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Old January 1st, 2017, 02:10 PM   #1
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M14 Individual Issue Kit

Here are some basic kit items in unissued condition.

A set of 5 magazines. One for the rifle, 4 for pouches. These are Borg-Warner, still in the wrap.

A pair of M1956 ammunition pouches. These have the little anchor symbol on the latches, indicating North & Judd hardware.

M6 Bayonet and M8A1 Scabbard. (the tape on the scabbard wrapper is broken)

Rifle Sling and Combination Tool.

Other cleaning items, such as rods, brushes and grease, were bulk packed.








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Old January 1st, 2017, 03:43 PM   #2
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Well lets get them out of that blasted wrapper paper and have a look at em'!

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Well lets get them out of that blasted wrapper paper and have a look at em'!
I can post pics of similar kit that is already unwrapped. I still have a new-in-box all USGI rifle from the early '90s and all this stuff is put away with it.

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That's OK, just razzin ya. Cool stuff though..

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Okay, so just post photos of the new in box rifle, okay ?

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Old January 1st, 2017, 04:42 PM   #6
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So, for those of us not familiar with Military issue.

The items shown would be what the rifleman was handed in addition to his issued M14?

Correct?

I know the answer, just wanted to ask so others may learn.

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Okay, so just post photos of the new in box rifle, okay ?
It was ROTM back in June: http://s37.photobucket.com/user/Stut...ow/USGI?sort=2

Going from memory, the barrel, front band and gas cylinder are marked for H&R, the bolt is Winchester and oprod is TRW. Trigger assembly and sights are USGI as well. Stock is stamped H in the butt trap.

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So, for those of us not familiar with Military issue.

The items shown would be what the rifleman was handed in addition to his issued M14?

Correct?

I know the answer, just wanted to ask so others may learn.

Yes, some basic issue items for an m14 equipped Infantryman in the 1960's. The first 15 lbs, anyway.

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I would like to see a similar set unwrapped, if it's not too much trouble.

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I would like to see a similar set unwrapped, if it's not too much trouble.
I could scrounge up most of it. Tomorrow, in the daylight.

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Old January 1st, 2017, 05:52 PM   #11
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Those pouches are what we carried in basic training in '74 at Ft.Polk, La. At my duty station, they were nylon with the plastic fork type latch. -Lloyd

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I never got new stuff in wrappers...
they just walked us past these huge
cardboard boxes with stuff and yelled to
"Take ONE of these!" or "Take TWO of
these!" All used stuff but serviceable.

A touch off topic:
We had boxes of canteens...mostly the
then-new plastic ones, but there were a
few metal World War II-dated m1910's.
Knowing that you couldn't put hot stuff
in the plastic jobs, I took a metal one
dated 1944.
One August morning, we were told
we had a long "conditioning March"
that day. Being the smart guy that I
was, I put lemon juice and sugar from
the mess hall into my canteen so that once
I put water in it, I'd have lemonade!
Smart 18 year old rookie!!!
Got out to the field and about two long
hot hours out, we took five and I took
a slug. Battery acid!!
You know, you just can't put acidic stuff
into an aluminum canteen and get
something drinkable out of it.
Lesson learned.

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Here are some basic kit items in unissued condition.

A set of 5 magazines. One for the rifle, 4 for pouches. These are Borg-Warner, still in the wrap.

A pair of M1956 ammunition pouches. These have the little anchor symbol on the latches, indicating North & Judd hardware.

M6 Bayonet and M8A1 Scabbard. (the tape on the scabbard wrapper is broken)

Rifle Sling and Combination Tool.

Other cleaning items, such as rods, brushes and grease, were bulk packed.







i thought I was looking at a post from you in the PX and then I realized it was too good to be true. Cool stuff!

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I never got new stuff in wrappers...
they just walked us past these huge
cardboard boxes with stuff and yelled to
"Take ONE of these!" or "Take TWO of
these!" All used stuff but serviceable.

A touch off topic:
We had boxes of canteens...mostly the
then-new plastic ones, but there were a
few metal World War II-dated m1910's.
Knowing that you couldn't put hot stuff
in the plastic jobs, I took a metal one
dated 1944.
One August morning, we were told
we had a long "conditioning March"
that day. Being the smart guy that I
was, I put lemon juice and sugar from
the mess hall into my canteen so that once
I put water in it, I'd have lemonade!
Smart 18 year old rookie!!!
Got out to the field and about two long
hot hours out, we took five and I took
a slug. Battery acid!!
You know, you just can't put acidic stuff
into an aluminum canteen and get
something drinkable out of it.
Lesson learned.
The thing to do with the metal canteen is, you soak the pouch and put your canteen in it, t
The hot sun will draw out the water from the pouch ,leaving you with ice cold water to drink;;;yes your back pocket is wet,

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Old January 2nd, 2017, 03:24 AM   #15
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My issue mag pouches were only for a single mag and had a brass snap to hold the top down. I had heard about the ones you show and how much cleaner they keep mags.
Thanks for the thread.

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