The new second printing of the M1 Carbine Owners Guide by Larry Ruth and Scott Duff is now available. Its a comprehensive look at one of the most popular US Service Rifles of the 20th Century: the M1 Carbine. How do I evaluate and select an M1 Carbine? How do I determine the date of my Carbines Manufacture? These are the questions most often asked by new Carbine enthusiasts. They are answered in The M1 Carbine Owners Guide. Along with the detailed history, evaluation, assembly, disassembly, operating and maintenance information expected from Scott Duff Publications Owners Guides, the M1 Carbine Owners Guide includes never-before published serial number date tables. Carbine Dating, as it were (sorry, couldnt resist the pun!). The M1 Carbine Owners Guide has 106 photographs and drawings in its 144 pages. This book is a unique resource that every Carbine owner and/or aficionado should have!!