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Springfield Armory M1 Garand Restoration

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Springfield Armory M1 Garand Restoration

Postby rattletrap1970 » Wed Oct 30, 2013 11:52 am

I picked up this M1 Garand at an estate sale. Water pipes in the house of some old horder burst and soaked the place. The first inch of the barrel was un-repairable. The stock was completely saturated through and was covered in mold. I got this rifle for $50.


I put the following into it:
$147 Walnut Stock from CMP
$333 New Criterion Match barrel, 4lb trigger job, Zinc Parkerizing of receiver and Barrel from Schuff Parkerizing.
All other metal I parkerized myself.

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Here is the range report:

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This is the 200 yard target I shot with it. The furthest shot to the right is my first shot. I went one click left (that's the other two in the white). Then I went two more clicks left (should have gone 3).

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Postby myglimk2 » Wed Oct 30, 2013 1:46 pm

Very nice work on all of them! 8)
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Postby magneton44 » Wed Oct 30, 2013 4:54 pm

Nice Job..nice shooting!! I'd be afraid to tear it all down :roll:
Done....

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Postby mu2bdriver » Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:09 pm

Beautiful work on all three! Excellent work on great historical pieces!

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Postby hayes1966 » Wed Oct 30, 2013 6:12 pm

Very nice job. These are sweet rifles.
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Postby rattletrap1970 » Wed Oct 30, 2013 7:22 pm

Thanks. If I can ever be of help, let me know.

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Postby MessEleven » Thu Oct 31, 2013 5:10 pm

Essentially a $1,000 CMP Special M1 Garand for half the price! Nice!
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Postby JohnB » Thu Oct 31, 2013 10:50 pm

nice !

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Postby downrange » Fri Nov 01, 2013 3:36 am

beautiful...
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Postby blueshirt23 » Fri Nov 01, 2013 4:54 am

Nice Save!

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Re: Springfield Armory M1 Garand Restoration

Postby resinator » Tue Feb 07, 2017 6:07 pm

Great job on that M1 garand. Carried one for 4 years in the Marines. Shot expert all years.
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