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Old August 31, 2013, 10:22 PM   #1
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CMP Order sent

Just sent my CMP order form express mail to arrive first thing Tuesday morning! The wait begins! I ordered a H&R service grade rifle. I really can't be anymore excited haha
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Old September 5, 2013, 10:13 PM   #2
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Nicely done. Good luck waiting patiently!!!
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Old September 5, 2013, 11:21 PM   #3
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Melkiper: Well done!
A friend who retired years ago with the Navy Marksmanship Team mentioned something that I had read about H&R barrels (he won over a dozen M-1s as prizes in matches): the best barrels ever installed in Garands reportedly were manufactured by H&R in Birmingham, AL.

Saturday I paid my first visit to the Anniston store and bought an M-1 Special, but only because there were no (0) Service Grades on the rack to select in person, and it might be Quite A While before they appear again on a rack in Anniston or Camp Perry. Anniston staff told me that "We are 5,000 M-1s behind because of ammo orders".

If we consider:
1) The on-going demand from last spring,
2) The newest, anti-2nd Amendment ATF "Kommissar" (Director),
3) The serious possibility that we could have Queen Hillary in the White House, after 2016 (most of the media and $$ from the vast Clinton Machine are behind her, the GOP is fragmented...),
4) The misunderstandings centered around Obama's recent Executive Order (despite the CMP being exempt),
5) The fact that there will be another gun panic in the future,
6) There might be no more than very modest numbers of decent Garands to be returned by foreign govts to our DOD, I suggest that anybody who will ever want an M-1 should order it very soon. The CMP can only receive guns which were Loaned to foreign govts., and returned via the DOD.

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Old September 6, 2013, 12:56 PM   #4
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Couldn't agree more with anything you said Ignition. I already spent my gun money this year, but I cant be left behind when it comes to the M1.

LOL and yes waiting patiently is going to be a chore. What im trying to do is just forget about it and not even count the days in hopes that one day I lose track and see a package on my front door
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Old September 7, 2013, 11:53 PM   #5
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Got my order sent last week too. I really enjoy shooting the M1 and have been putting off getting one of my own for a few years now for one reason or another. Figured if I waited too much longer they might not have any left!
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Old September 8, 2013, 01:00 AM   #6
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At least you guys made the command decision and didn't delay it. Pardon my long sermon, but what appeared to be speculation and pessimistic assumptions in mid-'08, months before that election, has gradually become true.

The politicians were waiting for a certain type of terrible tragedy to enable their deceptive exploitation, with their subtle, somewhat hidden agenda focused on simple control instead of realistic solutions and protection for children.

My 25 yr.-old son might never be bitten by the gun bug, but now having two Garands seems like better preparation, just in case.

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Old September 8, 2013, 02:11 PM   #7
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You'll need three so you can stack them.
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Old September 10, 2013, 04:46 PM   #8
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Bored at work question. How do you know when they have received your order? Email im guessing? They just got it last week so Im not expecting anything but just curious on the process as it is my first order. Edit I reread the FAQ's and its email.
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Old September 10, 2013, 05:31 PM   #9
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I'm between the 30-60 day mark now, and I am anticipating it more and more everyday.
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Old September 11, 2013, 12:55 AM   #10
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P5 Guy: such a notion with the appealing photo should be "strengstens verboten!". I could claim that you and others of your tribe are a bad influence. Please cease and desist!

As soon as my wife said ok to my first Garand, as she has been a collector of actual Meissen 'porcelain' objects, she told me "You will want to have another". But I did not believe her at that time, in summer '10. Her uncanny foresight was just weird, unworldly.

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Old September 11, 2013, 12:26 PM   #11
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Yup I promised myself that after the Garand, I would not buy another gun until tax season. I have already had to force myself away from 2 gun purchases and I haven't even gotten the Garand yet! let alone tax season ahah. I have a problem!
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Old September 11, 2013, 03:02 PM   #12
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It really is a disease. I have 6 Garands and 12 carbines all of which came from the CMP. I just wish I had bought more ammo when it was cheap and avilable.
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