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Old October 13, 2013, 04:09 PM   #1
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Video - M1 Garand US Service Rifle - Range Test

M1 Garand US Service Rifle - Range Test
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Old October 13, 2013, 04:38 PM   #2
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Not bad for an unsighted rifle. I had to wait until the end to see the target, couldn't make out the hits from the video on a small screen.

Congrats on the purchase.
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Old October 14, 2013, 09:15 AM   #3
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Great rifles. Best sights ever on a military rifle.

Positive clicks. You can be assured one click per moa, all the way through the range of the sights.

I got mine in the early 80s. First time I shot it was at a rifle matches. First rounds were the two sighters offhand at 200 yards.

Got my sight settings then and they haven't changed at all. Windage or elevation.

I've shot the crap out of mine over the years, then last month I shot the CMP Garand Match at Cody WY. It still shoots.

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Old October 14, 2013, 10:35 AM   #4
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Great rifles. Best sights ever on a military rifle.
Without a doubt.

I was shooting my 1944 Springfield Armory (a CMP Service Grade rifle) this weekend in anticipation of taking it deer hunting later this month (I have a ported gas plug installed). It is amazingly accurate with irons. I was able to put up relatively consistent 1.5 MOA groupings at 100 yards from an improvised rest using both 150-grain Remington Core-Lokt and 40-year-old Greek surplus HXP M2 Ball. Just outstanding considering I'm far from a good shot with irons and my Garand has no accuracy modifications.
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Old October 14, 2013, 08:37 PM   #5
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