Let's play... identify the gun part.


October 5, 2007, 08:36 PM
Several months ago I had the opportunity to purchase a firearms estate. Here are some items I cannot identify:

1. Is this a Valmet mag?





2. I thought this was an AK part. The top of the scope rail says "Valmet".




3. Have no idea what this thing is...


4. This is a rail for something...




5. This is also a scope rail of some kind...


6. How about this ammo...I have a few boxes of it...


7. What is this thing?


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Jorg Nysgerrig
October 5, 2007, 08:43 PM
2 is a AK-type receiver cover. (I know, crummy answer)

I believe 3 is a scope rail for an AR-15 type carry handle, but I haven't seen one quite like that.

October 5, 2007, 08:53 PM
#6 looks like carcano ammo. jim

October 5, 2007, 09:05 PM
#3 is a "gooseneck" rail for an AR without a removable handle.

Jorg is right on #2. its an unstable, don't hold zero, receiver cover/scope mount for an AK. neat in concept, worthless in reality.


October 5, 2007, 09:48 PM
I want to guess!

Ak-style mag (for Valmet??)
Valmet AK-style rear cover
AR15 scope mount
M14 scope mount
#5-7 no idea

October 5, 2007, 11:45 PM
AK mag
AK receiver cover with scope mount
AR15 Scope mount
M1A scope mount ?
SKS scope mount
6.5 mm Carcano in stripper clip
Not sure

October 5, 2007, 11:50 PM
Could #7 be part of a feed strip for a Japanese Hodgekis (sp) MG. Possably in 6.5 Jap.?

Livin in Texas

Claude Clay
October 5, 2007, 11:53 PM
all junk.....please send to 1313 mockingbird lane. postage due, no problem grand-pa will sign for it: he is home all night, just hanging around

October 6, 2007, 07:52 AM
1. Appears to be a Norinco AK mag.
2. An AK-style top cover; the whole thing could be for a Valmet (they make/made lots of AK derivatives), or just the rail could be added to another AK top cover.
3. Scope rail for an AR with a carry handle.
4. Appears to be a scope mount for an M1A/M-14.
5. Don't recognize the layout on the B-Square; there should be a model number on it.
6. I believe this is a clip of 6.5x52 Carcano ammo, but would need some measurements and/or the headstamp to be sure.
7. Is a clip-style loader for a French or Italian machine gun, I can't remember which right now; can you read a headstamp on the rounds, or tell what calibre the rounds are?

October 6, 2007, 08:22 AM
1. Generic European AK mag (not a Valmet mag)

2. Generic AK top cover with a scope mount glommed on. Probably not too stable, since the top cover will move around a bit.

3. AR gooseneck mount. Bolts onto a carry handle.

4. Scope mount for an M1A, I think.

6. Not sure - what does the headstamp read? It's not Carcano ammo; those used 6-round clips.

7. Carcano ammo for the 1938 Breda machine gun, probably 6.5 Carcano (I had some of this myself)

October 6, 2007, 09:30 AM
I saw the thread title and thought we'd all get to play.

Sorry I can't help with the OPs question, but who can identify this (slightly broken) part?

1 old 0311
October 6, 2007, 09:41 AM
With the two lines at the base, the mag looks like a Yugo, AK 47, bolt hold open.

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