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1918 BAR Iwo Jima with Vertical fore-grip modification

1918 BAR Vertical foregrip

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#1 Sandman1957

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Posted 31 August 2017 - 07:35 PM

   Saw this when I was looking through some vintage WWII photos.  Not sure if it was ever posted here before.  Looks like a vertical fore-grip modification.  No clue if this was a field expedient, or some were modified and shipped out this way.

 

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#2 RoscoeTurner

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Posted 31 August 2017 - 09:42 PM

Field expedient.

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#3 jim c 351

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Posted 01 September 2017 - 07:13 AM

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#4 shadycon

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Posted 01 September 2017 - 07:53 AM

Good mix; rifles, carbines, BAR!


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#5 michaelkih

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Posted 21 September 2017 - 01:27 AM

Cool!  Thanks.


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