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My first C&R rifle...and it's an M1 Garand :)
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07-18-2010, 10:33 PM
looks good, how do you get pics to turn out that good? i have a really nice camara but they dont turn out like that. is it all in the setting?
07-18-2010, 10:35 PM
Nice choice for first C&R!
07-18-2010, 10:55 PM
congrats on your first C&R rifle!! Double congrats on being a M1 Garand!!!! :) be careful, it is addicting!!!
07-18-2010, 10:59 PM
Thank you for the kind words. I just use a regular digital camera, nothing fancy.
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07-18-2010, 11:01 PM
Must be a macro setting...Very nice rifle
07-18-2010, 11:22 PM
The sound of the empty E-Clip ejecting and bouncing around is priceless...or $8 if you had to pay for the ammo.
I love my Garand. Yours looks like it is in nice shape. My 1943 example with original barrel looks like a 67 year old rifle that was shot everyday since it was built.
Yup, that "ping" sound is priceless. I haven't shot her yet, but can't get enough watching all kind of movies & clips on youtube.
I keep the original stock that has proof stamp, and installed this new stock for range use. My original stock also shows some life, but no cracks.
07-19-2010, 8:20 AM
very nice. my first C&R rifle was a Lee Enfield No.I Mk.III*. i had to wait a while before i could afford the M1. i think it was my 13th C&R.
07-19-2010, 9:31 AM
Congratulations! She's a beauty :)
07-19-2010, 6:41 PM
Nice wood on it. Looks better then mine. Congrats on the rifle!
07-24-2010, 2:12 PM
Nice rifles, wood looks amazing! Should be getting one myself sometime in the near future :D
By the way, this C&R is addictive :D, now I want more Garands & Colt 1911 :rolleyes:
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07-25-2010, 9:13 PM
Good looking rifle - DId you get it from CMP? Which grade is she -
07-26-2010, 2:09 PM
she looks service to me, but if thats a racker!?!?! wohhhheee thats a beaut for a racker
It's a service grade (I kept the original stock that came from CMP & swap it with the new stock for range ready :D )
07-29-2010, 4:53 PM
08-29-2010, 6:20 PM
She's very pretty!! I mean that in a "weapon that changed how battle is fought" kinda' way . . .
09-19-2010, 10:40 PM
Looks very nice and great photos. I just picked up my first C&R rifle yesterday. Also an M1 like yours. :)
10-15-2010, 12:21 AM
Thanks for the kind words guys! Since then, I added MRT leather sling & an original 1944 muzzle cover that I got from CMP Forum. (Will post pictures later when I have time).
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