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January 8, 2011, 01:34 PM
It would seem that old age is beginning to re-calibrate my eye balls and the front sight on my garand is a lot smaller and way more out of focus than it used to be. I have been considering mounting a scout mount and scope. There are a couple of mounts out there, the question is, which mount? Anyone here have experience with these mounts?
January 8, 2011, 02:19 PM
Yes I have done 2 of them on M-1 Garands
One for a man in Green River, Wyo, and one for a man in Pivillion Wyo.
The man from Pivillion now lives in Anaconda Mt.
They work well, and it makes for a very good sight for M-1 owners with aging eyes.
January 8, 2011, 02:41 PM
Ultimak (http://blog.joehuffman.org/2011/01/08/ItTookAbout70Years.aspx) just released a new scout mount for the Garand. According to the post, it's supposed to ship next week.
January 8, 2011, 05:31 PM
There is one available from the CMP that works fine with and Eotech.
January 8, 2011, 09:04 PM
Logs, do you have a link to that cmp mount? Couldn't find it on their page.
January 8, 2011, 10:39 PM
I have used the B-Square mount on my Garand. It works well.
January 9, 2011, 03:04 AM
I wanted to scope a garand and make a pseudo-sniper. The b-Square mount price seemed to drop, then a big catalog vendor put them on sale to boot. I bought one.
It came in, and was labeled "Made in China". Which would explain the price drop. I sent it back. For all I know, my M1's may have fought the Chinese in Korea!
The project is again on hold. If I get the itch again, it may get the CMP or the Ultimak and a scout scope.
January 9, 2011, 07:52 AM
No link, but I saw it in their catalog that gets mailed out. You should call the North or South store.
January 9, 2011, 07:59 AM
Made in the USA
January 9, 2011, 10:10 AM
This company has been doing it for a while now, and I think they're the ones who made the mounts for the CMP.
Check them out.
January 9, 2011, 01:46 PM
I have the forward mount from CMP that replaces the rear handguard. Works fine when I feel the need.
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