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Two M1 Carbines - 30 Cal on Calico Kit

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)

Cartridge .30 Carbine (7.62 mm)
Action Gas-operated (short-stroke piston), rotating bolt
Rate of fire Semi-automatic (M1/A1)
750 rounds/min (M2)[2]
Muzzle velocity 1,990 ft/s (607 m/s)
Effective firing range 300 yd (270 m)
Feed system 15- or 30-round detachable box magazine
Sights Rear sight: aperture; L-type flip or adjustable, front sight: wing-protected post