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  • M40 Footage Vietnam

    Stumbled across this video....

    https://youtu.be/UmyOhGWDShs

  • #2
    Does anyone know if that poor guy at 3:50 ever found a hammer?

    Thanks for posting.
    You can take a Marine out of the Corps, but you can't take the Corps out of a Marine.

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    • pmclaine
      pmclaine commented
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      Shooting my Model 70 yesterday and whenever I shoot my 03s, its a pleasure to use a magazine that is solid.

      None of my Remingtons have as forgiving ammo feed.

  • #3
    I thought the video from the Da Nang Sniper School was excellent. Looks like all the film was shot on March 8 1968 or real close to that date. It looks like the M40s have already seen quite a bit of wear and tear in the prior 10 or so months they have been in country, like the anodizing on the one good view of a butt plate is almost worn off, and one of the scopes looks like the green anodizing on the eye piece has been beaten off, so to speak. Also, the scopes are all pushed as far forward as the can get...
    jack1911

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    • #4
      Little bit better copy of the film

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QjzInfD0IXg
      jack1911

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      • #5
        Found another short clip....good stuff!

        https://youtu.be/vuUpCO-bRjc

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        • #6
          Great stuff! I wonder if 224308 was floating around on that firing line.

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          • pmclaine
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            Best SN ever.....

          • SemperFi
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            .......
            Nope. 322764. Add one more number, and that was my family's phone number.
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