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PostPosted: Sat Jan 15, 2011 21:20 pm 
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Very sad to say the truth.. it's a rubbish for WWII reenacting :-(
Suppose as it's all pot metal, you can't even remove or replace the late features.
Gah..

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PostPosted: Sun Jan 16, 2011 10:31 am 
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It does look like the bayonet lug is cast as part of the barrel. Looks better than their Garand though...


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I suppose it could be adapted to M2 standard, with a modicum of effort

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If deact price inflation continues at its present rate, modifying Denix (or similar) copies to a more authentic standard could be a nice little business opportunity for someone in the not too distant future.

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Hmmmmm

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Oggy: you're thinking on the exact same 'chop shop' lines as me for this one ;)

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petty officer wrote:
Oggy: you're thinking on the exact same 'chop shop' lines as me for this one ;)

Oh yes Pip, and for KW - need 2 tho...

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Hmmm, just bought an M1A1 folding stock, and was hoping to get a denix M1 carbine to fill it with...we shall see how that works ! :D
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Anyone got one of these yet? Is it going to be possible to convert these to a wartime configuation? Or are they only usable for very late war/post war scenarios?

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I got one of these a couple of weeks ago for £110.00
The first thing I had to do was darken it,the woodwork is way to light,the mag only has one prong so it rattles about (abit of selotape was my temperory solution to that problem) the sling that comes with the gun is rubbish so I replaced it with an original but the original one is a little to thick for the hole in the stock,a couple of light taps with a rubber mallet sorted that out!also I has to shave a bit off the bayonet lug to allow the bayonet to fit,the metal is very soft so its an easy enough job.
Overall its not a bad repro,but it does need a little work.


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As do all of Denix's stable...

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Denix have now realised that a WWII type M1 carbine would have been a better bet, and are now offering one:

http://www.denix.es/product?id=396&content=30&lang=en

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Has anyone actually bought one of the WW2 spec ones?

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Denix are idiots! :x I've just spotted the new version over at http://www.paratrooper.fr and it's still got the post war safety!! :roll:

http://paratrooper.fr/en/pages/produit. ... 9989253325

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Denix have now released the folding stock version. , check paratrooper fr for details


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just saw some pics of the folding stock version ...

the folding stock looks by far more flimsy than the repro-stocks i saw before (got one from italy almost 10 years ago - price back then was horrible ...)

ain't look that bad from the distance but most of the smaller details are just casted with the potmetal and some details are simply wrong ...

just my 2 cents

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