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    M14 Endurance Test

    That's a lot of rounds to be fired in one day!!!

    Reprinted here from Reprinted from Garand Stand Report #100 with permission from Mr. Billy Pyle.
    Not for use without expressed written permission.
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    #2
    Hum... 30K!!! Way cool! Or maybe given the round count and necessary speed of shooting... Hot Stuff!

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      #3
      Hello Brian , I've got moore pictures of the rifle on the M14 Forum and serial number posted in my ordnance corp thread .Info is all from Springfield Armory archives and is public domain.

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      • Jersey Devil
        Jersey Devil commented
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        Thanks Patrick. Feel free to post a link to your thread on the M14 Forum here. Unlike other forums, I encourage members to link back to threads elsewhere.

      #4
      That's a pretty awesome test.
      m14brian

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        #5
        Here are the SA archive photos.




        serial number 545480
        This is how the rifle looks today in the Armory collection,notice charred stock
        Last edited by IRON WORKER; 05-31-2016, 10:36 PM.

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          #6
          Something I just noticed is the first rifle has a T44 stock ,rifle in collection has a birch M14 stock ,different rifles ? who knows
          Actually they had more than one endurance test I found other pics . The T44 Rifle is the 30,000 test rifle.

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            #7
            Great observations, Patrick. I didn't even notice that!
            If you have more photos, please share them here!!
            Welcome to the Addiction!

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