M1 paratrooper stock on 10/22? [Archive] - Glock Talk


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05-16-2011, 00:22
I happened across a reproduction folding stock for the m1 carbine, it was on cheaper than dirt for $180. I was wondering if anyone had ever tried putting a ruger 10/22 into one of these stocks. Seems like it would make a very unique .22 if you were willing to dremel, sand and in some places fiberglass what needed filling. I'll continue surfing other gun-related forums and come back here with any results, unless I find definitive proof it won't work I'll probably try it, if so I'll detail how it goes for anyone else interested.

05-16-2011, 00:50
Small update, saw more stocks from sarco and numrich where it is $169 and says it is walnut, some of the reviews on ctd said the wood is very soft.

DJ Niner
05-16-2011, 22:52
In the 80s, there was a company that sold 10/22 stocks that folded in the same manner as the M1 Carbine paratrooper stocks. I saw a 10/22 with one of these stock in a local pawn shop a couple of months ago. I shouldered it, and although it was pretty stable, the flat steel bar wasn't very comfortable against the cheek.

I'll see if I can come up with the company's name that made those stocks; for some reason, Federal Arms (or something close to that) comes to mind...

EDIT: Federal Ordnance was the company.




05-18-2011, 04:13
Wow! thanks for going out of your way like that niner

DJ Niner
05-19-2011, 00:22
No problem, glad I could help.

10/22s are lots of fun; everyone should have a couple of them...