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    An Explanation of What SAAMI Is and Does

    We often see references to SAAMI, or SAAMI Specs, but how many people really know what SAAMI is? Here is an explanation of SAAMI history, and it's role in the firearms industry. The Author: R.G. Bimson / SAAMI Director of Technical Affairs, Technical Advisor.

    https://www.loaddata.com/Article/Ben...-Standards/502

    Hope this helps.

    Fred
    After a shooting spree, they always want to take the guns away from the people who didn't do it. - William S. Burroughs.

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    Extremely informative & interesting information... Provided some insite to several questions I have had for a very long time. I believe we would be in one mell of a hess without SAAMI. Thank God it is not a government organization !! Thank you for posting the link.

    Ron

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    Good read! Thanks!
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