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    Belated welcome and thanks for taking the time to type out the into.
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    Quote Originally Posted by dr_cmg
    ...When I went on active duty we called the M-16 (I'm dating myself here) a "Mattel Shootin' Shell.".
    Allegedly, a few of the M-16's (not A1's) were built my Mattel Corp. I never saw one, but I did have several, at different assignments, that were fabricated by the Hydramatic Division of General Motors.
    As a side note, the mortar platoon in my National Guard Battalion had two 107mm (4.2 in) mortars that were built by Whirlpool Corp. in the early '50s. From what I understand, the "four-deuces" are gone, replaced by a "super 80." Anyone?

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    Quote Originally Posted by oldrailfan
    Allegedly, a few of the M-16's (not A1's) were built my Mattel Corp. I never saw one, but I did have several, at different assignments, that were fabricated by the Hydramatic Division of General Motors.
    As a side note, the mortar platoon in my National Guard Battalion had two 107mm (4.2 in) mortars that were built by Whirlpool Corp. in the early '50s. From what I understand, the "four-deuces" are gone, replaced by a "super 80." Anyone?
    It is funny who made some of the equipment used my the military. I was an armor officer and one of the armored personnel carriers we had, either the 113 or the 114, was made by FMC. I first thought that was Ford Motor Company, but after a little checking I found out it stood for Food Machinery Corporation.
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    Lightbulb Welcome!

    Welcome from TN!!! Sounds like I'll learn something, that a great thing! Glad to read your post!!
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    Welcome to the Forum. I've done a bit of trout fishing over in NC on the Hiwassee and love the country, hope to make it back there soon. As far as what to do with all those obsolete wheelguns ... send them over here to your left!
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    Quote Originally Posted by maclean3
    ...As far as what to do with all those obsolete wheelguns ... send them over here to your left!
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    Quote Originally Posted by oldrailfan
    As you may know, S&W has discontinued the 65. The last batch NCDOC bought has a problem with throwing the barrel downrange after 200-300 rounds, so they're talking about transitioning us to something in the 9mm family (probably by Smith & Wesson, in order to make up for the last contract)
    Ratz! What am I gonna do with all these pretty wheelguns?

    Hey neighbor, Burke County here,

    Any idea when the transition will be made from revolver to 9mm.

    I start at ACI in June, academy sometime shortly after. I love my saxd-9 and I shoot really well with it. I just purchased a ruger gp100 to practice with, It would be nice to know if I should continue with the revolver or semi-auto wouldn't mind selling the gp100, only has 500 rounds through it.

    Anyways, thanks for any info you can give me....

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    Hey Ron,

    Thanks for the welcome. My Father lives in Vero Beach, is that close to you?

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