M1 Carbine Owner’s Guide


By Larry L. Ruth with Scott A. Duff

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The M1 Carbine Owner’s Guide covers the history, development, selecting the carbine, disassembly, assembly, inspection, cleaning, zeroing, and much more.

“How do I evaluate and select an M1 Carbine?” “How do I determine the date of my Carbine’s Manufacture?”These are the questions most often asked by new Carbine enthusiasts. They are answered in The M1 Carbine Owner’s Guide.

Along with the history, evaluation, assembly, disassembly, operating and maintenance information expected from Scott Duff Publications’ Owner’s Guides, the M1 Carbine Owner’s Guide includes never-before published serial number date tables.

The M1 Carbine Owner’s Guide leads the owner through a detailed evaluation and selection process whether seeking an M1 Carbine for shooting or collecting.  Serial numbers at the end of each quarter for the various manufacturers are presented to help date the carbine.  Details on parts identification and the evolution of changes, operation, functioning, troubleshooting, disassembly, assembly, cleaning, lubricating, maintenance, and zeroing are included

The M1 Carbine Owner’s Guide also traces the history and development from inception through adoption and production. Evolution of the M1 Carbine and the variations are chronicled.  The commercial copies of the M1 Carbine are also discussed.

The book is authored by, recognized M1 Carbine authority, Larry L. Ruth with U.S. Martial arms specialist Scott A. Duff.


Product details

Publisher: ‎ Scott A. Duff Publications; 1st Edition (January 1, 1999)

Paperback: ‎ 134 pages, laminated soft cover, perfect bound, 132 pages and 106 photographs and drawings.

ISBN-10: ‎ 1888722096

ISBN-13: ‎ 978-1888722093

Item Weight: ‎ .7 lbs.

Item Size: ‎ 6″ x 9″

Additional information

Weight.7 lbs