Built to the exacting specifications of the G.I. model used by U.S. infantrymen in both WWII theaters of battle and in Korea, the Citadel M1 Carbine reproduction rifle comes to you chambered in the fun and economical .22 LR cartridge. The Citadel M-1, made by Chiappa in Italy, weighs in at 4.8 lbs., nearly the exact weight of the original. Barrel length and OAL are also the same as the United States Carbine, Caliber .30, M1, its official military designation. The M-1's 18-inch barrel is rifled with six grooves at a 1 in 16" twist. The rifle's bolt-locking, blowback semi-automatic system is simple and dependable. Adjustable rear and fixed front sights. Matte black synthetic stock. 10-round magazine.