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Posted: 6/16/2003 10:04:59 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 6/16/2003 10:09:08 PM EDT by Valkyrie]
Sitting here waiting for my new stockset and watching Band of Brothers on DVD. I don't want to ruffle any feathers but this rifle has to be the coolest of all time. It has it all, history, power, accuracy, reliability, looks. My CMP rifle has some kind of mysitique about it I can't pin down. All I can say is MOJO!! I added the poll because I am starting to accrue some finacial costs that will leave be broke for a while but want to get one more long gun before I do so, I'm thinking another CMP M1.
Link Posted: 6/16/2003 10:08:26 PM EDT
I'd second that Valk. The useage/history behind the rifle alone has added the M1 to my wish list. Solidly built, one of those rifles you can say "they don't build them like this anymore"
Link Posted: 6/16/2003 10:23:32 PM EDT
Link Posted: 6/16/2003 10:44:10 PM EDT
my m1 is the one gun that I will NEVER SELL.
Link Posted: 6/16/2003 11:07:38 PM EDT
I went with FAL but only cuz I already got a nice M1 and a fine 1903A1.
Link Posted: 6/16/2003 11:27:01 PM EDT
I went with FAL because I already have an AR and 2 AKs. I like automatics that have a large capacity magazine, so that rules out the bolt gun and M1. [img]photos.ar15.com/ImageGallery/IG_LoadImage.asp?iImageUnq=476[/img] [url=www.nra.org][b][red]NRA[/red][/url] [url=www.nra.org][blue]Life Member[/blue][/url] [url=www.gunowners.org][b][red]GOA[/red] [/url] [url=www.gunowners.org][blue]Life Member[/blue][/url] [url=www.saf.org][red]SAF[/red][/url] [url=www.saf.org][blue]Supporter[/blue][/url] [url=sas-aim.org][red]SAS[/red][/url] [url=sas-aim.org][blue]Supporter[/blue][/b][/url]
Link Posted: 6/17/2003 4:10:36 AM EDT
I hate to brag, but I've already got all the rifles in your poll. The garand has majic. It has soul. [img]http://www.hunt101.com/img/025976.jpg[/img]
Link Posted: 6/17/2003 10:14:58 AM EDT
I have 3 Garands and have examples of the others except the AK. Something about that .30-06 push on the shoulder from a M1!
Link Posted: 6/17/2003 10:20:45 AM EDT
M1. Partly because I do not own one as of yet.
Link Posted: 6/17/2003 10:22:50 AM EDT
I agree. The M1 has soul. It just feels different to shoulder and fire that rifle. However, I don't have a FAL, YET, so I had to go with that one on the poll.
Link Posted: 6/17/2003 10:35:02 AM EDT
I really want an M1! EricE
Link Posted: 6/17/2003 10:35:39 AM EDT
OMG the FAL is a peice compared to a Garand!
Link Posted: 6/17/2003 10:37:49 AM EDT
No question, the FAL.
Link Posted: 6/17/2003 10:47:06 AM EDT
The AR, but only because I think it more likely that I will continue to be able to find ammo should SHTF occur. It is also extremely light to drag around in the woods, if you need to go mobile...
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