Heads up! M1 Garands for $429 + S&H & FFL

Discussion in 'General Firearm Discussion' started by Joe Link, Apr 1, 2010.

  1. Joe Link

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    C&R FFL's can buy these!
     
  3. CharlesAFerg

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    No way. So, these are U.S. surplus rifles?
     
  4. 56kninja

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    Yeah. I think they are rifles we gave to the South Koreans and they are now making their way back to us.

    I really wish I had money to buy one of these. Always wanted an M1.
     
  5. jordanvraptor

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    Good for those "Get off my Lawn" parties...:)
     
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  6. chris61182

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    I think that would be a great idea! I'll be waiting with baited breath to hear if someone wants to pick up the idea.
     
  7. gnarkill

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    Ha I dont have the money either but that's too good of a deal, how do I get one?
     
  8. hsullyc

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  9. MountainBear

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    Beyond the mark on the rear of the receiver Saying "US Rifle, Cal 30, M1", they didn't stamp Garands with "property of US" of with the ordinance bomb mark. But with relatively few commercial Garands floating around, you can be pretty much assured that these are military contract rifles. Chances are they are going to be pretty rough. A good way to get into a rough shooter grade I suppose. I think I'd still go with a CMP Rifle. The wait is longer and you jump through a couple hoops, but at least those rifles have been examined by a competent armorer. I'd be curious to see the numbers on the throat erosion and muzzle erosion numbers on these guns...
     
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  10. Yankeefan

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    +1 to what mountainbear said.

    I have been digging through other forums since these were mentioned on yet another forum I am on....they are not getting good reviews. Evidently they are very rough and in not very good condition. I haven't seen one myself and was considering getting one but like mountainbear just said you can get one from CMP and know that it has been examined by a competent armorer; plus you can get a field grade garand from CMP for 495.
     
  11. Trlsmn

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    Lets compare:

    Examined by Century monkeys or examined by people at CMP that live and breath nothing but M1 Garands, tough choice!
     
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    Just a warning: SOG has a reputation of claiming their guns are in better condition than what you might think. In other words, their "Very Good" might be your "Fair."

    This is not a personal experience, but something i read on the Gunboards forum.
     
  13. Blitzkrieg

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    And this is not the first time I have read this. CMP has some excellent Garands right now, even some supposedly new condition returns from Greece. As soon as I can I am buying one.. about $1,000

    I had a beautiful rebuilt Garand that I had to sell for vet bills in 1995.. and I still have 2.5 cases of black tip AP in the clips waiting for another Garand!
     
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    The only reason I could see for buying one of these SOG guns is if you needed an action to build a match gun on. The actions should be fine, as should the small parts, but I bet the barrels are sewer pipes and the stocks are birch boat oars...

    But like I said, but the gun cheap, buy a new Kreiger barrel, bed a new production Boyd's stock, and you've got a decent rifle...
     
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    That's sort of what I did with my Garand.. I bought it in the mid 1980s for $280, the gun was reparked but the barrel was indeed such a sewer pipe that the range master pulled me after I started shooting 12 inch groups at 25 yards.. he said the rounds were flying everywhere!

    I bought everything new out of Shotgun News (no internet back then..) except receiver/stock/stock hardware, tossed the old parts in a bag, the stock was salvageable with some steam and linseed oil, and I ended up with a 2 MOA rifle with my handloads. I miss it and I have lots of "food" left for my next one!
     
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    BRINGING THE DEAD BACK TO LIFE (some people call me @Medic!)

    Has anyone seen any good Garand deals out there....checked out CMP....Are we shipping any of those overseas back soon?
     
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    I kinda hate you for doing this. I read the first couple posts before I saw the date....;)
     
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    I actually clicked on the link searched the site and went back to see if the link wasnt working for other people, before i checked the date. I havent felt my heart drop like that before in my life


    THANKS CHIEF
     
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    .22LR, $5.99/500

    Back in 1980....

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    All I can say is this thread has filled me with disappointment...
     

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