There are too many silly comments out there in cyberspace about how the carbine was an epic fail during this or that battle. Except, according to his story it was the heavily quilted Chinese winter clothing. The problem with the 5. I knew a guy who owned one made by Singer Sewing Machine so he said and liked it. I can completely believe that a carbine lacks stopping power compared to some other weapons when shooting FMJ ammo. All this could lead to problems in combat. Williams' final carbine design was not ready for testing until December , two months after the Winchester M1 Carbine had been adopted and type-classified.
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Make sure you have bona fide USGI extractors in your gun, the cheap ones they are out there will fail fast. Thus I too vote of a This occurs mostly with factory ammunition—my current handloads which are loaded somewhat lighter than factory ammo, and hence are probably lower-pressure almost never have difficulties with extraction, though the stickiness on loading is still an issue. He said he didn't care if it took 2 or 3 rounds to kill a Chicom or NK troopie. When the auto M2 was developed, the mag capacity was increased from 15 to 30rds and the mag catch was redisigned with a third catch. But it wouldn't be one of my top choices. Besides, it would have the trajectory of a mortar at that point.
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Options Quote message in reply? It was cobbled together using the trigger housing and lockwork of a Winchester M rifle. Those morons who believe the war stories aren't interested in facts. When things went wrong, the Carbine got the blame. Fast-forward to the mids and there were rumblings in the Army that things had changed based on combat in Afghanistan and Iraq. I would have liked to see a picture that showed the taper of the barrel more clearly.
However my Garand is my choice of weapons. New bullets When it came to new standard infantry weapons and cartridges, the Army, Marine Corps and U. Categorizing the M1 carbine series has been the subject of much debate. For close range encounters use a shotgun. I think you're on to something.