Meplat...that's is what I was getting at! When it left the factory new it would be hard to tell what parts from other mfg's were on that carbine!
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