This is a discussion on Bushmaster SuperLight Carbine with Red Dot - Carbon 15 within the Defensive Rifles & Shotgun Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; Originally Posted by 5POINT56 Huh? He speaks the truth. My first issued M16 had Mattel Toy Company stamped right on it....
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I didn't say Mattel manufactured the weapons, only that some had the name clearly on them.
There was a story on this on the evolution of the M16. I've heard different things though. Some say Mattel produced M16's for a short time, others say they produced the grip, which had their name and logo, which lead to troops believing they were made by Mattel.
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In wartime, (barring the last 2 since we were a little overstocked) - All manner of companies start producing military items, which is probably a 180* from what they were producing.
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I was initially issued one of these, but later on had one that just said Colt and there were no other visible changes to the weapon.
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Topic closed , it has run its course and gone off topic.
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