What is the most valuable M1 Carbine?
Original, “as built” condition Rock-Ola’s and Saginaw/Irwin Peterson tend to be the highest valued basic M1 Carbines. The much rarer UN-Quality and virtually non existent Commercial Contols M1 Carbines tend to be auction pieces where just about anything is possible.
Is the M1 Carbine any good?
With its 18” barrel, and shorter designed action, the M1 Carbine and later versions of the M2 and M3 were favored for their handiness. Between the short-stroke piston operation, and non-corrosive primers used in its ammunition, the M1 Carbine was a very reliable semi-automatic, magazine-fed weapon.
What is better M1 Carbine or M1 Garand?
The M1 Carbine is a much lighter rifle in both weight and caliber than the M1 Garand. The M1 Carbine carries a larger capacity magazine that the internal magazine of the M1 Garand. It fires a . 30 caliber round compared to the 30–06 or 7.62mm round the N1 Garand fires.
Is the Ruger M1 carbine an exact replica?
The Ruger M1 is not meant to be an exact replica but to capture the spirit of the original carbine so it can be enjoyed by all. It’s cheap to shoot, simple to maintain and much easier to acquire than a surplus model.
What kind of carbine is the Ruger talo?
It’s a testament to capitalism as a foundation to freedom. Ruger celebrates the classic M1 with a special Talo-edition 10/22 M1 Carbine. It combines the iconic silhouette of the M1 carbine with the reliability of the storied 10/22 platform and fun of the .22LR cartridge.
How big is the magazine on a Ruger 10 / 22?
The 15-round magazine that ships with the gun gives it a similar silhouette as the M1 with a 30-round magazine, but it is very easy to increase the Ruger’s capacity by inserting a 25-round or higher capacity magazine. Magazine: 15 rds. Like every other Ruger 10/22 I have shot, the M1 didn’t disappoint.
Who was the inventor of the M1 carbine?
The M1 Carbine was prototyped by Winchester engineers in only two weeks, and after a few minor tweaks, the threat of war in Europe and the Pacific expedited its production. The M1 Carbine is a perfect example of American ingenuity and economic might.