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Old 11-26-2011, 06:04 PM   #1
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My M1-itis is getting bad and ive been watching these WWII M-1 training videos.. I was wondering are these methods still relevant, or outdated?

(Warning- its a long video... )


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Old 12-17-2011, 10:39 PM   #2
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Whatever helps you hit a target at 1000 yards with an M1.

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Watching the first few minutes of it, the positions seem to be relevant, so I could only assume it's a mix of outdated/tweaked/realvant tactics. That's my take at least.

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My connection is way to slow to watch these but there is good training available. Contact your local NRA training officer and find out what is available in your area.

The M1A is what we called an M14 in the Corps except it is semi auto instead of selectible - - I could have brought my M14 home for $128.00 when I got out as they had gone to the M16 - - - I did not feel I could afford the $128.00 and have kicked myself ever since!

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Wow, they should have sold me an A2 when I got out. I'd have found a way to afford it!
Or even my SAW!

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Other than the sling use it seems very close to the way they taught us. I still use it today especially when setting my sights.

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ANY TRAINING IS GOOD TRAINING> Remember this and you'll go a long ways. Every piece of knowledge is good knowledge.

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Unless the training is offerred by Sarah Brady. She would train you to turn your guns over to the government for destruction and use your cell phone for self defense.

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I watched the first couple minutes and the positions are very similar to what is taught today. The prone was to angled, the standing is taught more squared up now, and you're taught to keep your elbow against the body. Not much has changed. Cool videos.

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I was first exposed to this training in 1950. I think it is as relevent now, as it was then.

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