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Hey Folks,

I'm in need of a M1 Carbine receiver tool. I've found one from Brownells and one from Riverbank Armory. See below attachments.

Has anyone used either of the pictured tools?

Thanks....
 

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Receiver Tool

smokpole,

I think that you are correct on the two receiver tools. I'm going for the Brownells mainly because it appears to better at displacing the torque load over a larger surface on the receiver body.

Sure, it's more expensive, when it is over men are judged by the quality of their tool....

Thank you for your reply and cautionarry comments....

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Barrel/Receiver Alingment

smokpole or others,

Now that we are discussing barrel/receiver alignment I read somewhere that if you are marking the target to the left or right and your elevation is good the front sight needs to move 'IN' the direction of the hits.

This is when zeroing in at 100 yards and your target has 1" circles. I think the movement was 0.006" for every inch of correction. That is about the thickness of three sheets of copy paper.

Now, if this is valid the M1 Gurand has a dovetailed front sight that can be 'tweaked', but the Carbine does not. So, the only way to correct the Carbine is by adjusting at the receiver/barrel mating clockwise or counter clockwise?

Any comments.....?
 

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Javlin,

Good advise...! But after a closer look at my rear sight I found that in my haste to get it mounded I missed 'center'. So I used my rear sight tool and with the help of a bright light I think it is centered correctly.

Tomorrow I go back to the range and have some fun.

Thanks....
 
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