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#1 Sgt

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Posted 03 April 2004 - 11:11 PM

Is it worth buying and reversing the modifications on a M1a1 that was cut for a drum? Is it realistically possible?
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Posted 04 April 2004 - 12:59 PM

My $.02 here. I would probably avoid buying an M1/M1A1 that had the cuts since they are not original. However, if the deal is good for you and the price is fair, get it and enjoy the ability to shoot a drum. Yours was probably not the first to ever have it done. I would NOT put it back, though.
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#3 Arthur Fliegenheimer

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Posted 04 April 2004 - 04:03 PM

That is a major customization that effects the originality of the M1/M1A1. That should be at least a 40% deduction off the price of an equivalent gun without the mods. If the price is right it would seem that you would be stuck with the modification. Further work on it could only make it worse.
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