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Inland gets new home

Discussion in 'Rifle Discussion' started by shadycon, Nov 1, 2009.

  1. shadycon

    shadycon sw Va. Member

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    !st production run Inland [400xxx] moves from 2nd variation M1a1 stock to Type 2 OI stock.Now 95% Inland. 2nd production run Underwood [2,771xxx] Moves from OI stock to Type 3 LW stock. Now 95% Underwood.

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  2. usrifle

    usrifle washington Member

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    Nice carbines.
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  3. Sun195

    Sun195 Pugetropolis, WA Well-Known Member

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    Very nice!
     
  4. Cougfan2

    Cougfan2 Hillsboro, OR Well-Known Member

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    I've always wanted a .30 carbine. Really weak caliber for a military rifle, but I've just always thought they were cool. Actually, I don't think they were ever meant to be a mainstay battle rifle. I seem to remember that they were put into service as a replacement for Officers 1911 sidearms. It's actually a pretty hot pistol caliber and Ruger used to make a .30 Carbine Blackhawk.
     
  5. smonk

    smonk Oregon Member

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    That's another good example of a Rifle/Pistol combination. A M1 Carbine and a Ruger Blackhawk in .30 Carbine. 2 guns 1 caliber. Good combo!
     
  6. shadycon

    shadycon sw Va. Member

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    The .30 carbine is basicaly equal to a .357 mag.I was not made to be a main battle rifle-M1 Garand had that spot. It was to be a lightweight close combat weapon. It's not a pistal round, but Ruger chambered the blackhawk for it. I have one and it's awsome.