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Old May 5th, 2020, 03:55 PM   #1
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So I found this today... Whats up with that? It must be someone trying to make an M21? or is this really a gem?







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Old May 5th, 2020, 04:07 PM   #2
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Well its appears to be GI receiver, guess it must be legal there. Never seen anything like the welded on block with the number on it. Looks like the original maker info is gone off the heel. That's odd.

Its different for sure.

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Old May 5th, 2020, 04:10 PM   #3
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it is definitely USGI receiver and parts, but yes that heel and the welded bit have me puzzled...

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Maybe it's been thru Norway. They used to do something similar with surplus K98's.

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Old May 5th, 2020, 06:06 PM   #5
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Puzzling for sure

I would guess welding was done to remove any ties to US or place of origin of sale. Might made it easier to start fresh with new serial numbers for inventory and record keeping. A lot of 14's left the US of A and once gone & received not Uncle Sam's worry any more. Been told by a couple sources of 55gal drums of receivers just setting. I got in a trade a case of 1,000 rds no markings on wooden crate,metal spam can,card board 20rd boxes and head stamp 7.762x51. Boy did it shoot sub 1 MOA at 100 and silhouettes out 600. It ALL reminds me of a good ole boy and a country song line "send guns, lawyers and money". Everyone loves Uncle Sugar giving out Government cheese.
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This is not something that you guys have seen before?

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This is not something that you guys have seen before?
Nope its a first for us as well as it is for you...

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I would guess welding was done to remove any ties to US or place of origin of sale. Might made it easier to start fresh with new serial numbers for inventory and record keeping. A lot of 14's left the US of A and once gone & received not Uncle Sam's worry any more. Been told by a couple sources of 55gal drums of receivers just setting. I got in a trade a case of 1,000 rds no markings on wooden crate,metal spam can,card board 20rd boxes and head stamp 7.762x51. Boy did it shoot sub 1 MOA at 100 and silhouettes out 600. It ALL reminds me of a good ole boy and a country song line "send guns, lawyers and money". Everyone loves Uncle Sugar giving out Government cheese.
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Iíve never seen a receiver like that either.

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Jeez, guys! It's so obvious. That's a "rear lug" receiver!!

I'm not certain what someone was attempting to do, but they sure made a mess of a nice receiver. Note the "selector lock", it's something someone fabricated.

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WOW, I am surprised no one noticed that M1 Garand stock.

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WOW, I am surprised no one noticed that M1 Garand stock.

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Maybe that's where the heel came from as well.

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Jeez, guys! It's so obvious. That's a "rear lug" receiver!!

I'm not certain what someone was attempting to do, but they sure made a mess of a nice receiver. Note the "selector lock", it's something someone fabricated.
Obviously created in the Southern hemisphere, hence the lug on top.
Or maybe even Poland, but can't even suggest that for reasons of political correctness. Dang, I sure used to appreciate the old way of making humorous small talk. Still funny to some.

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Old May 6th, 2020, 07:10 AM   #14
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Someone also drilled the stripper clip guide, possibly for a scope mount?

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or is this really a gem?
No, it is not a gem. It looks like an abomination of ad hoc work and a bizarre stock, or what we might call in the USA a "Bubba gunsmith" project. I'd stay away.

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