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 Post subject: M1A1 Carbine blank firer
PostPosted: Mon Oct 19, 2009 21:28 pm 
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Ok,
M1A1 blank firer, carbine with rare paratrooper's folding stock.
Firing .30cal blanks, top venting.

How much would you pay for one..??

What's a reasonable orice..???

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 22, 2009 15:43 pm 
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Unless it's totally scratch built mate, you'll need a Section 5 FAC.

I think you might be ******* in the wind if you hope to get one. IMHO.

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PostPosted: Thu Oct 22, 2009 15:48 pm 
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Yeah,

Ta for the info but he's already sold it.

He wanted £1100 quid for it, and yes it was sctatch built not converted.

Cheers anyway.

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Fair one mate. Very expensive but like anything if you can afford it!!

It is a real downside to portraying US Airborne if you want to own a BF. Either bloody expensive or just unobtainable due to the restrictive fire arm laws in the UK.

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brought my battalion to the briefing prior to Normandy, I had the finest combat-ready force of its size that will ever be known. By the time I gathered them together in Normandy, half were gone. I charge you: put us down in Holland or put us down in hell, but put us all down
together in one place, or I will hound you to your graves."

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Tell me about it.

Airborne means ker-ching..!!! Lots of it....!!!

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