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Old April 12, 2009, 01:30 PM   #1
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Does Anyone Have Cheap M1 Garand or GSG-5?

Hey guys,

Does anyone have a GSG-5 or M1 Garand that they're willing to sell for around 300-500?
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Old April 12, 2009, 01:35 PM   #2
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Good luck--
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Old April 12, 2009, 01:47 PM   #3
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You might consider looking at an airsoft forum.
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Old April 12, 2009, 09:01 PM   #4
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Wow. Good idea haha, I was just seeing if any were out there.
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Old April 12, 2009, 09:13 PM   #5
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I don't know squat about GSG-5s... but an original stock alone on an M1 is worth 200-300 bucks if it's in good shape, more if it has desirable cartouche stamps

You're looking at 700-900 for an M1 in good condition from what I see at shows and at auction. I know my own is worth 900-1000, not that I'd sell it, and mine's merely very good

The CMP may be a good avenue for a good shooting M1 at a reduced price, but 300 dollars...you're 10 years too late

http://www.thecmp.org/m1garand.htm
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Old April 13, 2009, 02:20 AM   #6
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GSG-5 runs $500 MSRP, and everybody is selling theirs well above that, used!
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Old April 13, 2009, 03:37 AM   #7
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Ryan:

If the ammo for Garands were not so expensive (i.e. similar to 7x39 prices one year ago), I would have saved to buy one from the CMP.

A friend who was on a military rifle team (recently retired) visited their warehouse and saw racks and racks of gleaming M-1s.
They are supposed to be the best M-1 value, anywhere.
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Old April 13, 2009, 10:22 AM   #8
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OK thanks guys i just wanted to see what those rifles were running on the market.
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Old April 13, 2009, 10:40 AM   #9
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GSG-5s are SUPPOSED to cost around $500, and did before the Obama-panic; hopefully they'll come back down soon.

The best price on a working, shootable Garand out there is with the CMP. They sell service-grades for $600. You have to jump through a couple hoops to acquire them though (most notably, you have to join a CMP-authorized organization - the cheapest and easiest of which is the Garand Collector's Association. Membership cost is $25), shipping costs $22 or so and they're delivered to your door (not a dealer) so you're looking at $650 in practical terms for a Garand. I've never seen anything cheaper that wasn't a junk/parts gun.
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Old April 13, 2009, 01:51 PM   #10
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Holy Schimoly! I was unaware of CMP. I'm glad I wandered onto this thread!



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Old April 13, 2009, 02:47 PM   #11
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Here's a GSG-5 for sale. My local dealer has it listed on gunbroker. I had the chance to see it and check it out last week. It looks brand new!!! $535.00

http://www.gunbroker.com/Auction/Vie...Item=126563501

it expires in 5 hours so you better hurry up....
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