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#5848476 - 07/25/15 11:31 PM Newest Garand
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All the posts of late about Garands reminded me to post some pics of my latest.

I picked up this Garand at the South Store on D-Day. Its a Springfield field grade. Muzzle erosion 1, throat erosion 3. It came in a nice HRA 3/8" DoD stamped stock but I traded it for the nice birch stock its in now. I love the look of the birch. I don't really know how its a field grade as its really nice, though it does have some finish wear on the exposed barrel and gas cylinder.





- thedoveshooter
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#5848479 - 07/25/15 11:37 PM Re: Newest Garand [Re: thedoveshooter]
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Very nice. Congrats!
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#5848484 - 07/25/15 11:49 PM Re: Newest Garand [Re: thedoveshooter]
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She's purdy!!!

How does she shoot?
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#5848534 - 07/26/15 06:02 AM Re: Newest Garand [Re: thedoveshooter]
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You bet it shoots. Those guns practically won the war for us. Surprised many a dead German soldier.
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#5849649 - 07/26/15 10:35 PM Re: Newest Garand [Re: tth_40]
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Originally Posted By: tth_40
She's purdy!!!

How does she shoot?


Haven't shot it yet. Probably will this weekend.
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#5849667 - 07/26/15 10:54 PM Re: Newest Garand [Re: thedoveshooter]
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I want to see that bayonet stuck in that watermelon, attached to that rifle!!
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#5849669 - 07/26/15 10:56 PM Re: Newest Garand [Re: thedoveshooter]
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OOOOH RAAH!!!
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#5850649 - 07/27/15 04:26 PM Re: Newest Garand [Re: thedoveshooter]
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I love those things
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#5854842 - 07/29/15 11:16 PM Re: Newest Garand [Re: thedoveshooter]
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Good looking Garand. I had an all original HRA with a birch stock set from the CMP that i still regret letting go.
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#5858105 - 08/01/15 01:23 AM Re: Newest Garand [Re: thedoveshooter]
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Finally shot her yesterday. Nice tight group at 50 yards. The trigger is pretty rough, but that can be fixed. My HRA's trigger is a crisp 4.5 lbs. Once I get this one there she'll be a tack driver!
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