March 28th, 2016, 01:15 PM
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: Buckeye State
Originally Posted by Eganx
I have heard that Elmer Balance sold out to SAI in the early 70's and they got some of his stripped receivers. Is there any truth to this? And if so, does anyone know how many SAI got?
Yes, it is true. I'll check my copy of "M14 Rifle History and Development" later, I believe Lee has something in there on it. BTW, Elmer's last name has 2 Ls, spelled Ballance. Spell correct will "correct" it.