Did Iver Johnson make M1 carbine?

The only rifles manufactured by Plainfield Machine and Iver Johnson 1975-1983 were their M1 Carbines. The Enforcer model was/is a handgun, not a rifle.

What is the M1 Carbine paratrooper?

The M1A1 carbine is modeled after a late production 1944 M1A1 Paratrooper model with a folding “low wood” walnut stock, type two barrel band, and includes the same adjustable sights which were actually introduced in 1944. The M1A1 includes a 15–round magazine and offers the same common features of the 1945 M1 model.

What companies made the m1 Carbine?

M1 Carbine Production

Inland Manufacturing Division, G.M.C…… 2,632,097 43.0%
Winchester Repeating Arms Co……………. 828,059 13.5%
Underwood-Elliot-Fisher Co……………… 545,616 8.9%
Saginaw Steering Gear Div., G.M.C……….. 517,212 8.5%
National Postal Meter Co……………….. 413,017 6.8%

Who bought out Iver Johnson?

During the 1970s, the company underwent a number of changes in ownership and a number of relocations; around this time, the company was producing various versions of the M1 carbine. The company was acquired by the American Military Arms Corporation in the late 1980s and finally ceased trading in 1993.

Are Iver Johnson guns any good?

It is a great choice for home defense, concealed carry, the trail and recreational shooting. It looks like the new Iver Johnson has taken up where the original one left off — providing reliable, quality firearms at affordable prices.

What kind of carbine is an Iver Johnson?

This is a Iver Johnson M1 carbine chambered in .30 Carbine / 7.62×33. This Carbine features a plainfield paratrooper stock with the ability to retract back into the stock of the ca… (read more)

When was the Iver Johnson paratrooper carbine discontinued?

Although the Paratrooper model was offered in the brochures of Iver Johnson after the company was relocated to Jacksonville, AR in 1983 very few were actually manufactured and sold in Arkansas. By 1984 this model had been discontinued. This model was also referred to as Iver Johnson’s Plainfield Paratrooper carbine.

When did Iver Johnson start making M1 carbines?

Along with the company assets Imperato acquired the trade mark “Iver Johnson”. Imperato eventually moved the company to New Jersey and began making M1 Carbines in the name of Iver Johnson in 1978. Due to a number of changes in ownership the history of Iver Johnson’s can be a bit confusing.

Is the Enforcer a paratrooper or a carbine?

There is the carbine itself, the paratrooper carbine (basically defined by a side-folding wire stock), and then the Enforcer type weapon. There are internet rumors that suggest tunnel rats in Vietnam cut the barrels off of M1 Carbines so they could have more firepower underground.