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Posted: 11/13/2001 1:21:55 PM EST
I wanted to get a nice gift for my grandfather...so I thought a M1 restored would be nice...FORGET THAT Shhh..er stuff. The prices on those things have gone into space. Can anyone tell me why/how they are worth so much now??? I think it's a nice weapon and will still get it, but my question is why are they so much???
Link Posted: 11/13/2001 2:56:22 PM EST
M1 Garand rifle?
or
M1 carbine?

Link Posted: 11/13/2001 4:29:27 PM EST
M1 Garand, I found some in the $1400-1600 range ones that were service quality were $800-$900...Anyone know of a good place to get one from???
Link Posted: 11/13/2001 5:38:52 PM EST
]www.odcmp.com/toc.htm]....buy the real garands here!...
Link Posted: 11/13/2001 5:54:59 PM EST

I have seen Garands at gun shows for 500 to 700 for a remanufactured WWII or Korea era rifle.

Link Posted: 11/13/2001 6:26:16 PM EST
I saw some real excellent condition garands at a shop here for 700 something.
Link Posted: 11/13/2001 6:43:57 PM EST
Link Posted: 11/13/2001 6:52:51 PM EST
As posted above, go CMP! http://www.odcmp.com/Services/Rifles/m1garand.htm
It takes a little paperwork and you have to fulfill some requirements, but you can be assured to get a true service grade rifle in issuable condition. For $500, or $400 if you don't mind one that was loaned out to the Danish. No welded recievers or out of spec parts here!
For a good M1 forum go here:
http://12.4.191.54/cgi-bin/guntalk/config.pl?

If you really want a nice restored and accurized Garand, Orion7 is one of the best.
http://www.m1garand.com/
Good luck.
Link Posted: 11/13/2001 7:10:07 PM EST

Originally Posted By AMHsix:
While M1's are brought up. Is the "new" Garand from Springfield Armory any good? I think I read, $800 for an all new parts Garand.

Is $800 way too much for a Garand?



I checked one out a gun show this weekend. It looked good to me. $800 is reasonable. If it were an M1A it would cost $1100.

-SS
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