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100% Original Std. Prod. M1 Carbine

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    Posted: Aug 16 2022 at 2:46pm

I have a Standard Products M1 Carbine that is 100% original through out. I've had this M1 since 1965 and haven't fired it in almost 50 years.   If anyone would care to see some photos I'd be glad to post some here.
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Welcome to the forum, we would love to see some pictures. Have you filled out and submitted a Data Sheet on it?
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Thanks for looking at my posting. No I have not submitted a data sheet.   How do I do that ??   
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See the link below for Data Sheet info. And if you need help posting pictures let me know.
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Wayne -----   I'll attempt to complete the Data Sheet as much as I'm able but there are so many items on the sheet that I have very little knowledge about. Will all these items have to be answered before I can post the photos of my M1 Carbine.   I'm not a carbine collector just an accumulator.
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Data sheets help the club with research, they are also a great tool in helping a carbine owner become very familiar with the carbine it is completed on. 
As far as pictures, you can post your pictures whenever you want to.
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The pictures are over on Gunboards forum if anyone wants to see them.
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Wayne -----   I'll attempt to complete the Data Sheet as much as I'm able but there are so many items on the sheet that I have very little knowledge about. Will all these items have to be answered before I can post the photos of my M1 Carbine.   I'm not a carbine collector just an accumulator.
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I'd like to post new pictures of my Std. Prod. carbine here on this forum. How would I be able to do that??
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Wayne -----   Thanks for all the above tips on picture taking.   My camera is a very simple type and does not have many of the features mentioned in the tips. I believe the best I'll be able to do is take my pics in a light that doesn't produce shadows and try to get as much resolution as possible with the camera.

I've also watched the video on the various M1 carbine parts to assist in filling out the Data Sheet.   I don't care to strip my M1 totally down to determine the type of all small parts as shown in the video.   I want only to field strip the carbine and photo the major parts with their part numbers and the maker's code letters.   Would such a strip down and limited data information be allowed on the data sheet?   
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Big Coulee, yes just fill the data sheet out as much as you can.
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Originally posted by Big Coulee Big Coulee wrote:

 try to get as much resolution as possible with the camera.

If its a fairly recent camara, the resolution may be much higher than can posted online.
If you want to have a high resolution versoin for your own use and then shrink it to upload that's fine.  But if  the shrinking step is difficult, then a photo that is between 600 (small object) and maybe 1200 dpi in width should upload to the website. 
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Originally posted by Big Coulee Big Coulee wrote:

   I don't care to strip my M1 totally down to determine the type of all small parts as shown in the video.    Would such a strip down and limited data information be allowed on the data sheet?   
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Post some photos up as you go along. People here will help you.   I think a lot of us have done or redone our datasheets after posting phots and asking questions!

Looking at Featured Carbines with data sheets and photos also helped me. 

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720 DPI wide is the maximum display on this forum. If it is wider the software downsizes what you see, so basically using excess space and bandwidth. Not a big deal as long as it is under the file size requirements in bytes.
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