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#1 Sgt

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Posted 18 July 2003 - 05:01 PM

I just got a replacement 1/2", GI grip mount from Sarco. I tried it on a Phil.Or. dummy receiver and the mount was too big for the receiver slot. Were there different designs within the 1/2" mounts? Could I have gotten a later WH?
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Posted 18 July 2003 - 05:58 PM

Sarco strikes again! Sounds like thats what they sent.
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Posted 18 July 2003 - 06:02 PM

Perhaps Sgt, that Phil Ord didn't machine the Slot correctly..
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Posted 18 July 2003 - 06:44 PM

If I recall correctly, when PK placed a Savage gripmount into my WH28, the receiver needed some modification for it to fit; too tight. Could be PO cut the slot a tad too small. Nothing a competent smith cannot fix.
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Posted 18 July 2003 - 07:41 PM

cool.gif My WH M1 had a 3/4" mount & PK mount a 1/2" Savage in my gun. I think the only difference is that WH milled out the wood forearm to install the bigger gripmount (the WH one in my gun broke, I think they were a rivited type). Hope this helps.
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Posted 18 July 2003 - 07:52 PM

Thanks guys; it does look like a minor fix. I really bought the mount to replace the 3/4" in my semi. I was just trying it out on the dummy first. Who knows, maybe it will fit the Kahr just fine.
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Posted 18 July 2003 - 09:31 PM

While it is true that I find some receivers with out of print slots for the grip mount, I also see lots of surplus GI gripmounts that have been staked to make them a tighter fit in a maximum receiver. Give the mounting flanges on your gripmount a good looking over your
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