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Posted: 3/3/2006 4:50:06 PM EDT
What type of accuracy can be expected with a Service or Field grade M1 from CMP?
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 5:14:51 PM EDT
A service grade should be 4 MOA or better.

FWIW, I've got an SG, FG, and RG, and all will do better than 4 MOA.
Link Posted: 3/3/2006 6:14:53 PM EDT
Thank you for the info. I am planning on purchasing a Garand and just wanted to have an idea of the accuracy i should expect.

Link Posted: 3/5/2006 5:15:59 AM EDT
The rifles usually are capable of tighter groups than most shooters can hold.

Not unusual to cover an 8 round group at 100 yds with a silver dollar, using quality ammo. I have found FNM-M2 ball to be the most accurate.
Link Posted: 3/5/2006 5:18:41 AM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/5/2006 5:19:30 AM EDT by RABID]
My wartime SA with handloads is just a tad over M.O.A.@100yards in five round groupings. All you need is load developement and to try different surplus ammo.
Link Posted: 3/5/2006 7:36:13 PM EDT
Thanks again guys. My "source" is going to CMP within the next two weeks to pick up my Garand. I am having him hand pick a rack grade so I am hopeful it will shoot reasonably well.

I will post pics when I figure out how. Wish me luck!
Link Posted: 3/9/2006 9:39:08 PM EDT
[Last Edit: 3/9/2006 9:39:43 PM EDT by Hoppy]
My Greek HRA Service grade with surplus Korean M2 at 100yds.

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