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Old January 29, 2010, 01:57 PM   #1
trespass
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M1 Garand armorer/smith?

am proud owner of an old 1945 edition M1 Garand...
well used...probably been overseas & back, but I acquired it
around 1977..needs refurbishing...not looking for a match rifle,
but a restored GI rifle ready for another 60 years service.
Anybody got any armorers or smith's to recommend?
thanks.
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Old January 29, 2010, 02:38 PM   #2
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Not exactly 'right around the corner' from you but have you checked into Fulton Armory?

http://www.fulton-armory.com/
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Old January 29, 2010, 03:48 PM   #3
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Gerald "Hook" Boutin of Bremen, GA is who I use. Fulton Armory is not a great place to send an M1. They are over-priced.

I can provide contact info if you PM me. He is 83 years old and has been doing this stuff for 50+ years. He is also cheap!!!!!

Everybody knows Ol' Hook Boutin or they should.

His work is phenomenal and his JCG match accurization process will cut your groups in half.
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