Seems like this was a discussion not too long ago.
A batch of Browning barrels were offered by someone and all had the chambers cut off.
It must have been in the DoD demil instructions.
That 2 volume set covers the demil of everything from bayonets to B-52's!
Agree, that was a standard demilling move during the Clinton years.
Remember all the M-14's they chopped/crushed?
All it takes is a cut off saw, and you can chop off the chamber end at a rate of one a minute.
These chut off NOS barrels were chopped and sold back in the 90's.
Sorry to hear that I just saw this thread and I hope you did not lose too much money on this? I had to cut up a bunch of guns for the DEC down in Virginia once and posted pictures here to tease a few members but they were newly made and nothing with any historical singnifigance.
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