M1 Carbine

A detailed review of the M1 Carbine, including range demo. The M1 Carbine was produced by various manufacturers. The M1 shown in this video was produced by the Inland division of General Motors.

M1 Carbine Specs:

  • Variants: M1A1, M1A3, M2, M2A2, M3
  • Cartridge: .30 Carbine
  • Action: Gas-operated, rotating bolt
  • Rate of Fire:
    • Semi-automatic (M1/A1)
    • 850–900 rounds/min (M2/M3)
  • Muzzle Velocity: 1,990 ft/s (607 m/s)
  • Feed System: 15 or 30-round detachable box magazine
  • Sights: Rear Sight: Aperture; L-type flip or adjustable, front sight: Wing Protected Post
  • Weight:
    • 5.2 lb (2.4 kg) empty
    • 5.8 lb (2.6 kg) loaded w/ sling
  • Length: 35.6 in (900 mm)
  • Barrel Length: 18 in (460 mm)