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russt
04-01-2013, 5:26 PM
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/u580/russtrugg/FF6CAE19-CC31-4257-BDB4-04585141E69A-12749-0000189698CD23AD_zps0e20ff72.jpg
It's my first... CMP service grade. HRA with HRA barrel and op rod. Does anyone know if it has an hra stock? Stock has circle p on palm swell, and 1/2" eagle with 3 stars. Sorry if that isn't enough info for ID.

ThemBastards
04-01-2013, 5:38 PM
Looks good

Enfield47
04-01-2013, 5:56 PM
Very nice, congrats!

Scroll down on this page to the HRA section to see if the stock cartouche matches your rifle http://www.trfindley.com/pgsnstmpsm1.html.

russt
04-01-2013, 6:06 PM
Thanks for that link, it looks like a Springfield stock.

rm1911
04-01-2013, 6:07 PM
It's like Christmas. Only waaaaay better :):):)

pro-nra
04-01-2013, 6:19 PM
It has a profile of an SA but I will need to see the back porch and the P on the grip to tell you for certain if it's SA or HRA.

Lone_Gunman
04-01-2013, 6:50 PM
Wow man! You scored with that one. She's a beaut.

dinkydau
04-02-2013, 7:24 AM
I believe the eagle with the 3 stars was a War Dept acceptance stamp. I have 3 Garands. Your service grade looks great. I have seen those in person at the stores and some of the stocks, to me, were left to be desired.
Go to the CMP website. Once you click on it, go to Rifle sales on the left, then on the left go to Forums. Establish a username and password like you did here and you will find all kinds of threads and good people to help you too.

Garandimal
04-02-2013, 9:45 AM
...Does anyone know if it has an hra stock? Stock has circle p on palm swell, and 1/2" eagle with 3 stars.

Sans Serif font on the "P" stamp and a big porch (flat behind the receiver heel) = HRA

Nice Rifle.


P.S. Single? (My wife would have dismantled me if I put one of my greezy Garands on the Dav.) :D




GR

t0kie
04-02-2013, 10:03 AM
Congrats, it's a nice one!

adamo360
04-02-2013, 10:11 AM
nice looking garand!

DennisCA
04-02-2013, 10:48 AM
http://memeorama.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/01/Great-success.png

nrakid88
04-02-2013, 10:53 AM
She is a beaut!!

I really want one, with a GI stock like that (a little more character than the new stocks).

You may have just pushed me off the fence.

russt
04-02-2013, 10:54 AM
Sans Serif font on the "P" stamp and a big porch (flat behind the receiver heel) = HRA

Nice Rifle.


P.S. Single? (My wife would have dismantled me if I put one of my greezy Garands on the Dav.) :D




GR
Nope, not single. I'm married with children. But what is a Dav?
It looks to be a serif circle p
http://i1322.photobucket.com/albums/u580/russtrugg/F759B31F-A475-41A8-8A2B-3260473C992D-12749-000019457D442BFC_zps90ff6fc2.jpg

DWarner
04-02-2013, 3:14 PM
My grandparents used to call their couch a davenport.

russt
04-02-2013, 4:30 PM
What is the horseshoe area? So is this an HRA stock?

mtykim
04-02-2013, 4:31 PM
here is some info i pulled off a garand info site:

HRA used three different stock cartouches. First the ordnance wheel, then a 3/8 inch DAS and finally the 1/2 DAS. Most HRA stocks have a large horseshoe, a fat grip bottom and unique comb. It is being discovered that late production rifles might have used the serif P in a circle. I wouldn't change the stock if I receive a really nice late rifle and it has what looks like a HRA stock with a serifed P firing proof.

HRA stocks with the 3/8 inch DAS usually don't have the large horseshoe area found on the later 1/2 inch DAS HRA stocks. There have been some 3/8" DAS HRA stocks from the greek returns with the large horseshoe area. They do have both the san serifed P in a circle and the serif P. The san serifed is more common.

my CMP HRA stock also has a serifed P in circle. lots of good info on this site too:

http://www.trfindley.com/pgm1stkid.html

Bad Caselaw
04-02-2013, 10:58 PM
Nope, not single. I'm married with children. But what is a Dav?
It looks to be a serif circle p...

My grandparents used to call their couch a davenport.

Winner! Winner! Chicken-Dinner! :D

That's what we call the Antique Sofas, the ones just for looking at.


As for the stock, a Serif "P" stamp and what looks to be not much of a back porch, puts it in the SA camp.


HRA back porch:

http://www.m1garand.net/M1Pics/m60mgman/128871.jpg


SA :

http://www.m1garand.net/M1Pics/Martin/M1_Garand2.jpg


Still, very nice piece of USGI walnut lumber ya got there.




Caselaw

russt
04-03-2013, 8:54 AM
Ah, now I see the porch! My stock looks like the SA. I Guess it's finally solved. It's an SA! Thanks everyone.