Is the .30 Carbine the Most Overlooked Cartridge of All Time?
The story behind the M1 Carbine is fascinating. And, while this column is about ammunition, it’s impossible to discuss the “carbine cartridge” without some gun history. In 1940, the U.S. Army was looking for a light rifle or carbine.
Old Firearm/Ammo Brands Make a Comeback
With a growing industry comes the opportunity to bring back names and products that have long laid dormant. Here are a few old brands that are seeing new life in recent years.
First Look: Creedmoor Sports .30 Carbine Ammunition
Introduced in WWII, the .30 Carbine cartridge remains a viable option for a range of uses, from hunting to home defense. This all-new ammo option from Creedmoor Sports provides an option for affordable training.
First Look: Inland Manufacturing M30-P Pistol
Inland Manufacturing brought the venerable M1 Carbine platform into the 21st century with its M30-P Pistol, adding a number of modern accessories.
Watch: Inland Manufacturing T30 Carbine
Inland's new T30 Carbine is a faithful reproduction of the original T3 sniper.
Auto-Ordnance's AOM160 is an updated version of the venerable M1A1 Carbine. Aftermarket accessories, like the Ultimak Picatinny rail on the tested model, are readily available.
Auto-Ordnance AOM160 M1 CarbineAuto-Ordnance AOM160 M1 Carbine Gallery
See photos of the Auto-Ordnance AOM160 M1 Carbine in this gallery.