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This is a discussion on M1 shooter survey.. within the Steel and Wood forums, part of the Rifle Forum category; I have a few but finding ranges in my area is super tough. This year I'm going to make an effort though.....

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Old February 15th, 2017, 05:48 AM   #46
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I have a few but finding ranges in my area is super tough. This year I'm going to make an effort though..

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Old February 15th, 2017, 06:57 AM   #47
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I had to scrape the bottom of the barrel... I have a FedOrd rebuild .30-06 Springfield Garand (MAR or MAY '41, if memory serves.) I love to shoot it, but it needs some serious help...

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Old February 15th, 2017, 07:51 AM   #48
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I enjoy shooting my M1. I probably take her on 30% of my range trips. If you have the info then I'd love to hear it.


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Old February 15th, 2017, 08:27 AM   #49
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Art...I have two...a 4-digit Winchester and a 1944 Springfield that has been tuned up by Bruce Dow and will hold 3 inches from a rest at two hundred yards with Federal GMM. The Winchester rarely gets shot but the Springfield is at the range several times a month and always draws a crowd...and NOT because of my marksmanship!
Yeah I know ol' Bruce Dow, sat in his shop while he re-barreled one of mine, it was one of John Miller's match guns...

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Old February 15th, 2017, 09:06 AM   #50
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I am down to 27 Garands and while with my new job I do not get to the range like I once did they do all go through a rotation to the range
Orlando, What is wrong? Down to just 27? Are you not feeling well? LOL

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Old February 15th, 2017, 09:09 AM   #51
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Art Have one and it's a special that I pick out of the rack from the CMP at Anniston with my son two years ago. I shot it last summer in our league 50 round match on Thursdays evening and it's a joy to shoot. It's going to Perry this summer for the Garand match as well as my Springfield for the M1A match. It's going to be a GREAT Saturday at PERRY this year!!!

Maybe you could tell us a little about what a Special is, I'm guessing, is it hand picked parts? Art

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Old February 15th, 2017, 11:51 AM   #52
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I hunt with my CMP Special Grade.

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Old February 15th, 2017, 12:34 PM   #53
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I have three and shoot a a few hundred rounds of reloads every couple of months. Would love to read any advice from you on these fine rifles.

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