Polytech M14 Serial Number Database - North America
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7.62 MM NATO
Heel Marked, USGI bolt conversion by Warbird....
Gun looks like it was attacked by Diane Fienstine and Chuck Shroomer as front sight nut is tac welded bay lug ground off along with flash hider.
Date of purchase here in MT 11/26/2008 Condition about 70% if you ignore the tac weld and flash hider / bay lug disater. $600 pre- Obama devalued federal reserve notes. Came w/ 50 rounds, and one sorry looking chink mag. GO beat
I have no knowledge of the rifle's import date or date of manufacturer, I think I'm the 2nd owner, it has a U.S.G.I. flash hider, U.S.G.I. stock, rubber recoil pad, and my gunsmith said it had a lot of internal G.I. parts, but not the bolt--I'd hope a TRW would drop right in on mine! Here's the data, from the bolt-stop side of the receiver:
IDE USA SFLD MICH.
then, next to that, at a level in between the last two lines:
Then, further over, a third 'table':
I don't know what the previous owner--who was nice and said he was replacing it with a Springfield--added or didn't add to it. I haven't done anything but have it checked.