Saturday, June 13, 2009

Rusty's M1 Garand


Sent you pics of my sidearms a while back. Since the current subject seems to be long arms, I figured I'd send at least one picture.
This is an M1 Garand built on a "Danish" receiver with unissued USGI parts 8 - 9 years ago by Springfield Armory. So it is, in effect, a newly minted M1 Garand. Chambered in 30.06, it would feel at home in service back in the early '40's.
It is quite a piece of history to see one of these guys new out of the box. I bought it at a gun show in Houston years ago, and just can't quite bring myself to fire it yet.
Damn, that is NICE!!!
-Wirecutter