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Old 21-01-10, 23:00
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Question ID rifle clip and butt holder

I have these parts: rifle clip plus hard rubber butt holder.

Can anyone tell if these are the right parts for a CMP truck?

I suspect the rubber butt holder was fitted to early CMPs while wooden ones were fitted to later types?

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Old 21-01-10, 23:09
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I have about the 300th C15 made and it has the wooden butt holders same as the newer ones.
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Old 21-01-10, 23:55
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...Those parts are for the 67, 70 71 Cdn. M38A1 Jeep.

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Old 21-01-10, 23:59
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...Those parts are for the 67, 70 71 Cdn. M38A1 Jeep.
Thanks.

Well that's just great - they were sold as part of a batch of "CMP parts"!

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Old 22-01-10, 05:17
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Hanno,
My F8 has the wooden butt holders.

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Old 22-01-10, 08:15
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hanno the clips and wooden blocks were the same from at least 1938 till 45, see prototype CMP vehicles , you can see in some of the detail pictures the thick edge wooden version clearly.
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Old 22-01-10, 14:20
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I agree that those parts are the M series FN C1A1 rifle holders, or possibly the later C7 (cdn version of the M-16) rifle mounts.

The only variation I have seen to the CMP rifle brackets are that some have leather in the upper mount instead of the rubber coating. I have some of each NOS kicking around the shed. I also have a small stack of repro wooden sockets for the butts.
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Old 22-01-10, 15:48
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I agree that those parts are the M series FN C1A1 rifle holders, or possibly the later C7 (cdn version of the M-16) rifle mounts.

The only variation I have seen to the CMP rifle brackets are that some have leather in the upper mount instead of the rubber coating. I have some of each NOS kicking around the shed. I also have a small stack of repro wooden sockets for the butts.
Interesting. I pulled a set of those rubberized bits out of a 1942 Ford 15cwt quite a few years back. I can't see anyone installing them in a civilianized vehicle after the fact?
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Old 22-01-10, 20:57
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Interesting. I pulled a set of those rubberized bits out of a 1942 Ford 15cwt quite a few years back. I can't see anyone installing them in a civilianized vehicle after the fact?
If a CMP served into the 60s it was possible that these could have been installed. Just as likely that the civilian owner scrounged up a set for his civilian hunting rifle.
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Old 23-01-10, 14:57
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Thanks for all the replies, guys!

The rifle clip and butt holder pictures above are available for exchange against CMP parts.

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