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Military Classic

This is a discussion on Military Classic within the Defensive Rifles & Shotgun Discussion forums, part of the Related Topics category; I picked up this beauty yesterday... it's a '54 Springfield M1 Garand. Based on serial, part no's and date stamps it's likely still the original ...

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    I picked up this beauty yesterday... it's a '54 Springfield M1 Garand. Based on serial, part no's and date stamps it's likely still the original receiver barrel combo. The crown is perfect and the muzzle gauges a 0 on the CMP gauge. Since it was produced after the wars it probably didn't see much use. Based on the cartouche sizes and fonts it looks to be an H&R stock but for the correct year. The wood is in very nice condition with some character.

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    Excellent!

    I love the Garands.
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    Beautiful! You have me interested. I hate to ask but how much?
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    Nice. I don't hate to do it... tell us what that puppy cost.
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    You lucky [insert appropriate verbage here]. That's a nice gun. Good find.
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    Careful - that is an evil semiautomatic assault rifle. It gets up and walks around your house at night looking to create mischief.

    Beautiful rifle!
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    Congratulations the Garand is a thing of beauty and a joy to shoot, enjoy.
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    Brings back some memories !

    ha ha, had to edit as I just noticed the shoe ... welcome to the amateur photographers club !

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    I paid $850.

    It did wear a bayonet a few times as the lug definitely shows signs of use.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Camjr View Post
    Careful - that is an evil semiautomatic assault rifle. It gets up and walks around your house at night looking to create mischief.

    Beautiful rifle!
    I'm very careful not to feed it after midnight. ;)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jaybm View Post

    ha ha, had to edit as I just noticed the shoe ... welcome to the amateur photographers club !

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    LOL

    Yeah, I tried not to get it in, and it wasn't in frame but ended up there anyway.
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    Excellent rifle. You just can't go wrong with a Garand in the safe.

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    Now cut that out! Y'all are going to make me call the CMP and spend money I don't have.

    (nice rifle!)
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