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Fulton Armory M1 Carbine .30 Carbine, $1000

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Looking about like all M1 Carbines did when they were first issued, the carefully built Fulton Armory version was an eye-grabber. We thought it to be worth its high cost if you want one of these popular firearms that has had everything about it checked, and don't want to be bothered with the cost and effort of "making it right." We like the look of the 15-round mag better than the supplied 10-rounder. They're still available, as are bayonets, oilers, slings, etc. Fulton provides a period sling and oiler with the rifle, and an excellent book about the carbine.

Fulton Armory M1 Carbine .30 Carbine, $1000

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The stock was good, plain walnut. It was original GI issue, but in near-new condition. All metalwork was evenly Parkerized.
All the carbines had this same style milled rear sight, with slide elevation for distinct ranges, and click-dial windage. Carbines are simple and fun, more suitable today for plinking than for serious target shooting.
This example had a STD.PRO receiver and new-condition original Underwood barrel. The trigger pull was creepy but authentic.

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