TITLE

JUST MAKE IT YOURSELF

AUTHOR(S)
BOWEN, HAMILTON S.
PUB. DATE
December 2013
SOURCE
Guns Magazine;Dec2013, Vol. 59 Issue 12, p12
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
A personal narrative is presented which explores the author's experience of making a field barrel for his M41 gun.
ACCESSION #
111925633

 

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