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Old 09-02-2011, 08:13 PM
beardog beardog is offline
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Do these flip sights look like original USGI? I appreciate the help.

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Old 09-02-2011, 09:29 PM
tenOC tenOC is offline
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I like 'em. There's one I'd look closer at to be positive.
If any are for sale I'd like to have the U & BR.

ETA: There are some tells on pic 8 of 9 that intrigue me. Wonder why they're still so dirty? good close up pics, though.
ETA: And look how thick the spring looks on pic 5.

Last edited by tenOC; 09-02-2011 at 09:48 PM.
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Old 09-03-2011, 07:45 AM
Popcop Popcop is offline
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I recently met a retired Metalergist who worked for Boeing. I brought up the topic of the carbine, metal stamping and counterfeit parts. He told me the hardest thing to do in faking metal parts is the look of aged metal. He advised that a fresh stamping on old metal would stand out like a sore thumb.
"Smile, wait for flash".
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