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Old 01-06-2014, 01:29 AM   #1
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Lets see those American Soldiers!

I think American rifles are the best... Nobody cares if they match, and even ones mass produced during wartime have superb fit and finish!

Here are mine... A 1933 M1903 Springfield and a 1918 M1917 Remington (Just got the Bayonet for it, Im so stoked!! )

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Old 01-06-2014, 01:35 AM   #2
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Just the one for me.

HRA M1 Garand. Has a SA trigger group, just about everything else is HRA.

Terrible pic as mine usually are... I have a better camera but no computer, so IPad is as good as they get for know.

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Yes we just have to love our American military firearms. I have a number of Garands and some .30 M-1 carbines AKA "War Babies". As far as I know the H&R Garands made after WWII never went to war. The one I have is like new. The Springfield Mdl. of 1903 is a beautiful rifle.
It is of interest to note that the Garand was originally intended to be chambered in the 7 X 51 Pedersen.

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Lets see those American Soldiers!

I think American rifles are the best... Nobody cares if they match, and even ones mass produced during wartime have superb fit and finish!

Here are mine... A 1933 M1903 Springfield and a 1918 M1917 Remington (Just got the Bayonet for it, Im so stoked!! )
Very good looking rifles! I love those older bolt action rifles!
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Me ive been wanting a 1903 spring field for years. I love old american bolt guns only problem i have is finding them.

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They are out there but, the prices are high

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What makes the 1903 better than the contemporary Enfield, in your opinion? Open question. I probably would go with the Springer just to save on ammo. Thoughts?

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I got a few that have already been posted but maybe tomorrow I'll put a couple of logs on the fire and post them again. I do love these old soldiers.

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I have just one for now. A 1943 National Postal Meter M1 Carbine imported by Blue Sky. The rifling is very good, and has nice character. Probably my favorite rifle to shoot, closely followed by my SKS. imageuploadedbyfirearms-talk1389044940.053102.jpg sorry for the poor picture, I'll get a better one when I get home.

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Yes we just have to love our American military firearms. I have a number of Garands and some .30 M-1 carbines AKA "War Babies". As far as I know the H&R Garands made after WWII never went to war. The one I have is like new. The Springfield Mdl. of 1903 is a beautiful rifle.
It is of interest to note that the Garand was originally intended to be chambered in the 7 X 51 Pedersen.
.276 Pedersen, it would have held 10 rounds.
http://www.ammogarand.com/276-pedersen-early-garand-test-rounds-1929-sea.html
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