Acquistitions to date at the Indy 1500 gun show:
30 British 5-pocket 5.56mm bandoleers with snaps @ 90 cents each
100 M14 stripper clips, new, @ 35 cents each
38 M16 stripper clip guides ("spoons") @ 5 cents apiece. (And yes, I mean a nickel!)
15 M14 stripper clip guides @ $2.oo each
3 M-1 Carbine stripper clips @ 5 cents apiece.
10 M16 stripper clips for 8 cents each
5 Broomhandle Mauser stripper clips @ 8 cents apiece. (No I don't have a broomhandle Mauser but you never know . . .)
2 BAR 3 pouch magazine sections for M1956 belt (probably made for early ARVN) @ 10 bucks each
1 M14 recoil spring new USGI @ 5 bucks
And that exhausted my slender resources.
It was a pleasure to meet you at the show today. Looking forward to the book.
Keep up the good work.
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