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Shorty followed me home
« on: February 11, 2023, 03:35:08 PM »
Went to a local gun show today and found this shorty ; all numbers appear to match accept the duck bill mags that Bubba added : (

The dealer called it a paratrooper ? ?

Nice addition to the family ; should make a great shooter !





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Re: Shorty followed me home
« Reply #1 on: February 11, 2023, 03:50:55 PM »
Nice, I luvs me some Paratrooper. Stock mag works bestest. Bayo is on upside down. PAX
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Re: Shorty followed me home
« Reply #2 on: February 11, 2023, 06:07:44 PM »
Nice, I luvs me some Paratrooper. Stock mag works bestest. Bayo is on upside down. PAX

Thanks for the heads up on the bayo , it痴 out in the shop and I値l correct that later .
Went to a auction site and looked at some box mags - yikes I got sticker shock : (

Use to get the whole rifle cheaper that what a mag is selling for , times have really changed .. I値l just use the duck bill for now and keep my eye open for a box mag at a cheaper price

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Re: Shorty followed me home
« Reply #3 on: February 12, 2023, 01:48:54 PM »
I'll see what I've got tomorrow.  Drop me a PM. thumb1

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Re: Shorty followed me home
« Reply #4 on: February 13, 2023, 02:07:20 PM »
Nice, I luvs me some Paratrooper. Stock mag works bestest. Bayo is on upside down. PAX

Thanks for the heads up on the bayo , it痴 out in the shop and I値l correct that later .
Went to a auction site and looked at some box mags - yikes I got sticker shock : (

Use to get the whole rifle cheaper that what a mag is selling for , times have really changed .. I値l just use the duck bill for now and keep my eye open for a box mag at a cheaper price

I checked out the bayo today and everything appears OK
It folds out and attaches to the barrel like it should

It is attached like the rest of my spikes , either they are all correct or they are all wrong , I知 just gonna leave it there !

Papa


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Re: Shorty followed me home
« Reply #5 on: February 13, 2023, 05:56:28 PM »
Nice, I luvs me some Paratrooper. Stock mag works bestest. Bayo is on upside down. PAX

Thanks for the heads up on the bayo , it痴 out in the shop and I値l correct that later .
Went to a auction site and looked at some box mags - yikes I got sticker shock : (

Use to get the whole rifle cheaper that what a mag is selling for , times have really changed .. I値l just use the duck bill for now and keep my eye open for a box mag at a cheaper price

I checked out the bayo today and everything appears OK
It folds out and attaches to the barrel like it should

It is attached like the rest of my spikes , either they are all correct or they are all wrong , I知 just gonna leave it there !

Papa


Yeah, it's wrong. The single edge goes up into the ferrule groove. PAX

Should look like this (courtesy of Lowkeyed). Zoom in you'll see

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But they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of Independence from any who might attempt to abuse them. echo1

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Re: Shorty followed me home
« Reply #6 on: February 13, 2023, 07:51:44 PM »
Nice, I luvs me some Paratrooper. Stock mag works bestest. Bayo is on upside down. PAX

Thanks for the heads up on the bayo , it痴 out in the shop and I値l correct that later .
Went to a auction site and looked at some box mags - yikes I got sticker shock : (

Use to get the whole rifle cheaper that what a mag is selling for , times have really changed .. I値l just use the duck bill for now and keep my eye open for a box mag at a cheaper price

I checked out the bayo today and everything appears OK
It folds out and attaches to the barrel like it should

It is attached like the rest of my spikes , either they are all correct or they are all wrong , I知 just gonna leave it there !

Papa


Yeah, it's wrong. The single edge goes up into the ferrule groove. PAX

Should look like this (courtesy of Lowkeyed). Zoom in you'll see


Thanks - I got it changed , no problem !
My other spike is also on incorrect due to the fact that Bubba added a plastic stock and had to flip it around to accommodate the stock , I知 OK with that .. it痴 just a shooter ,

Another day - another learning curve : )
Thanks again !

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Re: Shorty followed me home
« Reply #7 on: February 13, 2023, 08:51:55 PM »
I don't think a guy on the receiving end would care. PAX
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But they should have sufficient arms and ammunition to maintain a status of Independence from any who might attempt to abuse them. echo1

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Re: Shorty followed me home
« Reply #8 on: February 13, 2023, 08:59:43 PM »
Hey Papahound, even though echo1 is correct, keep in mind that some paratrooper bayonets don't sit flat when installed properly. I have one that hits the stock and thus, sticks out a little when folded. I have actually been thinking about flipping it so it lays flatter. If that happens, and you don't like the look that way you can turn it back the way it is. Not a big deal since it's really a commercial variation and not a milsurp rifle.

BTW, did you come up with a box mag for it yet?

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Re: Shorty followed me home
« Reply #9 on: February 13, 2023, 09:10:36 PM »
Love it ! Didn't take you long to get it out for some action. Good deal looks good

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Re: Shorty followed me home
« Reply #10 on: February 13, 2023, 10:12:34 PM »
Hey Papahound, even though echo1 is correct, keep in mind that some paratrooper bayonets don't sit flat when installed properly. I have one that hits the stock and thus, sticks out a little when folded. I have actually been thinking about flipping it so it lays flatter. If that happens, and you don't like the look that way you can turn it back the way it is. Not a big deal since it's really a commercial variation and not a milsurp rifle.

BTW, did you come up with a box mag for it yet?

Thanks
I put in a 10 round Pmag and it  , fits good and functions flawlessly , just gonna leave it like that for now - I did get a good deal and it does make a nice addition to the pile

It should make a good shooter ; )